Posts from June 2016

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Pastor John

by Staff

Dear Friends, This summer for Southminster Reads, we are reading Linda Tirado’s book, Hand to Mouth:  Living In Bootstrap America.    Near the end of August we will discuss it together. A reviewer for the New York Times wrote: “It’s rare to hear directly from the poor. Usually their voices are filtered through journalists or activists. […]

Administrative Assistant Wanted

by Staff

Mary Winn, our beloved Administrative Assistant, will be retiring on July 31st. The Personnel Committee has initiated the search for a new administrative assistant.  We have posted both the ad and the job description on our church website. In addition, Pastor John is reaching out to other progressive churches to let them know of our […]

Summer Hours 10:00am-3:30pm

by Staff

Summer Hours will begin on Monday, June 20. The office will be back to the normal schedule on Monday, August 22. Enjoy the summer!!  

Super Wednesdays for July — Room 7 – 10:00am

by Staff

July 6 – Movie Day – “Joy” – A story of a family across four generations, centered on the girl who becomes the woman (Jennifer Lawrence) who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Facing betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, Joy becomes a true boss […]

Save the Date!

by Staff

Mark Sunday, July 31 on your calendars to celebrate Mary Winn’s retirement from Southminster and honor her for all her wonderful dedication and love to the staff and congregation for the past 13 years.  As John says, she is Southminster Central!!  More information to come.  

Water 2 Wine – July 10

by Staff

Our next meeting of Water 2 Wine is scheduled for Sunday, July 10 at 2:00pm at the home of Kay and Bob Gifford. 15276 NW    Aberdeen Dr. Portland, 97229. It’s all Greek to me… That’s right we will be exploring the wines of Greece.  There are some wonderful wines imported that we may find as our new favorites. […]

Book Readers’ Discussion Group — Room 9 – 7:00pm

by Staff

Looking for some great summer reading? Why not try the selections picked by the Southminster Book Club!  Then join us for interesting and always fun discussion and fellowship. Multiple copies of these books are presently available at the library, without any holds! So check them out! July 11: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth […]

Beach Weekends Fall 2016

by Staff

It is hard to believe that it is time to start thinking about the fall already.  I have scheduled two women’s beach weekends: October 21-23 and November 11-13.  We have room for ten people on each weekend.  If we have ten people the cost will be approximately $80 per person.                                                                    This is a time to […]

India Missionary Update

by Staff

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.  Pastor Manoj Magar, director of Rays of HOPE Ministries and ASHALAYA children’s home, had a nice visit at Southminster in May.  Thank you all for welcoming him!  Summer vacation has now come to a close here in India.  My holiday classes for the girls at the children’s […]

M.A.D. (Music, Art & Drama) Camp

by Staff

Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15, 2016 9:00am – 12:30pm (lunch included) Ages 6-10 (grades 1-5) Cost: $45 per child Scholarships available Location:  Southminster Presbyterian Church 12250 SW Denney Road (at Hall) in Beaverton For more information, call Mary Winn at 503-644-2073 or email staff@southmin.org