Women’s Retreat 2017
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Women’s Retreat 2017

The Women’s Ministry Team at Harvest works diligently to provide opportunities for connecting in fellowship throughout the year, culminating in our biggest event of the year, our destination retreat. This year our theme was “Community through Connecting.” A few weekends ago 31 women came together for an amazing weekend in Lincoln City at The Dawn...

I AM the Resurrection and the Life
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I AM the Resurrection and the Life

What is life, and where did it come from? When we die what happens to our life? Answers to these questions have not been obtained using the disciplines of science. Usually scientists can conceive of some idea or theory or method to unlock secrets of our existence but the mystery of life is so profound...

The Good Shepherd
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The Good Shepherd

We don’t have any sheep now, but we do have a couple of cows. When we are out in the field we learn about them and their nuances. The cows will usually come when we call, especially if we are holding a feed bucket. They understand what fences are and are even willing to get...

The Security of the Door
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The Security of the Door

I think it’s the weather and the return of green grass, but for some reason, at this time of the year I always start getting two very specific idyllic daydreams. One is of having a breakfast or two with a Hobbit in a Hobbit-hole (I have no teaching point from this one, but doesn’t that...

“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...