Faith News Archives
Faith News Archives
Below you will find this week's Community of ChristChurch Weekly E-Newsletter: Faith News, along with archived editions of past newsletters. Would you like to receive our Faith News E-Newsletter in your e-mail? If so, please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click where it says "Join our Mailing List!"


Faith News Weekly Update for December 12, 2019 (Dec 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for December 12th, 2019 December 15th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Third Sunday in Advent:  The House of Joy   Ezra 1:1-4; 3:1-4; 10-13 Luke 2:25-32   Celebration of Life for Bob Hoggard You are invited to Bob's Celebration of Life which will be held today, Thursday, December 12th from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at Community o

Faith News Weekly Update for December 5, 2019 (Dec 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for December 5th, 2019 December 8th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Second Sunday in Advent:  The Promise of Peace Isaiah 40:1-11 Mark 1:1-4   Celebration of Life for Bob Hoggard You are invited to Bob's Celebration of Life which will be held Thursday, December 12th from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at Co

Faith News Weekly Update for November 27, 2019 (Nov 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for November 27th, 2019 Thanksgiving week edition December 1st, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion First Sunday in Advent: Hope Jeremiah 33:14-18 Mark 8:27-29   On this first Sunday in Advent, we will once again worship in the Entry/Open Spirit Gallery.   Our church office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on 11/28 & 11/29

Faith News Weekly Update for November 21, 2019 (Nov 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for November 21st, 2019 November 24th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   2 Kings 22:1-23:3   ChristChurch Thanksgiving and Gratitude Potluck Dinner THIS Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 5pm 11/21/19 Update: Thank you to everyone that has RSVP'd. Even if you didn't RSVP please join us! If you can, please bring a dish to share.&nbs

Faith News Weekly Update for November 14, 2019 (Nov 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for November 14th, 2019 Photo by Daniel Salgado on Unsplash November 17th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Isaiah 5:1-7; 11:1-6   Join us this Friday night (11/15) for the 7:30 pm showing of Jojo Rabbit at Century 16 Cedar Hills Crossing (3200 SW Hocken Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97005). David will meet you in the lob

Faith News Weekly Update for November 7, 2019 (Nov 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for November 7th, 2019 November 10th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Hosea 11:1-9 Greetings ChristChurch. I'm excited to share an update with you:  Thank you to the many people who are talking to me about this transition, sharing their ideas, and jumping in to help. We are already off to a great start by designating areas f

Faith News Weekly Update for October 31, 2019 (Oct 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for October 31st, 2019 Photo by Anne James on Unsplash   November 3rd, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Guest preacher: Rev. Mary Peterson   1 Kings 18:17-39 Dear Friends,   Rhonda and I are leaving for Mexico City this week. We will be gone from Thursday, October 31st through Wednesday, November 6th. In fact, wh

Faith News Weekly Update for October 24, 2019 (Oct 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for October 24th, 2019 October 27th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Guest preacher: Rev. Ron Werner   1 Kings 12:1-17, 25-29    Reformation Sunday Worship  followed by a Community Potluck Brunch   Come join us for worship on Reformation Sunday! We have a special day lined up to celebrate the way God’s Spirit is always

Faith News Weekly Update for October 17, 2019 (Oct 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for October 17th, 2019 Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash   October 20th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5     Movies that Matter this Friday evening (October 18th)! Join us this Friday night for the 7:00pm showing of  Joker  at McMenamin’s Grand Lodge Movie Theater in Forest

Faith News Weekly Update for October 10, 2019 (Oct 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for October 10th, 2019   October 13th, 2019  9:30 am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Ruth 1:1-17   This Saturday, October 12 at 10am. Email Violet for more information.  Our November crafting open house will have a service opportunity as a component. We are making flannel pillowcases for homeless and foster c

Faith News Weekly Update for October 3, 2019 (Oct 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for October 3rd, 2019   October 6th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Mark 12:28-34   Isaiah 43:19 Initiative Updates From Chris Radford, Transition Team Coordinator Saturday, November 16th  9am - 2pm  Sorting party  Most of our focus will be on sorting decor related items in the ups

Faith News Weekly Update for September 26, 2019 (Sep 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for September 26th, 2019 Photo by DDP on Unsplash September 29th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Exodus 1:8-2:10; 3:1-15 Fall 2019 Listening Season Kick Off                                                

Faith News Weekly Update for September 19, 2019 (Sep 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for September 19th, 2019 Photo by Samuel Castro on Unsplash September 22nd, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Genesis 32:22-31 Our Church Council, together with Building an Inclusive Church Exploratory Team are organizing a Fall 2019 Listening Season. September 23 - November 10 Our 10 Person Listening Team will

