Servant Leadership Board

On September 25th, the Church Council approved the new church administrative structure, the Servant Leadership Board.  Our administrative committees (Finance, Lay Leadership, Staff Parish Relations Committee, Stewardship, Trustees, and Church Council) are now combined into a single Board.

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Sue Koch
Breakthrough Prayer

Connect with God - Connect with Each Other. Breakthrough Prayer every day at 8:35 am & 8:35 pm

The Breakthrough Prayer Initiative at People’s Church has begun.  You are encouraged to pray the ’breakthrough’ prayer each morning and evening.  Cards with the prayer are available, either from the Church Office or from an usher during worship.

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Sue Koch
A Message from the Missions Committee

For several years People’s Church has had the Rural School in Cuernavaca, Mexico as our main international mission ministry.  The main reason we have been successful with what our funds and presence have been able to do with and for the school is because of the oversight and guidance of Brienne Barrows Gallardo and Cesar Gallardo, the daughter and son-in-law of Oregon residents, Linda and Dick Barrows. 

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Spiritual Care & Development

First Monday:

First Monday is a gathering of folks aged 50+ who meet for fellowship and fun on the first Monday of each month, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. We meet in the Great Room at PUMC for a potluck lunch followed by the program.

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Christian Living & Outreach

“You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” Deuteronomy 10:19.

Outreach: How are we doing at genuinely and authentically welcoming people? If a “secret visitor” came to our church, what would be the report? How do you respond to newcomers each week?

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Family & Children's Ministries

Family Worship Sunday & Bible Sunday Coming Soon - October 14th! We will worship with our families on Sunday, October 14th! This family friendly worship service will include fun prayer stations for the kids & adults.

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Youth Group

Youth Group meets on Wednesday evenings and is for Youth in grades 7-12. Youth Group is a great way to connect with other teens and grow in faith (while having a lot of fun).  Adult leaders are also needed.

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Sue Koch
Wednesday Night Supper

Wednesday Night Supper is a ministry at People's Church that has been going strong for close to 20 years. This is because of the many people who have served in this "kitchen table" form of outreach and service.

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Oregon Area Food Pantry

The Oregon Area Food Pantry will be open on October 25th from 9 – 11am and 3 – 7pm. Donations are accepted at church, items can be placed in the cabinet located next to the office door. 

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Sue Koch
New! Memory Cafe in Oregon

The Memory Café will meet every second Thursday of the month, beginning on October 11th from 9:30-11:00am in the State Bank of Cross Plains-Oregon Community Room. A memory café is a place where individuals with memory loss and their care partners get together in a relaxed setting, share common interests and enjoy refreshments.

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Giving

From the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation: Living in the Kingdom of God, October 2018

Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’… But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:31, 33, NRSV)

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Sue Koch
Thank You Dan Behrend!

Saturday Night Worship – A Thank You and a Welcome:

On Saturday, September 2, Dan Behrend will be preaching for the last time at the Saturday night, 5:00 p.m. service. The Saturday evening service is lead by lay preachers three times a month and Pastors Jason or Kate once a month. Dan has been preaching twice a month on Saturday nights for over two years now. We truly appreciate his leadership and our prayers go with him as he continues to preach for Moravian churches on Sunday mornings.

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Sue Koch
Spiritual Care & Development

Growth Groups: Our Fall season of Growth Groups begins the week of September 16th and runs for eight weeks concluding the week of November 4th. As usual, we will have a wide selection of offerings from sermon series reflection groups, Bible study, or book study groups.

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Christian Living & Outreach

Service Opportunity: The Crossing college campus ministry needs groups to sign up for providing Sunday Vespers evening meals. Providing meals for students goes beyond just being hospitable.

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Youth Group

Youth Group is Coming! Youth Group is starting up again. The first meeting is on September 12 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Youth Group meets on Wednesday evenings and is for Youth in grades 7-12

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Sue Koch
Oregon Area Food Pantry

The Oregon Area Food Pantry will be open on September 28th from 9 – 11am and 3 – 7pm. Donations are accepted at church, items can be placed in the cabinet located next to the office door. 

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Sue Koch
Giving

From the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation - Spiritual Maturity in Stewardship September 2018

“I could not speak to you as spiritual people, but rather as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for solid food. Even now you are still not ready...” (1 Corinthians 3:1–2)

 

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