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Coming events - Come Join In!!

  •  Monday, April 1st - April Fool's Day
  • Monday, April 1st - Elder's Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 1st - Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 2nd - Senior Lunch Bunch, Noon
  • Tuesday, April 2nd - Budget Committee Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 3rd - Wednesday Community Dinner, 5-7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7th - Mission to Mexico Sunday
  • Monday, April 8th - Board Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 8th - Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10th - Wednesday Community Dinner, 5-7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 11th - Women's Discussion Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 13th - Clean Up/Organization of Classrooms, 8:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 14th and April 21st - Disciples Mission Fund Easter Offering 
  • Sunday, April 14th - Palm Sunday
  • Sunday, April 14th - Gather & Blessing, FCC, 10:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 14th - Processional to Immanuel Lutheran, 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, April 15th - Scholarship Application Deadline, Noon
  • Monday, April 15th - Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 17th - Wednesday Community Dinner, 5-7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18th - Maundy Thursday Service, 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
  • Sunday, April 21st - Son-Rise Service, 8:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 21st - Camp Fundraiser Breakfast, 9:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 21st - Easter Worship Service, 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday, April 22nd - Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 24th - Wednesday Community Dinner, 5-7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25th - Women's Discussion Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 27th - Italian Dinner Fundraiser, 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 29th - Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7:00 p.m.

Weekly Events

aebruEach Sunday morning, music begins at 9:30 followed by the Communion-Centered Worship Service at 10.  Second hour classes began again on September 23rd after a summer break and will continue through the end of May.

  • 9:30 Music of Agape' may include live music by Agape', Praise Team or other musicians, CD music of an assortment, or recitals.
  • 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.  The younger children are invited to go to the classrooms for "Children's Church" with Joe Dyer, our Children's Ministry Director, and his helpers.  
  • "Family Time" - 11:15 - conversation over coffee, tea, cocoa and snacks - then on to:
  • Second Hour Classes:  11:20 a.m. - children age 2 through 5th grade meet in the Music Room of the Ed Unit (with Joe Dyer and helpers).  11:30 a.m. - Chi Rho (6th-8th grade) meet in Room 3 and CYF (9th-12th grade) meet in Room 2.  * Sometimes both groups meet together with Gail.  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.  The first series is directed by Ginni Stensland ("I used to think studying the Bible was boring").  Then we had a series on "Animated Faith."  After Easter, we'll begin a discussion on "Red Letter Christians."
  • 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:  https://www.marionpolkfoodshare.org/wednesday-night-dinner-lifts-community/  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 - SonRise Service 8 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by breakfast served in the multi-purpose room at 9:00 and the main worship with our 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