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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pastor's Wednesday Message

Dear Christians at SOV,

     I thought I would introduce you to several Christian churches and other places of worship in our neighborhood.

     You may already know about our sister ELCA congregations, Community of ChristChurch near Hwy. 26 and Cornelius Pass Road and St. Andrew Lutheran Church on Butner Road.

     Across the street is the True Life Fellowship, associated with Grace International, a Pentecostal Christian Church.

     On the other side of Highway 26 near Bethany is the Somerset Christian Church. They are an independent Christian congregation.

     Near 185th and Rock Creek Blvd. is the Sunset Covenant Church, Historically, Covenant Churches were offshoots of the Scandinavian Lutheran Churches.

      On Walker Road east of 185th is the Beaverton Grace Bible Church. They are Christians who adhere to the Particular Baptist movement.

     In the shopping area adjacent to our church is the Jaya Hanuman Temple. This is a worship center devoted to the Hindu god Hanuman and a cultural center concerned with Indian ways and customs.

     May we become more aware of our neighbors of many Christian traditions and faith backgrounds.

             Shalom                             Pastor Tom

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Lessons for Sunday, March 19, 2017
Exodus 17:1-7
Psalm 95
Romans 5:1-11
John 4:5-42

THIS WEEK

Wednesday   9:00 - 1:00 pm KOK Preschool/chapel
                    10:00 am Bible Study
                     5:30 pm Lenten Soup Supper
                     6:30 pm Lenten Devotion

Thursday      9:00 - 1:00 pm KOK Preschool
                 
Friday          9:00 - 12:00 pm KOK Preschool

Saturday     9:30 - 11:30 am SOV Choir rehearsal
                    1:00 - 3:00 pm Baby Shower for John and Christina

Sunday         8:30 & 11:00 am Worship services.

March 18  1:00 - 3:00 pm at SOV
All are invited to a Baby shower for John and Christina

SOV Kitchen and GEM Ministry Shower
Toilet paper, paper towels, Crystal light, frozen lemonade or Hawaiian juices, liquid flavored creamers, tall kitchen plastic garbage bags, Dawn dish washing liquid, liquid hand soap, glass cleaner, Comet cleaner, coffee or decaf coffee, large kitchen       garbage bags (30 or more gallon) and 10 oz. hot beverage cups.  We can also use monetary gifts that can be earmarked for GEM or Kitchen shower.

(GEM ministry items support families in need with household and personal hygiene items that are not covered by Food Stamps. The Social Concern's committee receives requests from members and non members.)

Hand lotion, Laundry detergent, Dish soap and toilet cleaners.

Kids of the Kingdom Preschool
Register for 2017-18 School Year

Registration for the 2017-18 school year has begun. If you are someone you know is interested in our class offerings and finding out more information, you can call the school at 503-645-0236 or email Hannah at kokpreschool -at-gmail -dot- com