Entries by Anna Erickson

Grove Young Adults

Below is a Story of Transformation from Spencer Meisner, our Young Adults Director, reflecting on Grove Young Adults this year. Grove Young Adults took a new approach this year; an approach that focused on the young adults discerning Scripture with each other. Many of these young adults have found things in Scripture that they had […]

God was with us- Giving to Mission Mobilization Fund

               “The financial gift gave us encouragement that God was with us ” Trever Godard, LTM in Mexico. The challenges are many and often overwhelming for a person or  family to go through all the hoops to get to the mission field, and one of those difficult hurdles can be finances. […]

Ministry by our Most Senior Members

Below is a story of Transformation shared by Harry Strauss, our Encore Ministries Pastor, reflecting on two of our most senior members. Two of our most senior members are Martha Lepp and Louise Balzer. The distinction of being our oldest goes to Louise Balzer, 102 years of age. Given her age, her ministry has been […]

Making the Leap

Below is a Story of Transformation from Bob Burron. Bob Burron is involved with the Worship Ministries and Tech teams at our Attridge Congregation. Making the Leap – The Role of Sound in Our Worship Last spring, Pastor Dale Dirksen shared a message on “extravagant worship” focusing in on the intricacies and positioning of our […]

New Member – Jared Yochim

Below is a Story of Transformation from Jared Yochim who joined membership at FGCC on December 11. If you were unable to attend, you can read his testimony below. My name is Jared Alexander Yochim. I like music and being creative and making changes to my hair. I have been attending Forest Grove Community Church […]


Never been to The Connection before? You’ll need to fill out our registration form and waiver and bring it with you to save some time. Click here to access the forms. You can print them off and bring them into The Connection, or scan and email to spencer@forestgrovecc.com with the child’s name, and guardian’s name in […]