Faith News Weekly Update for September 12, 2019 (Sep 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for September 12th, 2019 Photo by Paolo Bendandi on Unsplash September 15th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7 Movies that Matter is kicking off this fall with a new format. This year, we will gather each month at a local theater on the west side to watch a film, followed by c

Faith News Weekly Update for September 5, 2019 (Sep 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for September 5th, 2019 Photo by v2osk on Unsplash September 8th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Genesis 2:4b-25 Transition Team Coordinator Introduction Greetings ChristChurch! I am honored to have been asked to serve our community as Coordinator for the Isaiah 43:10 Transition Team. My family and I hav

Faith News Weekly Update for August 29, 2019 (Aug 2019)
THIS Sunday worship @ Rood Bridge Park at 10:30am View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for August 29th, 2019 September 1st, 2019  10:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion at Rood Bridge Park Message from Rev. Karen LaJoy Smith, All Saints Episcopal Psalm 81:1-3, 10-16 New Testament Reading: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14           *No regular Sunday

Faith News Weekly Update for August 22, 2019 (Aug 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for August 22nd, 2019 August 25th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion The Pointless People Obey the Great Commission Matthew 28:16-20  Logistics for the potluck picnic: After the celebration of Holy Communion together, we will continue to break bread together with a potluck picnic. We have reserved all three pavilions and w

Faith News Weekly Update for August 8, 2019 (Aug 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for August 8th, 2019 August 11th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Genesis 2:25-3:12 Matthew 11:25-30 Next Prayer Shawl Ministry gathering: Saturday, August 10. Upcoming Church Council Meeting: Wednesday, August 14th @ 6:30pm    As always, please keep the Council in your prayers. Church Council meetings are open to

Faith News Weekly Update for August 1, 2019 (Aug 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for August 1st, 2019 August 4th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher:  Rev. Katheryn King Matthew 12:1-6 Hebrews 9:1-5;14 Rest & Renewal: Pastor David’s summer vacation Pastor David continues his vacation. He will be back in the office on Thursday, August 8th. Rev. Katheryn King (retired) will preach and presi

Faith News Weekly Update for July 25, 2019 (Jul 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for July 25th, 2019 July 28th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher:  Rev. Tim Herzfeldt-Kamprath Luke 11:1-13  Colossians 2:6-15 Rest & Renewal: Pastor David’s summer vacation   Pastor David is on vacation. He will be back in the office on Thursday, August 8th. Rev. Tim Herzfeldt-Kamprath (West L

Faith News Weekly Update for July 18, 2019 (Jul 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for July 18th, 2019 July 21st, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Summer Sermon Series: Keep Church Weird Part 6 - The Marks of Weirdness Matthew 6:31-34   TONIGHT! Rest & Renewal: Pastor David’s summer vacation   Pastor David will be on vacation beginning Thursday, July 25th, ba

Faith News Weekly Update for July 11, 2019 (Jul 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for July 11th, 2019 July 14th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion    www.historicpolegreen.org   Summer Sermon Series: Keep Church Weird Part 5 - New Wine, New Wineskins Matthew 9:9-17   RSVP and share the Facebook event. Weird Church & Quilting Group discussions During the first hour

Faith News Weekly Update for July 3, 2019 (Jul 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for July 3rd, 2019 July 7th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion    Morel, Rik. “Church in the Balance.” Morelgallery, www.morelgallery.com/portfolio/city/vancouver-area/coal-harbour/.     Summer Sermon Series: Keep Church Weird Part 4 - A Place for All Joel 2:28-29  Luke 10:25-37   Next Churc

Faith News Weekly Update for June 27, 2019 (Jun 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for June 27th, 2019 June 30th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion       Summer Sermon Series: Keep Church Weird   Acts 4:5-20   In addition to the feature film (hints below), our local filmmaker and Movies that Matter leader, Jason Wilkinson, will share a Sneak Peek / Test Screen of his latest short film. 

