This Week in the Life of Our Church
Sunday, May 23
9:45am Sunday School Classes for all ages
11:15am KLUB Jesus
6:00pm Global Day of Prayer Service - Reformation Covenant Church
1201 John Q. Adams Street ~ Oregon City
Monday, May 24
2:30pm Epistles Writing Class - Crisp home
Tuesday, May 25
7:00pm Third Service Worship Team Rehearsal - Room D5
Wednesday, May 26
6:45pm Childcare- Rooms B3,C1/2 7:00pm JR High Youth- Room C7
Welcome to Oregon City Evangelical Church 7:00pm Adult Choir- Sanctuary 7:00pm SR High Youth- Room D5
7:00pm Prayer Gathering- Room C6 7:00pm Growth Groups- Rm C4, C5, LL1
Raising up generations of faithful and prepared followers of Jesus Christ. 7:00pm SWAT Party - (gr 1-6)- FC 7:00pm Healthy Life-Style-Ministry House
1024 Linn Avenue Summer break (June-August) 9:00pm NO Prayer Gathering -Sanctuary
Mailing Address: PO Box 10 Oregon City, Oregon 97045
Telephone: 503 656-8582 Website: www.ocec.net Thursday, May 27
6:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meal - OC Ministry House
Pentecost Sunday, May 23 2010 7:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meeting - OC Ministry House
(Interpretive Sign Language provided at 8:15am.) 7:00pm The Inn - Sanctuary
8:15am & 9:45am ~ Blended Worship Friday, May 28
Worship Singing - Pastor Dave LeRud, leading 1:00pm Children’s Book Report Club - Room C5/6
Adult Choir: Let the Church Rise Sunday, May 30
Vocal by Leah Bellamy: Empty Me 8:15am, 9:45am, 11:15am
Message by Pastor Tom: Changing Your World by Degrees Message by Supt. Chris Neilsen
From Pentecost to Tomorrow- Let His Kingdom Come
6:00pm - Prayer Gathering
11:15am ~ Contemporary Worship Monday, May 31
Worship Singing Church offices closed for the Memorial Day holiday
Message by Pastor Tom: Changing Your World by Degrees
From Pentecost to Tomorrow- Let His Kingdom Come
6:00pm ~ Global Day of Prayer Service Church Staff
Reformation Covenant Church Pastoral Staff— Lead Pastor, Tom Hurt; Music/Worship/Prayer, Dave LeRud;
1201 John Q. Adams Street ~ Oregon City Small Groups/Next Generation, Andrew Anderson;
Student Ministries/Church Outreach, Erin Loftis;
Junior High, Josh Shelton; Children, Sue Burson; Visitation, Leroy Myers
Ministry Directors— Nursery, Marilyn Brown*; Early Childhood, Brenda Heinsoo;
SWAT (Wed. Evenings), Raelene Gilmore; Women, Sandy Richter;
If you are a first-time or recent guest, we would love to get to know you! Men, Don Wallace*; Marriage, Tom & Liz Dressel*;
Please complete a Communication Card located in the chair pocket in front of you. Primetime Adults (55+), Ben & Carole Datria*
Support Staff— Church Office: Leah Bellamy, Esther Entenman, Kay Neumann
You may place it in the offering receptacle, give to an usher
Maintenance: Jerry Wheeler
or leave it with a Welcome Center Attendant in the lobby. * Volunteer
Memorial Day Celebration Summer B.L.A.S.T Day Camps
May 31, 2010 at 10:00am
Mountain View Cemetery Our Summer Ministries Leadership Team will be offering SIX
Greeting from O.C. Mayor, Alice Norris Summer B.L.A.S.T. (Bible Learning and Skill Training) Day
Presentations & Honors Special Music Camps. Each day camp will teach Bible lessons focusing on getting
Come support the Red, White & Blue! to know God AND basic skills within the camp emphasis. Skill
Training Camp options planned are: Sports Spectrum (volleyball, basketball,
Love Inc. Golf Benefit (4 Person Scramble) - Friday, June 18, 2010 baseball & track & field) (Grades 1-4); Chef School (cooking & grilling) (Grades 2
at Charbonneau Golf Club -6); Sewing (Grades 4-6); Horsemanship (Grades 2-6); Drama & Music (Grades
11:45 am Check-in 1:00 pm Shotgun Start 1-6); Photography (Grades 3-6). Summer B.L.A.S.T. Day Camps will be 10am-
18 holes of golf ~ Golf cart ~ Bucket of balls ~ Box lunch 2pm, Monday-Thursday. Three skill camp options per week will be offered July
Registration is $75 per golfer 26-29 and August 9-12. Registration are being received now! Plan to register
Registration forms are available on the Love Inc. website: early, camps will close when full!
