1. This Week in the Life of Our Church
Sunday, July 11
9:45am Super Summer Sunday School (those in grades 1-6)
Monday, July 12
9:00am Summer Ministries Team – Room D1
11:00am Jr. High Campers Depart (bring sack lunch)
6:00pm The Inn Growth Group – Room C4
7:00pm Women’s Ministry Board Meeting - Room C5
Tuesday, July 13
9:00am Summer Ministries Team – Room D1
7:00pm Third Service Worship Team Rehearsal - Sanctuary
7:00pm Operations Committee Meeting - Room C5
Wednesday, July 14
9:00am Summer Ministries Team – Room D1
7:00pm Prayer Gathering - Room C6 Welcome to Oregon City Evangelical Church
7:00pm Worship Team Rehearsal – Sanctuary Raising up generations of faithful and prepared followers of Jesus Christ.
7:00pm JR High Youth - Room C7
7:00pm SR High Youth - Room D5 1024 Linn Avenue
Mailing Address: PO Box 10 Oregon City, Oregon 97045
Thursday, July 15 Telephone: 503 656-8582 Website: www.ocec.net
9:00am Summer Ministries Team – Room D1
6:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meal - 921 7th Street Sunday, July 11, 2010
7:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meeting - 921 7th Street (Interpretive Sign Language provided at 8:15am)
7:00pm The Inn - Sanctuary
Friday, July 16 8:15am & 9:45am ~ Blended Worship
3:00-5:00pm Jr. High Campers Return
(sign up for text alerts: Text Lifewire to 68398) Worship Singing - Yvonne Swift, leading
Saturday, July 17 Strings Quartet – BJ Rinearson & Friends
9:00am Common Ground Cruiser Ride to Seaside Bikefest Message by Pastor Andrew Anderson
(see announcement) Home Runs from off the Bench: Major Plays from Minor Players in the OT
Reckless Abandon, Beniah - II Samuel
Sunday, July 18
8:15am, 9:45am, 11:15am
Message by Pastor Tom Hurt
11:15am ~ Contemporary Worship
Worship Singing - Brian See, leading
Message by Pastor Andrew Anderson
Home Runs from off the Bench: Major Plays from Minor Players in the OT
Church Staff Reckless Abandon, Beniah - II Samuel
Pastoral Staff— Lead Pastor, Tom Hurt; Music/Worship/Prayer, Dave LeRud;
Small Groups/Next Generation, Andrew Anderson;
Student Ministries/Church Outreach, Erin Loftis; Sunday Evening Prayer Gatherings
Junior High, Josh Shelton; Children, Sue Burson; Visitation, Leroy Myers
...will resume in September
Ministry Directors— Nursery, Marilyn Brown*; Early Childhood, Brenda Heinsoo;
SWAT (Wed. Evenings), Raelene Gilmore; Women, Cheryl Howell; Men, Jim Dahrens*
Primetime Adults (55+), Ben & Carole Datria*
Support Staff— Church Office: Leah Bellamy, Esther Entenman, Kay Neumann
Maintenance: Jerry Wheeler If you are a first-time or recent guest, we would love to get to know you!
* Volunteer Please complete a Communication Card located in the chair pocket in front of you.
You may place it in the offering receptacle, give to an usher
2. Bridal Shower for Kristine Liptak
July 19th 7:00pm
Praise the Lord for our church family and the benefits we receive from being
Ladies, you are invited to attend a bridal shower for Kristin Liptak, daughter
connected to one another through Jesus Christ.
of Kevin and Sandy Liptak on Monday, July 19th at 7:00pm. The shower
will be held at the home of Cheryl Howell (4185 SE Hillside Dr. - Milwaukie) Thank God that the process of purchasing the residence that currently
Kristine is registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Macy’s and Target. houses the House of Hope Ministry was completed last week. Praise God
that they have a stable location for their ministry and that God will help OCEC
An RSVP is appreciated - 503 654-6695. complete the fundraising needed.
