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 […]

Easter Lilies & Holy Week schedule

Memorial Easter Lilies Remember your loved ones by providing a potted Lily plant (by Friday, Mar. 25) for display in the sanctuary on Easter Sunday. Advise the church office (by Tuesday, Mar. 22), the name(s) being remembered, so that they will be included  in the Easter Bulletin. Palm Sunday – March 20 […]

March Lenten Worship Highlights

March 6 – Message: Empty Space– Job 12-14; Mark 12:41-44 March 13 – Message: Creative Space – Job 28, Mark 13:32-37 March 20 – Palm Sunday – Message: Time and Space – Job 38-39, Mark 14:3-9 March 27 – Easter Sunday – Message: Continuum – Job 40-42; Mark 16:1-8

February Lenten Worship Highlights

Feb. 7 – Communion Sunday                                         Luke 5:1-11  – Deeper Waters Our LENTEN Theme:  “The SPACE Between”  This Lent, we’ll make space. We’ll create room for the mystery at the heart of our faith. Feb. 14 – 1st Sunday of Lent Job1; Mark 10:17-27 – Personal Space Feb. 21 – 2nd […]

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – February

On my desk sits a quote from St. Macarius the Great, an Egyptian monk who lived almost the whole of the fourth century. He is remembered for his wisdom, his humility, and his love, some of which is evidenced in the small, framed piece I see each day. “The heart […]

December Worship Highlights

  November 29 – 1st Sunday of Advent Genesis 38 – Tamar: Wondering about Righteousness December 6 – 2nd Sunday of Advent Joshua 2 – Rahab: Wondering about Faithfulness December 13 – 3rd Sunday of Advent Ruth – Ruth: Wondering about Sacrifice December 16 (Wednesday) Service of Remembrance December 20 […]

Service of Remembrance – Dec. 16

The sights and sounds of the holidays are beginning to fill the air around us, and we rejoice in the good news about to be born. Even so, we recognize that this can be a difficult season for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one, navigating an […]

Missionary visit, Nov. 21-22

Mylinda Baits, ABC International Missionary, Ibero-America and the Caribbean, will visit FBC Saturday, Nov. 21 & Sunday, Nov. 22. Mylinda is a regional missionary with a ministry focus of using expressive arts for self care and trauma recovery.  In her travels, Mylinda has been honored to share life, stories, trainings, worship experience […]

November Worship Highlights

Nov. 1:  Communion Sunday – All Saints Day –  Message – All of Us Who Come After Nov. 8:  Message – Don’t Call Us ‘Good Offering our ‘Estimates of Giving’, of Time – Talents – Treasurers. Nov. 15:  Message – More Than We Can Imagine  12:15 pm – Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving […]

October Worship Highlights

Oct. 4 – Communion Sunday Message – Wide World, Wide Table – Scripture: Matthew 15:21-28 Oct. 11 – World Mission Sunday Message – Wells and Water Jars – Scripture: John 4:1-28 Youth led Worship at 11:00 a.m. Oct. 18 – Children’s Sabbath Message – But Not for God – Scripture: Mark 10:17-27; Isaiah 40:27-31 Oct. […]