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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 […]


Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

A blood drive will be conducted at Nativity in conjunction with the Red Cross on Friday, July 14, from 2 to 7 PM. Donors will be given refreshments and appreciation! Contact Frank Barnes for more information at 541-388-4475.


Parking Lot Expansion

Parking Lot Expansion

Paving the Way to Growth! Have you made your parking lot expansion pledge yet? We are in the last weeks of our campaign drive to raise cash and pledges towards our goal of $375,000.00 for our new parking lot.  To date we have raised $138,000.00.  We have received donations and pledges from a little over  […]


The Shalom Service

The Shalom Service

The Shalom Service “Worship is a Verb”Join us for on Wednesdays, April 26th-May 31st at 6:00pm in the sanctuary for a new kind of evening worship. The Shalom service combines sensory experience with participatory worship inspiring us to see out the presence of God in our daily live and in each other. All of these services are […]


Food Forest & Gardens Garage Sale

Food Forest & Gardens Garage Sale

Come get some great deals and help support the Nativity Food Forest and Gardens Ministry on Saturday, February 25th. Sale starts at 8:30am-2pm- you’ll want to get here first thing in the morning for the best selection.


Nativity Christmas Concert

Join us this evening, December 16, starting at 7pm for Small, Dancing Light a special concert presented by the Nativity Community Choir and Orchestra. Arrive early as parking and seating are limited! Hope to see you there!


Let it Snow!

It’s a beautiful snowy day here in Bend! All afternoon and evening activities and services are cancelled for Weds., December 14th. We’ll look forward to seeing you on Thursday for all of the regularly scheduled activities! Please, call or email the office with any questions.


Compline Services

Compline Services

Joins us Wednesday evenings during Advent at 6:30pm for a beautiful, reflective service of song and prayer. November 28, December 7, December 14, December 21


Turkey Bowling

Turkey Bowling

Join us this Thursday from 5:30-7pm for a special Family Night tradition. We’ll be sharing a Thanksgiving themed potluck followed by turkey bowling in the sanctuary! Questions? Contact Bonnie our Children’s Ministry Director


Community Prayer Space

Community Prayer Space

The Nativity sanctuary will be open throughout the evening, and for the rest of the week. Come light a candle and say a prayer. All are welcome- there is enough to go around. God’s love never gives up.