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…]

November Messenger

W􏰀􏰁􏰂􏰃􏰄􏰅 I􏰆 N􏰀􏰇􏰈􏰉􏰊􏰈􏰁 The month of November is a bit of liturgical whirlwind this year, with something special happening every Sunday. On November 7th, we celebrate All Saints Sunday. All Saints Day is actually on November 1st, but we typically transfer it to the next Sunday rather than having a mid-week service. On this day … [Read more…]

Worship October 24

Washington County continues to be at “high risk” for COVID. This means that we will be having hybrid worship, with an in-person congregation in the sanctuary and an online congregation on Facebook. There will be no singing in the sanctuary; the online congregation is welcome to sing. Our numbers have been steadily trending down since … [Read more…]

Worship October 10

This week we continue to find ourselves in Washington County with a “high” COVID risk. This means that we will be having hybrid worship, with an in-person congregation in the sanctuary and an online congregation on Facebook. There will be no singing in the sanctuary; the online congregation is welcome to sing.

October Messenger

For most of October, we’ll be spending time with the Book of Job. It’s possibly the oldest book in the Bible. It ponders how we as humans deal with unmerited suffering. How do we understand when bad things happen to good people? What is God’s role in our struggles and pains? What is the faithful … [Read more…]

Worship October 3

This week we find ourselves in Washington County with a “high” COVID risk. This means that we will be having hybrid worship, with an in-person congregation in the sanctuary and an online congregation on Facebook. There will be no singing in the sanctuary; the online congregation is welcome to sing. This week is also World … [Read more…]