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Evergreen Connection Blog

June 1, 2022

We concluded our miniseries on prayer last night. I talked about various people that the scriptures call us to pray for. Some of those people consist of pastors, elders, friends, family, and the sick. It was a shorter teaching because I wanted adequate time to pray in smaller groups. We spent 15 minutes praying with […]

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Tough Questions – Week 3

“Is it necessary to forgive others to be forgiven by Christ?” Prepared and Presented by Titus Prevatt, Youth Group Student Leader Today we are continuing our series where we answer tough questions about the Bible. Our hope is that this series will strengthen your faith in Christ, and give you an answer when skeptics will […]

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High School Youth Retreat 2022

NOTE:  The following was written by Matt before the youth retreat took place. Since then, the retreat happened, with 26 youth attending along with 12 leader/volunteers. It was a great time of learning, togetherness and fun, and included a baptism in the ocean on Monday morning of one of our youth who decided at the […]

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May 25, 2022

Last night we covered part two of our prayer series. We covered various ways we can pray, such as using the Lord’s prayer and ACTS model for prayer. The ACTS model is Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication. We broke up into groups of 3-5 and spent 15 minutes praying the Lord’s prayer and using the ACTS […]

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Tough Questions – Week 2

Last week started our new series on Tough Questions. Because we haven’t gotten too many questions thus far, we’ll be addressing ones asked by the youth, and then we’ll also be taking some FAQ’s from off the internet. We’re doing one of each today and our first question has to do with sacrifice. The question […]

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Phase II: Making the Most of Our Gifts

After a month of notices and summaries, we finally presented the Phase II facility project to the congregation in full detail last Sunday night. This major project represents the completion of the master facility plan that was established 17 years ago to maximize the ministry God has entrusted to us. If you missed out on […]

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May 18, 2022

Last night the Westbrooks taught from the Scriptures about prayer and why we should pray. They covered a wide range of reasons why we should pray. Some of the reasons are God deserves to be thanked for being our life source. God should be communicated with since He is our Father. God should be depended […]

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Tough Questions – Week 1

Tough Questions 1. Can you be selfish while you are praying? a. If you are constantly praying for yourself along with materialistic possessions, then I would say yes, your prayer can be selfish. Look at the LORD’s prayer: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth […]

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Home

On May 4, 2022, my Grandmother, Miriam Donovan, went home to be with the Lord. That day was also her 89th birthday. At the time she was living in a memory care facility in Salmon Creek. She had moved to Vancouver and bought a suitable house for herself in Hazel Dell following my Grandfather’s death in […]

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