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Coram Deo Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Rev. Kyle and Gretchen Parker

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: Jack Parker had an encouraging report from his doctor regarding his kidneys. Gretchen enjoyed a refreshing trip to Portland to spend time with old friends. Kyle is enjoying coaching and building relationships through coaching basketball. The Parker’s Christmas … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

The Portland Project – Rev. Bryan and Amanda Buck

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: In October we launched our first of three home community that will serve as the bedrock of our church planting vision. We began with 6 people and now our group includes 15 adults (28 with children!). Our mission … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Northwest Church Planting Network, Seattle, WA – Rev. Michael and Sandra Kelly

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: We are very thankful for our planters who have remained faithful to the Scriptures and stalwart in their missions all year. They have all seen God work and bring encouragements a well as trials. The projects advance and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

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

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church Central District, Seattle, WA – Rev. Jason and Foxy Davison

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the opportunity to serve my church and to preach every Sunday. I am thankful that I enjoy the bible studies together and worship on Sundays. We have a diverse group with many different backgrounds, … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mill Creek, WA – Rev. Brant and Heather Bosserman

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Give Thanks: This month we had our first adult baptism! The young man in view had believed that he had been baptized as an infant, only to discover from his father that this was not the case. He sparsely attended … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Northwest Church Planting Network – Rev. Michael and Sandra Kelly

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: Another year of the Lord’s provision for the work in the Northwest. Continual growth and interest in all the church plants. Interest from others outside our region to advance the work of developing training in the Northwest and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

The Portland Project – Rev. Bryan and Amanda Buck

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: This month we had two significant celebrations. Over the past months we’ve prayed that God would send us “Barnabus Families”, people who with ongoing development and absorbing our DNA would be ready to help lead sooner than later. … 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

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Rev. Kyle and Gretchen Parker

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: Steady conversations and increasing intimacy in relationships with people in the South Hill. Trust God: The primary concern is personal due to my impatience in waiting on the Lord to move conversations and their developing relationships to decision. … to continue reading

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Jubilee, Central District, WA – Rev. Jason and Foxy Davison

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: We continue to praise God for new visitors coming to the church. We have seen folks come who used to never attend church and most of the people in our congregation have been more intentional about inviting friends … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mill Creek, WA – Rev. Brant and Heather Bosserman

Monday, 24 November 2014

Give Thanks: We are very thankful for the wealth of new visitors, new attenders, and new members that we have received in the past month. Trust God: I have been a bit heart-broken over several different trials that members of … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Northwest Church Planting Network

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the wonderful time the women had at our 2014 Get-A-Way. There were 21 women. We are thankful for the continued support that has been coming in to help us meet our matching grant. We … to continue reading

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Trinitas Church, Mill Creek, WA – Rev. Brant and Heather Bosserman

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: Trinitas Church is both excited and thankful that 25 men have signed up to participate in our first annual men’s retreat. This occasion will bring together current members, attenders, prospective attenders, and even non-believers to fellowship together. Trust … 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

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee, Central District, WA – Rev. Jason and Foxy Davison

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: I am thankful that in the midst of a huge change for our ministry that the Lord is unifying and adding to our group. This month the core of our church “girded their loins” and were willing to … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Rev. Kyle and Gretchen Parker

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: The Parker’s had a great fall in getting the kids started on their 3rd and 5th grade years. Our relationships within our neighborhood and community are depending and expanding and people are inquiring in an organic fashion about … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

The Portland Project – Rev. Bryan and Amanda Buck

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Give Thanks: We have been serving at our farmers market throughout the summer building relationships with community influencers, neighbors and vendors. Over the past months I’ve built a friendship with a fruit vendor named Javier and recently he asked what … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

The Portland Project – Rev. Bryan and Amanda Buck

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Give Thanks: A bit uneasy, I walked through a host of motorcycles into Penguin Pub, a historic dive bar in our parish. This summer I’ve been following God into relationship with a group of guys that I play basketball with … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Rev. Kyle and Gretchen Parker

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Give Thanks: Substantial contact with many in our neighborhood and school. Neighborhood movie night was well attended and conversations easily moved toward Coram Deo. Finishing fall outreach material and preparing to start canvassing neighborhoods over the next several weeks. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee, Central District, WA – Rev. Jason and Foxy Davison

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Give Thanks: Thankful for everyone at Jubilee. It has now been one year since our merger, though we are now parting ways, I thankful for every person in the church across the board there has been a spirit of charity … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Northwest Church Planting Network

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Give Thanks: Give thanks and praise for the continued peace and common vision that our Board has enjoyed since the network began. It will be important as we grow and take on new dimensions of the church planting enterprise. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

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

 

Trinitas Church, Mill Creek, WA – Rev. Brant and Heather Bosserman

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Give Thanks: I am particularly blessed by the fact that a small group from our church was able to set aside an evening of prayer on behalf of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. Over the course of 2 hours we … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

The Portland Project – Rev. Bryan and Amanda Buck

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Give Thanks: On Tuesday night I’ve been playing basketball with a group of men, some of whom live in our parish. I initially prayed that this time together would overflow into drinks after the game with the hopes of building … 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

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Rev. Kyle and Gretchen Parker

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Give Thanks: Worship leaders are working out well. Work on the new website and social media marketing is developing on schedule. We decided on Church Community Builder software to assist our assimilation work. Trust God: Summer has proven to be … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee, Central District, WA – Rev. Jason and Foxy Davison

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Give Thanks: Thankful to see visitors trickle in this month to Jubilee. A couple came from off the street not knowing anyone at our church, but most came from word of mouth through relationships we have in the community. I … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mill Creek, WA – Rev. Brant and Heather Bosserman

