Posts from January 2016

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Connections

by John Shuck

Dear Friends, We have some exciting things happening during Lent! The Progressive Pastors of Beaverton are a doing a round robin. Each Sunday February 14 through March 14 each of us will preach at a different church. You will get a chance to hear Laurie Larson (Mission of the Atonement), Brett Strobel (Christ United Methodist […]

38th Celebration of Creativity – Fine Art Exhibit & Sale

by Staff

38th Celebration of Creativity Fine Art Exhibit & Sale Mark your calendar for March 3-6, the dates of our 38th annual art show. This year, we have almost 90 artists. All events are FREE except the Thursday night “First Look Gala”. Thursday, March 3 7pm – 9pm “First Look Gala” – $10 at the door […]

New Hymnal Dedications

by Staff

A big thank you to all who bought hymnals. If you would like to purchase one for the church in honor of or in memory of someone, check in at the church office for a form. New Hymnal Dedications Jody Everts Julie Hoffmaster – In memory of Lester & Janet Hildenbrand; and In memory of Ellie Mae […]

Annual Congregational Meeting

by Staff

Southminster Annual Congregational Meeting & Southminster Foundation Meeting Sunday, January 31, 2016 – following the 10:00am Service Please join us after services on January 31 for the Annual Meeting for Southminster and the Southminster Foundation. All are welcome to attend. Below are the items that will be discussed. 2016 Budget presentation by trustees. Distribution of […]

Book Readers’ Discussion Group

by Staff

Monday, February 8 – 7:00pm, Room 9 Southminster’s Reading Group will meet again 7:00pm on Monday, February 8, in Room 9 to discuss The Dinner by Herman Koch.  It promises to be an exciting read, variously described as “chilling, nasty, smart, shocking and unputdownable.”  The dinner in question is attended by two sets of parents, […]

Thank You Christmas Train Crew!

by Staff

Thank you, Mike Houge, for bringing your Christmas Train Display to Southminster again this year. This was the tenth year for the trains and we set a record for attendance at the sessions open for the public. The whimsical villages of Lake Woebegone and The Big City came alive with Mike’s narration as the Polar […]

Southminster Women’s Retreat

by Staff

Mark your calendars now for Southminster Women’s Retreat: April 29- May1, 2016!! At the beautiful nature filled Tilikum Retreat Center. Connect * Reflect *  Create * Laugh * Renew * Explore with the wonderful women at Southminster!

Have you Heard??

by Staff

HAVE YOU HEARD….You don’t have to refuse jury duty just because you cannot hear well. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination based on mental or physical disability in gaining access to public services. If you are appearing in court in any role (litigant, juror or witness) you should make a request to the court […]

2016 Per Capita

by Staff

Each year, every church pays a Per Capita Apportionment to Cascade Presbytery, which pays for staff in our governing body and the administrative costs of our denomination. It is based on the number of active members in the congregation, so each church pays a proportionally equal amount. Southminster’s share this year is $7,681.73. That breaks […]

ROOF Update

by Staff

The December rains reinforced the timeliness of our ROOF campaign. The old flat roof leaked; thankfully, our contract with Griffith, our roof vendor, specified that they would maintain the old roof until the new roof is on. Griffith responded promptly when called and the leak was fixed. Before we can begin to re-roof, however, the […]