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Souper Suppers and Evening Holden Prayer Services

Souper Suppers and Evening Holden Prayer Services

Souper suppers  and Holden Evening Prayer services will be held on Wednesday evenings during Lent beginning on February 21. Join us for food and fellowship at 5:30 with the prayer service beginning at 6:15.The theme for this year’s services will be Community Spiritual Disciplines.


Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday Services

There will be a service at noon on Ash Wednesday, February 14 in downtown Bend at Trinity Episcopal Church.  That evening there will be a service here at Nativity at 6:15. Both services will be led by Pastor Erika Spaet and will include the Imposition of Ashes and a time for meditation. 


Haiti 2019

Haiti 2019

Interested in the immersion trip to Haiti in 2019? On Sunday, February 11 there will be information at both services presented about the trip.  To learn more about the purpose and scope of this trip ask Jane Morrow, Jana Girvan, or Bob Knudtson for details. 


Saints Alive!

Saints Alive!

The Saints Alive February meeting was today. Don Girvan gave a fascinating slide show about his time in Alaska. Delicious soup and salad were on hand as well (not to mention dessert)! Next Saints Alive meeting is March 1 at 11:30. Corky Senecal and Kathy Hunt are certainly enjoying themselves!


Keep Up with the Work

Pastor Erika’s new venture is launching its new website tomorrow, February 1. Check it out at: storydwelling.org.    


Glow in the Dark Family Fun Night

Glow in the Dark Family Fun Night

 Glow-in-the-Dark Party Join us Sunday, January 28 4:30-6:30 pm for a free “Glowing” Family Fun Night. A pizza dinner will be included. Contact Bonnie at 541-815-8878 or childrensministry@nativityinbend.com for more info.


Annual Meeting Coming Up

There will be one service at 10:00 am on Sunday, January 21. The Annual Meeting will follow immediately. Then there will be a pot luck lunch! A quorum is need so make plans to attend.


UN-Decorating Day

The saying goes: what goes up must come down. The gorgeous decorations for Advent and Christmas that made the church so beautiful need to be put away for next year. If you would like to help, please come to the church this Saturday, January 6 at 9:00 am!


Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men

Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men

December’s Double Decorating Day

Beginning at 9:00 am this Saturday, December 9, elves are needed to decorate for Christmas! It’s a DOUBLE decorating day though because there will also be sugar cookies to decorate and hot chocolate to drink. Bring the family to Deck the Halls!


Choir Concert: A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Choir Concert: A Festival of Lessons and Carols

The combined choirs of Nativity Lutheran Church and First Presbyterian Church will be presenting a service of readings, choral anthems, and congregational carols. There will be a performance at First Presbyterian on Saturday evening, December 16 at 7:00 pm. On Sunday, December 17 there will be a performance at Nativity Lutheran Church at 3:00 pm.


Begins this evening: Advent Meditations of the Heart

Begins this evening: Advent Meditations of the Heart

Pastor Erika will be leading Advent Meditations of the Heart at The Central Oregon Collective (Winco parking lot) on Thursdays, Dec. 7 and 14 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Silence, candles and soup for the night time of the year. For more information contact Erika at 973-975-7740.


Tree of Love

Tree of Love

NLC assists folks in our community during Christmas who are in need of a helping hand. Want to participate? Visit the Tree of Love located in the Narthex for a list of needs identified by local families. Family names were provided by Family Access Network. Select from the Tree the gift or gifts you wish […]


Look! The new entrance!

Look! The new entrance!

The new entrance is ready for traffic!


Drone shot of Nativity

Drone shot of Nativity

The paving is complete! The paving, not the parking lot. Wheel stops are coming next week, general clean up too. Lights will be here later this month!


Oktoberfest

Tickets are on sale now for Oktoberfest! Plan to eat some German food, quench your thirst, and dance to some live music. This is a family friendly event with pretzel dogs and games for the kids! It will be Friday, October 6 beginning at 4:30 pm. There will also be a live auction and this […]


Tree Removal Saturday

All volunteers are needed this Saturday, September 16! Breakfast begins at 7:00 am, compliments of Chef Brandon Johns of Broken Top Bottle Shop. Assignments and safety will be discussed over breakfast so please arrive by 7 am! There are volunteer opportunities for everyone: food service, traffic control, project assistance, photography, greeters! Lunch is provided for all […]


Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Tickets are on sale now for Oktoberfest! Plan to eat some German food, quench your thirst, and dance to some live music. This is a family friendly event with pretzel dogs and games for the kids! It will be Friday, October 6 beginning at 4:30 pm. There will also be a live auction and this […]


Parking Lot News

The new parking lot is almost under construction! But first, all hands are needed to prepare. The chef from Broken Top Bottle Shop is arriving early on Saturday, September 16 to prepare at scrumptious breakfast beginning at 7:00 am. There will be a briefing on what needs to be done and then the work begins!We […]


Rally Sunday

Rally Sunday

Really Sunday will be on September 10 this year. There will be one service at 10:00 am, followed by a potluck dinner. Make plans to have the whole family there! There will be a bouncy house, live music, and tons of fun!


Make a Joyful Noise!

The Nativity Choir is looking for new singers! All are welcome to sing, regardless of previous experience, and you will never be asked to sing alone! Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30, beginning September 6. Please contact Christian for more information, or just show up and add your voice to the choir! christian@nativityinbend.com


VBS Next Week

VBS will be next week July 31-August 4 here at Nativity. If you haven’t already registered do so now. Registration forms are available in the narthex at Nativity or on the Children’s page of this website. VBS will be from 9-12 with a special Family Night on Thursday, August 3 at 5:30. Questions? Contact Bonnie […]


Nativity Camp Out-Newberry Group Camp

Nativity Camp Out-Newberry Group Camp

Dates Extended!!! The campground area C is now available from Thursday July 20, 1:00 pm until Tuesday, July 25, 1:00 pm! Worship in the Woods on Saturday at 4:30 pm. Potluck immediately follows the worship. There will be several baptisms, a confirmation, AND Emily’s final sermon as she completes her internship here at Nativity.  Cost is […]


Register for VBS Now

This year’s VBS program will be held July 31-August 4, 2017 from 9am-12pm. We will have classes for children entering K-5th grade and a preschool class for children ages 3 1/2 to 5yrs. (must be potty trained & limited seating.)Registration forms are now up in the Narthex, Fellowship Hall, and on the children’s page of […]