Confirmation Retreat at the Beach
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Confirmation Retreat at the Beach

Rev. Elizabeth leads confirmation, a chance for middle and high school youth to ask questions, explore ideas, and decide what they believe about God, Jesus, the Bible, and church. What does healthy spirituality look like, and how can teenagers nurture it for themselves?

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Lock-In
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Lock-In

Join us for a lock-in at Portland First. We’ll have a scavenger hunt (in the semi-dark with flashlights), share stories, eat pizza, play games and enjoy being together. Youth from Cedar Hills UCC and Parkrose Community UCC will join us!

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Halloween Party!
Oct
28
12:30 PM12:30

Halloween Party!

Join us downstairs in the spooookky Kiva for a Halloween party for kids ages 0 to 12 immediately after morning worship. (Older kids, we'd love your help decorating and making it spooky for the young ones!). We'll have pin-the-grin-on-the-pumpkin, apple bopping, sweet treats and more. Wear your costumes to church!

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Calling all families to Fazio Farms!
Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

Calling all families to Fazio Farms!

Children, youth and their families are invited to gather for a fun adventure at Fazio Farms immediately after church on Sunday, October 21. We’ll pick pumpkins, join a hay ride, and fellowship with families from Parkrose Community UCC. Bring a picnic lunch and plan to carpool. Contact Annie Tarter for more details.

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Family Camp!
Aug
25
to Aug 26

Family Camp!

S'Mores Family Camp

Camp Adams (Molalla, OR)
August 25-26, 2018
Calling all families with children ages birth to college! Join us for an awesome time of fun, fellowship and family in the forest at Camp Adams on August 25th to 26th. We'll swim in the creek, hike/walk/breathe, have field games, arts & crafts, worship, good food, and of course....campfire with songs and s'mores! This year Annie Tarter will lead our youth group on a night hike...wear close-toed shoes. Come for the day or stay for the night. This is a great way to unplug and connect with other families. Register now at: http://uccportland.org/family-camp.

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Washed Ashore: Camping Trip to Bandon
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Washed Ashore: Camping Trip to Bandon

We will stay overnight at the KOA campground in Bandon, Oregon, then volunteer with Washed Ashore. (See https://washedashore.org/ to learn more about their "art to save the sea!"). This trip is chaperoned by Annie Tarter and Parkrose UCC.

A donation ($25.00 per attendee) is requested to offset fuel, camping fees & meals. RSVP by July 31 to atarter@uccportland.org. 

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ALOK & Shea Diamond
May
1
4:30 PM16:30

ALOK & Shea Diamond

About the event: What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? Alok is trying to figure it out. Join us for an evening of comedy, poetry, and performance featuring opener and MC Shea Diamond!

RSVP on facebook & learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/812528195607456/

-About ALOK: ALOK (they/them/their) is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator, and entertainer. Their eclectic style, political comedy, and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. Alok was recently the youngest recipient of the prestigious Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and have presented their work at 300 venues in more than 30 countries.

-If your teen would like to attend and get complimentary tickets, please let Rev. Elizabeth or Annie know!

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Lock-In & Movie
Mar
9
5:00 PM17:00

Lock-In & Movie

Cedar Hills UCC is hosting us in their youth room (the old chapel). We'll gather for pizza and games around 6pm, watch a late night viewing of the movie at Cedar Hills Crossing (reserved seats so that we can all sit together), head to bed sometime after midnight (bring PJs, sleeping bag & pillow) and then have breakfast around their fire pit in the morning. Parents can drop off around 6pm and pick up by 10am. RSVP to Rev. Elizabeth.

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Feb
7
5:30 PM17:30

Hard Times Supper

Hard Times Supper @ Sunnyside Church (3520 SE Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97214). HardTimes Supper is a meal served family-style to people who live outside. Come help make a difference! Please let me know soon if you're able to join us...this helps them with volunteer planning.

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