Corvallis, OR

Christ Central Presbyterian Church is a new, Christian community in Corvallis, Oregon. We are rooted in the belief that the historic, Christian Gospel of Jesus Christ is true, compelling, and transformative. It is through the Gospel that our lives, families, and communities are transformed by God’s grace.

For more information about Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Corvallis, Oregon: http://www.christcentralpres.org/

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Saturday, 16 July 2016

Give Thanks: We were able to receive our largest class of members to date. It was exciting to see various families commit to the mission and vision of Christ Central. Along with that, after a family became a member, their … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Give Thanks: We are excited to finish another school year and are excited to see several students move out into the world, excited to embody the Gospel where the Lord is calling them. We are preparing for another baptism in … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Give Thanks: Although last month was challenging for several reasons, there were several things that were very encouraging. One week we were unable to do our traditional morning service, and hosted a Hymn sing in the evening instead. This was … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Give Thanks: We had an amazing and wonderful Holy Week. We started with a largely attended Seder meal, a powerful Good Friday service, and a wonderful Easter Celebration. In addition to this, we were able to get a much more … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 21 March 2016

Give Thanks: We are excited because it is the first time we have had more than 50 people in a service and it happened twice last month. While numbers can be a false indicator of success, it can also be … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Give Thanks: We are thankful that we have received another class of members and just had another baptism. In addition, we have had our best month financially and are thankful for the ways the God is providing for Christ Central! … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 18 January 2016

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the opportunity to grow closer together this Advent season. We were able to have rotating weekly Advent Dinners and this was an amazing opportunity to come together around the table, laugh and share. It … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Give Thanks: We have just started celebrating Advent and this year we have been having weekly dinners to come together and consider the coming of Christ. This has been a great time for those within the congregation to get to … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Give Thanks: We are thankful for a couple of new families that have been joining us at Christ Central. It is amazing to see these families be able connect and assimilate into our community. I believe we are finally forming … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Give Thanks: We have just finished coming through a rough season as a congregation. In the midst of everything the Lord has shown him that he is with us and has sustained us. In spite of all the disruption the … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 17 August 2015

Give Thanks: We are thankful for another month of worshipping in Corvallis. We have seen several families really own and embrace the mission and vision of Christ Central and have appreciated this summer to connect more fully with one another. … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Give Thanks: Although this has been a season of faith, we are seeing new fruit bearing in various places in Christ Central. This includes more folks volunteering to serve, set-up, and help with worship and liturgy. In the midst of … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Friday, 19 June 2015

Give Thanks: We are thankful that we have finished out small groups for the spring term. Both the bible study and the women’s bible study were well attended. We are thankful these studies have helped our community grow closer. We … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 18 May 2015

Give Thanks: Just returned from a successful fundraising trip to Charlotte NC, and it was wonderfully refreshing to reconnect with current partners of our project as well as recruiting new partners for our project. Along with that, we have continued … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 20 April 2015

Give Thanks: We are thankful for a regular flow of visitors, and more people of Christ Central looking for ways to lead and serve! We are thankful that we are transitioning as a community into feeling more established and excited … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Friday, 20 March 2015

Give Thanks: We are praying for more people to visit Christ Central. We have slowly seen an increase in visitors who might consider making Christ Central their home! We have been praying for more supporters and have seen a little … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Give Thanks: We had a pleasant month. We celebrated a year of corporate worship, participated in a week of prayer and fasting alongside other Corvallis churches, and had a good congregational meeting of casting vision for the upcoming year. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 19 January 2015

