WARRENTON - Intercessory prayer is offered at 7 p.m. today and the men's breakfast is held at 7 a.m. Saturday at Coastlands Christian Fellowship, a five-fold ministry based on Ephesians 4:11, located at 675 S.E. Marlin Ave., next to Dairy Queen.
Sunday school for all ages meets at 10:30 a.m. with praise and worship at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. The morning message is "Miracles, Signs and Wonders Are For Today!" from Acts 14:3. The "Food for Fellowship" potluck follows the morning service.
Worship practice is held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and prayer at Ray and Alvor Salmi's home is also at 7 p.m. Bible study is offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Teens meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
A marriage seminar with John and Joanne Schenck will be held July 19 and 20. The theme is "Being a Leader." R.S.V.P. by July 14 by calling the church at the number below and leaving your and your spouse's names and your phone number. Cost is $20 per couple and include the two-day seminar and dinner Saturday evening.
The church is having a garage sale in July. To donate items, call the church and leave a message with your name and phone number. Coastlands Christian Fellowship's phone number is 861-0197, e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org and fax number is 861-1937.
Astoria Christian ChurchAlan Handman is the guest preacher at the 10:50 a.m. Sunday service at Astoria Christian Church, 1140 Harrison Ave., while the Rev. Frank Loyd is at the 150th Oregon Christian Convention. Debbie Handman and her mother, Carol Fleenor, provide music. Tom Hille and the Worship Team lead singing. Alex Rainey gives the stewardship meditation and Clyde Herndon presents the communion meditation. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. A nursery is available during both services.
Adult Bible study on the gospel of Mark meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 325-2591.
Warrenton Church of the NazareneWARRENTON - Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. at Warrenton Church of the Nazarene, 525 N.W. Warrenton Drive. In the 10:30 a.m. service, the Rev. Jim Moreton delivers a message on "Faith," using Hebrews 11:1 as his anchor verse. An evening service starts at 6 p.m.
Men's fellowship meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The church is open for prayer at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Teens meet in the Youth Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Other small groups meet throughout the week for prayer and study. For information, call 861-0933. The office is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
First United MethodistThe Rev. Dave Kinman preaches from the title, "What Did You Expect?" at the 10 a.m. Sunday service at the First United Methodist Church, 1076 Franklin Ave. Scripture lessons are Romans 6:12-23 and Matthew 10:40-42. Dorothy Lindstrom is liturgist. Bill and Edna Leonard are greeters. The Leonards host the coffee mingle following worship. Childcare is provided. Chuck Albright and Diane Curs lead the Fifth-Sunday Sing from 7 to 8 p.m. The Anchor Quartet from the First Baptist Church will provide music. The public is invited to join in singing favorite old and new hymns.
The Rev. Kinman leads the Brown Bag Lunch Lectionary Bible Study at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday in the pastor's study. Scriptures to read are Psalm 45:10-17, Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49 and 58-67, Romans 7:15-25a and Matthew 11:16-19 and 25-30. For information, call 325-5454 or visit www.astoriamethodistchurch.org
Lewis and Clark BibleMen's Bible study is at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Lewis and Clark Bible Church, 2.5 miles south of Miles Crossing just off Lewis and Clark Road on Seppa Lane.
Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. The adult Sunday school is currently doing a study, "War of Words: Getting to the Heart of Your Communication Struggles." The Rev. Jerry Conklin's message in the 11 a.m. Sunday service will be Part 2 in the series, "What God Wants us To Know:" "God Wants Us to Realize All that He Has Already Done for Us in Christ," from Ephesians 1:18-23. LCBC will join with Warrenton First Baptist Church for a "Singspiration" service at Warrenton First Baptist at 6 p.m.
Bible study and prayer are offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 325-7011.
First Church of Christ, ScientistThe Christian Science Sentinel radio broadcast is at 8:05 a.m. Sunday on KKEE 1230-AM titled "Should You Believe Everything Your Eyes and Ears Tell?" The 10 a.m. Sunday lesson at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 632 11th St., is "Christian Science," based on Mark 1:15. Sunday school for children and young adults is at the same time.
