Events

This category contains events that happen within the church community on a weekly basis.


This weekend in BrainStorming with Bo (formerly Sunday School) we are going to address two connected ideas. The first subject is social justice .Why is the term ‘social’ needed in that formulation? Is there a type of justice that is not social? We will tie this in to truly Methodist ideas called ‘social holiness’ and ‘practical divinity’. Then we will turn our attention to the idea of ‘the...

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The Next 10 Weeks (2019)

The Next 10 Weeks (2019)


Posted By on Feb 23, 2019

As we continue in the series “We Make The Road By Walking”, the themes for the next 10 weeks look especially intriguing. We have planned the songs, sermons, and table-talk partners through the end of April and into May. February 24 Topic: Don’t Define Yourself By What You Are Not March 3 Topic: Is Jesus For the Center?  (or the margin) March 10 Topic: Will The Past Save Us? March 17 Topic: The Life of the Ages. (Your Best...

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PubChat for February

PubChat for February


Posted By on Feb 14, 2019

Update: Pub Chat NOW starts at 6pm (not 7) Tuesday night February 19 at 6pm join us at the Lodge at Cascade Brewing for a chat, a bite to eat, or a drink. 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 Our topic: Why do liberals not trust science on GMO’s? The same crew that trust in climate science and vaccinations does NOT believe the science on generically modified organisms. Why? Please read these 2 articles and come...

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UnClobber the Bible

UnClobber the Bible


Posted By on Feb 14, 2019

The week at 9am we BrainStorm (formerly Sunday School) the topic of G is for Gay Christians ahead of the special conference on LGBTQ inclusion in the church as the issue of same-sex marriage. Here are two resources that that we will use on Sunday. The first is a 1-page PDF about those six infamous ‘clobber passages’ in the Bible and how to UNclobber them. The second resource is an experiment Pastor Bo wrote a while ago for...

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Ruth Recap – act 2


Posted By on Jan 30, 2019

In the second chapter of Ruth, we meet a very interesting character named Boaz. Ruth was out collecting ‘scraps’ in the fields (a legal practice called ‘gleaning’) and ended up in on Boaz’ property. Ruth mentions this to Naomi when she returned home that evening and … it turns out that Boaz is related to Ruth’s deceased husband and could technically fulfill a role in that society called a...

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Brain Storming with Bo

Brain Storming with Bo


Posted By on Jan 24, 2019

Brain Storming with Bo – formerly Sunday School – is taking on a whole new set of topics this month. Come at 9am to get your intellectual caffeination (there will also be really good coffee and tea). January 27 C is for Canon: how did we get the Bible? February 3 D is for Demythologize: faith in an age of science? February 10 E is for Emergent: how does change happen? February 17 G is for Gay Christians: unClobber the...

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