Faith News Weekly Update for June 20, 2019 (Jun 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for June 20th, 2019 June 23rd, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion       Summer Sermon Series: Keep Church Weird Part 2 -Shalom on the Move Acts 1:6-8 Luke 10:1-11 Vow Renewal at 1pm, Reception 1:30pm - 4pm No gifts, please. Your presence is the greatest gift! Casual dress.  Join us on

Faith News Weekly Update for June 13, 2019 (Jun 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 13th, 2019 June 16th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion       Summer Sermon Series - Keep Church Weird Part 1 -Pentecost Revisited: Church in the 21st Century Acts 1:6-8 Acts 2:17-18 2019 Annual Congregational Meeting Summary Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 9th after worship. In ad

Faith News Weekly Update for June 6, 2019 (Jun 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 6th, 2019 June 9th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion        Pentecost Sunday Reading:   Acts 2:1-21 New Testament Reading: Romans 8:14-17 Graduating seniors celebration this Sunday!    We will be honoring and blessing high school seniors this Sunday. Grab some cake and stay for the Annual Congregation meeting

Faith News Weekly Update for May 30, 2019 (May 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 30th, 2019 June 2nd, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion         New Testament Reading:   Romans 6:1-14 OPEN SPIRIT GALLERY COMMUNITY EXHIBIT COMING TO A CLOSE   Thank you to everyone who shared their creative works of art during the Easter season in the Open Spirit Gallery!   We will be installing the next exhibit to corre

Faith News Weekly Update for May 23, 2019 (May 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 23rd, 2019 May 26th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion         New Testament Reading:   Romans 5:1-11 This Friday! Hints:  - 2018 film - 100% on Rotten Tomatoes film review website - Filmed in Portland, OR RSVP here.  Please RSVP here. Vow Renewal at 1pm, Reception 1:30pm -

Faith News Weekly Update for May 16, 2019 (May 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 16th, 2019 May 19th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion         New Testament Reading:   Romans 1:1-17     Pastor David is at the Festival of Homiletics in Minnesota, May 13-17. He will be back for worship on Sunday, May 19th.  Rev. Bob Stebe, Hillsboro Presbyterian Church, is covering pastoral emerge

Faith News Weekly Update for May 9, 2019 (May 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 9th, 2019 May 12th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion         Guest preacher: Rev. Gary Grafwallner   Revelation 7:9-17       Pastor David will be at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Oregon Synod Assembly May 10 - 12. Rev. Gary Grafwallner will preach and preside this Sunday, May 12.  P

Faith News Weekly Update for May 2, 2019 (May 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 2nd, 2019 May 5th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion       Gospel Reading: Acts 10 RSVP, share and invite your friends on Facebook here. Next Church Council meeting:  Sunday, May 5th after worship As always, please keep the Council in your prayers. Church Council meetings

Faith News Weekly Update for April 25, 2019 (Apr 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for April 25th, 2019 April 28th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion       Guest preacher: Rev. Julie Smith Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:16-20   Pastor David is on vacation. He will be back in the office on Tuesday, April 30th. Rev. Julie Smith, chaplain at Tuality Hospital will preach and preside this Sunday. Rev. Matthew Eagan,

Faith News Weekly Update for April 18, 2019 (Apr 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for April 18th, 2019 RSVP and invite others via the Facebook event!       Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:1-10 Pastor David will be on vacation the week after Easter. He will be back in the office on Tuesday, April 30th. Rev. Julie Smith, chaplain at Tuality Hospital will preach and preside Sunday, April 28th. Rev. Matthew Eagan, of Calvary Lutheran Church,

Faith News Weekly Update for April 11, 2019 (Apr 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for April 11th, 2019 April 14th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:1-17 RSVP and invite others via the Facebook event! Interested in participating in the Good Friday Community Choir? Come to the final rehearsal on Wednesday, April 17th at 7:30pm  Hillsboro Presbyterian 172 NE 3

Faith News Weekly Update for April 4, 2019 (Apr 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for April 4th, 2019 April 7th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:31-46 RSVP and invite others via the Facebook event! Interested in participating in the Good Friday Community Choir? Come to the rehearsals: Wednesday Evenings, 7:30pm on April 10th & 17th @ Hillsboro Presbyterian 172 NE 32nd Avenue Hil

Faith News Weekly Update for March 21, 2019 (Mar 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for March 21st, 2019 March 24th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:1-14 RSVP and invite others via the Facebook event! Now accepting nominations for Church Council    Do you know someone you think would be great in a leadership role at ChristChurch? We are accepting nominati

Faith News Weekly Update for March 14, 2019 (Mar 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for March 14th, 2019 March 17th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 Nominations for Church Council    Do you know someone you think would be great in a leadership role at ChristChurch? Beginning March 31st  we are accepting nominations for a 2-year term for the Church Council. Your Church Counci

Faith News Weekly Update for March 7, 2019 (Mar 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for March 7th, 2019 March 10th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:15-35   The collection starts this Sunday! March meeting update This month the Reconciling in Christ Exploratory Team is attending a training on March 15th and 16th. There will be no meeting on the 1st Thursday this mont

