Activities Overview

Activities at Milwaukie Lutheran

Worship

September through May

  • Sunday Services 8:30 and 11:00 AM (Refreshments following both services)
  • Sunday School for all ages including adult classes and forums 10:00 AM
  • Staffed Nursery for 5 years and younger
  • Advent and Lenten services

Memorial Weekend through Labor Day

  • Last Sunday of the month: one service at 10:00 AM, with adult education before at 9:00 AM.
  • All other Sundays: 8:30 and 11:00 AM
  • Adult Forums
  • Youth Activities

Christian Education

  • Sunday School for all ages
  • New member exploration classes
  • Small Group Bible Studies — all are welcome
  • Spiritual Formation Classes
    — Companions on the Journey
    — Companions in Christ
  • 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation Classes
  • Special Classes and Workshops offered throughout the year
  • Weekly Preschool

Music Activities

  • Vocal Choir
  • Bell Choir
  • Instrumental Ensembles
  • Instrumental accompaniment during worship
  • Special Programs

Youth

  • Youth Group
  • Jr. High Confirmation, Fellowship
  • Mission and Service Trips
  • Parent Education and Support
  • Boy Scouts
  • Special Events at local, synod, regional and church wide levels
  • Trips to Holden Village and Camp Lutherwood

Women’s Opportunities

  • Bible Study Circles
  • Programs Throughout the Year
  • Worship Services such as Thankoffering Service and Quilt Blessing as well as Candlelight Service
  • Funeral Receptions
  • Women’s Wisdom Circle
  • Piecemakers’ Quilting

Men’s Opportunities

  • Men’s Wisdom Circle
  • Men’s Wednesday Morning Breakfast

Global Mission

  • Disaster Relief through ELCA
  • Health and School Kits through Lutheran World Relief
  • World Hunger Appeal
  • Missionary Support — Colin and Jeni Grangaard in Israel/Palestine
  • Fair Trade Products
  • Mission Trips
  • Various fundraiser’s such as Wells for Africa

Mission in the Community

  • Backpack Buddies
  • Annie ross House
  • House of Zion Hispanic Ministry
  • Greenhouse Ministry to Portland area street kids
  • Milwaukie Center Meals
  • SMART Reading Program
  • Love, INC
  • Men in Transition
  • Groceries for “King’s Cupboard”

Opportunities in the Congregation

  • Communion to Homebound
  • Cards and Calls to Homebound
  • Spiritual Life and Growth Retreats
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Extensive Library
  • Monthly Book Club
  • Greeters and Ushers
  • Altar Committee
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance
  • Security Rounds
  • Monthly Newsletter Mailings