www.clackamasloveinc.org. Questions? Call Sue Burson, Pastor of Children, (503) 656-8582, ext. 106, or
For more information, contact Rick Swindler Raelene Gilmore, Summer Ministries Director, (503) 656-1218.
at email@example.com or at 503 632-1126
Ambassadors in Sport Soccer Camp ~ July 20-24
OCEC Annual Vacation Bible School - June 21-25 An OCEC sponsored camp designed to give young, developing players an
… for children entering Kindergarten - Grade 6 this fall opportunity to learn basic and advanced soccer skills in a fun, positive and
Registration forms at Children Ministry Board in lobby encouraging Christian environment. Coaches are highly experienced pro/semi-
pro players from around the world who are committed Christians and positive
Cookies, crackers and more cookies are needed for VBS! role models. In addition to excellent coaching, they provide a daily life-related
MANY, MANY cookies and crackers are needed for our VBS Team Talk geared toward communicating the life-changing message found in
ministry! We are requesting a wide variety of cookies (both homemade and God’s Word. For Ages 6-16; 9am-3pm. Cost: $90 before May 31; $100 after May
store bought) for children and staff, but we would also like to provide some 31. Register at www.ambassadorssoccercamps.com.
lower-sugar options, especially: RITZ & GOLDFISH CRACKERS & VANILLA Would you like to be involved in international missions without leaving
WAFERS. your home? We need host homes for our 15 Ambassadors in Sport
Please use a Communication Card to let us know the number of dozen cookies international coaches this summer, July 18-25. Hosts need to provide meals
or boxes of crackers/vanilla wafers you can supply. Please bring homemade and a bed for 2 or more coaches per home. Coaches will need transportation to
cookies stored in shoeboxes to prevent crumbling. and from the church daily as they coach the AIS Soccer
Items may be brought to the church marked VBS starting now. Camp. Interested? Contact Val Cutter (503 650-2468) for details and
information this week.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life ~ June 26-27
Walk & Roll is Here to Stay, is a cancer survivor walk. If you would like to
attend and/or be recognized on this team, contact Bob Howell at 503 504-9493
or at email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Primetimers to Leavenworth
All-Church Camp Out July 9-11, 2010 A trip to Leavenworth, Washington is
Metzler Park - located seven miles south of Estacada. planned for August 3-5. Come along
and enjoy the outdoor play, The Sound
Weekend Cost: $40.00 (full payment due at registration) of Music on the 3rd. Ticket cost: $14.00 per person. Carpooling and housing to
SPACE IS LIMITED: Register at the lobby desk TODAY! be arranged. Contact Mardell Hohensee at 503-722-4340 or email at
NOTE: Tickets will be purchased on/near June 5th. Another play, How to
SITE INFORMATION and registration forms available at Grand Central
Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, is presented on the 4th. If interested
CHECK-IN / CHECK OUT: Check-in at 3:00PM Check-out at 1:00PM in attending this second play, please mention it when making contact with
PETS are welcome. They must be leashed and not left unattended Mardell.
OCEC Registrars, Ralph & Melanie Scholz at 503 705-6909
Graduates to be honored!
