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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. 


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 […]