CHURCH HIGHLIGHTS: Second Sunday after Pentecost observed
Second Sunday after Pentecost observed
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will observe the second Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m. The Rev. Kathryn Macek will preside and preach. Morning prayer is offered at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the chapel.
A midweek Eucharist is offered at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, also in the chapel.
Journey continues through Matthew
COVE — The Cove United Methodist Church will continue its journey through Matthew Sunday. Matthew 1:18-25 will be the scripture reference as the church focuses on the birth of Jesus and sees how the prophecy from Isaiah came to pass with Mary. The message title is “The Birth of Jesus the
The service will start at 9 a.m., with a coffee fellowship afterward.
‘Praying Through the Troubles’ is message
This second Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor Don Dunn’s message will be “Praying Through the Troubles” at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 901 Penn Ave. Scriptures will be from Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 and Romans 6:1-11 at this 10 a.m. service.
Pastor give sermon advancing kingdom
COVE — Grace Community Lutheran Church will worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Carl Seelhoff’s sermon title is “Advancing the Kingdom” taken from Matthew 10.
Bible studies for all ages start at 9 a.m., with the adult class starting a series from Ephesians. Fellowship follows the service. All activities are held at the Cove Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Relationship with God is Sunday focus
Pastor Sue Peeples on the second Sunday of Pentecost continues her series on a personal relationship with God. The service starts at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Union. The message topic is “Live To God.” Fellowship and refreshments follow.
A special “Pet Blessing” service will begin at 11 a.m. June 29, led by Pastor Mike Lamb on the church lawn. The greater community is welcome to bring their animals and join the church for the service.
The church plays host to Fresh Food Alliance from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.
Senior lunch is served at noon Tuesday, followed at 2 p.m. with Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for anyone desiring to explore emotional reactions to various situations. For more information, call Mary at 541-805-4826.
Wednesday prayer meeting is from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. People with a prayer request should contact a church member or call 541-562-5848.
Southside Kids hosts free event Saturday
Southside Kids is hosting its first free #Fun4Families event, “Letterboxing,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Southside of Heaven, 211 Fir St. Letterboxing involves finding hidden boxes, collecting stamp impressions and learning about places or things represented in the stamps. Those attending will create some stamps and log books and give families clues to some local sites to start their adventures. Kids and Teens must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Stacy at 541-805-9068.
Reconciliation is sermon focus
Reconciliation is one of the greatest words because of the experience it brings, says Pastor Michael Armayor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
How can we experience this reconciliation with God? Wha purpose does it offer for a more passionate life? This will be Armayor’s focus at the 11 a.m. service Saturday at the La Grande Seventh-day Adventist church.
‘Dead and Alive’ is Sunday theme
ENTERPRISE — “Dead and Alive” is the celebration at Enterprise Community Congregational Church Sunday. Bible study starts at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
Hymn sing salutes contributions
The second Sunday after Pentecost will be celebrated during the 9:30 a.m. worship service at the First Presbyterian Church. The contributions of Issac Watts to hymnody will be commemorated by a hymn sing interspersed by Psalms and scripture. Fellowship will follow the service.
A study of a Bible Miniseries begins from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the home of Bruce and Terrie Andrews.
‘Sins and Forgiveness’ is sermon topic
ELGIN — The sermon Sunday at the Elgin United Methodist Church is titled “Sins and Forgiveness” by Pastor Gerald Hopkins. The service begins at 11 a.m. at the church, located at Seventh and Birch streets. Coffee and conversation will follow the service.
‘Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You’
Doug Edmonds’ lesson Sunday at the Church of Christ will be “Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You” coming from the passage Colossians 3:12-25.
Communion is taken every Sunday. Sunday morning classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and worship service follows at 10:30 a.m. A children’s church takes place during the sermon for the little ones.
Wednesday small groups are at 7 p.m. at various home locations.