Our Worship Schedule

September through May:   11:00 AM - Worship 

June through through August:    10:00 AM - Worship

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 MEMORY CAFÉ PROVIDES TRAINING ON HELPING OTHERS

The next Memory Café is Friday, October 7, 2016 from noon to 1:30pm.

Click here to read the entire press release! for this month's Memory Cafe presentation.

JoDean Sampson, from the Clackamas County arm of SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefit Assistance) with the State of Oregon. JoDean will discuss ways to maximize one’s wellness benefits and other benefits of their Medicare and Medicare supplemental plans. Open enrollment is October 15-December 7th. She will also bring volunteers who will counsel people individually after the Memory Café. Please call 503-655-8269 to schedule an appointment for this free service provided by volunteers who are trained and certified by SHIBA.

Don't forget to RSVP to Pastor Deb by preceding Wednesday.

Mark your calendar:

Mon's at 10 am - Aging Backwards

Wed's at 9:30 and Sat's at 10 am Tai Chi

 


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

Sundays (following the Children and Youth Sermon - Sunday School for all kids in grades K-6 The curriculum this year will be the "Whole People of God" curriculum developed by the United Church of Canada and endorsed by the United Church of Christ.

Thu Sept. 22 - Women's Fellowship Luncheon Resumes. (Second and fourth Thursdays in Smyrna Friendship Hall.)

Sun Oct 2 - CostCo Dinner and Silent Auction. This is an annual fundraiser for our general fund.  Bring a new or gently used item or two for a silent auction which accompanies the dinner. Funds raised support the various ministries of this congregation, such as Memory Cafe, youth programming, Art Nights, and special musical events. Funds also help keep our furnace running – always appreciated, especially on those cold and rainy days.

Sun Oct 8 - Adopt a Road - Highway Cleanup. Meet at Smyrna at 9AM. Contact Rod Bullard for details.

A big "THANKS" to all of the volunteers who worked so hard to make this year's Poutine Booth a huge success!


Smyrna's booth at Okoberfest where we served Poutine.  This year the proceeds are going to Habitat for Humanity and our local area food banks.

Sun Oct 30 - Smyrna's Annual Halloween Party

After worship services. Games! Crafts! Art Project! And Treats! Bring your costumes to change into after worship. Volunteer sign-up in the Narthex.

Sat Nov 19 - Women's Fellowship Bazaar

The annual Women's Fellowship Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016, beginning at 5:00 PM.

We will be serving Poutine and deep fried cheese curds, followed by cake, pie and homemade ice cream.

A preview of the auction items will begin at 6:00 PM followed by the live auction at 7:00 PM. Please come and enjoy meeting up with old friends and tasting a bit of Octoberfest.

 

Sounnd Enhancers:  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.

 

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.

Our Youth Director and 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.

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

 

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