Much-needed donation helps keep Faith in Action afloat
published: 12/7/2012 4:00:06 PM
The new fiscal year, which kicked in back in July, wasn’t especially kind to Faith in Action. The volunteer organization aids adults, children and their families in a variety of ways, but received a financial blow as Yamhill and Washington counties cut or reduced their contracts as part of broader cost-cutting initiatives.
Dec. 8 - Pastoral Pondering
published: 12/7/2012 4:02:08 PM
Can a passage in the Bible mean one thing to one person and something totally different to someone else? Many would say yes, reflecting the subjectivism of our times.
Love INC requires help to help others
published: 12/7/2012 4:04:18 PM
The holidays are upon us, but for Love INC (In the Name of Christ), every season is helping season. The organization’s network of local ministries are always accepting donations, but have specific needs this winter as it lends a hand to the less fortunate.
Dec. 8 - Religion in Brief
published: 12/7/2012 4:05:32 PM
Acoustic Christmas concert returns Portland-based violinist Wendy Goodwin and her eight-piece band will perform their free “Acoustic Christmas” show at 7 p.
Dec. 15 Pastoral Pondering: Message simple-- make a home for God in your heart
published: 12/14/2012 12:23:17 PM
On a Sunday night in the fall of 1947, Robert Boyd Munger, the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Berkley, Calif., shared a story with his flock that he’d written titled “My Heart — Christ’s Home.
Celebrating Christmas all month long
published: 12/14/2012 12:24:54 PM
From musical exuberance to special offerings, churches all around Newberg are not only planning their traditional Christmas observances, but taking the idea of Advent to heart by celebrating the buildup to the holy day all month long.
Local music website continues to grow in popularity, content
published: 12/14/2012 12:28:15 PM
Music is something that should be preserved — that is the philosophy behind the Christian Music Archive, a website founded more than a decade ago by Newberg resident Dave Maurer, who still runs it.
GFU offers service trips in the fast or slow lane
published: 12/21/2012 12:43:32 PM
Sending students on service trips during the holiday break is a long-standing tradition at George Fox University, as the winter serve program will enter its 22nd year during the second week of January.
Dec. 22 religion briefs
published: 12/21/2012 12:44:19 PM
Northside offering Christmas tree removal
Northside Community Church will collect Christmas trees within a radius of 15 miles of Newberg on Dec.
Dec. 22 Pastoral Pondering: Forgive, as Jesus did, and set your heart free
published: 12/21/2012 12:45:17 PM
I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the pastoral ponderings in The Newberg Graphic, but have been feeling somewhat at a loss for a topic.
Dec. 29 religion briefs
published: 12/28/2012 10:38:59 AM
‘The Well’ to meet Sunday at Northside
A spirit-led ministry that brings together believers from different churches and denominations to worship freely, “The Well” will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.
Christmas gift-card program is a hit
published: 12/28/2012 10:40:03 AM
Northside Community Church met its goal of raising $13,000 with its Christmas offering, but perhaps more importantly it empowered its congregants to directly help the less fortunate through a new gift-card program.