In Our Church

Rockwood Calendar

Apr 18—12:15 pm, Potluck for those who are interested in starting Pathfinders at   Rockwood. 

Apr 19—2- 4 pm, 50th Wedding Anniversary “Come & Go” Reception for LeRoy & Ethel Rieley downstairs in Fellowship Hall.  They have requested no presents!

Apr 21—9:30 am, “Play & Pray” Group for   Mothers with young children.

Apr 21—6:00 pm, Finance Committee

Apr 21—7:00 pm, Church Board

Apr 22—5:30 pm, Exercise Class (Pilates)

Apr 226:00 pm, Mission Embrace Meal

Apr 22—7:00 pm, Mission Embrace Classes

Apr 26—4:00 pm, Health Seminar with Home Health teacher, Joyce Brown. Come and learn the simple use of medicinal herbs: picking, applying, and preserving,

May 2—11:00 am and 7:00 pm, Steve  Arrington will be at Rockwood for the sermon at 11:00 am and for a vespers program at 7:00 pm.  Steve was the lead diver for Jacques Cousteau for many years. He is now “fishing” for souls, especially our   youth.  See new footage of his Fiji project.

Vacation Bible School / Discovery Canyon   Theme, July 20 to 24, from 9 am - 12:00 noon. Volunteers are needed!   Please talk to Nina Kight or Jane Roe.  We will need you to save your empty paper towel rolls for crafts.  Please leave them in the church office.  Thank you!

Women’s Retreat – Ladies, please turn in your final payment before the end of April.  We still have 4 openings, so if you would like to attend (May 15-17 at Menucha, in Corbett), please contact Shirley Jordan at 503-667-0230.

Don’t Forget our Big Lake Snow Trip Fund!  Each year the cost per person is roughly $50 each.  We now have a year-round fund set up so you can start paying in advance for the coming year (usually in early February).  We are also willing to accept “Snow Trip Scholar-ship Funds” to help others be able to attend.

Please Remember the Caring Cards that are in the pew racks.  Write a simple note of encouragement to someone in our church family, drop it in the offering plate, and we will mail it for you!  (Make sure it is for someone whose address we have in the office.)

Have an Urgent Prayer Request? To start the prayer chain, call Dorothy Ellis at 503-255-1135. Or write your requests in the prayer book on the lobby desk. Our Wednesday night prayer team prays for each of these requests.

In Our Community

PACS Needs - Clothing, Furniture and House- hold goods! Thrift sales provide essential funding to the food pantry and health clinic. But thrift goods are dwindling. You can help PACS meet the growing need with your donations. Drop off hours are 9-5 Mon-Thurs, 9-2:30 Fri, 11-4 Sun.  Call 503-252-8500.

A Memorial Service for Paul Coleman will be held at the Walla Walla College Church on April 26, at 9:30 a.m.  Many of us knew him for his music in the group “Patriarchal Brass.”

A Memorial Service for Merrill Mathiesen will be held at Sunnyside Adventist Church (10501 SE Market St., Portland), on May 2 at 4:00 pm.  He was an Adventist physician in the Portland area for many years.

Helpers are Needed in the “Sunshine Building,” (ages 3-4) for Camp Meeting.  We need song leaders, group leaders, station leaders and play-yard help.  Call Sherri Uhrig at 503-850-3537.  Campmeeting is July 14-18.

Adventist Book Center Dollar Stretcher Sale ends tomorrow, April 19.  A number of food items will have extremely low prices for the first 6 cans, including FriChik 12 oz. cans for $1.97.  Books, Bibles and cookbooks will also be on sale.

National Scrapbook Day at Mt. Tabor SDA Church on Sunday, April 26.  Prices and details are on the bulletin board.  Bring a sack lunch and RSVP to Mel Hill, 503-632-5050.

2nd Adventist Urban Congress will be held Sunday, August 30 thru Wednesday, September 2 at the Dallas First Adventist Church in Dallas, Texas. Information and scheduling is on the Bulletin Board. To register visit or call 1-800-732-7587.

Single Adult Rally on May 15, 9:30 am to 9:00 pm, at the Holden Convention Center in Gladstone.  To register go to or call 1-800-732-7587.


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Place: Portland , Oregon

Start: 08:53 PM, 07/20/2018

End: 08:52 PM, 07/21/2018