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Church Board Notes – September

The September 11th Potluck, with food samples from 1880’s and 1950’s and special quilt display, was a glorious beginning to our 150th Anniversary Year. It is an exciting time to be part of FBC, especially with Erika’s leadership and commitment to telling stories of the past and weaving them into the present. The year ahead…

October Worship Highlights

Oct. 2  – Worship with Communion Message – “Where Do Stories Begin?” – Rev. Erika Marksbury Scripture: selections from The Infancy Gospel of Thomas Oct. 9 Message – “Who Gets to Tell the Story?” – Rev. Erika Marksbury Scripture: selections from The Gospel of Mary Magdalene Oct. 16  Message – “The Silences We Insist On” – Rev.…

Church Board Notes – August

Greetings! The 2016-17 Church Board met for only the second time since new members were elected, so we continue to take time at each meeting to provide background on all the issues we have been discussing how decisions are made and how we function with staff.  Sean Williams, our new Children/Youth Ministry Coordinator joined us for the…

September Worship Highlights

September 4 – Luke 14:25-33, “What Do You Own?,” Reverend Erika Marksbury preaching September 11 – Our 150th anniversary year celebration begins this day! 8:45 am – Pilgrimage to Original Church Site – Meet in the FBC parking lot at 8:45 to carpool/caravan to the South Yamhill Cemetery on McCabe Chapel Road (or meet us there…

Mission Moment – September

FBC Mission Heritage Providing assistance through time, hands on efforts, education, financial means, support of our denomination missions, and our local missions has historically played a key part in who we are today. We want to share the current Good News about FBC’s mission life. Did you Know??? FBC provides organizational support to: Ecumenical Ministries…

Matching Funds Opportunity for World Mission Offering

Matching Gift Opportunity granted WORLD MISSION OFFERINGS International Ministries introduces I am IM to raise seed money for a matching opportunity that will kick off this fall’s World Mission Offering. “This is an amazing first-time-ever opportunity for your 2016 World Mission Offering gift to do twice as much. If you give to I am IM between now and September 30,…

August Worship Highlights

August 7 – Nehemiah 12:27-43, “The Community Celebrates“ – Rev. Erika Marksbury, preaching; with special offertory music from our VBS crew! August 14 – Worship in the Park! Come to Discovery Meadows Park (entrance off SW Goucher St., McMinnville) for a reflective and interactive worship celebration at 10 a.m. based on Matthew 5:13-16, “Salt and Light.”…

July Church Board Notes

Greetings from your new Moderator! What a pleasure it was to welcome our newest members of the Board at our July meeting:  Dave Ferry, Clerk; Helen Anderson, Christian Education Council Chair; JoAnn Sims, Missions Council Chair; Joyce Early, Building and Administrative Council Chair; Nicole Curry and Charlie Walker, both Members at Large. As you know Martha VanCleave, Assistant Moderator; Don Watson,…