Sept. 7 religion notes
- The Times - Features
BEAVERTON NAZARENE HOLDS SEPT. 11 REMEMBRANCE
BEAVERTON - On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America, join others in the community in a quiet reflection on that event and its meaning for today at Beaverton Nazarene Church.
The drop-in program will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, 12555 S.W. 22nd St., and will feature a 20-minute multimedia presentation that will repeat throughout the evening.
Beaverton Police Honor Guard and Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue will be in attendance, along with those who served at Ground Zero and some display items.
A shuttle bus will provide round-trip transportation to Memorial Park. Members of American Legion will escort citizens to the 9/11 memorial. Donations will be received by Metro Police Chaplaincy to assist the Beaverton Police Honor Guard attend the National Police Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. in May 2007.
BCC'S WEEKEND MESSEAGE TO REFLECT ON GOD'S MIRACLES
BEAVERTON - 'Look What God Has Done,' the weekend message at Beaverton Christian Church, will focus on what God has done in the lives of church members during the past year.
Senior Pastor Clark Tanner will deliver the message at the church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd., during the 6 p.m. Saturday service and the 9:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday services.
'We want to reflect back on the past year and take a look at how God has performed miracles in people's lives and encouraged them in the spiritual journeys,' Tanner said.
The men's ministry fall kick-off on Saturday at 7 a.m. will feature a steak breakfast and guest speaker Bill Perkins. Perkins is the founder of Million Mighty Men and the teaching pastor at Coast Hills Community Church in McMinnville. He is the author of several best-selling books, including 'Six Battles Every Man Must Win,' 'Lessons From a Dream Maker' and 'Awaken the Leader Within.' His wit, insight and penetrating stories make him a sought-after speaker by both corporate and Christian groups.
The church's annual picnic will be held on Sunday at Fir Grove Elementary School, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The event will feature a barbecue, sports games and live entertainment.
For more information, visit www.bcc.org.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE LECTURER SPEAKS ON LIFE'S DIFFICULTIES TIGARD - Robert Gilbert, a Christian Science lecturer, will address how to overcome difficult problems during a free public talk, 'How Christ Can Heal Resistance Problems.'
The talk will be given on Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Tigard Public Library Community Room, 13125 S.W. Hall Blvd.
Gilbert has a master of theology degree from Boston University School of Theology, where he majored in Biblical studies. While a chaplain in the United States Army, he had a variety of assignments including ministering to individuals in military prisons and hospitals. He also served as a chaplain during a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Gilbert retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. He has been a Christian Science practitioner for many years. He currently lives in California with his wife.
This event is sponsored by First Church of Christ.
TIGARD UMC HOLDS MINISTRY FAIR AND FELLOWSHIP TIME
TIGARD - Tigard United Methodist Church will unveil a new fall worship schedule on Sept. 10, with services beginning at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. on Sundays.
The church will also hold a ministry fair and fellowship time in Parker Hall on Sept. 10 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Preschool Sunday school class will also begin, running from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
PowerExpress, a Sunday school program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, will begin on Sept. 17.
TUALATIN UNITED METHODIST KICKS OFF NEW SCHEDULE
TUALATIN - Tualatin UMC presents a special kick-off event on Sept. 10. The choir and praise team will help lead services at 9 and 11 a.m., and an all-church potluck breakfast will take place between the services. Dr. Taylor will preach a sermon titled, 'Getting Personal With Jesus.'