Pastors Note for Sunday, May 27th

As I look out my window, I see a riot of color and new growth.  This is especially welcome coming out of the dreary gray winter that is so prevalent in Oregon.  After what seems like an interminable number of days of overcast skies, misty rain, and general dampness, we finally get to feel the sun on our faces and see everything spring forth in multiple shades of green.  It is in times such as these that I am reminded of how expansive God’s work in the world is and how lavish God is with the gifts that are bestowed upon us. This coming Sunday, Trinity Sunday, marks the first Sunday in the season after Pentecost.  This is the longest season in our liturgical year and is represented by the color green in the chancel’s vestments. (The notable exception for [...]

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Lenten Spiritual Practice Cohorts

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FPC is offering a different way to experience Lent this year with a spiritual practice cohort. Participants in the cohorts will learn to cultivate resilient faith, authentic connections, and grow a deeper connection with God by engaging in different forms of ancient and modern spiritual practices. Our themes will be: Journaling – Anam Cara (Soul Friends), Thresholds – Blessings, Landscape as Theophany (God revealed through nature) & Paradox. Cohorts will be offered during the six Tuesdays of Lent from 9-10 am & 6-7 pm, (beginning on Sunday, February 21st). Space is limited to 12 persons per cohort, available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to register for a cohort, please contact our church office [...]

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