Pray for the Church Campout taking place this weekend. Pray for safety for
all involved, great fellowship and the making of new friendships.
Summer B.L.A.S.T Day Camps
Ask God to bless and watch over the Junior High Camp at Triangle Lake this
Our Summer Ministries Leadership Team will be offering coming week. Pray for Pastors Erin and Josh as they help to provide
Summer B.L.A.S.T. (Bible Learning and Skill Training) Day leadership and for many volunteers from OCEC. Pray also that each camper
Camps. Each day camp will teach Bible lessons focusing on
getting to know God AND basic skills within the camp emphasis. will have an encounter with God through the Holy Spirit and make new
commitments to base their life upon a relationship with Jesus.
Day Camps are held Monday - Thursday
Pray for Superintendent Neilson as he prepares for Annual Conference. Pray
10:00am - 2:00pm that as pastors and leaders from across our Conference gather on July 19
Cost: $25 that God will meet with us and give His direction and inspiration.
Skill Training Camp options still available are—
July 26-29 Pray for Bette Carey. She along with others are suffering from chronic
Sports Spectrum - Grades 1-4 illnesses. Pray for those recovering from recent surgeries. And pray for those
(volleyball, basketball, baseball & track & field) under hospice care and for those who have recently suffered the death of
August 9-12 loved ones.
Drama & Music -Grades 1-6
Questions? Call Sue Burson, Pastor of Children, 503 656-8582, ext. 106, or Church Prayer Focus—
Raelene Gilmore, Summer Ministries Director, 503 656-1218. Labish Center Evangelical (Salem) Pastor Jeremy & Mallory Gange
Lebanon Evangelical Pastor Dan & Mary DeSaulnier
Parents & Grandparents! Missionary Prayer Focus—
Mark & Serena Dunbar ~ Honduras, WGM
Don’t let this slip by for your children, grandchildren, neighbors...
Ambassadors in Sport Soccer Camp
July 20-24 (Tuesday-Saturday)
9:00am - 3:00pm
For kids ages 6-16 They all joined together constantly in prayer... Acts 1:14
Register on line at www.ambassadorssoccercamps.com 6:00am Monday - Friday: First Watch (men praying for children/teens) Ministry House
Cost: $100 8:00am Mondays: Moms in Touch (mothers of adult children) - Ministry House
(Don’t forget to use your $20 coupon from VBS!) 7:00pm Wednesdays: Prayer Gathering - Room C6
This is an OCEC sponsored camp designed to give young,
developing players an opportunity to learn basic and advanced soccer skills in a
fun, positive and encouraging Christian environment.
Stewardship of God’s Resources
Coaches are highly experienced pro/semi-pro players from around the world 2010 Needs Missions
who are committed Christians and positive role models. In addition to excellent Yearly Needs 1,120,000
coaching, they provide a daily life-related Team Talk geared toward Weekly Needs 21,538
communicating the life-changing message found in God’s Word. Received Last Sunday 27001 3,074
Actual Received Year-to-date 597,202 67,660
Proposed Need Year-to-date 581,538
3. Did you know...
that items to appear in a Sunday bulletin must be submitted to the church More Weekly News & Up-coming Events
office by the Monday prior to the Sunday suggested? When using email,
send to email@example.com. Subject Line: Bulletin Announcement
that several casserole dishes and kitchen ware items are located on a table Common Ground Cruisers
in the Fellowship Center. Please stop by to see if these belong to you. Motorcycle Riders of Oregon City Evangelical Church
Come join us for a ride!
A Special Time to say “Thank You” to Esther July 17 9:00am
Sunday, July 18 Ride begins in the north parking lot.
July 15th will be Esther’s final day of work at OCEC as our Office Manager. She The ride is to Bikefest at Seaside.
has been a faithful and tireless servant of the Lord, our staff and church family. For more information: www.flashbackinseaside.com
We will be honoring her in each of our services next Sunday and you will have Bill Clark is the contact person for this ride. 503-722-7382.
opportunity to personally thank her at a fellowship time between all services.
