Don’t forget to check our events page for what’s happening!
Evolution or Creation – Who Cares?
Join us any Sunday through April 7 at 9:15am in the Portland Room as we hear from top-notch speakers from the Design Science Association explain biblical and geologic evidence related to both creation and evolution, including the significance of Mt. St. Helens.
Wilson High School Spring Cleanup
GPBC is teaming up with parents, teachers, and students for spring cleanup at Wilson High School. Come, help with trimming, raking, edging, and sweeping on Saturday, April 13 from 9am-12pm. Bring clippers, loppers, rakes, brooms, and your own garden gloves. Mark everything! Lunch provided. Questions? Contact John Muirhead at 503.806.4604.
Do you have any denim? Old jeans, denim shirts, or even fabric? Bring them for our Global Partners in Spain for sewing projects at The Friendship House. Bring denim, any condition, and deposit it in boxes in the lobby or upstairs by the office, by April 15. Questions? Call Judy Pinkerton at 503.901.6962.
Save the Date: Aging Well and Planing For the Future
Premier presents seven relevant and practical seminars that address prevailing concerns of our day. Be sure to mark Saturday, April 27, 9am-1pm on your calendars. More info soon!
Pantry Worker Appreciation Lunch
All pantry workers and their families are invited to attend the Pantry Appreciation Luncheon on Sunday, April 7 at 12:15pm in the Columbia Room. Questions? Contact Janice at 971.219.5607.
All Church Campout
Our annual all church campout is August 2-4 at Barton Park, in Clackamas County. $70 secures your space for a tent or an RV to enjoy the GPBC community for a weekend of activities and rest. Register online anytime. Lobby registration coming soon!
Save the Date: Ignite Variety Show Fundraiser
Set aside Sunday, May 5, 6-8pm for a wildly fun event to raise money for the Ignite youth summer mission trip to Agassiz, Canada. Free dinner and great entertainment! RSVP here.
Holy Week Schedule
Good Friday Service: On Friday, April 19, at 7:00pm we will gather to mark Christ’s crucifixion and death on the cross. Childcare is unavailable.
Easter: Easter will be a morning full of celebration! We’ll have breakfast at 9:15am and an Easter egg hunt for kids through 5th grade at 9:45am. At 10:30am we’ll gather in the auditorium to celebrate our risen Savior in worship. Children’s classes through preschool will be held at 10:30am; elementary and up will attend worship with their families. No 9:15am classes for children, youth, or adults.
Manna Ministry is part of our Care Ministry and makes meals available to those in crisis. We’d love to have your help. Could you prepare an entrée to be frozen as part of our meal inventory? Could you be on-call to make a meal? If cooking is not what you do, money can be donated for someone to purchase a meal (no amount is too small). please contact Laura McDonald at 503.753.4179 if you can help in any of these ways or with questions.
We at GPBC have a heart to strengthen marriages. Marriage Mentors are couples in stable, strong marriages who want to help other couples have healthy marriages. Although mentors are not licensed counselors, all receive training and provide significant support for couples in any relationship stage. Don't hesitate to reach out if your relationship is experiencing difficult challenges or you just want to experience renewal and refreshment. Fill out this form to start the process.
Fragrance Free Community
We desire for our community to be a safe place for everyone who comes to worship here. In consideration of those who suffer from fragrance allergies, we ask that you refrain from wearing scented products in the church building. Thanks so much!
Do You Need Someone To Walk Alongside You?
We all experience challenging times in life when we could benefit from the support of a caring, one-to-one Christian friend who has been trained to provide confidential emotional and spiritual care. Stephen Ministers are ready to come alongside you. Please let us know if we can help by checking the box on Sunday's welcome card or by .
The Pantry of Greater Portland
Are you or anyone you know in need of food assistance? We invite you to “shop” at our food pantry on Saturdays at 1:30pm. The pantry also accepts non-perishable food donations at any time. Drop donations off at the information booth in the lobby or at the office. Thank you!
Domestic Abuse: Free Faith-Based Class
The Oasis Bible Study is a free faith-based study to help educate and bring healing to women who are victims or survivors of domestic abuse. Any woman is welcome at any time, even if she just wants to learn more about domestic abuse to help others. This class is being held in Washington County. Due to safety issues, please contact Diana at 503.850.8225 for class details. Read more about this important class at LivingWatersOfHope.com.