Alternative Christmas

Alternative Christmas allows you to take a break from giving “things” and instead support a charity represented by the outreach ministries and other church groups. Visit Collins Hall during Coffee Hour on Sundays, December 10 & 17. This year, the charities you can give to are: Sexual & Gender Minority

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Bring Dental Van to First Church Fundraiser

Help support Medical Team International’s Dental Van, providing vital dental care to patients who lack dental insurance or any realistic way to pay. Each MTI Dental Van visit serves 10-12 patients; every $40 donated covers the cost of care for one needy patient. Our goal is to raise enough funds

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United Methodist Women ‘Stack the Box’

United Methodist Women, of FUMC are standing behind a barricade of boxes, showing their commitment to be in communion with survivors of trafficking. In preparation for Super Bowl Sunday, the defensive football phrase “stack the box” was used to raise awareness of human trafficking. Special speaker was Tatyana Boncarchuk, a

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FISH Emergency Services Changes Name

Mainspring Portland is the new voice for Portland Poor and Hungry.  Mainspring operates a food pantry for children, families and seniors. The food First Church donates each month (first Sunday of the month), goes to those in need via a “grocery store” model pantry.  The pantry “shopping” takes place each

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Join the First Church Travelers This Summer!

  July 7, 2015: Oregon Primate Reserve Tour 9:00 am carpool from FUMC. Join us for a tour of the Oregon Primate Reserve, an unbelievably breathtaking 28 acres surrounded by evergreens, filled with the sound of birds twilling in the distance, deer passing through the meadows each day, and the

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