Pastors Note for Sunday, April 25th

  Ecclesiastes wrote, “to everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.” As the rhododendrons break into bloom, and butterfly magnolias lend their lemony scent to the air, it is a joy to see Spring unfold in Oregon. Looking ahead to May, we are excited that the time is at last here when we can begin to gather back for worship (with limited numbers, reservations, and masking to provide as safe a setting as possible).  This will begin with May 16th (we had previously hoped to re-gather this coming Sunday, but statistics in the region did not allow for this to happen). Those who have taken part in person in worship services as lay readers have shared how moving they’ve found it to be back in the sanctuary amid the beauty and the wonderful music.  [...]

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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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