It’s Halloween time — do ghosts really exist? At this time of year, people dress-up as ghosts and demons, and even believe they exist. But to ghosts and demons really exist? And are they out to get you? What about the ‘Holy Ghost’ (sometimes translated as ‘Holy Spirit’) of the Bible? Pastor Nathan Lewis and Bernie Gehler of the Westside Science & Religion Discussion will explore this question and present their viewpoints on Sunday, October 26.

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 Nathan Lewis and Bernie Dehler
7:30 pm – Audience Q&A

Join us for Evergreen’s Annual Missions Spotlight this Friday evening, September 26th, to celebrate what God is doing in the nations. We will begin with a special meal together, then hear from our keynote speakers. Hugh Grant and David Hopkins will talk about their ministry with Schools without Walls, and Glenda Lewis will share about her recent trip to the Rafiki Village in Ethiopia.

Evening Schedule:
5:30 pm – Dinner featuring Indian Tacos
6:30 pm – Speakers, Refreshments, Children’s Programs

You won’t want to miss this encouraging evening — everyone is invited!
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! Psalm 96:3

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 begins September 17th

September 6, 2014

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 […]

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Passage 2014 Photos

August 24, 2014

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. Johnny gives Passage 2014 a thumbs up. Ten Middle School Boys and four staff set up their base campsite along the North Umpqua River just east […]

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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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