There will also be an opportunity for you to give towards a financial gift as a way
for the church to thank her for all she has done. Summer Assembly of the Evangelical Churches
The Prayer House is now OCEC’s 18121 SE River Road - Milwaukie
Shelter House! July 18 - 22
That’s right! Remodeling is underway to convert the Sunday, July 18
Prayer House into a dual-purpose facility. The shelter part There will be no afternoon BBQ prior to the evening service.
of the house needs to be completely furnished, and we 6:00pm ~ Evening Worship
need your help! Below is a list of items we need to make the new Shelter Monday-Thursday, July 19-22
House a warm and welcoming environment. If you can provide any of the items 7:00pm ~ Evening Worship Services
on the list below, please sign up on the sheets posted on the wall next to the
office window in the church lobby. Thank you! Childcare is offered for all services (birth-grade 6 this fall).
- Thursday Evening -
2 dressers Tongs Ordinations, Licensing, Commissioning,
3 single beds Rolling pin and Assignments of Pastors
1 set bunk beds Cake pan
2 lamp tables 2 cookie sheets
5 single sheet sets & cases 2 cooling racks Young Marrieds, Come Join the Fun!
5 single blankets Plastic storage containers UPCOMING EVENTS
5 single comforters Dish towels & cloths
6 reg. pillows Hot pads ♦July 16th - BBQ at Pastor Andrew's house
12 towel sets Non-skid kitchen rug ♦July 31st - Bowling at Kellog Bowl
2 bath mats 24” stool ♦ Aug. 13th - Pool Party (tentative)
Small coffee table Serving bowls ♦Aug. 28th - Beach day
Small dining table & 2 chairs 2 aprons *******************************
Pots & pans (various sizes) Canister set
Skillets (1 ea. lg, med, sm) Mixing bowls August 19-21 is all out camping! Leaving on Thursday night and returning on
Dishes (service for 8) Kitchen garbage can Saturday evening or Sunday. Camping will be done at Green Peter Reservoir
Silverware (service for 8) Bathroom garbage can near Sweet Home, OR. More details to come.
12 drinking glasses Small end table For more information, contact Aren/Jamie Gonzales
Measuring cups & spoons Toilet cleaning brush (503)545-4530 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hand mixer Dust cloths
Toaster Broom & dust pan
Coffee pot Mop SR HI Camp - Triangle Lake
Sharp knives Ironing board August 1-6
Spatulas (metal & rubber) Iron ...for students entering grades 9-12 this fall
Whisk Laundry hamper (registration forms online)
Ice cream scoop Garbage can QUESTIONS? Call Pastor Erin Loftis at 503 656-8582 ext 109
4. Annual National Night Out August 3rd Lock-Up Position Available
The Oregon City Police Department will be sponsoring the Annual National We are currently accepting applications for the nightly lock-up position at
Night Out event at Chapin Park located at 340 Warner Parrott Road. The event OCEC. Applicants must be16 years of age and older. Must be available to work
will be held from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an between 10:00-11:00pm (Monday-Friday) at $10 per night. A job description
evening with your friends and neighbors! Free Hot Dog & Chips for the first 200 can be provided upon request. Contact the church office for applications/job
Oregon City residents! Raffle prizes for adults and children. For more descriptions. Applications are due on Monday, July 19.
information on this event check out the website at www.orcity.org/police.
JUNIOR HIGH NEEDS
OCEC’s Love in Action
It’s not too early to start thinking about fall! The JR High is looking for persons with boats (preferably
Some projects that could use your help are: fishing boats) to be used by the JR HI on Wednesday, July
21st, for a fishing trip day. Contact Jacob May at 503-786-
School Supplies: needed for Project START RIGHT through Love Inc. & 1306 or email@example.com.
DHS) & Mt. Pleasant Elementary.
