Posts by Donna Weed (Page 2)

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…

July Worship Highlights

July 3   Communion Sunday, Message – “The Beauty of This Place”, Psalm 50 July 10   Message – “Enough for Today”, Matthew 6:25-34 July 17   Message – “Thing on These Things”, Philippians 4″1-8 July 24   Message – “On Production”, James 1″19-27 July 31   5th Sunday Message – “Longing, Again”, Psalm 27

June Worship Highlights

June 5 – Guest Preacher, Gregg Sneller (former FBC McMinnville associate pastor, currently on staff with American Baptist International Ministries)  June 12 – In Simplicity, Luke 7:36-50  June 19 – In the Beginning Was Beauty, Genesis 1  June 26 – Beginning Again, Genesis 2

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – June

In Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 1868 novel, ‘The Idiot’, one character asks another, “Is it true that you once said, ‘Beauty will save the world’?”  The question is often misquoted as a statement, an affirmative – but I think it’s worth considering as a question. We are surrounded by beauty – the peaks of Mt. Hood and…

May Worship Highlights

May 1 – John 20:1-16 – To Be Known May 8 – John 21:9-19 – To Be Loved May 15 – Pentecost – Acts 2:1-18 – When Fire Rests May 22 – Acts 2:37-47 – (Extra)Ordinary Days May 29 – JP Bierly, Minister of Music & Small Groups, preaching June 5 – Gregg Sneller, former Associate Pastor at FBC…

New Adult Education Class

Class begins Sunday, April 3 The Chapel Adult Education class will be reading and discussing a New York Times best-seller An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor.  Books are available in the church office.  Taylor, an Episcopal priest and professor, shares how she learned to encounter God far beyond the walls of the church. …

April Worship Highlights

April 3 – A Bluegrass Celebration Sunday! with Communion The Yamhillbillies (with our own Joel Kiff) will lead music at both services. Message: “Idle Tales” – Luke 24:1-12 April 10 – Y.A.H.O.O. Mexico Mission Sunday, “Hope Less, Do AMOR!” The Mexico Mission Team will lead worship, provide music, and share their stories. April 17 –…

A Volunteer System Developer has been found!

We welcome Kyle Sims to this volunteer task. His task will be to develop a volunteer system for FBC that will detail volunteer opportunities and to keep program leaders, volunteers, and the congregation current on needs. Great volunteer matches of interest, skills, and availability will soon become a reality at FBC! The goal is to have the…