We are an open and affirming, progressive Christian Church, seeking to live Jesus' vision of inclusive community and mission.


"Our faith is over 2000 years old,
our thinking is not."


Coming Up...


Interfaith Night Shelter Signup Begins

Egan Warming Center special activation - Jan. 28

Wreath Frames are Recyclable

High School Youth Room Make-over Needs Your Donations

Wheeler Room Available during Worship

Join the UCC Justice and Peace Action Network!

2015 Pledge Campaign Update

Living Our Mission of Welcoming...

Giving Tree Thanks

Reading Really Does Changes Lives- bring books

Musical News

Youth to Participate in 30-Hour Famine

Christmas Special Offering—Generous Indeed!

Conversation with Political Psychologist, Author and FCC Church Member Bill McConochie - Feb. 1

Space Available in Women’s Coast Retreat - Feb. 6-8

Souper Bowl Sunday - Feb. 1

Welcomers Meeting - Feb. 1

Exit Strategies: Dealing with Death - Feb. 7

Oregon Interfaith Advocacy Day - Feb. 11

Winder Clothing Drive until - Feb. 15

Interfaith Night Shelter Program Feb. 9 - 23

Beth Rogers’ Ordination - Feb. 22

The Third Act…? Sixty & Counting…? - Feb. 23

Stand for Children: Beat the Odds Scholarship Reception - Mar. 3

Youth Sunday - Mar. 15

Congregational Preschool Receives Five-Star Rating

Fellowship Hour hosts needed for 2015

Justice & Witness Volunteer Opportunities


Looking Ahead:

Family and Youth session begin at Camp Adams in July

Middle School Learning and Serving Together Trip July 9-12, 2015

All-Church Retreat at Camp Adams August 21-23, 2015



February 8, 2014

Please join us for our semi-annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, February 8. The agenda will include a moderator’s report, a stewardship report, a year-end financial report, and a 2015 budget for review.
Childcare will be available.


Sarah Neill retires February 28!
See related article

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This is a full time position, eight hours a day, Monday through Friday. The position provides administrative support to the ministry and staff of the church.

The right candidate will have strong grammar and writing skills, an advanced knowledge of publishing software, strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills.

This person must be a self-starter and work autonomously. High personal credibility, with a strong set of values consistent with church culture is also required. The person will need to be able to work collaboratively with our 15 Member staff and large volunteer pool; and be flexible and welcoming of the ideas and perspectives of a diverse workplace.

First Congregational has a progressive understanding of the Christian faith and is an Open and Affirming congregation that embraces all people regardless of gender identification or sexual orientation.

The salary package includes benefits. Come join our talented, energetic, caring, team.

For more information please see
Church Administrator Job Description

or call the church office and ask for the
Rev. Jonathan Morgan at 541 345-8741

Please return
Application For Employment and resumé
by January 30, 2015.