Events

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


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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Ruth – act 1


Posted By on Jan 17, 2019

Last night at ImBible Study we began reading the book of Ruth. It was even better than I had hoped. I will admit, I love comparing notes, insights, and experiences with people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations. I learn something every week. Chapter 1 of Ruth can be a little discouraging. Things are not going well for our main characters. Naomi and Ruth are strong in the midst of some terrible trials. Last...

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There have been some questions about where to begin reading. This week: Jan 13-20 we are reading chapter 20 in the book. The January 20 sermon (this coming Sunday) will be on this topic. Next week (Jan 21-28) is chapter 21. Each week we will publish the upcoming schedule in Staying Connected. Now, if you started reading from the beginning, feel free to enjoy reading until you get to chapter 20! The chapters are short so you will...

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