2017 Greathouse Internship Application

Click here to view/download the Greathouse Internship Application. Internship opportunity is open to all high school seniors and college level students. Please see instructions on form. Turn in completed form at FUMC Office or send application materials to: mohlson@fumcpdx.org no later than April 17, 2017.

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SPRC Announces New Manager of Communications and Marketing

Last Fall the Parish Conference adopted a new strategic plan to focus on new growth for our congregation. The plan was crafted to place us on a positive trajectory for our impact on the community, our ministry to our congregation, and increasing attendance and resources. One of the highest priorities

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Chancel Choir Conductor Erick Lichte

In the last ten years, Erick Lichte has carved out a distinct niche in the vocal music world and concert life in North America. The Washington Post has hailed the “audacity” of his programming, the Chicago Tribune has noted the “meticulous preparation” of his choirs and Fanfare Magazine declared that

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Staff Spotlight: Kelly Qualls

Kelly Qualls has been our Executive Director of Music for the past eight years. She was born in Kansas, but has called the Portland area her home since 1982 which is when she joined First UMC and began singing in the Chancel Choir. Kelly taught elementary, middle school and high

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