June Messenger

Hello Friends,This article will be my last one to you, and likely my last of any kind, for publication in a church newsletter. Like the completion of other aspects of my pastoral work in this strange time, I don’t think you will find any espe- cially world-changing bits in this. For me the time has … [Read more…]

May Messenger

Worship, Messages, and Offerings FYI there are sermons, and some church music from our staff, soon to be available on our website, www.www.umcforestgrove.org. Look for links on the home page. Also, I am sending sermons out via email, and some regular mailings. I hope they give you something to think about. Of course, if ever you … [Read more…]

April Messenger

Palm Sunday Forest Grove Community Prayer Walk April 14th, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Starting and Ending at St. Anthony & St. Bede Shared Parking Lot 1660 Elm Street, Forest Grove…

March Messenger

Worship in March Lent begins February 26 , on Ash Wednesday.Lent lasts 40 days and is, traditionally, a time to pursue mindfulness and to ponder our relationships with God. For many Christians, Lent is a time of self- denial to help this focus. God bless you if you choose to give up something for Lent … [Read more…]

February Messenger

Worship in February This month we continue in the season of Epiphany – a time to open our minds and hearts to new insights about who Jesus is. This season concludes with Transfiguration Sunday on February 23 , when we join Jesus on a mountain top and see him revealed as the Son of God. … [Read more…]

January Messenger

Worship in January January begins the seven-week season of Epiphany, starting on January 5th with the visit of the Magi and continuing until February 16 . In this season we will read Bible stories that have to do with light bulb expe- riences — “Aha!” moments that help us see and understand who Jesus is. … [Read more…]