A High Calling in Portland

Presbyter for Vision and Mission Innovation, collaboration, and adaptability will be expected of the Presbytery of the Cascades’ new Presbyter for Vision and Mission. The presbytery expects that the new Presbyter will be committed to knowing, loving, and following Jesus Christ; knowledgeable about and enthusiastically committed to the Presbyterian Church (USA); eager to know and support the ministry of all the congregations in the broad and long sweep of the presbytery of the Cascades; and open to ecumenical and interfaith sharing of ministry and mission. The new Presbyter will serve as head of staff for the presbytery, encouraging a team approach to serving the presbytery; represent and connect the presbytery to other councils of the PC(USA), other churches, and other partners in ministry; and work particularly closely with the Presbytery Leadership Commission and the Personnel and Administration Committee, as their primary staff resource person. The new Presbyter will work out of the Portland office of the presbytery, but will be expected to travel extensively. If this sounds like the perfect call for, please apply by sending your application to ani@synodpacific.org, or by email to Ani Lele’a, Synod of the Pacific, 200 Kentucky Street, Suite B, Petaluma, CA, 94952-3825. Deadline for submitting PIF/Resume is March 14,...
2017 –  50 Years On

2017 – 50 Years On

   Reconciliation awaits. Now more than ever. May we teach, preach, hear and move forward with it.  2 Cor 5:16-18 From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view; even though we once knew Christ from a human point of view,we know him no longer in that way. So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!  All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation  ...
Gus and Ali Wright Heading to Fort Collins CO

Gus and Ali Wright Heading to Fort Collins CO

After nearly seven years at First Pres Stockton, Pastor Gus Wright and his wife Ali, along with their two little ones, are heading a bit east – to be nearer to Ali’s parents and to utilize her MSW in a new position there. Gus would love to have our prayer support for the goodbyes, the move and a clear open door for the next phase of ministry to be...