Listed below are highlights of recent and upcoming activities of our congregation.

Seeking Election Night Community?

Because you are a good Oregonian and live in one of the easiest states to vote in, you mailed your ballot the day after you got in the mail. And ...
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Adell Joins Us, Webinar October 25, Trivia Night in November – October 20, 2020

Well, gentle readers, it is time for a quick update on Behind The Chalice. The big exciting news is the new computer came! Ahead of schedule! It is getting install ...
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How to Attend the 10:30 am October 25, 2020 Service

The Salem and Spokane congregations join together via webinar to worship our common humanity while honoring our individual differences. Join Rev. Rick and Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof as they discuss ...
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Sunday Fellowship Time- Via Zoom!

If you’re really missing coffee hour after the service, join us for Fellowship Time via Zoom. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. You’ll begin together and then be put ...
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Share the Plate Recipients for the 2020-2021 Church Year

July, 2020 – Oregon Black Pioneers – August, 2020 – Partner Church September, 2020 – CAUSA October, 2020 – Microfinance November, 2020 – Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund December, 2020 –  IMIrJ Interfaith Movement for ...
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Join Our Legacy Campaign

Many of you have received our Legacy Campaign booklet in the mail. By November 22, we want to gain commitments of $1,000,000 to secure our Congregation’s future. Commitments include gifts ...
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Microfinance Scarf Auction October 2020

Help raise money for Microfinance projects by bidding on Laotian scarves during October! Proceeds from the sale of the scarves will directly benefit next year’s Microfinance projects and continue our ...
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Habitat and Hope Village Update

Marion County has approved the septic system for the north parking lot, and has assigned the property an official address of 5093 Center Street. The blackberry bushes were cut last ...
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Share the Plate Recipient for October 2020 is Microfinance

What is Share the Plate?  During each Sunday service, we take a collection. This voluntarily given money is then shared between our congregation and an organization from the local community ...
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Donate to Help Fire Victims

Gary Swanson, who did our sanctuary’s beautiful stained glass window, is also an active firefighter (retired from fire chief) in Gates. At the beginning of the Labor Day fires, he ...
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