Posts from April 2016

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Pastor John

by Staff

Dear Friends, The General Assembly is almost upon us. We have a role to play.  We will host commissioners and guests on Sunday, June 19, during worship.   We have a guest preacher that day, Dr. Patricia K. Tull of Louisville Seminary and author of Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological Crisis.    Following an […]

Memorial Day Remembrances

by Staff

On Memorial Day we have a tradition of remembering members of the congregation and their loved ones who have died within the last year.  During the 10:00am service on Sunday, May 29, we will call the names and toll the bell in a ritual of remembrance for our loved ones.  If you have had a […]

Calling All Graduates!!

by Staff

Are you a graduate, or the proud parent of a graduating student?  We would like to share in your joy!  Please give the church office a call with the name of the graduate, the name of the institution, the diploma to be awarded and what their plans are.  We will honor our graduates on Sunday, […]

Diapers for Defense!

by Staff

Southminster provides disposable diapers in conjunction with our Partners in Care program.   Partners in Care is a program where we help local Oregon National Guard families in times of need.  This outreach effort is greatly appreciated by the families.    When you go shopping, if you would buy a package of diapers and drop it off […]

Yes, Summer is a Comin’ in, Loudly Sing Cuckoo!

by Staff

It is time to gather family orchestras, songbirds, guitar players, mandolin players, flute players and other musician types to share your talents during summer worship.  If do not like to sing solo or you sing so low we can’t hear, come and join a pick up choir.  A few Sundays in the summer we will […]

Book Readers’ Discussion Group

by Staff

Monday, May 9 – 7:00pm, Room 9 Southminster’s Book Club will meet at 7:00pm, Monday, May 9, in Room 9 to discuss Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan.  This epic novel, by an Indonesian writer, has been highly praised as a story of an “undead woman morphing into the story of modern Indonesia.”  Please […]

Water 2 Wine

by Staff

Water 2 Wine is taking a break in May.  We will meet next on June 12 at the home of Doug and Pat Eddy.  So put the date on your calendar, we will have more information in the next newsletter.  

Super Wednesday for May

by Staff

Here is the schedule for May for Super Wednesdays.  We meet at 10:00am in Room 7.  All are welcome to attend. May 4 – Movie Day                                                                                                                                                            May 11 – Game Day                                                                                                                                                                May 18 – Sermon Discussion                                                                                                                                              May 25 – Newsletter Folding

ROOF Is Happening!

by Staff

As you have probably noticed, re-roofing Southminster’s flat roof areas has been underway for the past couple of weeks.  Yippee!  If the weather cooperates, we can expect that the new roof will be completed before we head into May. Our Roofing Consultant, Keith Schaber, continues to monitor the process for quality control, assuring that we […]

Sign Up for Flowers for the Altar

by Staff

Commemorate an achievement or occasion by sharing a bouquet of fresh flowers on the altar, with your church family. There is a signup sheet near our coffee bar in the Petersen Gallery.  Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, memorials, graduations, or life.  Or check with Sue Warninghoff, (503) 246-8795 who will be happy to help you.