About Us

Worship with us on Sundays at 9:30 am

The atmosphere is informal, relationships are valued and the coffee is good.  Dress varies from casual to dressy. We have AWESOME programs for Kids and Youth so come check us out!

L O C A T I O N 
1814 SE Bybee Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202 (map)
(503) 234-8404

G E T T I N G  C O N N E C T E D 
We always have someone at the door to welcome you. Please feel free to introduce yourself and let us know if you have any questions. You’ll find lots of friendly faces downstairs in our Fellowship Hall during Coffee Hour following the service.

W O R S H I P  S T Y L E
It’s undeniable—every church has a style of worship. Some have chosen to define theirs with terms like “traditional” or “contemporary”. We highly value all of our generations worshiping together in unity. This is challenging with so many style preferences. But, it’s when we humbly lay aside our own desires that our worship is truly honoring to God—no matter what the style.

During worship….

  • Please silence phones and pagers
  • Participate only as you feel comfortable
  • Bibles and hymnals can be found in the pews.  Large Print Bibles and Bulletins are available.
  • Communion is served on the First Sunday of the month.
  • Childcare is provided for toddlers to 3 years
  • Sunday School: Children age 4 through 5th grade.  The core of our curriculum is Godly Play, an amazing Montessori based Sunday School.

C O M E  A S  Y O U  A R E 
We’d like you to wear whatever is comfortable for you. Some of us like to take the opportunity to dress up a bit. Others of us have a more casual approach. You’ll find all kinds of styles among us.

Don’t delay your visit until you think it’s the perfect time or you are exactly where you want to be in life.  Just come as you are. We do.

C H I L D R E N S  P R O G R A M S
Please introduce yourselves to us in the lobby.  We will be happy to help you find your way around and get your kids to childcare or to the appropriate Sunday School rooms.  Children are welcome to stay in the service the whole time or go to Sunday School. For more information on children’s programs click here.

  • Childcare for toddlers to age 3. Children will have fun in our large, well-equipped playroom beginning at 9:15 am until the conclusion of the worship service.  You can check in your child at the beginning of the service or keep them with you in the worship service and take them to the playroom after the “Time for Children”. Parents proceed downstairs to the classroom at the conclusion of the worship service around 10:30 am to pick up their child.
  • Sunday School for children ages 4 to 5th grade. Sunday School begins after the “Time for Children” around 9:45 am and ends at the conclusion of the worship service. We use the Godly Play curriculum. Children join their parents in the worship service at 9:30 am. After the “Time for Children” they are invited downstairs to age-appropriate classrooms. If this is your child’s first time in Sunday School please come down with them to their Sunday School classroom. Parents proceed downstairs to the classroom at the conclusion of the worship service around 10:30 am to pick up their student.
  • Youth, grades 6th to 12th, meet at 6:30 pm on Tuesdays!  More information can be found under the youth tab.  EXP takes a break during the summer due to youth mission projects, trips and camps. Contact Jeanie Whitten,, for more info

After service please join us for cookies and coffee.