Faith News Weekly Update for February 28, 2019 (Feb 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for February 28th, 2019 March 3rd, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:24-17:20   Please RSVP by Sunday, March 17th  via Facebook or sign up in the Commons.   If you would like to order your own kit prior or after check out:  http://www.ukrainiangiftshop.co

Faith News Weekly Update for February 21, 2019 (Feb 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for February 21st, 2019 February 24th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:13-33 Please RSVP by Sunday, March 17th  via Facebook or sign up in the Commons.   If you would like to order your own kit prior or after check out:  http://www.ukrainiangiftshop.com/Kit-2-Standard-Kit/produ

Faith News Weekly Update for February 14, 2019 (Feb 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for February 14th, 2019 February 17th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:24-43 Tomorrow night! Purchase tickets here . Share Share   Community of ChristChurch 5170 NE Five Oaks Drive Hillsboro, OR 97124 Admin@comchristchurch.org (503) 617-9526 Office hours: Tu

Faith News Weekly Update for February 7, 2019 (Feb 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for February 7th, 2019 February 10th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 7:1-29 Weather & church service this Sunday We are watching the weather forecast for this weekend.  We are subscribed to a service called Flash Alert News which will post our closure (should that be the decision) on most of the major news network we

Faith News Weekly Update for January 31, 2019 (Jan 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for January 31st, 2019 February 3rd, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 6:7-21   At this meeting the team will be having a potluck, watching and discussing a film. All are welcome!   How to RSVP: Email Chris Radford or Use the signup sheet in the Commons   About the film: Through the experiences of

Faith News Weekly Update for January 24, 2019 (Jan 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for January 24th, 2019 January 27th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:1-20 Tonight at 6:30pm!   RSVP here, then share the event! More details on Phase II can be found here.  Join the Reconciling in Christ exploratory team for their next meeting on Thursday, Feb 7th at 6pm. At this meeti

Faith News Weekly Update for January 17, 2019 (Jan 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for January 17th, 2019 January 20th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 4:1-17 Tomorrow evening!  RSVP here   RSVP here, then share the event! More details on Phase II can be found here.  Community Events Two wonderful events in our community are happening

Faith News Weekly Update for January 10, 2019 (Jan 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for January 10th, 2019 January 13th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: Matthew 3:1-17   RSVP here   RSVP here, then share the event! Community Events Two wonderful events in our community are happening on the same day. Take your pick!  Full details and register here. Click here for more deta

Faith News Weekly Update for January 3, 2019 (Jan 2019)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for January 4th, 2019 January 6th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   The Day of Epiphany    Gospel Reading: Matthew 2:1-23 Look back at 2018 Take a look at our Facebook page for some highlights from 2018.  Church Council Meeting  Wednesday, Janary 9th at 6:30pm  Our Church Council will be meeting thi

Faith News Weekly Update for December 27, 2018 (Dec 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for December 27th, 2018 December 30th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher Rev. Leo Bancroft   Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:1-17       Final Sunday! Thank you to everyone that has donated!     Come learn about the Reconciling in Christ program. This is a program for Luth

Faith News Weekly Update for December 20, 2018 (Dec 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for December 20th, 2018 December 23rd, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Fourth Sunday in Advent: Love   Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:18-23         Open Spirit Gallery Update Share Share   Community of ChristChurch 5

Faith News Weekly Update for December 13, 2018 (Dec 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for December 13th, 2018 December 16th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion   Third Sunday in Advent: Joy Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 42:1-9   Gospel Reading: Matthew 12:15-21   Who:            ChristChurch Middle School & High School Students                

Faith News Weekly Update for December 6, 2018 (Dec 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for December 6th, 2018 December 9th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Second Sunday in Advent: Peace Old Testament Reading: Esther 4:1-17   Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:13-16   Come to our meeting tonight to discuss the congregational assessment tool and next steps. If you would like more details please email Sallie Bullock. 

