How did humans come about? Some have a religious answer, that God made humans from scratch (not descended from other animals). Evolutionists believe the opposite; that all life is related on Earth through birth, and that humans came from other animals through physical descent. The Christian perspective on this topic will be given by John Breckenridge from Evergreen, and Bernie Dehler, Westside Science & Religion Discussion, will give the atheist viewpoint. Bernie argues that modern science (evolution) is clear that there is no ‘first human’ and therefore there was no first humans such as Adam and Eve. John will explain why he thinks Dehler’s conclusion is not reasonable, and that it is very reasonable to believe in “first humans.”

Everyone is invited! This can be a friendly event for different groups to meet each other. A place for Christians to get to know atheists; and atheists to get to know Christians. And everyone else is also invited; all belief systems (Muslim, Hindu, etc.). We will show that conversations with people of radically different ideas can be both fun and friendly.

6:00 pm – Pizza Dinner and Conversation
6:30 pm – Presentations by John Breckenridge and Bernie Dehler
7:30 pm – Audience Q&A

Surveyor will begin this year on September 17th, and you are invited to join us on Wednesday evenings for an enriching time of fellowship and bible study. A family style dinner is served at 6:00 pm ($2 per person, $8 per family), followed by bible classes for all ages at 7:00 pm. During this 8-week fall term, the adults will be going through 7 Men Who Ruled the World From the Grave, and the youth and children will attend classes geared for them. More information can be found at Surveyor under the Education tab of this website.

Passage 2014 13 mile hike Passage 2014 built the confidence of Middle School boys through rigorous outdoor exercises including the 13 mile hike on the Dread and Terror Trail along the North Umpqua River.
Passage 2014 Johnny Johnny gives Passage 2014 a thumbs up.
Passage 2014 Campsite Ten Middle School Boys and four staff set up their base campsite along the North Umpqua River just east of Lemolo Lake. [click to continue…]

Evergreen’s Annual Snow Melt Plunge Breaks Record in 2014!

August 18, 2014

This past week at the Evergreen Campout 2014, 31 individuals descended into the snow melt creek just north of the bridge, floating to the bank on the south side of the bridge, breaking the long-standing record of 23.

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Walking Tour of Portland Architecture – Wednesday, August 6

August 5, 2014

Please note that Rights & Duties will have a different format this Wednesday, August 6. John Southgate will be presenting Portland Architectural Tour II – Focus on Churches, a walking tour of some historic churches in Portland. We will meet at 7:00 pm at the Starbucks at NW 21st & Lovejoy. Wear comfortable walking shoes […]

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Memorial of Bob Westerberg June 29, 2014

June 30, 2014

Beloved member in good standing of Evergreen Presbyterian Church, Bob Westerberg died recently at 92 years of age. Evergreen members joined by St. Stephen’s Academy Staff gathered to honor him. Bob’s daughter, Karen Alston, is also a member in good standing of Evergreen and Teacher of the 5th Grade at St. Stephen’s Academy. You may […]

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Evergreen Presbyterian presents Rights & Duties 2014

June 14, 2014

The Rights & Duties Forum is a summer series of speakers and discussions hosted by Evergreen Presbyterian Church, which covers various topics relating to Christianity and its engagement with politics and culture. This summer’s 9-week series begins on Wednesday, June 18 with the session titled “The Poor You Will Always Have With You.” Rights & […]

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Descending Theology: The Resurrection by Mary Karr

April 19, 2014

From the far star points of his pinned extremities, cold inched in—black ice and squid ink— till the hung flesh was empty. Lonely in that void even for pain, he missed his splintered feet, the human stare buried in his face. He ached for two hands made of meat he could reach to the end […]

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Celebrate Easter Sunday at Evergreen

April 14, 2014

Come celebrate with us the work of Christ on the cross and His resurrection on Easter morning. We will gather for prayer, fellowship and worship, and invite you to join us for all of the morning events: * 8:00 a.m. Sunrise Service – A time to pray and celebrate the resurrection of our Savior * […]

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Good Friday Tenebrae Service at Evergreen PCA

April 8, 2014

You are invited to join us for Tenebrae on Friday, April 18 at 7:00 pm. During this Good Friday service we will meditate on the events leading up to the death of our Savior, through scripture and song, and prepare our hearts for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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