Church Updates (Page 10)

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…

Thoughts from Pastor Erika – March

There are so many Biblical heroes I want to pick fights with. Paul, first, with his rules about who can speak, and where. Second, any author who used the refrain “not counting women and children” (as in, “Then Jesus fed the hungry crowd, and there were about 5000 who ate, not counting women and children.”…

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 Sunday of Lent                                          Job 2;…