Faith News Weekly Update for November 29, 2018 (Nov 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for November 29th, 2018 December 2nd, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Habakkuk 1:1-7; 2:1-4; 3:1a, 17-19   Gospel Reading:   Matthew 26:36-38 RSVP on Facebook or Meetup.com Church Council Meeting Wednesday, December 5th at 6:30pm Our Church Council will be meeting this coming Wednesday.  Pl

Faith News Weekly Update for November 21, 2018 (Nov 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for November 21st, 2018 November 25th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-10; 7:1-11   Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:12-13 The church office will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving.  Pastor David and Rachael will be back in the office for normal hours on Tuesday, November 27th. Wishing you all a wonderful time with friends

Faith News Weekly Update for November 15, 2018 (Nov 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for November 15th, 2018 November 18th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 36:1-3; 13-20; 37:1-7; then 2:1-4   Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:14 RSVP on our Meetup group, it's free and a fun way to connect with others! The Shelter at Orenco Station serves homeless men, women, and couples

Faith News Weekly Update for November 8, 2018 (Nov 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for November 8th, 2018 November 11th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Micah 1:3-5; 5:2-5a; 6:6-8 Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:13 This Saturday!                                 RSVP and share our Facebook event Reconciling in Christ Program Cor

Faith News Weekly Update for November 1, 2018 (Nov 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for November 1st, 2018 November 4th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: 2 Kings 5:1-15a [16-19] Gospel Reading: Matthew 8:2-3 This Sunday, it’s time to fall back and set the clocks back to mark the end of daylight saving time. Seven Weeks of Listening   11/1/18 Update: We have still have two spots available

Faith News Weekly Update for October 25, 2018 (Oct 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for October 25th, 2018 October 28th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Readings: 1 Kings 3:4-28 Gospel Reading: Matthew 6:9-10 Seven Weeks of Listening   10/25/18 Update: We have still have two spots available for the final house meeting on Sunday, November 4th.  Sign up online for that meeting here.  Check out the Welcome tabl

Faith News Weekly Update for October 18, 2018 (Oct 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for October 18th, 2018 October 21st, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Readings: 2 Samuel 12:1-9 Psalm 51:1-9    Seven Weeks of Listening   10/18/18 Updates: Thank you to everyone for signing up, facilitating and hosting the meetings.  We have two spots available for the final house meeting on 11/4.  Sign up f

Faith News Weekly Update for October 11, 2018 (Oct 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for October 11th, 2018 October 14th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Joshua 24:1-8, 13-26 Gospel Reading:  Matthew 4:8-10 Note from the pastor: The text we will be looking at this Sunday during our Collaborative Worship session is the familiar story of King David and Bathsheba. I say familiar and yet, in this present moment, when we are

Faith News Weekly Update for October 4, 2018 (Oct 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for October 4th, 2018 October 7th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Exodus 19:3-9, 20:1-17 Gospel Reading:  Matthew 5:17 Seven Weeks of Listening   10/4/18 Updates: Thank you to everyone for signing up! The first three house meetings are full. Other slots are filling up fast. The house meeting on 10/28 is now at the church after worshi

Faith News Weekly Update for September 27, 2018 (Sep 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for September 27th, 2018 September 30th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Exodus 14:5-7, 10-15, 21-29 Gospel Reading:  Matthew 2:13-15   Seven Weeks of Listening Updates:  Sign up for house meetings online The first two house meetings are full. Other slots are filling up fast. Try signing up online so you may attend on the day of yo

Faith News Weekly Update for September 20, 2018 (Sep 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for September 20th, 2018 September 23rd, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Genesis 39: 1-23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:11-12 Seven Weeks of Listening Updates:  Sign up for house meetings online The earlier house meetings still have plenty of open slots and would love to have you participate. If you have already signed up for your h

Faith News Weekly Update for September 13, 2018 (Sep 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for September 13th, 2018 September 16th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Genesis: 1-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:19-20 More details will be announced this Sunday during Worship.  Check out the Welcome table for full details and to sign up for a house meeting.     More photos from our&nbs

Faith News Weekly Update for September 6, 2018 (Sep 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for September 6th, 2018 September 9th, 2018  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion Old Testament Reading: Genesis 6:5-22; 8:6-12; 9:8-17 Gospel Reading: Matthew 8:24-27 Last Sunday, September 2nd, members and friends from seven congregations in Hillsboro attended what promises to be the first annual Ecumenical Community Outdoor Worship Event. We didn’t do an officia

Faith News Weekly Update for August 15, 2019 (Aug 2019)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch Faith News Update for August 15th, 2019 August 18th, 2019  9:30am Sunday Worship  with Holy Communion The Big Box and the Little Box Psalm 139:1-14 Psalm 8 Invite friends and share this event on Facebook.    We will be featuring a frequently asked question about Reconciling in Christ each week in Faith News and the bulletin. Reconc

Faith News Weekly Update for August 23rd, 2018 (Aug 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for August 23rd, 2018 August 26th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion     The Second Way of Love Scripture Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 Join us for a recap of key learnings from the June annual meeting 10:45 am Sunday, August 26th in the worship space   What does God want FOR ChristChurch? What does God want FROM ChristChurch?   In preparation for

