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Welcome new pastors!

There will be an installation service for Jerrell Williams (licensed toward ordination) at Salem Mennonite Church in Salem, Oregon, on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Then in the following month, Kevin Chupp will be ordained at First Mennonite Church of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Idaho, on Sunday, November 24, 2019. If you are local to either congregation, consider joining in these celebrations.

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Supporting Refugees

Follow this link to read about how West Coast MCC has provided backpacks for refugees along the border and how additional support can be given by sending notes of encouragement to refugees and their families who are detained.

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Mennonite Country Auction

The 42nd Annual Mennonite Country Auction in support of Mennonite Central Committee will take place in Ritzville, WA on Saturday, October 5 at Menno Mennonite Church. This year’s entertainment will be provided by the Liberty Quartet from Boise, ID. They will perform on Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. on the sale stage, then again on Sunday morning as part of the worship service. For more details about the sale, follow this link. To learn more about the musicians, click here.

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Opportunity at MennoCon

The Mennonite Piano Concerto by Victor Davies and performed by duo-pianists, Redekopp & Edwards, will be a featured evening event July 4, 2019 starting at 7:15 pm at MennoCon19, the Mennonite Church USA Convention in Kansas City.  This one-time performance will feature Karin Redekopp Edwards of Lombard Mennonite Church and her duo-piano partner and husband, Mark Edwards.  This special event will also feature a narration by Dale Schrag relating the story of the Russian Mennonites’ faith journey and the hymns that sustained them through the persecution they endured on their travels from Europe to Russia and then eventually to the US and Canada.  This unique opportunity will […]

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2019 Annual Meeting

It’s not too early to make lodging arrangements for our upcoming Annual Meeting in June. Another event is scheduled at the Linn County Fairgrounds the same weekend so hurry to guarantee a place to stay. Follow this link for a full listing of hotel and camping options.

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Hymn Sing!

Salem Mennonite Church invites you to a valley-wide hymn sing on Sunday, June 2, at 6:00 pm. We will sing from any of the three hymnals, and you will have a chance to call out your favorite. Bring light finger foods to share in the fellowship hall afterward

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Hesston College Bel Canto Tour

There will be several opportunities to hear the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, directed by Russell Adrian, on their Pacific Northwest tour. Tuesday, May 21, 7pm at Seattle Mennonite Church Friday, May 24, 2:30pm at Western Christian School & at 7pm at Salem Mennonite Church Sunday, May 26, 10:45am at Zion Mennonite Church & at 7pm at Portland Mennonite Church Tuesday, May 28, 7pm at Bend Mennonite Church Wednesday, May 29, 7pm at Albany Mennonite Church

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Bogard will serve as Recruitment Consultant for MCC West Coast region.

Mennonite Central Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Bogard to the position of Pacific Northwest Recruitment Coordinator in the West Coast region. In her new role, Marlene will be connecting with Young Adults to explore service opportunities as well as organizations and churches interested in hosting international young adults as part of the International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP). Marlene Bogard has spent most of her adult life in various forms of ministry. Most recently as executive director of Mennonite Women USA. She enjoys networking with people of all ages. Marlene resides in Salem Oregon with her husband […]

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Ted & Co. in the Pacific NW!

Don’t miss upcoming opportunities to see Ted & Company’s performance of DISCOVERY: A COMIC LAMENT coming to Seattle Mennonite Church on Saturday, February 16, and then to Albany Mennonite Church on Saturday, February 23. Both shows begin at 7:00pm. For details visit https://www.tedandcompany.com/events/discovery-a-comic-lament-seattle-wa/

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