Hillsboro, OR

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for the health of Jerilee and our new baby, Jubilee (born on our tenth anniversary)! The whole family’s pretty happy with the new addition, and the church has been excited to take care of us and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 14 December 2012

Give Thanks : Our oldest son, Ransom, started Kindergarten this fall as a public school in our neighborhood. It is a Title-1, high-poverty, dual-language (Spanish-English) school. It has been delightful getting to know faculty, staff, and parents of other students. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Give Thanks: One of our home groups has been pretty successful in attracting people from outside the church. We’ve had a couple young families visit/join us lately. Kids and adults are both having a great time with the new Sunday … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Give Thanks: We’ve had two young families visit lately and it looks like they’re sticking around. We started Home Groups, discussing Keller’s book on marriage; meetings have been well-attended and well-received. Our Deacon nominee and others are organizing some mercy … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Church Planter: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Two of our elder nominees continue to impress me with their love for the congregation and willingness to engage in difficult ministries. We had a great time at our officer nominee retreat … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 20 July 2012

Church Planter: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: We had new members join our congregation. One boy was baptized upon profession of faith. Our officer nominees are showing their quality through the training process. Our people are getting involved in … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Monday, 7 May 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Many in the congregation are very generous and caring; our missionaries in Taiwan had to make an emergency home visit to care for a parent with cancer, and our people offered substantial … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: I’ve recently received warm personal/pastoral care from two of our elder nominees. It’s encouraging to work with such wise and gracious men. Our officer training has produced fruitful discussions (we’re currently using … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Officer nominations went well. Good men were nominated to both offices. Looking forward to training, which starts in March. We just started a weekly pub night, which went well. Folks invited friends … to continue reading

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Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Friday, 10 February 2012

Church Planters: Eric and Jerilee Costa Give Thanks: Discipleship relationship is making good progress. Positive feedback on sermon series. Leadership emerging as potential officers. Trust God: Couple who have begun to go to the church are talking divorce. The husband … to continue reading

Posted by Pat Craig

 

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