November 6th Edition of Faith News
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Dec 24 2014 Email (Dec 2014)
December 24th, 2014 Faith News  Pastor David will be taking a few days of Vacation.  Beginning Friday,  December 26, he will be out of the office through Friday, January 2nd. December 28th, 20149:30am Worship And the Word Became FleshScripture Reading for this Sunday: John 1:1-5, 14 Adult Faith ConversationsResume on Sunday, January 25th, at 10:45am.Stay tuned for more details in the new year!ChristKids will resume on Sunday, January 11th. Sunday, January 4thHow the Magi Became Truly Wise: An E

Jan16 2014 Email (Jan 2014)
January 16, 2014 January 19th9:30 AM Worship and Communion Scripture Reading: John 2:13-25Congregational Gathering - January 26th after WorshipOn October 27th, your Church Council members shared their concerns with the community about our current financial realities and invited you to participate in discerning the best path to follow to lead us from surviving to thriving and from maintenance to mission. Many of you attend the forums that followed in November. You asked good questions and offere

Dec 19 2014 Email 1 (Dec 2014)
View this email in your browser Community of ChristChurch. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. The SOS Shelter at Orenco Station, located at the Sonrise Church, 6701 NE Campus Way, Hillsboro, OR  97124, is in need of volunteers, especially overnight hosts.The Shelter serves homeless men, women and couples without children during the coldest months of the winter.  The shelter provides

Jan 08 2014 Email (Jan 2014)
January 8, 2014 January 12th9:30 AM Worship Scripture Reading: John 2: 1-11Congregational Gathering - January 26th after WorshipOn October 27th, your Church Council members shared their concerns with the community about our current financial realities and invited you to participate in discerning the best path to follow to lead us from surviving to thriving and from maintenance to mission. Many of you attend the forums that followed in November. You asked good questions and offered valuable insi

Dec 18 2014 Email 1 (Dec 2014)
December 18th, 2014 Faith News  December 21st, 20149:30am Worship with Holy Communion4th Sunday in AdventLove AllScripture Reading for this Sunday: Matthew 1:18-25  Youth Night: Third Sundays - Ecumenical Youth Night           When:  Sunday, December 21stTime:  5:30pm - 8:00pmWhat we will do:  ChristChurch will be serving a taco bar, followed by an awesome Christmas film... The Nativity StoryThere is no cost for this event, however, you are asked to bring a can of food to support the Liberty Hi

Dec 11 2014 Email (Dec 2014)
December 11th, 2014 Faith News  December 14th, 20149:30am Worship3rd Sunday in AdventGive MoreScripture Reading for this Sunday: Isaiah 42:1-9 ChristChurch Christmas ChoirDo you like to sing? Do you like Christmas music?Would you like to be a part of the ChristChurch Christmas Choir? Phil Hilfiker would like to hear from you if you are interested. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday's at 6:00pm (through Dec 16) (it isn't too late to join).  Performances will be at the Sunday, December 21st worship a

Dec 04 2014 Email (Dec 2014)
December 4th, 2014 Faith News  December 7th, 20149:30am Worship with Holy Communion2nd Sunday in AdventSpend LessScripture Reading for this Sunday: Esther 4:1-17 Who's up for a fun night of Laser Tag??            The ChristChurch Youth have been gifted a night of Laser Tag to be enjoyed with friends.                              Join us -When:  Sunday, December 7thWhere:  Community of ChristChurch gymTime:  6:00pm - 8:00pmWhat to bring:  A friend or two (or three) and great attitude for play. 

Nov 20 2014 Email 1 (Nov 2014)
November 26th, 2014 Faith News  November 30th, 20149:30am Worship1st Sunday in AdventWorship FullyScripture Reading for this Sunday: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:17-19  Due to Thanksgiving Weekend, there will be no Youth Event this coming Sunday, November 30th.  Beginning this Sunday,and continuing throughout the season of Advent,come worship with us as we join the...Worship Fully, Spend Less, Give More, Love AllJoin the conspiracy!      www.adventconspi

Nov 20 2014 Email (Nov 2014)
November 20th, 2014 Faith News   November 23rd, 20149:30am Worship"... let me dwell with you in this place."Scripture Reading for this Sunday: Jeremiah 1:4-10; 7:1-11Beginning on November 30th, and continuing throughout the season of Advent, come worship with us as we join the...        Worship Fully, Spend Less, Give More, Love All     Join the conspiracy!       www.adventconspiracy.orgAdult Faith Co

Nov 13 2014 Email (Nov 2014)
November 13th, 2014 Faith News   November 16th, 20149:30am Worship with Holy CommunionSwords into PlowsharesScripture Reading for this Sunday: Isaiah 2:1-4ZoomUganda shares the journey of 12 girls from the Uganda village of Matale, who were given 12 cameras and 24 hours in which to tell their own stories through their own lenses. A Photovoice project directed by Julie Resnick of Portland, Oregon, ZoomUganda empowered its participants to stand in the centers of their world and show you the view

