Posts from October 2, 2018

Disaster Rejuvenates Hope in Kikongo

The night was dark and stormy. August is still the dry season, but a tropical electrical storm accompanied by lots of wind was bearing down on Kikongo. Glen was in Kinshasa, so Rita was by herself to close the windows and put the barrels out under the water spouts to catch the precious water after […]

Collins Summit – Human Migration

2018 Collins Summit HUMAN MIGRATION: CLAIMING ROOTS IN AN UPROOTED WORLD November 1st – Concordia University – Portland, Oregon. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) invites you to explore the causes, challenges and opportunities of human migration in an increasingly global society.  Join a diverse group of refugees, immigrants, advocates and scholars in a day of […]

Centering Prayer

Monday Evenings, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in the Fireplace room A series of talks Leading up to the Centering Prayer Workshop (Oct. 20 & 27) What is the Christian experience of connecting to the Source? If you’ve ever been curious about Christian meditation, this is the series for you. Oct 1 – Dr. Bill Apel: […]

October Worship Highlights

During October, the sermons will continue to explore the “Confessional Statement on American Baptist Identity,” which claims that we are called by God through Christ to be a contemporary people, a Biblical people, an inclusive people, an interdependent people, a caring people, a redeemed people, a worshiping people, and a missional people. Each Sunday we’ll […]