Got WiFi?

With the increasing need for congregations to acquire reliable WiFi in their buildings, and the challenges presented by multiple additions to the campus, brick walls and complex wiring grids, an example of one church’s solution might be a welcome addition to your database of knowledge.  Here is a detailed account of what Rose City Park …

Kiss the Ground Film Screening

Happy Earth Month! April is a good time for your faith community to focus on caring for creation as an expression of your faith. Earth Day is April 22. We encourage you to participate in (outdoor, COVID-safe) events on that day and/or incorporate awareness of climate justice in your worship services in the weeks surrounding …

Hybrid Worship Technology and Best-Practices Webinar

  On March 25 Eric Doss offered a very helpful webinar on Hybrid worship.  He shared ideas, answered questions and has made available for us the following material.     He uploaded the recording of the webinar here. Eric related to us, “Please feel free to share it with any of your colleagues.”   He also mentioned …

Notes from the Hybrid Worship Forum

On March 18 over 30 of us gathered to share thoughts, documents and links for planning hybrid worship.  The chat section and white board file include questions and short answers to some of the concerns raised during the forum.  The other links point to documents and articles that include planning tools, ideas, equipment recommendations and …

Urgent: Clergy Vaccine Update

Hello Faith Leaders, The Frontline worker definition for COVID-19 vaccines now includes religious organizations. Frontline workers are individuals who have a job that puts the individual at higher risk for contracting COVID-19 because of: Regular close contact with others outside of their household (less than six feet); and Routine (more than 15 minutes per person(s)) …

Notes from March 18th Hybrid Worship Forum

  On March 18 over 30 of us gathered to share thoughts, documents and links for planning hybrid worship.  The chat section and white board file include questions and short answers to some of the concerns raised during the forum.  The other links point to documents and articles that include planning tools, ideas, equipment recommendations …

WISDOM OF INCARNATION:

“You have helped me more in one hour than all the months I’ve been with my psychiatrist and grief counselor”.         A church member spoke these words as we ended our time together.         All I did was suggest a way to position his body         …

BOUNDARY TRAINING 2021 ATTENTION ALL MINISTERS

  Are you due for Boundary Training in 2021?  If you’re unsure, please email Presbytery Office to find out. Not only is Boundary Training part of our presbytery’s policy but it is also good practice. All minister members of presbytery, including those who are Honorably Retired, are required to take the course every four years.  If for some reason your …

2021 Stewardship Learning Opportunities

10:00 am pacific: contact maggie-harmon@presbyterianfoundation.org or rob.hagan@presbyterianfoundation.org to register   The Foundation is also sponsoring a Day of Learning on March 2nd Read More