Due to the Pandemic, all regular scheduled events are cancelled until further notice ...

Sunday, May 10th -  Happy Mother's Day

Monday, May 25th - Memorial Day - Church Office will be closed.

Following are  the regularly scheduled events. Please check back as we will update when we begin holding these events again ...

Elders’ Meeting,  First Monday - 7:00 p.m. (being held via ZOOM during Pandemic closures)

Senior Lunch Bunch, First Tuesday - Non 

Prayer Shawl Group - Every Monday - 7 p.m.

Wednesday Community Dinner, Every Wednesday - 5:00-7:00 p.m. 

Board Meeting, Second Monday -  6:00 p.m. (being held via ZOOM  during Pandemic closures)

Women’s Discussion Group, Thursdays -  9:30-11:30 a.m.

Grief Support Group, Third Thursday - 6:00 p.m.

Fifth-Sunday-of-the-Month Potluck - after worship, held in the multi-purpose room unless otherwise announced.

Weekly Events

Each Sunday morning,  the Communion-Centered Worship Service begins at 10.  Second hour classes are held  the Sunday following Oktoberfest n September 22nd after a summer break and will continue through the end of May.

  • Nursery Care:  for children up through kindergarten, available during worship and second hour.  Please check with the Greeters, Sandi Hadley-White, or Cara Zitzelberger for more information.
  • A Children's Time is held during worship.  Following Communion, the younger children are invited to go to the classrooms for "Children's Church" with Korinna Barcroft, our Children's Ministry Director, and her helpers.  
  • "Family Time" - 11:15 - conversation over coffee, tea, cocoa and snacks - then on to:
  • Second Hour Classes:  (end of September through mid-May) -  (11:20 a.m. - children age 2 through 5th grade meet in the Music Room of the Ed Unit (with Korinna Barcroft and helpers).  11:30 a.m. - Chi Rho (6th-8th grade) and CYF (9th-12th grade) meet with Gail Frassenei in Room 2.    Adults have two options:  "tweeners" (between High School graduation and retirement) are invited to meet with Sarah Elder in the Pastor's Study.  Any adults are invited to meet in the Fireside Room for led discussions.  
  • Every Monday evening/7pm - Prayer Shawl Ministry meets
  • Every Wednesday evening since November 12, 2008, our facility has been the host-site of the Free Wednesday Community Dinner which was started by a small group of ladies in the church.  Marion-Polk Food Share is one of our partners and they posted an informative article in January 2018:  A "slow evening" is around 350 meals served.  As of February 20, 2019, over 200,000 meals have been served.  It's an ecumenical, non-proselytizing event funded by donation, prepared, served, and cleaned up by Volunteers.  You're welcome to offer your assistance ...

Annual events ...

Fifth Sunday Potluck - held in the multi-purpose room following worship

Palm Sunday has taken on a truly ecumenical feel in Silverton.  A "walk" begins at our church, sometimes includes a Methodist mule, always includes palm fronds, and music.  The main service is generally held at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Oak Street (10:30).  

Maundy Thursday Service - the Thursday just prior to Easter.  The Elder team provides a service for all that is focused on "the last supper."

Easter Sunday - "Fundraiser/Donation" Breakfast served in the multi-purpose room at 9:00 and worship with our regular weekly Open Communion at 10:00.

September - during Mt. Angel's Oktoberfest, FCC has a booth serving delicious sandwiches, O'Fest Sausage and Snow Cones.  In 2017, FCC ranked #5 in highest sales!  This is our major fundraiser and funds go to the maintenance on our facility.

First Weekend in November - Holiday Bazaar

Thanksgiving - Sunday before - the Community has an ecumenical service at our church followed by a pie social.

Oregon Symphony Pops Gospel Christmas Program at the Schnizter in Portland.  2nd Sunday in December (2pm)   A new tradition - those who purchase tickets ride on a chartered school bus from Silverton to/from Portland.

Christmas Eve Service - 9PM candlelight service of music, readings, and the story of Christ's birth; Open Communion