Fire Concerns and Donate

In September, numerous fires burned throughout our presbytery.  The most severe of these fires affected six primary areas where we have congregations.  Below you may donate to general fire relief to assist these congregations or donate to a specific area.   Almeda Drive Fire       Impacted Church – First Pres, Phoenix      Neighboring churches …

Resources for the Church as we Creatively Connect in Faith

This blog is formed for members of the Presbytery of the Cascades to share their stories, resources and concerns in the midst of COVID-19. How are you creatively connecting with the people in your community?  If you have something to share, comment in the box below and paste in any links you have.  You will …

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Cascades Presbytery supports Vital Congregations’ Initiative

Barbara Campbell gave a report on the “Vital Congregation Initiative” at the November presbytery meeting. She highlighted the seven marks of a vital congregation – noting what vital congregations are and are not. They are:  LIFELONG Discipleship Formation VS Complacent “Christian” piety, simply teaching good morals, or offering the latest programs.  Intentional Authentic Evangelism VS …

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Vital Congregations Initiative

PCUSA Congregations Initiative Resource Page   Cascades Vital Congregations Initiative (VCI) Covid-19 Edition –  2020-21 by Barbara Campbell Isaiah 43:19                      I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? 1 Corinthians 3:16            Do you not know that you are God’s temple …

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