Close Encounter with Common Ground -- Fall Kickoff

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Join us for our Fall Kickoff called Close Encounter with Common Ground on Sunday, September 15. Come hear about our ministries for kids, youth, young adults, life community groups, and more. Also join us as we pray for schools and dream about how to bless our communities. Stay for refreshments and get to know us a little better. Hope you can make it!

Our address is 5755 SW Erickson Avenue in Beaverton (on the campus of Parkside Fellowship, next to Evelyn Schiffler Park).

Adopt A Roadway Litter Removal and Picnic

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Common Ground, an·them, and Parkside is invited to engage our community for the first Adopt A Roadway Litter Removal event on Saturday, July 27 from 10:00 - 11:30 am. The adopted area is SW Erickson Avenue between SW Allen and SW Farmington. In addition, there will be a few church campus projects to help with. Arrive at Parkside by 9:45 am for a time of prayer and instructions. We have Volunteer Tshirts for participants to wear.

Bring the following:
- rakes, hoes or other yard tools to remove grass and weeds along sidewalks
- push brooms and dust pans
- work gloves
- bottled water and hats (it could be a hot day)

There will be a church picnic at Evelyn Schiffler Park Shelter A following the workday from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. Even if you do not participate in the workday, come and have some fellowship with us. The picnic is a BRING YOUR OWN FOOD event. Each family should bring:
* meat for BBQ/or prepared main dish for their own family (and a little extra to share)
* Beverages
* Salad or side dish /dessert for the potluck
* Plates, cups and utensils
* bags of ice

For more information, contact Avery at

Hillsboro Hops Game on July 29

If you are interested in joining the Scholls Ferry LC group on their outing to a Hillsboro Hops game on July 29 please let Steph Davies know as soon as possible. She is working on getting tickets for the group and in order to ensure everyone is able to sit together she needs to know if you're going by July 16th. You can reach her at

Game is a Monday evening, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $17 each unless we can get a group of 25 or more people, then everyone gets a one dollar discount. Parking is an extra $5.