The family of Mike Bailey would like to thank you for all your prayers and support for Mike throughout his illness and for the family following his loss. You have been an encouragement and a blessing during a difficult season of life, and you are appreciated.
Our worship is built upon the foundation of Jesus Christ and the inspiration of music He’s given to people over the generations. On Saturday, September 30, at 6:00 p.m. you are invited to worship in song with music from the years of our heritage. Hymns, choruses, and Scripture will highlight an hour long worship time as we remember the foundation of our musical faith upon which we continue to build to this day.
Parking Lot Repair
Our parking lot and driveway will be sealcoated & striped on different dates over the next few weeks, starting with September 18. The church building will still be accessible on those days, but access will be limited. Please be alert to follow signs when visiting the church building next week and in the weeks following.
Portland First Kids
We will host a Blacklight Bash on Saturday, September 30 here at the church building! More information is coming soon.
Family/Friends in Christ Breakfast
On October 1, we will host a Family and Friend in Christ breakfast during Sunday School. If you have a Friend in Christ, you won’t want to miss this!
Portland First Ladies
First Ladies’ Friday Night Out
Ladies, mark your calendars for a Night Out on September 22. The first evening of fall calls for warm, delicious soup, “get-to-know-you” conversations, and an inspirational life story from Nancy Schmidt. The Night Out will be held at King City Clubhouse (15245 SW 116th Avenue in King City) at 6:00 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $5 for dinner. Dress: Comfy casual. Please click here to RSVP.
Portland First Students
Mark your calendars for our Annual Late Night on Friday, October 13! The theme is TV Land, and the cost is $20 if you sign up and pay by Sunday, October 8. If you sign up and bring a friend(s) who does not attend church, you can both get in for $10 a person. If you pay at the door, the cost goes up to $25 per person. Doors open at 7:00 and we will be done by 1:00 a.m.
The Alabaster offering raises funds for the Church of the Nazarene to purchase land and construct churches, hospitals, schools, and homes around the world. Alabaster has been vital to the growth and development of the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital where Dr. Radcliffe has served as surgeon since 1985, providing homes for missionary doctors, hospital wards, dorms for medical students, and related structures. We will receive the Alabaster Offering on September 24.
Heel2Heal 5K Volunteers
Freedom Calling is hosting its 2nd Annual 5K on September 23 at Cook Park in Tigard. The 5K raises awareness of sexual exploitation in Portland and also raises money to assist survivors of sex trafficking with Trauma Informed Counseling Services. We need your help! We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:
• greeter/parking lot attendants
• encouragement squad (cheer on the runners/walkers – all ages and abilities can participate in this way)
• food prep for the post-race breakfast
• set-up and take-down crew
Please click here to sign up. Thanks in advance for your help!