2020-04-26 Donations to Portland United Church

PORTLAND UNITED CHURCH Donations to Portland United Church can be made during this current disruption. During this time of “social distancing“, I ask each of you to remember that the reduced expenses of the church, and the missions we support, continue to consume cash. Let me first thank those of you who continue to contribute via PAR and to those who are already sending in their donations.  However, it would be appreciated if the rest of us could continue to help with the ongoing church expenses by making our regular donations in one of the following three ways: A Cheque …

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2020-04-11 – The Easter Story is One of Hope

Dear friend: The Easter story is one of hope. We are presently living with circumstances that mirror those of the early followers of Jesus at the time of His crucifixion more closely than most of us have ever experienced. Good Friday was a bleak and dark day for the believers of Jesus’ time. The current onslaught of statistics enumerating people around the world who have contracted COVID-19 and those that have succumbed to it makes for bleak, dark days. The early converts grieved for what they thought was a loss of hope. We grieve for loved ones, friends and neighbours …

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