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A Season of Lent – “The SPACE Between”

The first day of Lent falls on Valentine’s Day this year. A clergy friend of mine joked, “How are we supposed to celebrate? And what do we preach? That the devil meets Jesus in the desert and tempts him with a box of chocolates? Or God rains down teddy bears from heaven for the Israelites?…

UNIDOS Bridging Communities

Unidos Bridging Community is a mission supported by FBC. Started in 2012, spearheaded by Sally Godard, with a small group of Latinos and non-Latinos, Unidos’ mission is to build bridges of understanding, support and advocacy between Latinos and non-Latinos in Yamhill County. This past year has been very productive for Unidos. We launched aLERT, Law…

We Need Your Caps!

At the end of February, Children and Youth will have the last Exploring Faith Through Art series on February 28th, as we Leap into faith: art through “Upcycling”. Please collect as many plastic bottle lids as you can to support this opportunity! You can bring your collected washed plastic bottle lids to the church office…

December Church Board Notes

The December Board meeting was filled with reports from Council Chairs and officers of the Board. The Board was pleased to hear the proposal from the Volunteer group to develop a position description for a volunteer to serve as Volunteer Systems Developer (VSD).  This person would work directly with Erika and would be assisted by…

This Week at FBC… see the yummy…

Hi all~ This week there are many ways to participate in your faith community, here at FBC! Tonight: Wednesday the 20th at 7pm ~ Star Trek starts up again! Childcare provided. JP facilitating! Friday the 22nd at 6:30pm~ Game night! family friendly event for all ages Sunday the 24th is packed! Starting with Y.A.H.O.O. Mexico…

January Worship Highlights

Jan. 3 – EPIPHANY Sunday with communion Message: “[(A Star and) A Dream and] A Child to Lead Us” – Matthew 2:1-12 Jan. 10 – Message :”All the People, and Jesus Also…” – Luke 3:15-22 Jan. 17 – Message: “Good Timing & Good Wine” – John 2:1-11 Jan. 24 – Message: “Stand in the Place Where…

January 17th and 18th —

This coming weekend~ January 17th & 18th have lots of activities going on, high school youth, but there will be plenty for all! SUNDAY: The Semi-Annual Meeting will be in the Gathering Room during the 10am hour 11am service– Alternative worship for youth after the children’s story, where we’ll be talking about and seeing how we might call…

New Bible Study “The Last Week”

Preparing for Lent — (The Lenten Season begins with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10th through Easter Sunday, Mar. 27th) Winter Bible Study — begins Jan. 10, 2016 We’ll read and discuss The Last Week – What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Days in Jerusalem by Marcus J. Borg & John Dominic Crossan Giving a…

Sunday January 10th ~ Lots going on…

There is a lot happening on January 10th that you won’t want to miss! 10am: A new member class is starting! If you are interested in learning more about the American Baptist faith and history, FBC and its goals headed into this new year, and to meet new people, please join Rev. Erika to discuss…