Upcoming October News & Events


Our church will join the community in the annual Forest Grove Merchants’ Halloween for kids on Saturday, October 31.  Please bring bagged candy to the church office (marked “Halloween Candy”) for Pastor Jennifer and friends to pass out from 4-6 PM on Halloween at the downtown merchants annual Halloween festivities.  Thank you!

*Oct 20th-Senior Lunch:  At our last Senior Luncheon we discovered the Talents of the Columbia River by Robin Cody.  At our next Senior Luncheon our speaker did not canoe the entire length of the Columbia River to discover her talents – she has displayed them over and over as our Coordinator and our second-in-command inspirer.  When Kristy delivered the sermon a couple of times for Pastor Jennifer, we learned much; she challenged our thinking; and sometimes she even got us to do something!  Surely Kristy will return from her honeymoon with new insights to share! All are welcome.  We hope that those younger than 50 will also attend!  For those who join us for the lunch, we appreciate a donation of $5.00.  Lunch is at 12:00 noon and the program will begin about 12:35 p.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2015.   If you wish to eat the lunch and are not on our senior calling list, please call Dottie Waltz, 503-357-4488. If you want to attend only the program, come at 12:30 pm.    Free!

*Oct 21-Women’s Spirituality Meet Up: Day of the Dead Celebration on Wednesday, Oct 21st. Tori Eaton is leading us in creating our own celebration for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead—All Saints’ Day).  We will meet at 6 PM in the Fellowship Hall to enjoy a Mexican dinner (tamales, mole, etc.) and some traditional drinks (colada morada, chocolate).  Celebratory activities to take place in chapel after dinner.  You are welcome to bring items that remind you of loved ones who have passed—a piece of cloth, their favorite food, or picture.  Tori’s creating an altar and will make sure it is fragrance free.

*October 25th-Potluck & Halloween Party: All are welcome to partake in our upcoming Potluck and Halloween Party! Come bring a dish for the potluck and put on your favorite Halloween costume! We will have Halloween themed games, costume contest and much more. The potluck and party will start up after worship service on Sunday, October 25th. See you there!


WPOG Registration form 15-16      Illness Policy Form


Check out our October Viewpoint. Please click on the link below.


Please contact our office if you would like to be added as a contact! facebook logo and bell tower

Interested in supporting our church? Would you like to make a donation to a specific program? Please click on the “Donate” button for a secure way of donating to Forest Grove UCC through PayPal. Thank you!