Nov 06 2014 Email (Nov 2014)
November 6th, 2014 Faith News   November 9th, 20149:30am WorshipMicahScripture Reading for this Sunday: Micah 6:1-8ZoomUganda shares the journey of 12 girls from the Uganda village of Matale, who were given 12 cameras and 24 hours in which to tell their own stories through their own lenses. A Photovoice project directed by Julie Resnick of Portland, Oregon, ZoomUganda empowered its participants to stand in the centers of their world and show you the view from there. Click here to learn more abo

Oct 30 2014 Email (Oct 2014)
October 30th, 2014 Faith News   November 2nd, 20149:30am Worship with Holy CommunionElisha Heals NaamanScripture Reading for this Sunday: 2 Kings 5:1-14The All Saints' Day celebration has a long history in the worship life of the Christian Church. It began as a commemoration of the martyrs who had died for the faith, and it has since become a day when we honor and remember those who have died.In light of the story of Naaman being washed in the river and the Festival of All Saints, we

Oct 23, 2014 (Oct 2014)
October 23rd, 2014 Faith News   October 26th, 20149:30am WorshipSolomon's WisdomScripture Reading for this Sunday: 1 Kings 3:4-28ZoomUganda shares the journey of 12 girls from the Uganda village of Matale, who were given 12 cameras and 24 hours in which to tell their own stories through their own lenses. A Photovoice project directed by Julie Resnick of Portland, Oregon, ZoomUganda empowered its participants to stand in the centers of their world and show you the view from there. On T

Oct 16 2014 Email (Oct 2014)
October 16th, 2014 Faith News   October 19th, 20149:30am Worship with Holy CommunionDavid & BathshebaScripture Reading for this Sunday:2 Samuel 12:1-9ZoomUganda shares the journey of 12 girls from the Uganda village of Matale, who were given 12 cameras and 24 hours in which to tell their own stories through their own lenses. A Photovoice project directed by Julie Resnick of Portland, Oregon, ZoomUganda empowered its participants to stand in the centers of their world and show you the

Oct 09 2014 Email (Oct 2014)
October 9th, 2014 Faith News   October 12th, 20149:30am WorshipAs for me and my house...Scripture Reading for this Sunday:Joshua 24:1-15 This Sunday, October 12th is                               Worship in Pink Sunday:You are invited to wear pink to worship this Sunday, October 12th, to show your support for breast health and breast cancer awareness. Sallie Bullock and Patrice Cameron will sharetheir stor

Oct. 2nd 2014 Email (Oct 2014)
October 2nd, 2014 Faith News   October 5th, 20149:30am Worship with Holy CommunionRescue at SeaScripture Reading for this Sunday:Exodus 14:10-14, 21-29                                                          

Sep 25 2014 Email (Sep 2014)
September 25th 2014 Faith News   September 28th, 20149:30am WorshipJoseph in PrisonScripture Reading for this Sunday:Genesis 39:1-23 Council Retreat this WeekendPlease keep our leaders in prayer as the Church Council and Pastor David will be holding a retreat this weekend in Pacific City. While they are away, we are pleased to welcome Amanda Bollman, a minister at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, who will be preaching and leading worship this Sunday. WINGS Planning Meeting this

Sep 18 2014 Email (Sep 2014)
September 18th 2014 Faith News   September 21st, 20149:30am Worship with Holy CommunionThe Call of Abraham Scripture Reading for this Sunday:Genesis 12:1-9                                               

Sep 11 2014 Email 1 (Sep 2014)
September 11th 2014 Faith News  September 14th, 20149:30am WorshipThe Promise of the RainbowScripture Reading for this Sunday:Genesis 6:16-22, 9:8-15 "God's work. Our hands."Thank You to all who partcipated in making this a wonderful day!                                          

Disruption movie screening (Sep 2014)
September 10th 2014  Don'f forget:After the movie we will have some time for a discussion about how we can all respond to the issue of climate change.You still have time to spread the word.Thank You from your WoW team.

Sep 04 2014 Email (Sep 2014)
September 4th 2014 Faith News  September 7th, 20149:30am Worship with Holy Communion"God's work. Our hands." Sunday!God's work. Our hands.Scripture Reading for this Sunday:2 Corinthians 5:17           "God's Work. Our Hands."THIS SundaySeptember 7th, 2014Serving our neighbors together!!If you have not signed up for one of the projects we will be working on: Hillsboro Parks and RecreationWalnut Street Park (weeding and mulching)    

Aug 28 2014 Email (Aug 2014)
August 28th 2014 Faith News  August 31, 20149:30am Worship The Marriage of Ruth and BoazScripture Reading for this Sunday:Ruth 4:1-22  Community of ChristChurch Campout 2014Thank You to Dave Dahl for providing the following pictures of the campout this past weekend.Thank You to all who participated to help make not only the workship service, but also the campout itself, a success  Ministry Team FairJoin us after worship on Sunday, September 14th as we hold a Ministry Te

