First Presbyterian Church, Cottage Grove, OR
An Affiliate of More Light Presbyterians
Presbyterian Church (USA),

Karen Hill


10:00 am
on first
Sunday of
every month

Office Hours
Tuesday -
9:30 am
to 12:30 pm
to 12:30 pm

216 South Third Street, PO Box 541, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
541-942-4479; fax 541-942-9051,
DONATE FOR DISASTER RELIEF:  As natural disasters multiply, the need grows and grows, here in the United States and around the world.  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) needs your help to respond; you may give directly to PDA anytime. 

Send your donations to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Presbyterian Church (USA), PO Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.  Designate where you want your gift to go on the memo line of your check. 

You may also give by phone at 800-872-3283 or online at Whether or not you can give, your prayers also are needed.

Monday, Oct. 2 (6pm): What it is like to be a Muslim in Oregon.
(Speakers for this event include Ibrahim Hamide of Cafe
Soriah and Dr. Hana Elsherif, Arabic Studies, University of

Monday, Oct. 9 (6pm) - Mohammad: Legacy of a Prophet (film)

Monday, Oct. 16 (6pm) - Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims
Think (film)

Tuesday, Oct. 24 (6pm) -  Live Conversation with Mansoor
Shams, Muslim Marine 

All will take place in the Cottage Grove Community Center, Shepherd Room. The library will have on display its materials on Islam.
COMING IN NOVEMBER On Saturday, November 4, the CE committee is sponsoring a workshop: "Intrinsic Hope: Help in Troubled Times" with Kate Davies. This exciting workshop will be from 9 to 3. Mark your calendar now and look for more details.
This is a list in progress, so it may not (yet) contain all events regularly scheduled at FPCCG. It is always best to confirm your meeting time with a member of one of the groups below or by calling the church office.

If your group meets at the church monthly but is not listed here (and/or if the times below are not correct), please let Anne know

8:30 am Choir Practice
10 am Worship Service
11:15 am Coffee Hour

7:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous

Cottage Grove Garden Club
(first Tuesdays, 6–8 pm)
10 am Deacons (second week)

6:00 Committees/Potluck (second week)
5:45 Session (fourth week)*,

10 am Crafters
6:00 pm Bell Choir
*Times can vary when we plan around holiday schedules
DEACONS FUND On Communion Sundays, the first Sunday of the month, envelopes are available in the pews to donate to the Deacons’ fund. The Deacons’ fund is used to help church members and people in the community who need assistance paying their rent, utility bills and other one-time needs, such as a tank of gas.

Deacons On-Call: If you need to reach the month's on-call deacons, please contact the church office.
"For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

18:20 (NIV)