CHILDREN’S BOOK BANK DRIVE

During the month of February, children’s Sunday School classes will be collecting new or gently used books for the Children’s Book Bank in NE Portland. “The mission of The Children’s Book Bank is to increase the chances for children to succeed as future readers, learners, and citizens by filling their

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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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FUMC Kid’s Day Camp

First Church Summer Camp August 21-25, 2017 9:00 AM – Noon OR 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ***NO CAMP ON MONDAY DUE TO THE ECLIPSE!  Full Day Camp Registration is closed. Children entering Pre K through completed 6th grade are invited to take part in a fun week filled with

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All-Church Spring Retreat: April 24-26 – Registration Form

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 register@fumcpdx.org. If you have any questions call the Church Office or e-mail us at register@fumcpdx.org.

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Greathouse Internships – Summer Employment for Youth Ages 18+

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

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The Advent Season Begins

Sunday, November 30 marked another wonderful Chili Cook off and Advent Wreath Making Party! Thank you to our wonderful group of chili chefs and to everyone who came to eat and enjoy it! A special THANKS to our Confirmation and High School students, along with several adult volunteers, who prepared cornbread, brownies,

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Advent Wreath Making

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 | 12:00 PM in COLLINS HALL First Church Children and Family Ministries Committee will be hosting our Annual Advent Wreath-making Party. Bring the whole family and work together to create a beautiful advent wreath that can accompany your Christmas celebration at home. All materials, such as greenery,

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Christmas Pageant Update

Christmas Pageant: Receive Your Part Sunday, November 30 beginning at noon Visit the Christmas Pageant Table in Collins Hall to receive your part assignment for this year’s Children’s Christmas Pageant.  At that time, if your child does not have a part, but would like to sign up for a nonspeaking

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Third Grade Bible Retreat

Saturday, November 1 All third grade students are invited to attend the Third Grade Bible Retreat.  Join Megan and Rev Jeremy for a great afternoon of Bible education, games, and food, followed by a fun outing.  The event will begin at 2:00 PM. Students will participate in a special presentation

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UMCOR Youth Sewing Worship

UMCOR Youth Sewing WorkshopSunday, November 9 | 12:00 – 3:00 PM All momentum, confirmation, and high school students are invited to join the Tabitha Sewers for a sewing worship. Students will learn basic sewing skills on machines and work on projects to support UMCOR, United Methodist Committee on Relief. Plan

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