Aug 21 2014 Email (Aug 2014)
August 21st, 2014 Faith News  August 24, 20149:30am WorshipThe Threshing FloorScripture Reading for this Sunday:Ruth 3:1-18 Matthew 7:7-8  There are two opportunities to participate in this month's WINGS activities.Tuesday, August 26th, 4:00pm - we will get the walls in the Christ Kids area ready to paint (clean walls, tape, etc.)Thursday, August 28th, 6:00pm - we will paint the bottom portion of the walls in the Christ Kids area.For planning purposes, please sign up in the Commons.&#

Aug 14 2014 Email (Aug 2014)
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Aug 06 2014 Email (Aug 2014)
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Jul 31 2014 Email (Jul 2014)
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Jul 24 2014 Email (Jul 2014)
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Jul 16 2014 Email 2 (Jul 2014)
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Jul 03 2014 Email (Jul 2014)
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Jul 02 2014 Email (Jul 2014)
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Jun 24 2014 Email (Jun 2014)
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Jun 19 Email (Jun 2014)
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Jun 12 2014 Email (Jun 2014)
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Jun 05 2014 Email (Jun 2014)
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May 30 2014 Email (May 2014)
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May 22, 2014 Email (May 2014)
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May 08 2014 Email (May 2014)
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May 01 2014 Email (May 2014)
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Mar 13 2014 Email (Mar 2014)
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Mar 07 2014 Faith Conversation Reminder (Mar 2014)
March 7, 2014 FAITH NEWS - Adult Faith ConversationsReminder: HOT TOPICS, Then & Now:The Spring Session kicks off this Sunday, March 9th, at 10:45am with one big conversation:HOT TOPICS, Then & Now:From the Prophet Amos to Twenty-First Century AmericaIn these seven sessions participants will explore how one biblical prophet, Amos, sized up the religious, economic, and judicial systems of his day, and warned the people of Israel about how badly their systems reflected the character and core value

Mar 06 2014 Email (Mar 2014)
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Feb 27 2014 Email Addendum (Feb 2014)
February 27, 2014 FAITH NEWS - Adult Faith ConversationsUpdate: HOT TOPICS, Then & Now:This Sunday (March 2nd) marks the conclusion of our Winter Session of Adult Faith Conversations. The Spring Session kicks off Sunday, March 9th, at 10:45am with one big conversation:HOT TOPICS, Then & Now:From the Prophet Amos to Twenty-First Century AmericaIn these seven sessions participants will explore how one biblical prophet, Amos, sized up the religious, economic, and judicial systems of his day, and wa

Feb 27 2014 Email (Feb 2014)
February 27, 2014 March 2, 20149:30 AM Worship with Holy Communion Scripture Reading: John 9:1-41"Light of the World"LENT 2014 – Beginning this Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) at Community of ChristChurchThe Lenten season begins this year on March 5th with Ash Wednesday. Perhaps, right now you are asking yourself, “Why ashes?”Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. Lent is a 40 day season in the life of the church when we who follow Jesus focus on his journey to the cross, and ulti

Feb 20 2014 Email (Feb 2014)
February 20, 2014 February 23, 20149:30 AM Worship Scripture Reading: John 7:37-52"Living Water"Camp Lutherwood SundayThis Sunday we welcome counselors and staff members from Camp Lutherwood Oregon located in Cheshire, OR as our special guests. They will share some music with us during worship and tell us a little about what Camp Lutherwood Oregon has to offer for people of all ages.Also, one of our guests, Katie Bode, will be the guest facilitator for the Daily Faith drop in Adult Faith Conver

Feb 13 2014 Email (Feb 2014)
February 13, 2014 February 16, 20149:30 AM Worship with Holy Communion Scripture Reading: John 6:35-59Jesus says, "I am the Bread of Life."Front Porch 2.0 Vision UpdateIf you were unable to attend the Community Gathering on January 26th, and are interested in learning more about the Front Porch 2.0 vision, please pick up a DVD and flyer in the Entry. All we ask is that you try to return the DVD back to the church by the following Sunday so others can view it (we only made 15 copies!)Barrel of t

Feb 6 2014 Email (Feb 2014)
February 6, 2014 February 9, 20149:30 AM Worship(with special guests: Three Old Geezers on the Front Porch of Life!)  Scripture Reading: John 4:46-54Front Porch 2.0 Vision UpdateIf you were unable to attend the Community Gathering on January 26th, and are interested in learning more about the Front Porch 2.0 vision, please pick up a DVD and flyer in the Entry. All we ask is that you try to return the DVD back to the church by the following Sunday so others can view it (we only made 15 copi

Jan 30 2014 Email (Jan 2014)
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Jan 22 2014 Email (Jan 2014)
January 22, 2014 January 26th9:30 AM Worship     Scripture Reading: John 3:1-21 Congregational Gathering - January 26th after WorshipOn October 27th, your Church Council members shared their concerns with the community about our current financial realities and invited you to participate in discerning the best path to follow to lead us from surviving to thriving and from maintenance to mission. Many of you attend the




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