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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Food Forest Garage Sale

Food Forest Garage Sale

Join us in supporting our Food Forest and Gardens at their annual garage sale on Saturday, February 27th from 9am-2pm. Donations may be brought to the church starting Monday, February 22nd.


Annual Meeting- January 31st

Join us on Sunday, January 31st for a combined 10am worship service followed by our annual meeting and potluck. This is a great opportunity to hear about what our ministries have been doing this past year, and look forward to what the next year will bring.


Christmas Eve Services

Join us this Thursday, December 24th at one of our three services in celebration of the Night of the Nativity. Communion will be served at all three services. 5:00pm  – Children’s Christmas Eve Service If you like kids in costumes acting out the Nativity story and rambunctious hymn singing- this is the service for you! […]


Christmas At Nativity- Choir Concert

Christmas At Nativity- Choir Concert

Join us for a special Christmas concert featuring the Nativity Lutheran Church Choir with orchestra and special guests- The Men’s Chorus of Central Oregon. Friday, December 18th at 7pm Admission is free. Christmas Eve Service Times: 5:00pm, 7:30pm, & 11:00pm


Advent Compline Services

Join us on Wednesdays during the Advent season for a beautiful, reflective service of music and prayer. Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 6:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 6:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 23rd, 6:30pm Christmas Eve Service Times: 5:00pm, 7:30pm, & 11:00pm  


Wednesday Bible Study Cancelled

Wednesday Bible Study Cancelled

Wednesday, November 25th’s morning Bible Study is Cancelled due to icy weather conditions.  Please stay home and stay warm.


Advent Compline Services

Join us on Wednesdays during the Advent season for a beautiful, reflective service of music and prayer. Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, 6:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 6:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 6:30pm Wednesday, Dec. 23rd, 6:30pm


New Member Sunday

Join us in welcoming new members into our mission and ministry at both services on Sunday, November 15th!


All Saints Sunday

In both services, this Sunday Nov. 1st, we will remember all the saints who have gone before us with a special time of prayer and candle lighting. Don’t miss this time to give thanks and remember loved ones. Please consider inviting a friend who is grieving as it may be especially meaningful to them!


Family Pumpkin Carving

Family Pumpkin Carving

Bring a pumpkin and come join in the fun! On Saturday, October 24, from 3-5pm we are having a Pumpkin Carving event. This is a free event, we just ask that you bring your own pumpkin, carving supplies, and a snack to share. We will provide warm apple cider and juice, games, and fun.


Service of Healing & Prayer

Service of Healing & Prayer

 Join us on Tuesday, October 20th at 7pm for service of healing and prayer. Come and pray in community for healing in our world, our community, and ourselves. All are welcome.


Fall Clean-Up Day

Fall Clean-Up Day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 17th. Bring your gloves,  and outdoor yard tools and show up any time from 8-12pm.With the new Nativity sign installed, we are going to beautify the front corner of our grounds; be a part of the completion of this long anticipated project! The Fellowship Committee will be providing lunch for […]


Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Bring your dogs, cats, ferrets, guinea pigs, llamas, and goldfish- all of God’s creatures are welcome. Sunday, October 4th between services we’ll have a blessing of the animals in the Prayer Garden.


Pulpit Swap

Pulpit Swap

Join us in welcoming Pastor Stephen Kolski from First Presbyterian Church in Bend! Pastor Chris and Pastor Kolski will be swapping pulpits on Sunday, September 27th! Our 11:00am service will also be featuring the Clos Enuf Quire directed by Sherie Knutsen.


Rally Sunday!!!

Rally Sunday!!!

Join us this Sunday, September 13th for Rally Sunday. We’ll have a combined 10am service with a blessing of backpacks and teachers. Following the service join us for a potluck and ministry fair. It’s been a great summer and we’re looking forward what the fall brings!  


Labyrinth Workshop

Labyrinth Workshop

 Join us on Sunday, Sept. 20th from 12:30-4pm, in the beautiful Nativity prayer garden,  as we learn about the history of labyrinths and how to include them in our faith practices. Sister Mary Jo Chaves from the Franciscan Spiritual Center in Milwaukie, OR will be facilitating the workshop. Lunch is provided. Please, RSVP to office@nativityinbend.com […]


9am Prayer Garden Sunday

9am Prayer Garden Sunday

Join us out in the Prayer Garden for the 9am service this Sunday, August 9th! For those of you who haven’t made it to an Easter Sunrise service- this is your chance to enjoy a service in the prayer garden without having to get up at dawn!


San Francisco Stories

San Francisco Stories

On Sunday, August 2nd the youth from BYC are going to be preaching at both services about their experiences in San Francisco! You wont want to miss their stories and videos!


Nativity Camp out!

Nativity Camp out!

Join us for the weekend or just for a day- either way, mark your calendars for July 24-26th. Our regular worship in the wood will be Saturday evening with a potluck to follow! Check out the July Nativity Newsletter article for more details!


Central Oregon Pride

Central Oregon Pride

Stop by and say hi! Nativity will be hosting a booth at the Central Oregon Pride Event this Saturday, June 20th from 12-6pm. Hope to see you there!


Youth Ministries Position

Nativity Lutheran and First United Methodist Churches seek a creative and dynamic individual to serve in a full-time shared youth ministry position for our vibrant, progressive, ecumenical community youth group. Full benefits, Salary D.O.E.. Inquiries:   Contact Pastor Chris Kramer 541-388-0765 Job Description is found at nativityinbend.com Please send cover letter and resume to: chris@nativityinbend.com Position […]


Annual Meeting & Combined 10am service!

Annual Meeting & Combined 10am service!

Join us on Sunday, June 7th for a combined 10am worship service! Following the service we’ll have the annual meeting and potluck.


Youth Ministries Director Job Opening

Nativity Lutheran and First United Methodist Churches seek a creative and dynamic individual to serve in a full-time shared youth ministry position for our vibrant, progressive, ecumenical community youth group. Full benefits, Salary D.O.E.. Inquiries:   Contact Pastor Chris Kramer 541-388-0765 Job Description is found at nativityinbend.com Please send cover letter and resume to: chris@nativityinbend.com Position […]