Worship (Page 2)

February Worship Highlights

‘STORIES CROSS BOUNDARIES’ – In February, we’ll explore the stories of Jesus and the disciples crossing “to the other side,” and we’ll discover what learning awaits them (and us!) in unfamiliar settings.  Feb. 5 – Worship with Communion, Scripture: Mark 4:35-41 – Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching  Feb. 12 – Scripture: Mark 6:45-51 – Rev. Erika […]

December Worship Highlights

Sunday, Dec. 4            2nd Sunday of Advent — PEACE, Worship with Communion    Scripture: Isaiah 11 Sunday, Dec. 11          3rd Sunday of Advent — JOY              Scripture: Isaiah 35  Sunday, Dec. 18          4th Sunday of Advent — LOVE           Scripture: Isaiah 7 Tuesday, Dec. 20         Service of Remembrance – All are welcome  The sights and sounds of the […]

November Worship Highlights

November 6 – All Saints Day Luke 6:20-25 “A Bee in His Halo” – Rev. Erika Marksbury preaching To observe All Saints Day – Bring a picture of someone who has been a saint in your life to add to our communion table this day. November 13 – Luke 6:26-36 “Not Knowing Their Names” – […]

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. […]

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.” […]


Sunday, August 14 – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – at DISCOVERY MEADOWS PARK 10 am Worship – a REFLECTIVE & INTERACTIVE Worship Celebration, Message: “Salt & Light”, Matthew 5:13-16 Followed by a POTLUCK Lunch and FUN for the entire family! Come experience this great park and start to imagine what you and your children […]

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

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 […]