Faith News Weekly Update for August 30, 2018 (Aug 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for August 30th, 2018   Purpose:   In the spirit of Christ's prayer that "all may be one", the clergy, members, and friends of seven Hillsboro churches will be gathering on Labor Day weekend for worship, fellowship, and fun! All are welcome! Todos son bienvenidos!  Logistics:  After the celebration of Holy Communion together, we will continue to break bread together with a potluck lun

Faith News Weekly Update for August 16, 2018 (Aug 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for August 16th, 2018 August 19th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The First Way of Love Scripture Readings:   Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Matthew 22:34-40   This Friday at 6:30pm! Hints about this month's movie: Loosely based on the life of P. T. Barnum. Uplifting musical numbers. It has been Hugh Jackman's dream project since 2009. RSVP here via

Faith News Weekly Update for August 9, 2018 (Aug 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for August 9th, 2018 August 12th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Assurance Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 5:21b Matthew 6:24-33 RSVP here via Meetup.com    Staffing Update Tomorrow, August 10th, will be Rachael Jans’ final day in the Community of ChristChurch office. Rachael has been at Community

Faith News Weekly Update for August 2, 2018 (Aug 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for August 2nd, 2018 August 5th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Self-Control Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 5:21a 2 Samuel 12:1-4     Church Council Meeting  Wednesday, August 8th at 6:30pm Our Church Council will be meeting this coming Wednesday. Please keep the Council in your prayers. Church Council meetings are open to

Faith News Weekly Update for July 26, 2018 (Jul 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for July 26th, 2018 July 29th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher: Rev. Steve Delamarter The Way of Speech Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:16 Matthew 12:33-37 Pastor David is on on vacation. He will be back in the office Tuesday, July 31. Steve Delamarter will preach and preside this Sunday, July 29th. Pastors Robyn Hartwig and Randy Schutt will cover p

Faith News Weekly Update for July 19, 2018 (Jul 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for July 19th, 2018 July 22nd, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher: Rev. Sara Gross Samuelson The Way of Sharing Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:14 Matthew 5:38-42 Pastor David is on on vacation. He will be back in the office Tuesday, July 31. Sara Gross Samuelson will preach and preside this Sunday, July 22nd, and Steve Delamarter will preach and presid

Faith News Weekly Update for July 12, 2018 (Jul 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for July 12th, 2018 July 15th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Commitment Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:14 Matthew 5:27-28 Pastor David will be on vacation starting Monday, July 16th. He will be back in the office on Tuesday, July 31st. Sara Gross Samuelson will preach and preside on Sunday, July 22nd, and Steve Delamarter will preach and preside on Sunday,

Faith News Weekly Update for July 5, 2018 (Jul 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for July 5th, 2018 July 8th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Life Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:13 Matthew 5:21-24 Church Council Meeting Wednesday, July 11th at 6:30pm Our Church Council will be meeting this coming Wednesday. Please keep the Council in your prayers. And remember, Church Council meetings are open to all! Please RSVP to Council

Faith News Weekly Update for June 28, 2018 (Jun 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 28th, 2018 July 1st, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Caring Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:12 Matthew 12:46-50 Click here for more details.  Oregon Synod Bishop Priorities The Oregon Synod Mission Table has been working over the last year to produce a Ministry Site Profile for the Oregon Synod, in preparation for the 2019 leadership

Faith News Weekly Update for June 21, 2018 (Jun 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 21st, 2018 June 24th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Remembrance Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:8-11 Matthew 11:28-30   Service & Mission Updates SMART donation Report: In May we donated 96 books to SMART (Start Making a Reader Today). We received the following note from SMART: Thank you so much for your generous book donation to SMAR

Faith News Weekly Update for June 14, 2018 (Jun 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 14th, 2018 June 17th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Respect Scripture Readings: Exodus 20:7   Matthew 5:33-37    2018 Annual Congregational Meeting Summary Thank you to everyone who attended the Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 10th after worship. In addition to the annual business of voting on a budget and churc

Faith News Weekly Update for June 7, 2018 (Jun 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for June 7th, 2018 June 10th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   The Way of Reflection Scripture Readings: Exodus 20: 1-16 Matthew 6:19-21    2018- 2019 Fiscal Year Budget This budget will be voted on at the Annual Congregational Meeting this Sunday.  Copies are available in the church office for your review.  June Movies that