Cannon Beach Bible ChurchCANNON BEACH - Sunday's worship starts at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Bob Haskell continues his series on the Ten Commandments with "The Lord's Day: For Us or For Him?" Sunday school meets at 9:15 a.m. The evening fellowship, "The Gathering," begins at 7 p.m. and will discuss the challenge of witnessing for Christ in today's culture.
Alcoholics Anonymous uses the church's facilities from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Prayer and Bible study are offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, the young teen group, "Wazz-up," meets at 5:30 p.m. for its North Coast Trek. Cannon Beach Bible Church is at 264 Hills Lane, taking the Sunset exit from U.S. Highway 101. For information, call (503) 436-2786.
Bethany Free LutheranA Sunday school assembly for all ages is held at 9:30 a.m. at Bethany Free Lutheran Church, 451 34th St. The Rev. Craig Johnson brings the message, "Something Worth Boasting About," from Jeremiah 9:23-24 for the 10:30 a.m. worship. Childcare is provided.
Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Men's prayer meets at 6 a.m. Thursday. Women's Bible study is at 1 p.m. Thursday. For information, call 325-2925.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea CatholicA Vigil Mass is offered at 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis de Sales Mission, 867 Fifth Ave. in Hammond. Confession is from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday in Astoria and before Mass in Hammond.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1465 Grand Ave., offers Sunday Mass at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and at 12:30 p.m. in Spanish. The "50's Send-off" for Fr. Richard Thompson takes place at 1 p.m. in the Star of the Sea School gym. For the daily Mass schedule next week, see the church bulletin.
Warrenton First BaptistWARRENTON - Men's Bible reading time is offered at 7 a.m. Saturday at Warrenton First Baptist Church, 30 N.E. First St.
Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:15 a.m. The adult class, taught by the Rev. Ed Bussert, is on the book of Philemon. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. with the sermon, "In Search of True Worship," from Colossians 3:15-17. Youth groups for all ages and adult Bible study meet at 5 p.m., followed by the 6 p.m. service, which will be a "Singspiration" with guests from Lewis and Clark Bible Church.
Men's fellowship meets at 7 p.m. Monday. Bible study for adults in the book of Isaiah is held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, Bible study for high school and young adults is offered at 5:30 p.m., followed by prayer meeting at 7 p.m. and choir practice at 8 p.m. Women's "Prayer and Share" meets at 9 a.m. Thursday. Home Bible studies meet at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Plans are under way for Vacation Bible School featuring "The Story of Esther," scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. July 15-19 for ages 5 to 15. At the same time, there will be an adult Bible study, to which all parents are welcome to come. For information, call 861-2432.
First PresbyterianWorship begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 1103 Grand Ave. The Rev. David Prichard will be preaching during the summer months on a series on the basis of what Christians believe, beginning with Sunday's message, "We Believe in God the Father." Worship leader is Becki Haglund-Smith. Greeters are Aaron and Holly Parks. Nursery care is available during the service. Coffee hour following the service is hosted by Bob and Betty Brumm. For information, call 325-1702.
Pioneer PresbyterianWARRENTON - Sunday worship at Pioneer Presbyterian Church on Clatsop Plains, on U.S. Highway 101 at Camp Rilea Road, begins with a Singspiration at 9:40 a.m., followed by worship at 10 a.m. led by the Rev. Doug Rich with the sermon, "The Supreme Sacrifice." Lector is Celine McEwan. Greeters are Ann and Rob Mangold. Alice and Jerry Whalen host coffee hour. Children are dismissed to church school after the children's message. For information, call 861-2421.
Seaside United MethodistSEASIDE - Seaside United Methodist Church, 241 N. Holladay Drive, holds its Sunday worship at 10 a.m. The Rev. Daryl Blanksma's sermon is "Welcome." Tiffany MacDonald and Carter Boardman will provide music. Nursery care is available during worship.
The Hispanic Ministries Team meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The church office will be closed Thursday in observance of Independence Day.
The annual "Great Rummage Sale" takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5 and 6. Donations are being accepted between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For information, call 738-7562.
