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Wild! Wacky! Water Wednesday!

Bring the kids from 11-2 on This Wednesday, August 21 for a few hours of wild, wacky, water fun! Pack them up with sunscreen, lunch, and a water bottle and drop them off!


Nativity Campout!

Nativity Campout!

What a wonderful weekend at Newberry Group Campwith the Nativity community. There were 89 adults, 30 kids, and 26 dogs having a time of fun, relaxation, worship, and fellowship. Thanks to all who helped before, during or after! . 


Worship in the Garden

This Sunday, July 21, the 9:00 service will be held in the Prayer Garden (BYOC-Bring your own chair!) The 11:00 service will be held in the sanctuary as usual.


Women of the Faith Retreat

Women of the Faith Retreat

Intern Pastor Elise reports that the women who attended the retreat came together for a lovely time of community, learning, and healing and that they left rejuvenated and renewed.


Sound Fourth Concert


Celebrate the Fourth of July!

The office will be closed on the Fourth of July! Enjoy summer in Central Oregon as you celebrate the birth of our country!


Worship in the Garden

Join us for Worship in the Prayer garden at 9:00 this Sunday, June 23. BYOC (that’s Bring Your Own Chair) and have some cookies and coffee. The garden is beautiful-and is a little different since the construction on the new school is underway.


Millie Paul

Service for Millie Paul will be held at Nativity on Friday, June 7 at 1:00.


Nativity Lutheran Church Bend, Oregon seeks a ¾ time youth ministries director.

This collaborative, ecumenical, progressive middle school and high school youth ministry leadership position requires the following qualities: •  Strong relational skills •  Fun-loving •  Committed Christian faith formation and discipleship •  Ability to communicate faith with students •  Readiness to share leadership •  High emotional intelligence Our youth ministries involve congregational worship and youth community development, including generation of an ecumenical […]


Blessing of the Gardens

The Blessing of the Gardens will be this Sunday, May 19 between services.


Upcoming Events

Join us for worship this Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day and on Sunday, May 19 for the Blessing of the Gardens!


Graduation Sunday!

  Join us this Sunday to celebrate our graduates:  Daizy Ford– Melanie and Dennis Koptis Zach Griswold-Jenni and Farrell Griswold Jemma Norris-Bonnie and Bill Norris Jon Kauffman-Sherri Kauffman And our own Intern Pastor, Elise Anderson officially graduates from seminary on May 20!


Saints Alive

Join the group this Thursday, May 2 at 11:30 for turkey sandwiches and to hear CJ Neary, 12 year old amazing violinist. Don’t forget to RSVP by April 29 to Marci P, Del, or Joan.


Holy Week and Easter

Wednesday, April 17, Communion Class 5:30-7:30 Maundy Thursday Service 6:15 pm Good Friday Service 6:15 pm Easter Vigil, Saturday evening, April 20, 7-9:00 pm, Prayer Garden and Sanctuary Sonrise Service  5:45 am, Prayer Garden  Easter Breakfast prepared by youth, 6:30 am until 9:00. Easter Service 9:00  Easter Egg Hunt 10:15 Easter Service 11:00 Note: There […]


Palm Sunday

This is Palm Sunday! Join us for the Palm Procession at both services! And don’t forget to bring the family for tomorrow’s Spring Clean-up! Work begins at 9:00 am, lunch provided!


Saints Alive

This Thursday, April 4 at 11:30. Join in for fun, food, fellowship, and music. She’s With Me will be musical guests!


Souper Suppers continue!

Souper Suppers continue!

That’s Souper, not Super! Souper Suppers and Holden Evening Prayer services continue during Lent on Wednesdays. Supper starts at 5:30 with the prayer service beginning at 6:15. Make plans to attend these contemplative services.


Opportunities for Worship during Lent

Opportunities for Worship during Lent

Lots of things are beginning this week:This study about race is being led by Erika, Leigh, and Elise. Also, Elise is holding a special study for women.  


Ash Wednesday Service

This evening at 6:15. The service will include the Imposition of Ashes and a time for reflection.


Family Fun Movie Night

Wreck-it Ralph Breaks the Internet will be shown on Sunday, March 3 from 4-6. Tickets are free and popcorn is included! You can’t beat that! The middle adult group is also having a get together and pot luck at the same time. How convenient for parents! Both events are at Nativity!


Middle School Flocking!

Middle School Flocking!

Saints Alive is back!

The Saints took a break in January but they are back this Thursday,  February 7 at 11:30.  The Resista’s, a women’s a cappella group will be singing and lunch will be delicious.   RSVP by Feb. 4.


Annual Meeting Follow-Up

The constitution was approved as presented. After Oregon Synod approval, it will be ratified at the NLC January 2020 meeting. Council Elections Elected to One Year Terms Bryan Senner Marshall Herron Elected to Three Year Terms Carol Guthrie Bill Kuhn Corky Senecal Council Officers President-Deb Reynolds Vice-President Jon Kochersberger Secretary-Donna Burklo Treasurer-Bill Kuhn Copies of […]


Annual Meeting-Voting

The Annual Meeting will be held on January 20 after one service at 10:00 am. A quorum is needed so please make plans to attend! The confirmed members will be voting on the adoption of  the proposed constitution and electing members of the Nativity Church Council. No pot luck this year but bring some cookies to […]