Riverside Newsletters, Archived Here


Our weekly newsletter, The Riverside Current covers events in the week ahead at Riverside. The newsletter at the beginning of each month is an expanded news magazine, with a look at the month ahead, as well as profiles and reports from our treasurer and moderator.

If you would like to receive Riverside’s newsletter, plus any special announcements, please send an e-mail to newsletter editor Kathy Watson or call Kathryn or Meaghan in the church office at 541-386-1412.

Most Recent Weekly Newsletters:

November 25: Wherever You Are: Thanks Be

November 18: The Subversive Power of Gratitude

November 11 Music to My Ears

November 4 Rejoice & Pray . . . Always

October 28 Hear New Music, Get Happy

October 21 Happy Hours Indeed

October 14 Planted Together 

October 10 A Leap of Faith

September 23 A God of Second Chances

September 16 A Journal of Wow

September 9 Jesus, the Boundary Crosser

September 2 Givers of Shade

August 26 It’s in our DNA

August 19 Lessons at the Table

August 5 Of Peaches and Revelations

July 29 Reaching for Summer’s Bounty

July 22 The Unimaginable

July 15 What Will You Water?

July 8 What We Need for This Day

July 1 Interdependence Day

June 23 Following Jesus

June 17 Peace in The Storm

June 10 Running the Race

June 3 Prepare for a Wild Time

May 26 The Mysterious Winds of the Spirit

May 19 Together Again!

May 12 On our Knees Together

May 6 Joy that is Complete

April 28 We Need Each Other

April 20 I am someone…I can do something 

April 14 Bread For This Day

April 8 Breathtaking News: Christ is Risen

April 1 Daring To Follow

Mar 30 Easter Week Services

Mar 25: The Button Pushers in our Lives

Mar 18 A Sweet and Joyful Return

Mar 10: The Heart That Gives

Mar 3: Inclining Toward The Light

Feb 24: Somewhere Under The Rainbow

Feb 16: Our Dusty Destiny

Feb 10: Wisdom and Wrinkles

Feb 3: Ashes & Valentines

Jan 13: Beautifully Made: All of Us

Jan 6 The Wise Ones Are Here

Jan 1 Nothing is Impossible with God

Dec 24 Christmas Eve Services Like No Other

Dec 23 Let Us Meet At The Manger

December 9  Holy Laughter

December 2: Expectant Hopes

November 19: The Power of An Egg

November 11: The Marshmallow Question

November 4: The Real Purpose of the Church

October 28: The Lights that Lead Us

October 22: Neighbor Love

October 14: Winds of Change

October 7: All God’s Earthworms

October 1: A Place for You at the Table

Sept. 24: The Sacred Season of Fall

Sept. 16: Right Now at This Precise Place

Sept 13: A Conflagration

Sept 3, 2020: A Very Different Back to School

August 28: An Invitation

August 21: Courageous Women

 August 13, 2020: Soaring on Eagle’s Wings

August, 2020:  A World Bigger than our Fears

July 23, 2020: Yet Again, You Show Up

July 16, 2020: You Show Up

July 9: The Healing Power of Poetry

July 2020,  “Hard Conversations, Gracious God”

June 25, 2020: A Fond Farewell

June 18, 2020: Seeing Anew

June, 2020 “Uprising of Spirit and Community”

Church member Charlie Warren wears his mask during a casual parade past his home organized by Riverside members upon his return from winter in Mexico

May, 2020  “Are We There Yet?

April, 2020“Empty Hands, Tender Hearts

March, 2020 “Two Dates and a Dash

February, 2020 “Lessons from the Flock

January, 2020 “The Coming of the Wise Ones