Astoria First Baptist"Searching for the Face of God - Living in a Deep and Personal Relationship with the God of the Universe" is the message at Astoria First Baptist Church, Seventh and Commercial streets, in the 11 a.m. Sunday service. The Rev. Jim Green uses 2 Chronicles 7:14 and Exodus 33:12-23 as the basis for the message. John Lum and Ginger Johnson are instrumentalists, with Jim Bowman leading the music and Youth Pastor Dave Hite reading scripture. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Crossover, a youth group for high school aged teens, meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Teen Center. The congregation will join the Community Hymn Sing at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church.
Women's Bible study group meets at 12:30 p.m. Monday, studying the book, "A Woman's Guide to Personal Holiness." Prayer Central, a time of intercessory and personal prayer, meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and Lost and Found, the middle school youth group, meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Teen Center. For information, call 325-1761.
Grace EpiscopalGrace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave., holds a Sunday Eucharist service at 9 a.m. The Rev. Richard Loop leads the service, assisted by lay eucharistic minister Pete Hoffman and lector Steve Wedell. A potluck brunch, hosted by Vestry members, follows the service. The Vestry will hold a meeting following the potluck.
The church office will be closed July 4. For information, call 325-4691.
Olney CommunityThe Rev. Rich Bingham gives the sermon, "At Home with the Lord," based on Revelation 4:1-11, at the 11 a.m. Sunday service at Olney Community Church. Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m.
Prayer meeting is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Olney Community Church is on Oregon Highway 202 across from Olney School at Milepost 10.
Warrenton ChristianWARRENTON - Sunday services at Warrenton Christian Church, 1376 S.E. Anchor Ave., are at 9 and 11 a.m. Pastor Doug Marshall preaches on "Choosing to Persevere: Murphy Was an Optimist!" based on Nehemiah, Chapters 3 and 4. Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. Nursery care is available during both services. Children's worship is available during the 11 a.m. service. Middle school youth meet at 6 p.m.
AA Step Study meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. High school youth group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Transportation is available in some areas. For information, call 861-1714.
Faith LutheranSEASIDE - The Rev. Joseph Leas leads the Sunday service at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1115 Broadway. Bible class and Sunday school begin at 9:15 a.m. with a continental breakfast. Transportation arrangements are available.
On Wednesday, women's Bible study is offered at noon with childcare provided and a prayer meeting is held at 6:30 p.m.
The Rev. Al Johnston of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Tillamook leads "Peacemakers" from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The $10 registration includes materials and lunch.
Vacation Bible School runs July 8 through 11 with the circus theme, "Godswerkus." Fall registration continues for kindergarten and preschool. For information, call 738-7223.
First Church of the NazareneThe Vacation Bible School program will be presented in the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship at First Church of the Nazarene, Seventh Street and Niagara Avenue, followed by Dinner on the Grounds. Sunday school for adults and teens not involved in VBS program practice will meet at 9:30 a.m. There will be no 6 p.m. Evening Praise Service this week.
The 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Bible study will begin a look at the book of Amos in the Old Testament. For information, call 325-4477.
First LutheranFirst Lutheran Church, on the corner of 33rd Street and Grand Avenue, holds Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. There will be no Sunday school. The evening service will be the Taize Evening Prayer, a service of prayerful, meditative song and readings in a setting of candlelight. The music comes from the ecumenical Christian community of brothers in Taize, France.
Venture Crew meets at 7 p.m. Monday and Narcotics Anonymous is offered at 8 p.m. Monday. Youth Bible study meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the home of the Butenshons. First Lutheran is handicap accessible with an elevator. For information, call 325-6252, e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web site www.geocities.com/firstlutheranastoria
Our Saviour's LutheranSEASIDE - Sunday services at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 320 First Ave., are at 8:30 and 10 a.m. The sermon, "Giving Out Rewards," is given by the Rev. David Barnet.
Ecumenical Bible study is offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Quilting is offered at 10 a.m. Thursday, followed by Bible study at 12:15 p.m. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. For information, call 738-6791.