Faith News Weekly Update for May 31, 2018 (May 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 31st, 2018 June 3rd, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion  Moses Receiving the Tablets of the Law, Chagall   Introduction: The Spirit or the Letter?  Scripture Readings: Exodus 19:1-6, 20:1-17 Jeremiah 31:31-34 2 Corinthians 3:6 Graduating seniors celebration this Sunday, 6/3!     We will be honoring and blessing high school seniors Mitchell 

Faith News Weekly Update for May 24, 2018 (May 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 24th, 2018 May 27th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Scripture Reading: Luke 15:11-32  Beginning June 3...  2018- 2019 Fiscal Year Budget The 2018- 2019 fiscal year budget was approved unanimously by the church council and is ready for your review. This budget will be voted on at the Annual Congregational Meeting next month on 6/10.  Copi

Faith News Weekly Update for May 17, 2018 (May 2018)
Movies that Matter this Fri @ 6:30pm View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 17th, 2018 May 20th, 2018 9:30am Pentecost Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Guest Preacher: Rev. Jon Buuck We welcome Rev. Jon Buuck as our Guest Preacher this Sunday. Jon has done great work with Lutheran World Relief.  Find out more about Jon here.  Scripture Readings: Acts 2:1-21 Philippians 4:4-7  Beginning

Faith News Weekly Update for May 10, 2018 (May 2018)
View this email in your browser Faith News Update for May 10th, 2018 May 13th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   A Letter from Jail (pt.2) Gospel Reading: Philippians 2:1-13  The 2018- 2019 fiscal year budget was approved unanimously by the church council and is ready for your review. This budget will be voted on at the Annual Congregational Meeting next month on 6/10. Copies will be available in the church office starting to

Faith News Weekly Update for May 3, 2018 (May 2018)
Faith News Update for May 3rd, 2018 May 6th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   A Letter from Jail (pt.1) Gospel Reading: Philippians 1:1-18a     Baby Care Kit wrap up:  - We put together 140 Baby Care Kits this year. Our goal was 125! Thank you to everyone that donated and help pack the kits.    RSVP here on our Meetup.com page    Some of you have been asking when the next

Faith News Weekly Update for April 26, 2018 (Apr 2018)
Final week to donate items for Baby Care Kits! Faith News Update for April 26th, 2018 April 29th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: Acts 17: 16-34 Opportunities to give back: This is our final week for the SMART book collection. Please leave items in the Commons. Thank you to everyone that has donated! This is our final week for collecting supplies. We still need soap.   

Faith News Weekly Update for April 19, 2018 (Apr 2018)
Faith News Update for April 19th, 2018 April 22nd, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: Acts 16:13-40 Now accepting nominations for Church Council    Do you know someone you think would be great in a leadership role at ChristChurch? We are accepting nominations for a 2 year term for the Church Council. What does the Council do? The Council serves the needs of the congregation by taking care of business items, re

Faith News Weekly Update for April 12, 2018 (Apr 2018)
Faith News Update for April 12th, 2018 April 15th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: Acts 9:1-19   Nominations for Church Council    Do you know someone you think would be great in a leadership role at ChristChurch? Beginning on April 8th we are accepting nominations for a 2 year term for the Church Council. This year our council consists of five members (six including Pastor David.) Of those five, two

Faith News Weekly Update for April 5, 2018 (Apr 2018)
Faith News Update for April 5th, 2018 April 8th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 20:19-31 Nominations for Church Council    Do you know someone you think would be great in a leadership role at ChristChurch? Beginning on April 8th we are accepting nominations for a 2 year term for the Church Council. This year our council consists of five members (six including Pastor David.) Of those five, two membe

Faith News Weekly Update for March 29, 2018 (Mar 2018)
Faith News Update for March 29th, 2018 April 1st, 2018 9:30am Easter Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 20:1-18 A contemplative service of scripture, music, and prayer in the spirit of Tenebrae. Join us in remembering the shadow before the light of Christ's resurrection to new life. More details are here.  Coming soon…nominations for Church Council   Have someone you think would be great in a leaders

Faith News Weekly Update for March 22, 2018 (Mar 2018)
Faith News Update for March 22nd, 2018 March 25th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 19:16b-22 ECUMENICAL COMMUNITY CHOIR OPPORTUNITY FOR GOOD FRIDAY This Good Friday worship service will include an Ecumenical Community Choir anthem, entitled Pieta by Joseph Martin.  Would you like to participate in the choir? If so, you are invited to attend choir rehearsal at Hillsboro First Congregational UCC Chu

