Posts from July 2016

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Pastor John

by Staff

Dear Friends, A couple of things to put on the burner for this month. Front Porch Rockers.   That may not be the name of the new program under the oversight of the Deacons, but it is the spirit.  We have people in our congregation who could use a visit on occasion.  It might be hard […]

June Carlson Elected Moderator of Cascades Presbytery!

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At the July 14-15 meeting of Cascades Presbytery in Medford, our own June Carlson was elected moderator of the presbytery for 2016-2017.  Following that year she will chair the Presbytery Leadership Committee. June brings many skills to this position as she spent many years with the Oregon Department of Transportation facilitating communication between agencies, communities, […]

Water 2 Wine – It’s Summer Time and a Great Time to Enjoy a Light Wine!

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Our next meeting of Water 2 Wine is scheduled for Sunday, August 14 at 2:00pm at the home of Molly and Bob Cherry.  Their address is 13890 SW Bonnie Brae St., Beaverton, OR. 97005. In celebration of Summer, we will be drinking wines that go well with hotter weather. When Did Rosé, Like, Become a Thing? We will answer […]

In Celebration of Mary Winn

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I have only had the opportunity to work with Mary for the past year and a half.   I am forever indebted to her work at Southminster.  With humor, flexibility, and superior organization skills, she has kept this ship on course for over a dozen years now.   She and Les are riding off into the sunset […]

Beach Weekends Fall 2016

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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 […]

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

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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! August 8: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murukami From Goodreads: A poignant […]

Super Wednesdays – August 2016 Room 7 – 10:00am

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August 3 — Movie Day – Emma’s Chance: A young woman is required to do community service, which she fulfills at a rescue ranch for horses. While there she forms a special bond with a severely abused horse, and she finds a new sense of purpose in life as she tries to help her new […]

Kai and Kelly Talim In Concert

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Kai and Kelly Talim are having a concert along with special guest Bryony Gibson-Cornish on Friday, August 12 at 6:30pm.  It will take place at Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR .  The concert will feature works by Bartok, Brahms, Handel, Schumann, and Piazzolla.  $10 admission – 18 and under free.    

General Assembly News

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                                      GOD IS TURNING THE WORLD: THE 222ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) » Portland, Oregon » June 18-25, 2016 BY LESLIE SCANLON, Outlook national reporter Commissioners to the 2016 General Assembly sang “The Canticle of Turning” more than once while gathered in Portland to elect new leadership and consider business ranging from […]