Our Worship Schedule

June through through August:
        10:00 AM - Worship

September through May:
        11:00 AM - Worship 
 
Do you need help hearing the service? We have sound enhancers which can be reserved for your use each Sunday – you will not need to share it with anyone else – just let an usher know you would like to try one out.

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Summber Worship at 10:00 a.m. begins June 6, 2016
  and returns to 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2016

 

 MEMORY CAFÉ PROVIDES TRAINING ON HELPING OTHERS

Memory Café will resume September 9, 2016 when we will present an overview of our fall programming. 

The Memory Café meets from noon to 1:30 pm, and don't forget to RSVP to Pastor Deb by Wednesday, September 7th.

Mark your calendar:

July 27 and Aug 31 — Intergenerational Salad Potluck and Art Nights ­ Salad Potluck from 5-6 pm, with Art Night from 6-7:30. All are welcome!

Sept. 2, 2016, Friday - Smyrna's Drive the Hunger Away" Golf Tournament at Arrowhead.  Click here to see the poster.  Print and fill out this Registration Form to enter the tournament!

Sun Sept 4 - John Nilsen returns as special music

Sept. 15-18, 2016 - Oktoberfest booth at Mt Angel.


Find us on the map: South of Canby and between Molalla and Woodburn. Click on this map to see us on Google Maps.

   

Deadline for registration has been extended to this Monday (June 20th) at noon. We've received a generous offer of support from a kind lady who is willing to provide scholarships to any families for whom the $25 registration is a hardship.  Please contact Pastor Deb for more information. 

Peacebuilders Camp Registration is now open for Peace Camp! "Grow Now in Peace" is the theme of Smyrna's 2016 Peace Camp, which will take place June 27-July 1st from 9 to noon for kids in Grades K-6.  Or you may contact Pastor Deb at DeborahPatterson@smyrna-ucc.org

Peacebuilder Camp Application  Fill-out online and save/print or print and fill out and return

Peacebuilder Camp Detail Information

Stitch Club's May 2016 ChallengeMother's Day in past years has been "Undie Sunday" and we would like to expand that to include personal hygiene items or toilet tissue.  These will go to the Molalla Service Center, and we will be collecting these items the entire month.  Thanks for your contributions!!

Frozen Assets Program

Frozen Assets is a program of Smyrna United Church of Christ supported through the generous contributions of members and friends of the congregation. You are welcome to help support the program financially or through in-kind gifts (food, containers, grocery bags, etc.), but financial support is not required to participate in this ministry.

Fill out the registration form (PDF).  This will help us to plan for all the special dietary needs of those participating in the program. Frozen entrees will be prepared twice a month and delivered to you at your convenience.

Please return the completed application to Angela Stierle, Program Coordinator, or Pastor Deborah Patterson.

Welcome to our New Youth Minister – Adam Ericksen

Adam Ericksen, hired as the new Youth Minster at Smyrna, began on Sunday, March 20, 2016

Adam is an Oregon native, a graduate of Linfield College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies, and a graduate of Garrett Evangelical Theologi-cal Seminary in Evanston, Illinois with a Masters of Theological Stud-ies. His thesis was "Love and Nonviolence in Christianity and Islam."

For the last eight years, he has been the youth pastor at the First Congregational Church in Wilmette Illinois, where he has been doing great things. He and his wife wanted to move back to Oregon, and he came to Smyrna with high recommendations.

Welcome to our Choir Director – Kristin Wishon

In October 2015, Kristin became Smyrna's new Choir Director.  Kristin lives in Portland.  Please introduce yourself and welcome Kristin to our church and get to know her!

 

Smyrna United Church of Christ is striving to be:

  • A place of peace where we teach the word of God and the story of God's love.
  • A spiritual haven where we accept and care for all humanity in an outreach of grace.
  • A lighthouse of God's light, where worship, teaching, learning and spiritual growth take place in community powered by thought and action
  • A Christian people, working for God's realm in ecumenical harmony with other people of faith and conviction.

Realm Membership Management

Smyrna UCC uses the cloud based system called Realm to manage our members and friends of Smyrna. Soon each of us will can log on to keep our contact information current and keep current with Church activities.

Stay Tuned for more information.

Use the following search box to look for members of Smyrna UCC (you will need a Realm signon).

 

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