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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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,’

Faith News Weekly Update for December 28, 2017 (Dec 2017)
Faith News Update for December 28, 2017 December 31st, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion A Service of Lessons & Carols The church office continues to be closed this week. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd. Pastor David is still be available for pastoral emergencies. Call the office (503) 617-9526 and select extension 4. JANUARY COMMUNITY EVENT Want to announc

Faith News Weekly Update for December 21, 2017 (Dec 2017)
Christmas Eve Service 12/24 @ 5:30PM Faith News Update for December 21, 2017 December 24th, 2017 Christmas Eve Worship with Holy Communion 5:30pm Luke 2:1-20 The church office will be closed the week of 12/25-12/29. Resuming normal hours on Tuesday, January 2nd. Pastor David will still be available for pastoral emergencies. Call the office (503) 617-9526 and select extension 4.

Faith News Weekly Update for December 14, 2017 (Dec 2017)
Movies that Matter THIS Friday Faith News Update for December 14, 2017 December 17th, 2017 Third Sunday in Advent: Love 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion John 1:1-18 Christmas cards for military members serving overseas This Sunday after worship we invite you to personalize Christmas cards for military members serving overseas during the holidays. We will have cards to write in a message of joy and support.

Faith News Weekly Update for December 7, 2017 (Dec 2017)
WINGS Advent Breakfast THIS Saturday @9am Faith News Update for December 7, 2017 December 10th, 2017 First Sunday in Advent: Joy 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Going Out in Joy Isaiah 55:1-12 Church Council Wednesday, December 13th 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 t

Faith News Weekly Update for November 30, 2017 (Dec 2017)
Christmas tree decorating party - Sat @10am Faith News Update for November 30, 2017 December 3rd, 2017 First Sunday in Advent: Life 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Ezekiel 37:1-14 Thank you to everyone that donated and sorted winter jackets, socks, hats and underwear for our November coat drive. The Shelter at Orenco Station will be picking our items up

Faith News Weekly Update for November 21, 2017 (Nov 2017)
Faith News Update for November 21, 2017 November 26th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Seeking the City's Welfare Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14 Wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving holiday. Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, November 28th. Collaborative Worship in Advent – Sunday Mornings Nov 26th,

Faith News Weekly Update for November 16, 2017 (Nov 2017)
Movies that Matter tomorrow night! Faith News Update for November 16, 2017 November 19th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Increasing Joy Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Isaiah 9:1-7 Collaborative Worship in Advent – Sunday Mornings Nov 26th, Dec 3rd, 10th & 17th (during our Faith Conversation time following our 9:30am worship service) The pastor of a church is not the only person in the congreg

Faith News Weekly Update for November 9, 2017 (Nov 2017)
Faith News Update for November 9, 2017 November 12th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Let Justice Roll Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Amos What happens at these meetups? Each month we gather for a potluck supper and watch a film that matters to one of the group. Then, the person who picked the film will start off the conversation. If all goes well, we’ll talk a little about the film, a little about lif

Faith News Weekly Update for November 2, 2017 (Nov 2017)
Artist Reception after worship with Sarah Joy Moore this Sunday. 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. Faith News Update for November 2, 2017 November 5th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion “Get up and eat otherwise the journey will be too much for you" Old Testament read

Faith News Weekly Update for October 26, 2017 (Oct 2017)
Fall Festival THIS Saturday 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. Faith News Update for October 26, 2017 Reformation Sunday October 29th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion The Party of the Wounded Still Needs to Dance! Old Testament reading for this Sunday: 1 Kings 5:1-

Faith News Weekly Update for October 19, 2017 (Oct 2017)
Movies that Matter this Friday at 6:30pm! 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. Faith News Update for October 19, 2017 October 22nd, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Guest Preacher: The Rev. Julie H. Smith Old Testament reading for this Sunday: 1 Samuel 16:1-13

Faith News Weekly Update for October 12, 2017 (Oct 2017)
What's happening at ChristChurch this week? 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. Faith News Update for October 12, 2017 October 15th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion Here I Am Old Testament reading for this Sunday: 1 Samuel 3:1-21

Faith News Weekly Update for October 5, 2017 (Oct 2017)
What's happening at ChristChurch this week? 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. Faith News Update for October 5, 2017 October 8th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion In the evening, and in the morning you shall know and you shall see… Old Testament reading for this Sunda

Faith News Weekly Update for October 1, 2017 (Sep 2017)
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. Faith News Update for September 28, 2017 October 1st, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion God’s Name Is Revealed Rev. Gary Grafwallner Presiding & Preaching Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Exodus 2:23-25; 3:1-15; 4:10-17

Community events at ChristChurch: Movie showing and new gallery artist! (Sep 2017)
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. Welcome to the Friends of ChristChurch enewsletter! Each month we will share events we think you and your community may be interested in. If at any time you would like to be removed from this email list, simply push the 'unsubscribe' button at the bottom. Thank you for your support!

Faith News Weekly Update for September 21, 2017 (Sep 2017)
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. Faith News Update for September 21, 2017 September 24th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion In This Place Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Genesis 27:1-4, 15-23; 28:10-17 Dear Members and Friends of Community of Chris

Faith News Weekly Update for September 14, 2017 (Sep 2017)
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. Faith News Update for September 14, 2017 September 17th, 2017 9:30am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion A Real Bind Old Testament reading for this Sunday: Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14 Join us after Worship this Sunday! You are invited to stay after

Faith News for September 7, 2017 (Sep 2017)
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Faith News for August 24, 2017 (Aug 2017)
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Faith News for August 31, 2017 (Aug 2017)
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Faith News for August 10, 2017 (Aug 2017)
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Faith News for August 3, 2017 (Aug 2017)
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Faith News Weekly Update for July 20, 2017 (Jul 2017)
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