April Messenger

In April we turn from Lenten reflection to Easter joy. On Palm-Passion Sunday, we will hear Luke’s ver- sion of the story of Jesus’s last week in Jerusalem, from his triumphal entry into the city to his crucifixion and death. Our Holy Week services will be shared with Hills- boro UMC. Maundy Thursday, at Hillsboro, … [Read more…]

March Messenger

Family Promise Update Although Family Promise (FP) is no longer asking homeless families to move from church to church weekly, they are continuing to support homeless families, currently at their Beaverton house and in the future the Hillsboro house. FGUMC is able to help the organization by allowing FP to store contributions in Room 9 … [Read more…]

February Messenger

During February, we’ll be following the Gos- pel of Luke through the stories of Jesus’s early ministry. We hear how he meets and calls his first disciples, fishers whom Jesus told, “Leave everything. Follow me. You’ll be fishing for peo- ple.” Then we hear Luke’s version of the Beati- tudes, a series of surprising blessings … [Read more…]

Worship 23 January

Based on the current levels of COVID transmission in Washington County and the latest guidance from the Area COVID Response Team, worship on January 23rd will be online only. The 10 am traditional service will be live streamed via Facebook. You can find our page here: facebook.com/forestgroveumcoregon. Here is a bulletin to help you follow … [Read more…]

January Messenger

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Worship Online This Sunday

Based on the current levels of COVID transmission in Washington County and the latest guidance from the Area COVID Response Team, worship on January 9th will be online only. The 10 am traditional service will be live streamed via Facebook. You can find our page here: facebook.com/forestgroveumcoregon. This will be Baptism of the Lord Sunday, … [Read more…]

Snow

Good morning friends,We have the lovely gift of snow this morning! No Early Church this morning. I’ll be at the church for 10 am worship, but it will also be streaming on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/forestgroveumcoregon), so don’t feel pressured to come in person.Have a blessed first Sunday of Christmas! +Pastor David

Christmas Coloring

As she does each year, Cricket has prepared some Christmas coloring for us. Stay after worship on Sunday mornings to color together in the Fellowship Hall. Or print out some of the pages here and color at home. Return your pictures to the church by December 14th, and Cricket will put them all together into … [Read more…]

Singing!

I have some great news! We’re going to be able to do some singing together. Two changes make this possible. New guidelines from the conference allow for more singing, and the risk level in Washington County has gone down to “medium.” This means we can do some congregational singing. Everyone will remained masked, and we’ll … [Read more…]