“I’m nothing if not flexible”
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“I’m nothing if not flexible”

The above quote is something my father in law often will tell those of us in my family when we need to be reminded how to handle things when they are not going as expected. At the end of June a group from Harvest headed down south to Tecate, Mexico to work on building a...

7 Weeks in Uganda
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7 Weeks in Uganda

Hello Church Family, Rebecca and I just returned from about 7 weeks in Uganda where our oldest daughter Rachel, her husband Daniel and a pending adoptive grandchild are living and working as missionaries. Daniel is a veterinarian, a graduate of Oregon State, and he sets up small business enterprises where Ugandans in isolated communities can...

2016 Annual Report
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2016 Annual Report

This past Sunday, Pastor Mike discussed Harvest: our history, our present, and our future. It was a great message that touched on the roots of our church, our values and what is important here at Harvest [Listen Here]. He briefly introduced the staff (meet them here), talked about the missionaries we support (read more about...

Care Ministries – An Update
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Care Ministries – An Update

It has been a little while since I have written a blog post so I figured now is the time to give an update on how things are coming along. As you know one of the larger outreaches the Care Team is involved in is the Harvest Food Pantry.  If you haven’t been by to...

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...