Month: October 2015

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

I just got home from the annual Bishop’s Convocation.  This yearly event is a time for clergy from across the Oregon Synod (covering all Oregon) to gather for worship, learning, fellowship, and mutual support.  The venue was just right: the…

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KOK Christmas Greens Fundraiser reminder

Sunday is the last day to order your Christmas greens from Kids of the Kingdom Christian Preschool for this annual fundraising event.
Wreaths, centerpieces, sways and garlands are available.  Samples will be at the church and you can put your…

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Thanksgiving Basket Project

As Tom announced at Sunday services, your Social Concerns Committee has begun working with Love INC and the Healthy Families program, a joint project between Lutheran Community Services and the Community Action program of Washington County.
The older youth of…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Earlier today I informed members and friends of SOV that two elected officers of this congregation have decided to resign from the Church Council.  You probably have read their letters of resignation.  Here, I want to comment on this news. …

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Confirmation class is up and running.  You know this because you hear my announcements in worship services.  Since we had some struggles finding a viable schedule, as I wrote a few months ago, I thought I should tell you we’re…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Autumn has come and brought its signs of the season.  Waning daylight hours, the sun swinging across the sky at a daily descending angle, cooling temperatures, falling leaves.  And kids back in school.  At SOV, that means KIDS OF THE…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Last week I wrote about the “Site Profile Survey” and about the Town Hall meeting on Sunday, October 4.  These things are so important that I’m writing about them again this week.  Tom Barnes did a good presentation at both…

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KOK Parent’s Night-In

Kids of the Kingdom is hosting “Parent’s Night-In”  
Thursday, October 1st from 6:30pm-7:30 
for any parents who are in the midst of raising toddlers and preschoolers. 

Do you have a toddler or preschool aged child? 

Do you feel isolated in…