The image above shows the removal of the old sanctuary windows. They we’re so big, they had to be cut before they could be taken out of the courtyard. Our contractors are almost done installing the new sanctuary windows and casing. From the inside, they look amazing. Very clear. These
Farmers have always been at the mercy of the weather, but heat waves, droughts and other weather extremes make growing food even more challenging. Our challenge as people of faith, is to make food available for all, so it behooves us to understand how food production will be impacted by
With its inception in 1969, CROP Hunger Walks are viewed by many as the granddaddy of charity walks. It started on October 17, 1969 when a thousand people in Bismarck, ND walked and raised $25,000 to help stop hunger. Currently, over 2,000 communities across the U.S. walk for hunger. Where
Click here to download the sign-up form for the All-Church Spring Retreat. Fill in the form with the number of attendees from your family, select the appropriate fee then e-mail it to us at email@example.com. If you have any questions call the Church Office or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portland’s Community Warehouse takes used goods and puts them to good use! They take furniture and all kinds of household goods and redistribute them to neighbors in need. The Warehouse helps over 60 families (many recently homeless) every week by turning their empty housing into comfortable, functional homes. In April,
Summer Employment for Youth Ages 18+ Once again, the Greathouse summer internships are available for community service work this summer. All youth ages 18+ (as of June 1st), are invited to apply. The internship pays $2,100 for 200 hours of service. Best part is, each applicant can choose the organization
We welcome several members of the Oregon Repertory Singers and their conductor, Ethan Sperry. They are joining our Chancel Choir this morning to sing the second movement of the Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein. The group from ORS will also sing a movement from The Sealed Angel by Rodion Shchedrin
Thank you so much for your generous support of the Capital Campaign. Your generous giving provides much needed funds to update and improve our sanctuary of worship. We’ve already improved our bathrooms thanks to you! The church intends to continue making improvements such as repairing the existing cork flooring, replacing
Progressive Political Action in the 21st Century On Saturday, February 28th, Church and Society, Planet Church, Reconciling Ministries and United Methodist Women join together to present a workshop on how to become a successful activist. The doors open at 8:30am, and the workshop will begin at 9:00 in the Fireside
The Circuit Rider newsletter is published biweekly. The Spring Program Guide is also included in this edition. Download this issue (February 18, 2015) in PDF format. Check out the Newsletter Archives for issues from past years.