Items Needed: Calculators, 3-ring binders, watercolor sets, backpacks, Backpack Buddy Update
notebook paper, felt markers, pencil boxes, scissors, pocket folders, spiral Coordinator: Carole Datria
notebooks, colored pencils, erasers, rulers, math sets (protractor & A big THANK YOU to each and every one who provided food items and funds
compass), white glue, ball point pens, #2 pencils & glue sticks. for the Backpack Buddy program at Mt Pleasant Elementary. Because of your
Monetary donations can be given as well. Please use a pew envelope generous hearts we were able to provide weekend food for 24 at-risk children
marked with school supplies. The donations will be equally divided with during April, May and June. 222 bags of food were sent home with the
half going to each project. children over this period of time.
Preschool – High School gently used or new clothes & kid’s shoes are We will continue providing bags of food on a limited basis this summer to
needed for the Oregon City School District CLOTHES CLOSET. They are children in need who attend the summer activities at Mt Pleasant Elementary.
most in need of jeans and underwear. Items most needed are juice boxes, canned or packaged fruit and Easy-Macs.
Donations can be placed in box labeled School Projects in the lobby. Cash donations can be used to purchase foods at a greatly reduced price
Please contact Lindy Parsons at (503) 803-7921 with any questions. through Oregon Food Bank.
Thank you again for your continued ministry to our community children.
August 21 & 22 is our next Love In Action Weekend!
Military Care Packages will be sent again. If you are interested in having a care
package sent to your loved one serving stateside or abroad, please contact
Lindy Parsons @ (503) 803-7921 or firstname.lastname@example.org with the shipping
Serving In Our Armed Forces
Pray for those from our church family or those who have relatives
Military Care Packages Donations Needed: Licorice, pretzels, hard candy, serving our country and away from home.
ramen noodles, home made baked goods, gum, pepperoni, beef jerky, granola
bars, nuts, sunscreen, small lotions, soap, envelopes, paper, pens, therma-care Tim Anderson-Marines David Hatlee-Army Valiant Mueller-Army
neck patches, small shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, chapstick, sunglasses, A.J. Asche-Army Daniel Hoskins-Army Nathan Phillips-Army
games, cards, etc. Mac Ashford-Marines Chol & Heidi Kim-Air Force Scott E. Pierce-Army
Jesse Atay- Marines Peter Knight-Army Douglas Rosenburg-Marine
LET SOMEONE ELSE WALK A MILE IN YOUR SHOES Jeff Boone-Marines John Koyama-Air Force Brandon E. Rouse-Marine
Please join us in collecting gently used or new shoes for the homeless. We Amanda Erickson-Army Rick Koyama-Army Jon Shelton-Army
are collecting the shoes in the lobby from now to September. Michael Carlson-Air Force Rocky LaChance-Air Force Brandon Smith-Army
Questions? ...please contact the Doolittles at 503-806-3589 or email to Brian Christensen- Kevin Larson-Air Force Justin Solem-Marine
Marines Brandon Little-Navy Kyle Steputis-Air Force
Jeremy Delany-Army Brian McCartney-Marines Nathan Tegeler-Air Force
Primetimer’s Summer Barbecue (...for ages 55+) Tim Delany-Army Sarah Miller-Army Rebecca Tucker-Navy
Thursday, August 26 12noon Keith Forsman-Marine Shawn Miller-Army Chad VanDeWalker-Marines
at the home of Pastor Tom and Roberta Hurt Jessica Fosburg-Air Force Eric McPherson-Army Stacey Virgin-Navy
Garbe, Paul-Army Amy Gail Mason-Air Force David Walt-Marine
BBQ’d Meats and Beverages provided Cory Griggs Torrey Meharry-Navy Bill Weatherell-Army
Last names beginning with A-P please bring salad. Cameron Workman-Marines
Last names beginning with Q-Z please bring dessert.
Please use a Communication Card to RSVP or sign-up at Grand Central today. Have any of the above service personnel returned? If so, please notify the church office.