November Clips


  • Congratulations to Steve & Julie Jeseritz on the birth of their daughter, Lilly Alice, on October 11.
  • At our October 28 baptism service we were blessed to hear the testimonies and witness the baptisms of Mike Balfour, Benjamin Bourne, Aaron Budiselich, Emily Clark, Hillary Hall, Savannah Penner, Ian Roholt, Sarah Smith, and Truett Smith.
  • We welcome to Northwest Hills membership: Aaron Budiselich, Nate & Judy Glass, Ronda Hathaway, Deanie Lind, and Matthew Reuben.
  • Don Gannon is now serving as chairman of the Northwest Hills Elders Team. Don has been an elder of our congregation since 2007.
  • In October students from our High School Ministry’s Bay Area Serve Team learned about, and served in, inner city ministry in San Francisco, Oakland and Richmond, California. The team members were Pearce Alexander, Caroline Buchanan, Brett Cowden, Kelsey Dody, Ben Iszler, Daniel Jones, Jessie Jones, Tessa Kier, Matthew Koski, Nicole Krzykawska, Joshua Larson, Travis Larson, Braelyn Locey, Rachelle Locey, Bradley Shepherd, and Will Sutherland. Ministry leaders Randal Goodman, Steve Gress, Lisa Cowden, and Jessi Furlo accompanied the team.
  • We welcome Renee Wai as the new receptionist in our church office. She is a Corvallis native who recently graduated from Portland State University in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She also manages the Beit Shalom student co-op for women and looks forward to getting to know those in her new community group.
  • After ten years of ministry, Grad & Career interaction group held their final event, a celebration potluck, on October 14, with 33 adults and 4 children in attendance. The evening was a testimony to the many ways God works through community to change lives. Special thanks to Trina Lee and Michaella Sektnan for many years of great leadership in the Grad & Career Ministry.