Faith News Weekly Update for March 15, 2018 (Mar 2018)
Movies that Matter Friday @ 6:30pm Faith News Update for March 15th, 2018 March 18th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 19:1-16a ECUMENICAL COMMUNITY CHOIR OPPORTUNITY  FOR GOOD FRIDAY This Good Friday worship service will include an Ecumenical Community Choir anthem, entitled Pieta by Joseph Martin. Would you like to participate in the choir? If so, you are invited to attend choir reh

Faith News Weekly Update for March 8, 2018 (Mar 2018)
Faith News Update for March 8th, 2018 March 11th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 18:28-40   ECUMENICAL COMMUNITY CHOIR OPPORTUNITY  FOR GOOD FRIDAY This Good Friday worship service will include an Ecumenical Community Choir anthem, entitled Pieta by Joseph Martin. Would you like to participate in the choir? If so, you are invited to attend choir rehearsal at Hillsboro First Congregational UCC

Faith News Weekly Update for March 1, 2018 (Mar 2018)
Faith News Update for March 1st, 2018 March 4th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 18:12-27     Rachael is out of the office this week (2/27-3/2). Normal church office hours will resume on Tuesday, March 6th.  If you have urgent or timely requests Pastor David will be available via email: pastordavid@comchristchurch.org or  dial the office, 503-617-9526 and select extension 3. O

Faith News Weekly Update for February 22, 2018 (Feb 2018)
Faith News Update for February 22nd, 2018 February 25th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 13:1-17     Rachael will be out of the office next week (2/27-3/2). Normal church office hours will resume on Tuesday, March 6th.  If you have urgent or timely requests Pastor David will be available via email: pastordavid@comchristchurch.org or  dial the office, 503-617-9526 and select extension 3.

Faith News Weekly Update for February 15, 2018 (Feb 2018)
Movies that Matter this Fri @ 6:30pm Faith News Update for February 15th, 2018 February 18th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 11:1-44   Upcoming events @ ChristChurch: RSVP here on our Meetup group! Opportunities to give back:   Want to announce a community event on our bulletin board or in Faith News? Email it to Admin@comchristchurch.org. For Faith Ne

Faith News Weekly Update for February 8, 2018 (Feb 2018)
Family Promise Gala @ ChristChurch Fri night! Faith News Update for February 8th, 2018 February 11th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 9:1-41   Upcoming events @ ChristChurch: Purchase tickets here RSVP here on our Meetup group! Opportunities to give back: Updates from the church office:    2017 giving statements were ma

Faith News Weekly Update for February 1, 2018 (Feb 2018)
Share this email with your friends and neighbors! Faith News Update for February 1, 2018 February 4th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion     Gospel Reading: John 4:1-42 The season of Lent starts on Wednesday, February 14th with two worship services on Ash Wednesday. Schedule for the day: 11am: Worship will include the imposition of ashes  Noon: Ashes in the streets in downtown Hillsboro 12:30:

Faith News Weekly Update for January 25, 2018 (Jan 2018)
Share this email with your friends and neighbors! Faith News Update for January 25, 2018 January 28th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion   Gospel Reading: John 3:1-21  ChristChurch friends, After this week, Courtyard, our old directory will no longer be accessible. Please check out our new system. The instructions below will run again in Faith News for one more week. Instructions for our new database a

Faith News Weekly Update for January 18, 2018 (Jan 2018)
Movies that Matter this Friday @ 6:30pm Faith News Update for January 18, 2018 January 21st, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion This Sunday Elsa and Karl Buchholz will be affirming their Baptism during worship Gospel Reading: John 2:13-25 TOMORROW NIGHT @ 6:30PM Here's a few hints for the January movie… - The film stars Bill Nighy and Kelly MacDonald - Primarily takes place in Reykjavik, Iceland - Released in 2005

Faith News Weekly Update for January 11, 2018 (Jan 2018)
Faith News Update for January 11, 2018 January 14th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Grace Upon Grace Gospel Reading: John 2:1-11 Happy 2018! We continue our monthly movie and discussion Meetups in the New Year. What movie are we watching? Copyright rules stipulate that we cannot advertise the name of the film in advance. In December we watched "In America". Here's a few hints for the January movie… - Th

Faith News Weekly Update for January 4, 2018 (Jan 2018)
New artist in the Open Spirit Gallery! Faith News Update for January 4, 2018 January 7th, 2018 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion What Are You Looking For? Gospel Reading: John 1:29-51 Happy Epiphany! Let’s Choose Kindness for the New Year! This Saturday, January 6th, marks the beginning of the Epiphany Season. It is a fairly short season situated between Christmas and Lent. If you look up the meaning of the word, ‘epiphany,’




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