Events at Riverside


Saturday, Jan. 4 9am  Men’s Group meets in the Riverview Room.

Sunday, Jan. 5 10:30 am  Celebration of Epiphany and Offerings of Love.

Tuesday, Jan. 7 pm  Art & Spirit Circle: making mandalas, led by Elaine Thompson in the Riverview Room.

Friday, Jan 10 1 pm  Memorial service for beloved Riverside member Marge Jacobson.

Sunday, Jan. 12 & Monday, Jan 13   We are honored to host acclaimed author, speaker and eco-theologian Rev. Michael Dowd at Riverside on January 12 and 13th. On the 13th all are welcome to a public presentation at 6:30 pm in the Riverview Room.

Monday, Jan. 20  Gorge residents are invited to participate in a celebration of the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20th. The theme of this year’s celebration, sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM) is “Perseverance in the Struggle for Justice.”   Events will begin at 4:00 p.m. with simultaneous workshops: “Get Informed About Immigration Laws” in Spanish and “Being an Ally for the Common Good” in English. The workshops will be followed by a celebration with music and guest speakers at 5:30 and a community potluck dinner at 6:30.Music lovers are invited to participate in a community Gospel Choir during the 5:30 celebration.   If interested, please contact Evelyn Charity at 541-380-1815 by January 13th.

The MLK events will are free of charge and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to support the community justice work of Gorge Ecumenical Ministries. Childcare and professional Spanish language interpretation will be available.