North Coast Family FellowshipSEASIDE - Sunday services at North Coast Family Fellowship, 2245 N. Wahanna Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with spiritual growth classes for all ages. Adult electives are "Battle for the Hearts," taught by Pastor Larry Rydman, "The Prayer of Jabez," taught by Dr. Richard Mitchell and "Boundaries," taught by Chaplain Scott Radetski. Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. and includes contemporary music and Bible teaching by Pastor Rydman. The current sermon series is from the book of Colossians. Full care nursery and children's activities are available during the service. The band Psalmoi will be leading an evening of participatory worship at 7 p.m. in the NCFF main auditorium.
On Tuesday, Play and Share Group for moms with their babies and preschoolers meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and "Broken Pieces: The Gathering," worship for young adults, meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. On Wednesday, seventh- and eighth-grade Guys Connecting Groups meet at 6 p.m. and seventh- and eighth-grade Girls Connecting Groups meet at 7 p.m. The gym is open for basketball at 8 p.m. for high school students and older. The Fourth of July All-Church Beach Bonfire begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Vacation Bible School for kindergartners through sixth-graders is 9 a.m. to noon July 15 through 19. For information, call 738-7453.
Center for Spiritual Living of the North CoastCenter for Spiritual Living of the North Coast, a Metaphysical/New Thought center at 120 10th St., holds its Sunday celebration at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ann Robben-Dott leads the platform for Congregational Sunday.
A spiritual support group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Rachel Easton leads simple yoga and meditation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. For information, call 325-8839.
Great Vow Zen MonasteryCLATSKANIE - Buddhist meditation and service led by Zen teachers Hogen and Chozen Bays is offered at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Sunday at the Great Vow Zen Monastery, 79640 Quincy-Mayger Road. Meditation instruction is provided. For information, call (503) 728-0654.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meets at 10 a.m. Sunday for Sacrament meeting. At 11:15 a.m., Sunday school classes are held for all age groups and Primary class begins for children 18 months to 12 years. This year's course of study is the Old Testament. At 12:15 p.m., meetings are held for the Relief Society, Priesthood and Young Men's and Young Women's organizations. Meeting times are the same for the Astoria Ward, 350 Niagara Ave., the Seaside ward, 1403 S. Wahanna Road, and the Long Beach, Wash., ward, 1306 Washington Ave. N.
Young Men's and Young Women's organizations also meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday for service projects, learning activities and monthly dances. For an Astoria activity schedule, call Jared or Jenna Rickenbach at 325-8806.
Baha'i' Faith/Clatsop CountyIntroduction to the Baha'i' Faith is offered at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Baha'i' Resource Center, 92664 Claremont Road. For information, call 325-4362 or visit the Web site bahai.homestead.com
Baha'i' Faith/AstoriaIntroductory study of the Baha'i' Faith is offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Baha'i' Library, 584 Eighth St., and is open to anyone. Topics cover the founder of the faith, Baha'u'llah, and his teachings for spiritual and social development. For information, call 325-7595.
Calvary Assembly of GodWARRENTON - Calvary Assembly of God, 1365 S. Main Ave., hold its Sunday celebration at 10:30 a.m. with an attended nursery, preschool and primary classes. An evening celebration and youth group are offered at 6 p.m. Adult Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, along with Missionettes and Royal Rangers. For information, call 861-1712.
First Congregational United Church of ChristWorship begins at 9:30 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 820 Alameda Ave., across from Capt. Robert Gray Elementary School.
Immanuel LutheranKNAPPA - Sunday worship begins at 9 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, on the corner of U.S. Highway 30 and Valley Creek Lane, half a mile east of The Logger restaurant. The Rev. Carl Hansen leads the service.
Warrenton United MethodistWARRENTON - The 11 a.m. Sunday worship starts with praise choruses at Warrenton United Methodist Church, 679 S.W. Main Court. The Rev. Delores Hodney encourages and challenges her congregation to be "Clothed with Power," taken from Luke 24:44-53. Ginger Ponton and Waletta Kempt sing, "No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus." For information, call 861-0825.