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Give Thanks: We are very thankful for one a families who has been wrestling with the question of infant baptism, decided to get both of their young daughters baptized, and received as members at Trinitas Church. The occasion was a … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

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

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District Seattle, WA-Rev. Jason Davison

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Give Thanks: Thankful for the support of the Presbytery and Rev. Michael and Sandy Kelly. I appreciate their help, wisdom and intercession on behalf of my family these 5 years, and for our church plant, Jubilee. It is difficult planting … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, WA-Rev. Kyle Parker

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Give Thanks: The Lord provided a great core of musicians furthering our preparations for the fall. Trust God: The months of June and July were tough on attendance with major city events and holidays affecting us. We are working with … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA-Rev Brant Bosserman

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Give Thanks: I am very thankful that a single mom to whom we have been reaching out to has begun attending our church regularly. Trust God: I continue to struggle with the question of where, when, and how we will … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

NWCPNetwork Prayer Requests

Monday, 16 June 2014

Give Thanks: Join us in giving thanks for unity among the board members and church planters as well as a healthy relationship with the Presbytery at large. The sacrifice, commitment and gifting of our planters and their families. The continued … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA-Rev Brant Bosserman

Friday, 13 June 2014

Give Thanks: This month we are tremendously thankful to God for growing our church by 4 new, newborn children. We are looking forward to having several baptismal services, which always allows our ministry to reach new friends and family members. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

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

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District Seattle, WA-Rev. Jason Davison

Friday, 13 June 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for Tim’s Teopilus (Associate Ministry Leader with Jubilee) partner faithfulness to the church, and in our growing relationship. Tim has been very consistent in his shepherding of Ekklesia before they joined Jubilee this last fall, … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District Seattle, WA-Rev. Jason Davison

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Give Thanks: Very thankful for the truth that “all things work for the good of those who love him and are called according to his purpose”! This month has been a challenging month, where there has been an abnormal amount … 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

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, WA-Rev. Kyle Parker

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Give Thanks: Worship started well. Logistics of people working together has proceeded smoothly and with good morale. Trust God: MUSICIANS – big fall off as many of our students are college students who are departing Spokane for the summer. Leadership … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA-Rev Brant Bosserman

Monday, 5 May 2014

Give Thanks: We are very thankful for the recent group that has undergone membership interviews, to make formal commitments to our church. They included an older woman who is, for the first time in her adult life, who has committed … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

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

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, WA-Rev. Kyle Parker

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Give Thanks: Musicians for worship. Building for use on Sunday Nights. Good harmony and expectation in the group. Many new contacts and visitors. Trust God: We have musicians, interested people, and a building now we have to put it all … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District Seattle, WA-Rev. Jason Davison

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the ability of our church to support overseas missions. We sent a group to East Asia and it has been great to see the whole church support this–not just our Indonesian brethren but folks … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA-Rev Brant Bosserman

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Give Thanks: We were tremendously thankful to officiate, and to celebrate the first wedding at Trinitas Church between our music leader, and one of the most faithful servants at Trinitas. The greater part of our church came out to support … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

NWCPNetwork Prayer Requests

Friday, 14 March 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for good meetings in March for the development of training for new leadership in the Northwest and site development for future projects. We are thankful for the continual sacrificial care of our church planters as … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, WA

Friday, 14 March 2014

Give Thanks: Huge month for both funding and contacts our hearts are encouraged and humbled. Joined Mission Anabaino and received a grant toward the plant. Good investment and participation from core group folks. Secured worship leaders. Trust God: Stress is … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA

Friday, 14 March 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the many ways in which our church has been blessed by warm connections with other PCA churches in our presbytery. We are purchasing a printer with Exile Presbyterian Church, Woodinville, WA; our women’s retreat … 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

 

Jubilee Community Church, Mission Central District, Seattle, WA

Friday, 14 March 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the additions to our church family this month. We have had three births this month and it has not only been wonderful to see these little ones, but it has been great to see … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

NWCPNetwork Prayer Requests

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Give Thanks: For our strongest year as a network; 2013 saw notable growth across all Missional categories: We placed two planters on the field (Corvallis, OR & Spokane WA), established and deployed oversight and planter care ministries through our Sevens … 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

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, WA

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Give Thanks: Good and consistent growth in contact opportunities and ease in meeting with people to communicate Coram Deo’s hopes and aspirations. Good development of relationships within core team. Possibilities are emerging for worship space and worship leadership. Good support … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Mission Central District, Seattle, WA

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the growing infrastructure of our church plant. Things become a lot easier when you not only have people to help get things done, but leaders who are gifted at certain roles to support me … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitas Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful to have a children’s’ catechism class up and running on Sunday’s during the sermon. We have had faithful volunteers, including a woman who signed up for the ministry on her second visit to Trinitas. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

NWCPNetwork Prayer Requests

Friday, 17 January 2014

Give Thanks: We are thankful for two new projects that started in 2013. One is in Corvallis, Oregon with Rev. Greg and Dolly Joines. The second one is in Spokane, Washington with Rev. Kyle Parker. (Check out their prayer requests … 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

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, Washington

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Give Thanks: We had a great Christmas open house with well over 150 attending! We have started a ‘foundations’ study at our home on Sunday evenings. Good time with family and rest from Christmas to New Years. Trust God: Wisdom … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitias Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Give Thanks: I am thankful that my sister and brother-in-law are in the process of moving closer to our church plant, and are planning to begin attending Trinitas along with their 4 children. Trust God: Some men in my church … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy