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Coming soon! The Nativity Campout!

Coming soon! The Nativity Campout!

Now is the time to sign-up for the Nativity Campout, July 26-30 at Newberry Group Camp. A worship service will be held along the shore on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 and will be followed by a pot-luck. Come for a few hours or the entire weekend!


Wood Lot Planning BBQ

This Saturday, June 23, Attorney Neil Bryant will kick off an informational session at 11:30 on the new Bend high school site and how it impacts the Wood Lot. Bill’s Grille will be in operation! You don’t have to be on site the entire morning but you won’t want to miss understanding the issues surrounding […]


Wild Wacky Wednesday is here!

Wild Wacky Wednesday is here!

Bring the kids for some WACKY fun this Wednesday, June 20 from 11:00-2:00. Send them with sunscreen, lunch, and a water bottle and pick them up tired!


All Church Potluck Picnic

All Church Potluck Picnic

On Sunday, June 17 there will be one service at 10:00 am. The service will be followed by the Church Picnic. Bill Van Til will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs. It is Father’s Day so we’ll have beer for the Dads (and Moms)! Sign-up to bring a side dish. There is a sign-up sheet on […]


Saints Alive this week. Last one until September!

Come join the Saints this Thursday, June 7 at 11:30. Bill’s Grille will be open and bring a favorite dish to share. Yum! Fun, food, and frolicsome fellowship!


Blessing of the Gardens and Choir Concert

Blessing of the Gardens and Choir Concert

W will bless the gardens and garden volunteers this Sunday, June 3, between services. Please join us. The gardens are an important part of nativity’s ministries. Carol Guthrie promises treats from the food forest! And don’t forget the choir concert this Sunday as well. It is at 3:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church!


Calling all 5th Graders!

Calling all 5th Graders!

You’re invited to BYC on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:00 to 7:30 at Bend Church. After all, you’re almost a 6th grader!


Graduation Sunday

Join us this Sunday as we celebrate Cyrus Tadjiki and Maria Kramer, this year’s high school graduates!


New Member Class

Are you interested in becoming a member of Nativity Lutheran? Do you know someone who is? Pastor Chris will be holding a class for new members on May 24 and 31 at 7:00 pm. To register either call Janis in the office at 541-388-0765 or email her at: office@nativityinbend.com. We’d love to have you join […]


Seis de Mayo

Seis de Mayo

Come celebrate Seis de Mayo, the Nativity Lutheran version of Cinco de Mayo. This is a fundraiser for our youth to be able to go on their summer trip. The fun starts at 5:30 with some tremendous tacos (and beer) and then Nativity folks will display some tremendo talento! A spicy evening is in store […]


Saints Alive

Join in on Thursday, May 3 at 11:30 in fellowship hall for food, fun, and a visit from Dee Engel!


Services for Charlie Canfield

Services for Charlie Canfield will be held this Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 pm at Nativity.


Spring Planting Day

Join in Spring Planting Day on Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 am. Bring rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows, gloves, and enthusiasm!


Services for Linda Lloyd

Services for Linda Lloyd will be held on Friday, April 20 at 2:00 pm at Nativity. There will be a reception following in fellowship hall.


Mastersingers Concerts at Nativity

Mastersingers Concerts at Nativity

There will be two Central Oregon Mastersingers concerts at Nativity this weekend. There is one Saturday night, April 21, at 7:30 pm and one Sunday afternoon, April 22 at 3:00 pm. The Mastersingers are directed by Christian Clark and this program is Classical Treasures, featuring choral gems of the Classical era including Durante, Haydn, Mozart, […]


Spring Planting Day

Spring Planting Day

Join in Spring Planting Day on Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 am. This is one of the final steps in the parking lot project!


Tai Chi

Did you know we have a free Tai Chi class at Nativity? It meets every Thursday from 1:30-2:30 and is taught by Tom Jerome. No registration required, just show up!


Regional Synod Gathering

The ELCA’s Central Oregon Synod assembly will be held at Grace First Lutheran Church, 2265 Shevlin Park Road, on Saturday, April 7. The gathering is  scheduled for 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and will include lunch (donation requested to cover cost) as well as a worship service.  It will include  discussion of the mission and […]


Job-Jobs, that is, well done!

Thanks to all who helping with the relocation of the wood lot, the greenhouse, and spring clean-up day! Hope you enjoyed which ever Easter service you chose to attend!


Holy Week Services at Nativity

Holy Week Services at Nativity

Holy Week Services Maundy Thurs., March 29, 6:15          Good Friday, March 30, 6:15 Easter Vigil Saturday, March 31, 7-9:00 pm Sunrise Service, April 1, 6:15 Informal Service, April 1, 9:00 Easter Egg Hunt, April 1, 10:15 am Formal Service, April 1, 11:00 


Wood Lot Relocation-One More Saturday!

Still work to be done! A good crew this Saturday will push us over the finish line. Pastor Chris and Rob White will be “catering” a Volunteer Appreciation breakfast this Saturday at 7:30 am. Lunch will be provided at 12:00. The wood lot ministry needs you! Make your pictorial directory appointment! Don’t be the family […]


Souper Suppers and Evening Holden Prayer Services

Souper Suppers and Evening Holden Prayer Services

Souper suppers  and Holden Evening Prayer services continue on Wednesday evenings during Lent. February 28, Ali Kent will lead a short session on contemplative prayer.  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.