Posts from December 2016

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Constant Contact for Dec. 18th

by Staff

Southminster Presbyterian Church An inclusive, welcoming community of Christian faith. Church News for December 18, 2016 What will we do in Worship? Sunday, December 18th— This is the fourth Sunday of Advent and Mary is our focus. 14th century theologian and mystic, Meister Eckhart said, “What good is it to me that Mary gave birth […]

Constant Contact for Dec. 4th 2016

by Staff

Southminster Presbyterian Church An inclusive, welcoming community of Christian faith. Church News for December 4, 2016 What will we do in Worship? Sunday, December 4th— This is the Second Sunday of Advent. We are continuing the series on “Churchy Words” from Marcus Borg’s book, Speaking Christian. This week’s words are repentance and forgiveness. We hear […]

From Pastor John

by Staff

Dear Friends, Christmas is about the gift. Not gifts so much or presents but the Gift. I feel the need to capitalize the word. It is a mystical, magical celebration of grace, gratia, gift of life symbolized by a newborn child. Says the angel: Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings of great […]

Keeping in Prayer

by Staff

Bea Luchsinger   Lionel De Mello   Lyle Kendall (moving to Washington)   Our Facebook group page is the place for you to share prayer request, post events, post pictures, and connect on line.  Also session, deacon, committee minutes and financial reports are posted here. You must be a member of the group to see […]

Southminster Book Readers Group

by Staff

The next meeting of the Southminster Book Club is at 7 pm Monday, December 5th. Note change of date! We’ll be discussing Dancing After Hours by Andre Dubus. Per Amazon “with this collection he demonstrates more powerfully than ever before both his mastery of the form and his understanding of our imperfect lives”. All are […]

Super Wednesdays

by Staff

Super Wednesdays All Super Wednesday events are at 10 am and are in room 7 except for newsletter folding day. All are welcome to join! NOTE THE CHANGE OF NEWSLETTER DATE. December 7th                      Movie day                           “Me Before You” Young and quirky Louisa “Lou” Clark (Emilia Clarke) moves from one job […]

A Call to Serve the Southminster Foundation

by Staff

This is the time of year when the Southminster Presbyterian Church Foundation casts its net for people to serve. For just 3-4 hours per month you could join us in one of the most pleasant and satisfying activities in our church community. If you are a member of the church, then you are already a […]

Building and Grounds–Help Wanted!

by Staff

Our Building Needs YOU!  The church property is like our second home and it requires upkeep like any home. Maintaining the church property(inside and out) is an ongoing task. When more people volunteer, it helps keep costs down. The Building and Grounds committee is looking for a few good men, women or youth who will […]

Water 2 Wine Annual Christmas Bash

by Staff

Our next meeting of Water 2 Wine is scheduled for Sunday, December 11th at 2:00 p.m. at the home of Michael Hawkins and David Pierce. It’s been an interesting year so come spend some time with a great group of people. This month we are having a party without any pretense of learning anything about […]

All Women Potluck Christmas Party

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Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Home of Jeanne Reinhardt. Please bring a potluck dish to share and non-perishable food to donate to the Christmas basket program. RSVP by Saturday, December 10th to Jeanne via email, reinhardtje1011@comcast.net or call @503-954-1941 and leave a message. Parking is very limited so carpooling is appreciated. Come and enjoy […]