Refuge Summer!
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Refuge Summer!

Ah, summer. I remember being a teenager and looking forward to getting out of school, that way I could have the freedom to do what I wanted to do during the day. And by that, I mean I had every intention of playing video games, www.casinodames.com games and watching TV for three months straight. But,...

Beautiful Feet
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Beautiful Feet

I’ve never been a girly-girl.  I was raised by a single dad who had himself been  raised as the only son sharing a house with five older sisters.  I am sure by the time he was grown, he had had enough of all things feminine.  As a consequence, there was not a lot of fru...

42.  Coincidence?
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42. Coincidence?

This past week the Harvest Food Pantry had its Grand Opening.  It started off slow on Sunday (first day) but picked up steam on Wednesday! Between Sunday and Wednesday we provided food for 42 people!   42!   “the LORD has done this and is marvelous in our eyes” Matthew 21:42   We are so...

Introducing Braking Cycles…
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Introducing Braking Cycles…

There are some exciting new changes coming to the cafe at Harvest. The cafe team is excited to announce that starting Mother’s Day, we will be launching a new coffee from Braking Cycles, roasted here in Portland. Check out the video below to see what they are all about. Rhona from Braking Cycles will be...

Did You Hear?  Harvest Food Pantry Is Opening May 1, 2016!
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Did You Hear? Harvest Food Pantry Is Opening May 1, 2016!

FOOD PANTRY GRAND OPENING  Sunday, May 1st 2016 624 SW Halsey St., Troutdale, OR 97060 (off 257th & Halsey ) Serving families in Reynolds School District Boundaries (Troutdale, Wood Village, Fairview, NE/SE Portland) *Please bring Photo ID and a piece of mail for address verification Hours of Operation: Sundays 11 am-1 pm Wednesdays 3 pm-6...

State of the Church 2015 Annual Report
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State of the Church 2015 Annual Report

2015 has been a memorable year for Harvest! We opened the new facility in November! Take a look at the 2015 Annual Report for an update on the last year. For a downloadable version of the reports, HCC 2015 Annual Report. Be sure to listen to the Sermon, The State of the Church from Sunday...

Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters
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Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters

  I have a confession to make:  I’m a loser.  Not the kind of loser who through poor choices or bad luck never seems to make a success of things.  No, I’m the kind of loser who, well…loses things.  Lots of things.  Repeatedly.  Over and over. Jackets, keys, books, important papers.  You name it; I’ve...

And The Winner Is…
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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who guessed how many MnM’s are in the jar and who showed interest in the Harvest Food Pantry that is opening in the Spring. I know everyone has been waiting anxiously to find out how many MnM’s are in the jar so without further ado…. There are 1,083 MnM’s in the...

Wow. Just. Wow.
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Wow. Just. Wow.

What a great turn out we had at the Chili Cook Off this past Sunday evening!  Although the numbers are not officially in, we estimate at least 150+ people enjoyed food, fun and fellowship! Not only did we have 21 different Chili’s entered into the contest but we also had 20 *awesome* Raffle Baskets that...