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FPC at work in our Neighborhood

I love stories where goodness flows out like ripples in a pond, which happened recently at First Presbyterian. A year ago in July, thanks to a grant from the Capital Campaign Mission giving funds, FPC was able to adopt the Alder House building through our mission partner Lift Urban Portland (Lift UP). This adoption meant that for the year we supported monthly food boxes that are specific to the resident’s needs, provided food and nutrition education through their supper club program, and the ongoing support of the Emergency Food Closet, housed in our Julia West building. Our Mission Committee was faced with a decision on how to fund the next year’s adoption fee after the overall church budget was hit hard due to the COVID Pandemic. Hope was not lost! FPC received a generous memorial gift and the Session voted to set aside 10% for the church’s mission work. When our Mission Standing committee met, they voted unanimously to use a portion of those funds to continue our relationship with Alder House and Lift UP for the next year. We are grateful for the generous gift made

Alder House Food Pantry
Alder House Food Pantry

to FPC and for the call of our church to care and love our neighbors. If you would like to learn more about how you can get involved in the mission and service work of the church, please contact pastor Brenna at

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