Give Thanks: Last month we had the opportunity to celebrate Christmas Eve by partnering with several other local congregations. Additionally, we are thankful for the people willing to get involved in some roles in leadership and service. Lastly, we just … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for several new families that have started attending Christ Central, and very excited for the new home groups that will be starting after the holidays! Additionally, we are very thankful for several new churches that … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: Last month, we were able to celebrate our second baptism at Christ Central! It was a younger girl who professed faith and a desire to be baptized and admitted to the Lord’s Table. In addition to that, we … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: We recently had our first Baptism at Christ Central and are preparing for a couple more. Additionally, we have had several new folks/families indicate that they would like to join Christ Central, and that is very encouraging. Trust … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Give Thanks: Since making the move to the new space downtown, I feel it has given us a sense of stability, visibility, and community. There is excitement for the new season and we have already had more visitors in the … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR – Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Give Thanks: Our new space has been an incredible blessing, every week we are seeing new faces and are solidifying our own community. We are very thankful for the work the Lords is currently doing and are excited to see … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR-Rev. Greg Joines

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Give Thanks: We recently returned from an amazing seminar in Colorado. It was a wonderful time for our family to relax, unwind, and enjoy each other. We were apprehensive about leaving for a Sunday, but all of our volunteers stepped … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR-Rev. Greg Joines

Friday, 13 June 2014

Give Thanks: We found a new location! The building will be a wonderful blessing for our church plant. The space we have been at for the past 8 months has been beautiful, but it is further away from downtown and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR-Rev. Greg Joines

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Give Thanks: This was a good month of community building and celebrating the joy of the resurrection! We have finally turned a corner for our community as we transitioned from being a group of people “excited about a church” to … to continue reading

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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR-Rev. Greg Joines

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Give Thanks: We were very blessed by a group from Evergreen- Salem who came down to worship with us and show support. This was encouraging for our core group. We are working on membership and are excited for this next … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR

Friday, 14 March 2014

Give Thanks: We had a great meeting following service on the last week of February. It was a wonderful time to recast the vision and mission of Christ Central, and how we can minister effectively to Corvallis. Our home groups … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, OR

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Give Thanks: We are excited to be worshiping weekly, and being able to use the space as a catalyst to form community. We have been able to see some new families and are very thankful for those that are currently … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Give Thanks: We were blessed to feel like we are finishing the year with some strong momentum. Some end of the year fundraising really helped us out, we continued to gather more folks into our small congregation, and we are … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Give Thanks: As this year closes, it is amazing to look back and see where the Lord has led us. This time last year we were in Portland, preparing to move down in the spring. And seeing what started with … to continue reading

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Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Give Thanks: We were able to make contact with several new families who are interested in what we are doing. Along with that, we are all figuring out how to worship together and what being Missional looks like in our … to continue reading

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Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Friday, 18 October 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful that the Lord has led several couples who do not regularly attend Trinitas to This month has been hard. In the wake of leading a college student to Christ, and having another person join Christ … to continue reading

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Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 30 September 2013

Give Thanks: It has been amazing to see members of the launch community and campus ministry truly take ownership for this work. We had one family agree to buy a case of bibles for Evensong/college outreach and another family buy … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Give Thanks: We had our first vision forum last month and was blessed to have 15 adults there (and several folks couldn’t make it), and our bible study has progressively grown every week and has had new people attending as … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 29 July 2013

Give Thanks: I have had several great opportunities to connect with unbelievers and share the gospel, as well as invite people into the calling to start a new congregation. I have also been able to disciple several other believers as … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the several new (random) contacts we have made, for meeting folks at a local brewery and having a great conversation about Jesus, and really being embraced into the community by other local pastors (including … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the type of relationships we are developing in Corvallis, for the ministry opportunities we have been given. We are developing strategic relationships with individuals, networks, churches and ministries in the community. We look forward … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 15 April 2013

Give Thanks: We are thankful to be moved down to Corvallis and establishing relationships. It has been encouraging to hear the excitement from some in the community that we are here. Also, the Lord has been very gracious to us … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Give Thanks: I have been able to make some great connections with other Gospel-Centered Churches in Corvallis, who are very excited about us coming down and having a parallel, but overlapping ministry. They will be strong allies in helping us … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Corvallis, Oregon

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Give Thanks: Thankful for the opportunity to go to local PCA churches and preach. Thankful for a healthy pregnancy with Dolly. And the momentum with moving forward to Corvallis. Trust God: In trusting for the actual delivery of the baby … to continue reading

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