Campbell Soup & Education Labels If you are graduating this year or have a graduate in your family,
Commemorative Postage Stamps please bring a photo to the church office by May 26th for our
Don’t discard those Campbell Soup Labels, General Graduate Bulletin Board Display.
Foods Box Top Education Labels & Postage Stamps!
These are collected in a container on the lobby coat rack and sent to Be a missionary from home!
the American Indian School in Arizona. They, in turn, buy many items for the Angela Dillon is helping to coordinate host homes for 15 Japanese students July
mission school. 20-Aug. 10 in Oregon City. Japan is a country with no concept of Christ or
Please remember! Do not cut off the bar code! It is NEEDED from each Christianity. Would you be willing to spend three weeks this summer along with
Canned Food. If there is no bar code, then the collection is worthless. other families in showing a Japanese teen girl what a Christian family looks like?
Education Labels from box tops are being collected as well. For more information regarding your involvement and the exchange student
scheduling, contact Angela at 503-419-7721 or email her at
Foreign & Commemorative Stamps are also received. Please leave plenty of
paper around each stamp. If a stamp is torn or mutilated in anyway it is
considered worthless. Thank you for your part in helping missionaries meet
the needs of Arizona’s Indian children. Common Ground Cruisers
Motorcycle Riders of Oregon City Evangelical Church
Celebrate Recovery - Thursday Evenings Come join us for a ride!
..a Christ-centered, Biblical based 12-step program dealing
June 19th 9:00am
with life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups!
Using eight principles based on the beatitudes, Celebrate Recovery is Ride begins in the north parking lot.
changing people’s lives and allowing them to step into God’s Grace. Got other friends with a cycle? Invite them to join us!
Questions: Call Toby Anderson at 503-266-4383
Meeting at the Ministry House (916 Linn Avenue)
Thursday Evenings: 6:00PM - meal 7:00PM - meeting Annual National Night Out August 3rd
For more information, call Mike Cross at 503 867-3157 or Dyann Miller at 503 557-7998.
The Oregon City Police Department will be sponsoring the Annual National
Night Out event at Chapin Park located at 340 Warner Parrott Road. The event
will be held from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an
evening with your friends and neighbors! Free Hot Dog & Chips for the first 200
VBS Skit Items Needed
Oregon City residents! Raffle prizes for adults and children. For more
♦Giant stuffed snake information on this event check out the website at www.orcity.org/police.
♦Beige or white netting or mesh (2 sheets)
♦Camping coffee pot and cookware Serving In Our Armed Forces
♦Camping cookstove Pray for those from our church family or those who have relatives
♦Lanterns (2 or 3) serving our country and away from home.
♦Wooden barrel Tim Anderson-Marines Chol & Heidi Kim-Air Force Nathan Phillips-Army
♦Folding table and chairs (preferably wooden) A.J. Asche-Army Peter Knight-Army Scott E. Pierce-Army
Mac Ashford-Marines John Koyama-Air Force Douglas Rosenburg-Marine
Jesse Atay- Marines Rick Koyama-Army Brandon E. Rouse-Marine
Jeff Boone-Marines Rocky LaChance-Air Force Jon Shelton-Army
Amanda Erickson-Army Kevin Larson-Air Force Brandon Smith-Army
Michael Carlson-Air Force Bryan Lietzke-Air Force Justin Solem-Marine
Brian Christensen-Marines Brandon Little-Navy Kyle Steputis-Air Force
Jeremy Delany-Army Brian McCartney-Marines Nathan Tegeler-Air Force
Tim Delany-Army Sarah Miller-Army Rebecca Tucker-Navy
Keith Forsman-Marine Shawn Miller-Army Chad VanDeWalker-Marines
Jessica Fosburg-Air Force Eric McPherson-Army Stacey Virgin-Navy
Garbe, Paul-Army Amy Gail Mason-Air Force David Walt-Marine
Cory Griggs Mark Matautia-Army Bill Weatherell-Army
David Hatlee-Army Torrey Meharry-Navy Cameron Workman-Marines
Daniel Hoskins-Army Valiant Mueller-Army David Wolrey-Navy
Have any of the above service personnel returned? If so, please notify the church office.
