Worship Series

A Brave New World In this four-week worship series Revs. Donna & Josh will discuss looking at isolation and the breakdown of the community – and the Christian calling to create community, changes in our nation of what makes a family, economic justice and the challenges of capitalism, and the

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Christianity in a Changing World

This adult Sunday School class will be doing a 9 week book-study on Truth: The Search for Wisdom in the Postmodern Age by John D. Caputo beginning Sunday, January 7 – Sunday, March 4. Sundays at 9am in room 202. For more information email the front office at office@fumcpdx.org.  

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Chistmas Eve 2017 – 9:00 pm Sermon

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 9:00 pm Service Title: “Do You See What I See?” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 In the prologue to the Gospel of John there is a Greek word skenoo, which literally means to pitch a tent. So when we read the

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Christmas Eve Sermon 2017 – 7:00 pm Service

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 7:00 pm Title: “The Art of Christmas” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 It was Thursday night. There were just two days left until the “big one”. Sunday was coming, that relentless return of the Sabbath. And not just any Sunday –

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Sunday, December 17 (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Third Sunday in Advent – The Art of Christmas 8:30 am Service The Christmas Story by The Gathered Community Scripture: Luke 1:1-2:7 Children’s Christmas Pageant 10:30 am service A Babe is Born: A Modern Lessons & Carols Directors: Rev. Joshua Kinglsey, Ronnee Edwards Costume Design: Tabitha Sewers Choral Directors: Kendra Friar,

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 10, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hope” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 40:1-11;  Mark 1:1-8   This morning, I’d like to begin by telling you a story…This story involves Gavin Bryars, a leading British musician and composer.  But it’s not really a story about

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  December 3, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hospitality” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Romans 12:9-21 Today is the first Sunday in the season of Advent.  It is four weeks before Christmas, and this season of Advent, with its themes of watching and waiting and anticipating

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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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Sunday, December 10, (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Second Sunday in Advent The Art of Christmas Sermon: The Art of Christmas – Hope, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11; Mark 1:1-8 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: When Morning Gilds the Skies; Sandra Ethun; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Christmas Tidings; C.E. Walz; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: On This

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  November 26, 2017 Title:  “Liberating Power” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Today is “Christ the King Sunday” – a relative newcomer in the liturgical year of the Western Christian Church.  Christ the King debuted in 1925, in response to oppressive governments around the world

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