www.pres-outlook.org click on the web address and check out the link to Outlook, a weekly Presbyterian magazine. Be sure to read the blog. You can also add this to your email and it will automatically come to you. It is an excellent website magazine.
The Gleaner for March 2019 will be delivered by email. There will be printed copies for those who don't use email. Expect that there will be "missteps".
Community Outreach Project: our goal is to make a choice of what we want to do by early summer. Please pray and consider your choice. We want to make a difference in our community. The choices have been narrowed down to the following: 1) Food bank-stock shelves, clean & distribute food. 2) Take over the library one day per month 3) Childhood hunger 4) Cheese Days activity 5) Tutor reading at elementary school 6) Buy a modular to establish a new food and clothing bank. "We want to move out into the world in 2019 with hope and Christ's love. " Pastor Joel
Sermons from the previous Sunday are posted on Wednesday, along with Pastor Joel's comments on our Sunday School lesson. We would love to hear from you. You may contact us on the contact page. Or better yet, come visit us in person.
I have it on good information that our next potluck on March 17 will have roast pork and mashed potatoes on the menu. Please bring a side dish or dessert. But mostly, bring yourself.
November 11, 20168 Dedication of the shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child
A Brief History of Toledo Presbyterian Church
Greetings and Welcome,
Toledo is located in the beautiful area near Mount St. Helen in Southwest Washington. The church is a beautiful stone building near the center of town, Our membership is very supportive of the church in their mission, worship, study and fellowship. It is fun and lively place to gather.
The church was organized in 1889 with two elders and 12 to 16 members. Prior to that, several members had been meeting for worship and study since 1885 with the leadership of Rev. Brouillette who traveled to Toledo from Chehalis.
The first Toledo Church was built in 1890 and a manse was added in 1922.
In the early 50's, interest was mounting in building a new church to be located on 4th and Augustus Street in Toledo.
On April 20, 1953 the first shovel of dirt was turned commencing the construction of this church. The dedication of this church was March 31, 1957. At about this time the membership of the church was 140.
On the site of the older church building, a manse was planned. The lot began to be cleared in April of 1991. The manse was ready to be occupied in July of 1992.
The ministry of the church has been maintained through a lot of work, risk, commitment and love by members and ministers. The Women of the Church have been particularly strong witnesses.
I have been pastor here since November 12, 2016. My wife and are living in the manse very near the church. The current membership is friendly and dedicated to serving God in worship, mission and fellowship. This church continues to provide welcome and inspiration to all who are looking for a spiritual home.