Religion in Brief


Published May 14, 2011 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

Guest speaker Pastor Syd Brestel will share the message “And You Will Be My Witnesses” at both the 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. services at Antioch Church , held at Summit High School, 2855 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend.

Pastor Ben Miller will share the message “Lost in the Woods” at 10 a.m. Sunday at Bend Christian Fellowship , 19831 Rocking Horse Road. The 4twelve youth group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Pastor Virgil Askren will share the message “So You Had a Bad Day” at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday at Bend Church of the Nazarene , 1270 N.E. 27th St., Bend.

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Pastor Dave Leistekow will share the message “Jesus, Our Good Shepherd” as part of the series “Who is Jesus?” at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Trailhead Ministry/Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2065 N.E. Highway 20, Bend.

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Pastor Dean Catlett will share the message “Making a Difference” based on Mark 2:1-12, at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Church of Christ , 554 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend.

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High Priest Susan Gregory will share the message “Left Field, Not Left Out — How Do I Fit in the Team?” at 11 a.m. Sunday, following the 10:45 a.m. song service at Community of Christ, 20380 Cooley Road, Bend.

Pastor Dave Drullinger will share the message “Finding Your Security,” based on Matthew 19:23-30, at 10 a.m. Sunday at Discovery Christian Church , 334 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend.

Pastor John Lodwick will share the message “Letting Yourself Be Loved by Others,” as part of the “Letting Yourself Be Loved” series, at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Eastmont Church , 62425 Eagle Road, Bend.

Pastor Mike Johnson will share the message “When Following Is Hard,” based on John 6:60-71, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Faith Christian Center , 1049 N.E. 11th St., Bend. “Restored” youth services are Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Pastor Randy Wills will share the message “United We Stand” as part of the series “Philippians: To Live Is Christ” at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday at Father’s House Church of God , 61690 Pettigrew Road, Bend.

Guest speaker Mike Coughlin will share the message “Jesus, The Good Shepherd,” based on John 10:11-21, at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday at First Baptist Church, 60 N.W. Oregon Ave., Bend.

The Rev. Steven H. Koski will share the message “The God Who Loves the Platypus, Volcanoes and You” at the 9 a.m. contemporary service, 10:45 a.m. traditional service and 5:01 p.m. evening service Sunday at First Presbyterian Church , 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend.

Pastor Thom Larson will share the message “In Balance Class with Malaria Nets,” based on Acts 2:42-47 and John 10:1-10, at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and 11 a.m. traditional service Sunday at First United Methodist Church , 680 N.W. Bond St., Bend.

Pastor Dan Dillard will share the message “Love That Wins” at 10:30 a.m. and “The Place of Sacrifice” at 6 p.m. Sunday at Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church , 62162 Hamby Road, Bend.

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Pastor Randy Myers will share the message “The Season of Doubt” as part of the “Seasons” series at 6 p.m. today and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at New Hope Church , 20080 Pinebrook Blvd., Bend. For information: www.new hopebend.com.

Pastor Mike Yunker will share the message “The Community Needs You,” based on 1 Corinthians 12, at the 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Real Life Christian Church , 2880 N.E. 27th St., Bend. The church youth will serve pancakes.

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Pastor Robert F. Luinstra will share the message “One God, One Gate,” based on John 10:1-10, at the 8 and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church & School , 2550 N.E. Butler Market Road, Bend.

Discussion Sunday with Tom Wykes on the subject of Mildred Norman, “Peace Pilgrim,” at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon , held at Old Stone Church, 157 N.W. Franklin Ave., Bend.

The Rev. Jane Meyers will share the message “Finding God” at 10 a.m. Sunday at The Unity Community of Central Oregon , held at High Desert Community Grange, 62855 Powell Butte Highway, Bend.

Pastor Ken Johnson will share the message “Heaven — Unplugged,” the third in a four-part series about heaven, at 6:30 p.m. today and at 8, 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Westside Church , 2051 N.W. Shevlin Park Road, Bend,

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Pastor Scott McBride will share the message “Heaven — Unplugged,” the third in a four-part series about heaven, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Westside South Campus, held at Elk Meadow Elementary School, 60880 Brookswood Blvd., Bend.

Youth Pastor Darin Hollingsworth will share the message “The Vow of Partnership” as part of the video series “The Vow,” at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday at Christian Church of Redmond , 536 S.W. 10th St., Redmond.

Rev. Dr. Mike Jacobs will share the message “Living Generously” based on 1 Corinthians 16:1-4, at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and 11 a.m. traditional service Sunday at Community Presbyterian Church , 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond.

Pastor Randy VanMehren will share the message “Christ is Present with His People in His Church Still Doing What He Did 2,000 Years Ago: Reconciling Sinners to the Father,” based on John 16:16-22 at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at Emmaus Lutheran Church , 2175 S.W. Salmon Ave., Redmond.

Pastor Eric Burtness will share the message “Fact or Fiction?,” based on Jonah 1:1-3, at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church , 1113 Black Butte Blvd., Redmond.

Pastor Glen Schaumloeffel will share the message “When God Seems Far Away,” based on Psalm 13, as part of the series “Lessons From God’s Songbook,” at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday at Community Bible Church at Sunriver , 1 Theater Drive.

The Rev. Willis Jenson will share the message “The Gospel of Christ Crucified for the Sins of All Men Gives Christians Their Gracious Bearing,” based on 1 Peter 2:19, at 11 a.m. Sunday at Concordia Lutheran Mission held at Terrebonne Grange Hall, 8286 11th St., Terrebonne.