Fall Groups & Classes
We want everyone to grow in their faith and experience true transformation. This requires going beyond weekend services—to connect and participate in new ways. Whether you are a parent, senior, youth or child, we have a place for you to belong on Sundays and throughout the week!
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 217-219 Faith Builders class is about making new friends, finding encouragement and support, sharing and praying, variety in study topics, guest speakers, service projects,…and we have fun too. But most importantly, Faith Builders is a place to go deeper in God’s Word, mature your Christian faith and draw closer to Jesus. You are invited to join us at 9am every Sunday morning …. just come on in!
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 230 Several small groups made up of adults of all ages and walks of life meet weekly for community, food, in depth scripture study and discussion.
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 207 Several small groups made up of young married couples, parents, both married and single meet weekly for hang out, food, bible teaching and discussion.
Japanese Fellowship Church
Sunday, 9:00 AM | Bible Study & Prayer Sunday, 10:30 AM | Celebration Service This group welcomes anyone who speaks Japanese or is interested in a Japanese worship experience. Led weekly by Pastor Hiro Noda.
Young Adults Food & Fellowship
1st & 3rd Sundays, 12:00 PM, Off-Campus A group of college age and young adults who meet on Sundays at a restaurant to eat, hang out and do life together.
Young Adult Small Groups
2nd & 4th Mondays, 9:00 AM, Off-Campus College age and young adult small groups meet in homes every 2nd and 4th Mondays for great community, food, activities, bible study and discussion.
Women’s Small Group Bible Study
September 10, 9:15 AM, Chapel Several small groups of adult women of all ages and walks of life gather weekly to enjoy life together, engage in biblical study, discuss and apply godly principles to their lives. The book study is Jonah by Priscilla Shirer.
Men’s Small Group Bible Study
September 10, 9:15 AM, Conference Room A group of men who meet weekly for community connection, scripture discussion and application.
Lift: Midweek Gathering
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Chapel Pastors Ray and Matt invite all adults to a gathering focused on what the Bible says about our most challenging hot topics. What does the Bible say about sexual orientation and gender issues, can you be pro-choice and Christian, how can Christians engage receptively and lovingly in a polarized political climate? Wednesdays, in Lift, we will teach and discuss these and other issues of the day with the intent to lift our spirits in Christ, lift our intellects for God’s glory and lift our needs to the Lord in prayer.
Men’s Small Group Bible Study
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Room 229 A group of men who meet weekly for community connection, scripture discussion and application.
Women’s Small Groups Bible Study
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Hospitality Center Join small groups of women for weekly connection, Bible study, discussion and prayer.
Becoming a Love & Logic Parent
Begins September 11, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM, Room 230 Becoming a Love and Logic Parent is a great class for parents in all stages. You will walk away with nine essential parenting skills that are guaranteed to work! Class includes a workbook, binder notebook, small group interaction, large group lecture and DVD presentation with Dr. Charles Fay, Jim Fay and Dr. Foster Cline.
Financial Peace University
Begins September 11 , Wednesdays at 6:30 PM, Room 228 This changes everything! Learn God’s way of handling money with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Your cost of $100 will be the best investment you’ll ever make.
Worship Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, 7:00 PM, Worship Arts Center The Portland Christian Center Worship Choir is a vital instrument in the corporate worship experience and expression of our church. If you enjoy singing and want to make an impact on thousands of lives for the glory of God, the Worship Choir might be the place for you!
Thursdays, 6:00 PM, 1st-12th Grade Kids and youth join us for open skateboarding night. All skill levels are welcome. Lessons offered for those who are new.
Friday, 7:00 PM, Worship Arts Center A community of adult singles in their 30s and 40s who meet weekly to hang out, worship together, engage in activities, study scripture in small groups and just do life together.
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Fireside Room This group is dedicated to reaching students, encouraging positive friendships and helping them grow in their faith. Students are encouraged to be an active servant with weekly ministries and to honor God daily with their lives.
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Youth Center This is a group of high schoolers who are passionate about discovering who they are, who God is, and what this life is all about. After this learning hour, sit together with us in the Sanctuary for Sunday service.
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Youth Center and Fireside Room Students in grades 6-12 meet each week for Portland Youth service. It’s a service devoted to teenagers encountering God, making friends, growing together and making a difference. You can join us as early as 6:00 PM in choir, or in the gym for sports and hang out. At 7:00 PM, we all come together for an incredible worship service.
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM, Room 221 Witness, the middle school student choir, performs throughout the year. They are also featured in Portland’s Christmas Celebration concerts every December. In June, Witness takes a five-day music/missions tour.
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM, Worship Arts Center Chapel Priority, the high school choir, performs in Sunday Celebration services and concerts in the community throughout the year. They are featured in Portland’s Christmas Celebration concerts. Priority takes a nine-day music/missions tour every summer.
Fall Activity Registration
Sign-up below for all the exciting weekly Portland Kids opportunities for 2019-2020
Preschool Sundays (3 years – Pre-K)
Sunday, 9:00 & 10:30 AM, Room 209 Age appropriate Bible stories, crafts, songs and fun play introduce Bible basics.
Junior Bible Quiz
If you want your kids to be literate in the Bible—look no further. Every week kids learn, memorize and apply scripture in a fun, meaningful way.
Bible Explorers (K-2th Grade)
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 203 Join us in a small group setting that allows for kids to grow in God and their friendships with each other.
Bible Basics (3-4 Grade)
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 205-206 Join us in a small group setting that allows for kids to grow in God and their friendships with each other.
Sunday, 10:30 AM, Family Center Kids Church is the main event for elementary kids in K-5th grade. Kids learn to live for Jesus through exciting praise and worship, Bible teaching, puppets, skits, games and object lessons.
“Own It” Class (5th grade)
Sunday, 9:00 AM, Room 207 In this class we take our 4th and 5th graders on a journey to discover the essential knowledge of the truths of the Bible.
Kids Praise Company
Wednesday, 6:00 PM, Room 217 This top-quality kids choir for K-5th grade, is more than just singing! Kids get a musical education, have tons of fun together, and perform God-honoring musicals and concerts for our community.
Boys & Girls Clubs
Wednesday, 7:00 PM, Rooms 217 & 200 Wing Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls clubs (K-5th) encourage kids in their journey to become who God created them to be. Friendships are built as they earn awards, learn valuable life-skills and grow closer to Jesus.
Wednesday, 7:00 PM, Room 209 Rainbows club (3 years – Pre-K) focuses on concepts of being a helper and Bible truths along with learning how to work together and be a friend.
When you bring your child to the professional nursery area, they will experience fun, safe and dependable childcare available during all services. We want to welcome them into a caring environment designed just for them!