Posts from May 2016

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Pastor John

by Staff

Dear Friends, I have asked our committees and boards to schedule meetings on other nights than Tuesday nights. That seems to be a good evening for programming. Jim Petersen and I just did a series on loss and grief which was well-attended, 20-25 on a consistent basis. We are going to use Tuesday nights for […]

General Assembly Needs You!

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The 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will be held in Portland, OR from June 18 to 25, 2016 at the Oregon Convention Center. There are hundreds of volunteer opportunities available during GA, as well as volunteer opportunities pre and post GA. We are counting on your help as we extend the gift […]

Lots of Hands Needed!!!

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As Pastor John has already announced, Sunday, June 19, Southminster is hosting 50 General Assembly Commissioners and guests for worship and a luncheon after worship.  We were selected to be a hosting congregation because of our Earth Care certification.  To go along with that theme, the potluck will be vegetarian dishes. Besides providing food, help […]

Calling All Graduates!!

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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, […]

Super Wednesday for June

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Here is the schedule for June for Super Wednesdays.  We meet at 10:00am in Room 7.  All are welcome to attend. June 1 – Movie Day – We will be seeing “Brooklyn”. “An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, […]

Book Readers’ Discussion Group

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Monday, June 13 – 7:00pm, Room 9 The Southminster Book Club will meet next on June 13, 7:00pm and will discuss The Monuments Men:  Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History — By Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter From the Washington Times review: “The Monuments Men… is a remarkable history of […]

LOST! DAMASK TABLE CLOTHES

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LOST! DAMASK TABLE CLOTHES                                                                                                                            PLEASE RETURN TO THE CHURCH OFFICE NO QUESTIONS ASKED Dear Southminster Friends, Once upon a time, we had 12 round damask table clothes and several rectangular ones. They hung in that odd little closet in the sanctuary.  We noticed we were down to three round ones when we prepared […]

Note from Your Trustees

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The Trustees review income and expenses each month and have noted that pledging is running a little behind.   So, before everyone goes off to summer activities would you please take a moment and make sure that a) your pledge is current and b) that you have paid your per capita allotment of $29.89 per member […]

Grubby Sunday Work Party

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The Grubby Sunday Work Party on May 15 was a success.  With 26 volunteers working Saturday, Sunday (and cleanup on Monday), bark dust was spread around the grounds outside, and many rooms and items inside the building were cleaned, dusted, polished and vacuumed. Many thanks to the Grubby Sunday Volunteers: John Shuck, Don Layman, Ann […]

Water 2 Wine – Sunday, June 12

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Our next meeting of Water 2 Wine is scheduled for Sunday, June 12, at 2:00pm at the home of Doug and Pat Eddy. Their address is 14180 SW Stickney Drive; Hillsboro, OR 97123. Do you wonder if you are paying too much for your wine? Come to June 12  W2W, “Trader Joe vs the World” to find out. […]