Announcements

Don’t forget to check our events page for what’s happening!

Receptionist Help Needed

Do you have a morning or afternoon to help in the office in the next couple of weeks? We have a two shifts a day (9am-1pm and 1pm-4:30pm) Mondays through Thursdays, October 7 through October 17. Could you help answer the phones during a short period of time? We’d really appreciate it. Contact at 503.452.9375. Thanks!

All Church Family Prayer Night

Join your Greater Portland family for prayer in the Student Center on Wednesday, October 23, 7:00-8:30pm. We will be praying through John 15:1-17; He is the Vine and we are the branches.

FOCUS Christmas Banquet Coordinator

Do you have a heart for reaching international students through the FOCUS activities? We need someone to be liaison to/partner with the FOCUS staff for the Christmas Banquet on December 13. If interested, please contact the church office at 503.452.9375 or by

Men’s Retreat: Men At Love

Men, lobby registration has begun on Sundays or you can register online any time.  Get details here. Questions? Contact Dave McLaren.

Discover GPBC

Want to know more about our church? Explore what makes us unique on Sunday, October 27, 12:00 to 2:00pm in the Portland Room. Enjoy a free lunch and meet some key leaders. Reserve childcare by October 20 on Sunday’s Welcome Card or call the church office at 503.452.9375.

God is Doing Amazing Things in our Children’s Ministry!

We love being a part of a ministry that is drawing kids of all ages closer to Jesus! If you would like to be part of the exciting things God is doing through Children’s Ministry, please contact Sally Bland or 503.998.9640 for an application to join the team!

SW Church Together Event

Sunday, October 13, will be an exciting SW Church Together event. Four churches (Missio, Riversgate, Multnomah Presbyterian, and GPBC) will join together for a unified morning of worship here at GPBC at 10:30am. Come early and stay after for pastries and coffee. You won’t want to miss it!

Save the Date: Women’s Christmas Brunch

Ladies, you won’t want to miss the fifth annual Christmas Brunch on Saturday, December 7 at 10am in the auditorium. Put it on your calendars!

Save the Date: All Church Campout

It’s never to early to plan next year’s campout! Mark your calendar for July 31-August 2, 2020.

Manna Ministry

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.

Marriage Mentors

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.