Church News

1120 of 94 items

GEORGE GAINER – Teacher, Pastor and Brand Plucked from the Burning

by Miranda

It was the spring of 1972, and two rather shaggy college kids stood before Seventh-day Adventist youth leader, Clayton Childs. Childs needed a couple more staff members to fill out the summer needs at Camp Blue Ridge in Virginia, and thus the requisite interview. One of the two young men was George Gainer, a student […]


by Miranda

Dec. 04            First Sabbath of Advent: Emily Ellis                         5:00 pm PVC presents “A Cozy Christmas” Party Dec. 11            Second Sabbath of Advent: George Gainer                         6:00 pm PVC’s Home & Heart Christmas Concert Dec. 18            Third Sabbath of Advent: George Gainer                         Final Day to donate to our Giving Tree                         Final Day to […]

PVC CHRISTMAS & BRUNCH – Sabbath, December 25

by Miranda

Because Christmas is on Sabbath this year, we are having brunch and a single service on December 25. The continental-style potluck brunch will be served at 10:00 am before worship service at 11:00am. This will be a special time for our church family to celebrate the warmth of Christmas and the promise of a new […]


by Miranda

Our PVC Christmas program and brunch will be on December 25. If you would like to be a part of the program, please call the church office at 503/658-2248 or email

172ND AVENUE ROAD CLOSURE & DETOUR – Thru November 24, 2021

by Miranda

172ND AVENUE ROAD CLOSURE & DETOUR – Thru November 24, 2021 Construction of the new traffic circle on 172nd Avenue road north of Hagen road is taking longer than expected due to rain. The new re-opening date is November 24 – the day before Thanksgiving. The section of 172nd from Troge Road to PVC is […]


by Miranda

Join PVC for a Camp Meeting Watch Party & Haystack Lunch, Sabbath, July 24! PVC will be hosting a camp meeting watch party on Sabbath 7/24. Please note the time difference from our regular weekly services. Starting at 10:30 am with song service, streaming the sermon by Dan Linrud at 11:00 am, followed by haystack […]


by Miranda

We are happy to announce that we can now meet without masking*, distancing, and sign-up lists! Many of our Sabbath schools have already resumed meeting in person at PVC. We invite you to come worship God as we ‘raise our hallelujah’ together this Sabbath! *Health officials recommend people who are not vaccinated continue to wear […]


by Miranda

Junior High: Sophia Koh, Colin Philip, Kalon Ponraj, Dylan Rich, Chelsea Rose, Jackson Smith, and Carter Wiedemann. High School: Samuel Calkins, Emree Culver, Katelyn Gray, Rachel James, Joseph Mengis, Jack Moore, Kaitlyn Nagele, Keeley Phillips, Sylvain Raj, Lilyan Saliba, Samuel Terreri, and Andrew Vaughan. College & Grad School: Mattison Bibb, Peter Krull, and Sarah Muscutt.

Guidance for Sabbath, May 15

by Pastor Greg

Happy Sabbath, PVC family! The announcements from President Biden and other government officials yesterday mean some big changes are ahead for all of us. We received this communication from the Oregon Conference leadership: “We at the Oregon Conference will be making an announcement regarding this new guidance next week once more clarification has been received. […]


by Miranda

Space is limited, and masks and distancing are required. We look forward to seeing you soon! Classes are held from 10:30—11:30 am. Here is a list of the classes currently available.  · Combined Beginners—Kindergarten: Room 3 (join us at Family Life Worship on 3rd Sabbaths)· Combined Primary—Junior: Room 2 (join us at Family Life Worship on 3rd […]