July 6-8 PrayKids Day Camp 10-11:30am Praise the Lord for the gift of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the
...a three day hands-on camp focusing on getting kids church.
praying in a way they’ll find energizing and fun, not just Thank God for how He is at work in your life. Praise Him for the
teaching them about prayer.
presence of the Holy.
July 12-16 JR HI Camp - Triangle Lake (registration forms are online)
Spirit in your life and the gifts, fruit and strength the Spirit gives.
...for students entering grades 7 & 8 this fall
Pray for the Holy Spirit to be at work in OCEC to build our unity, to
July 20-24 Ambassadors in Sport Soccer Camp for students 6-16
empower our ministry and to use us to welcome people into
...register on line at ambassadorssoccercamps.com
relationship with God.
July 26-29 Summer Blast - I Sports Spectrum (intro to 4 sports);
Ask God how He would like the Holy Spirit to work in your life to help
Chef School OR Sewing
you become more like Jesus.
August 1-6 SR HI Camp - Triangle Lake (registration forms are online)
Pray for the senior girls Momentum Retreat this weekend. Pray for
...for students entering grades 9-12 this fall
their safe return today and for the lasting spiritual impact of this time
August 9-11 Summer Blast - II Horsemanship; Drama & Music OR
August 9-14 Junior Camp - Trout Creek Bible Camp
Pray for our nation and our armed services personnel. Pray for God's
...for students entering grades 4-6 this fall grace and help for those in places of war. Ask God to be the comfort
for those across our nation who have lost loved ones and friends.
For questions and/or more information about the activities above please contact Pray for Vicki Brandow. She along with others are suffering from
the following: chronic illnesses. Pray for those recovering from recent
Children: Pastor Sue Burson at 503 656-8582 ext 106
or Summer Ministry Coordinator, Raelene Gilmore 503 656-1218
surgeries. And pray for those under hospice care and for those who
Junior High: Pastor Josh Shelton at 503 656-8582 ext 104 have recently suffered the death of loved ones.
Senior High: Pastor Erin Loftis at 503 656-8582 ext 109
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Announcement Church Prayer Focus—
Swisshome Evangelical Pastor Bryan & Mashell Moore
that Martha Spencer will be celebrating her 95th birthday on The Dalles Evangelical Pastor Doug & Peggy Marquardt
Sunday, May 30th? Congratulations, Martha! A birthday
celebration is being planned in the Fellowship Center on Missionary Prayer Focus—
Tuesday, June 1st at 1:00pm. You are invited to come for Bob & Suzanne Warren ~ NW Regional OMS
cake ‘n coffee!
They all joined together constantly in prayer... Acts 1:14
6:00am Monday - Friday: First Watch (men praying for children/teens) Ministry House
8:00am Mondays: Moms in Touch (mothers of adult children) - Ministry House
Children’s Ministry Department 4:30pm Tuesdays: Moms in Touch (mothers of college/career) - 503 557-1647
7:00pm Wednesdays: Prayer Gathering - Room C6
Needed: Loving, caring adults to greet 2nd-6th grade children, listen to their Bible
9:00pm Wednesdays: Prayer Gathering - Sanctuary
memory work and assist them in completing crafts and games. Assistants are
needed for the 9:45 Sunday School hour June 27 – August 29 in order to give
Sunday School teachers and assistants a much-needed and well-deserved Stewardship of God’s Resources
break. If you can be available for any or all of this time, please write Super
2009 Needs Missions
Summer Sunday School Assistant on a Communication Card and/or contact Sue
Burson at 503-656-8582, ext. 106. Yearly Needs 1,120,000
Weekly Needs 21,538
Received Last Sunday 17,085 2,737
Actual Received Year-to-date 443,972 52,106
Proposed Need Year-to-date 430,769