About Us

We are an Open and Affirming, Just Peace Church in the Progressive Christian tradition… It is the mission of our church to follow Christ in faith and lead the community by example. We worship together with creativity and joy, being rooted in but not root-bound by Christian tradition. We commit …

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We Welcome Pastor Jennifer Brownell

We are pleased to announce that Pastor Jennifer Brownell is our new Pastor effective November 1st, 2015. Jennifer has been the pastor at Hillsdale Community Church UCC, Portland for the past eight years.  She and her husband Jeff have a 13 year old son, Elijah. She also writes a monthly …

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Ten Reasons to Go to Church

The Rev. Anne Russ has written a list entitled “Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Going to Church.” We have decided to steal them, because we think they are awesome and right on target! 10. Coming to church doesn’t mean you have no doubts about God or faith or religion. …

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Transformative Books

This Autumn our congregation will begin an “all-church book read.”  The book we have selected is: Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart by Christena Cleveland. Cleveland uses research from social psychology to explain some of the reasons we find unity and common ground so hard …

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