• CONNECTING US TO GOD

  • WITH THE  AUDACIOUS LOVE OF JESUS

Welcome to the Bridge

Connecting us to God with the Audacious Love of Jesus

SUNDAYS 11:30am

Grocery line starts at 10:00am (distribution around 10:45)
Service starts 11:30am

WHAT ARE WE ABOUT?

What Distinguishes Us From the Rest....

Relational Togetherness

Relational Togetherness

Even if it is your first time… you belong. Because faith is a difficult journey, we put people before ideologies. This allows us all to be loved by God where we are… as is. And sets a foundation of true healthy relational design.

Growth through Cultural Openness

Growth through Cultural Openness

We find our joy and uniqueness in the diversity of who participates within our community. We are most delighted with people who are themselves. We are not afraid to be FOR those who are interested in respecting the person-hood of others with us.

Acting in Spiritual & Emotional Maturity

Acting in Spiritual & Emotional Maturity

This is our endgame. And we can all move in that direction, and encourage each other on that journey.

Listening and Seeking to Understand

Listening and Seeking to Understand

We all have a voice, and it is so nice when others listen to what we have to say. In a world of email and texting, We have found that having the most respectful interpretation of what people are saying is one of the more difficult places to stand, yet yields the best results.

Encouraging Discussion

Encouraging Discussion

Each one of us has a history that can’t be discounted. And we promote the diversity of thought through our discussions. God can be a touchy subject, Why be in a place that your questions are handled like broken glass? Here be heard, and prepare to be challenged.

Promoting Equality

Promoting Equality

Though much is not equal in this world, God values each of us equally. We celebrate the “Blessed” equality that happens when we all get and give grace.

Impacting the Local Community’s Need by the Use of Symbolic Expression

Impacting the Local Community’s Need by the Use of Symbolic Expression

We are affective people, and the work of God must not only touch our left brain but our right as well. Come experiment with us as we dream up new ways to impact our community with the symbolic and meaningful expression that makes people live, smile, and tear up.

 

  • In case you were wondering...The Bridge is about full equality for all! Are you tired of the bate and switch (thinking you have a voice, then finding out you don't) complementarianism Have you been looking for a place where you don't have to pretend you do not have ideas. Stained glass ceiling Where men and women share the load of responsibility equally, because they are equal Where your daughters and sons are loved and included for who they are, not their gender.

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  • In case you were wondering...The Bridge PDX isn't just kid welcoming, but we follow their lead. Are you looking for a place where you don't feel like you have to apologize for your kids. We believe in them! We let them on the mic! We let them play drums in worship! Their noise, laughter, screaming, and joy is more than tolerated- it is followed and encouraged.

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  • in case you were wondering, The Bridge is an LGBTQ accepting, affirming, respecting, loving community.

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    Today is Maundy Thursday! And for those that don't know what this means (like myself, until recently) it is the celebration of the Last Supper. What seems to stand out the most is the symbolic foot wa

  • Check out our new website and then check us out as we RELAUNCH on Easter, "Be AUDACIOUS" Sunday Easter = New Life ReLaunch = New Life You = We want as a part of the New Life Easter Sunday April 20th 11:30am 6 NE Tillamook (in The Lotus Seed building)

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    You are loved because you exist

  • Here's Crystal's talk from last week...what are your thoughts?

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    I was reading up on Palm Sunday and a lot of writings say it’s Jesus’ triumphant return to Jerusalem and any sort of Easter TV show or Passion Play you […]

  • For those of you that attended today, what were your thoughts on Crystal's talk regarding Palm Sunday?

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  • Duck Duck Goose Sunday!

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  • Ready to get your Palms slapped? Ok, no slapping today. But come and hang with us today because we've got today in the palm of our hand. Wait. No. Um...it's PALM SUNDAY Jubilation! Or something like that! See you Bridgers there! Bridge Kids - we've got the goods planned for you too!

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  • Thank you so much for those of you who attended the Community Meeting Wednesday, April 9th. As discussed, The Bridge is evolving and as with any organization, our mission and vision must evolve along with us, in order to continue to grow. During our time together, we presented The Bridge, Past, Present and Future. We also discussed our New Mission Statement and Core Values and what it's going to take to move forward with our new vision. Attached, you will find a full review of The Bridge Re-Launch Strategy. We are excited to announce our New Mission Statement: CONNECTING US TO GOD THROUGH THE AUDACIOUS LOVE OF JESUS. Below, please find what is needed to build a sustainable community, reflecting our forward momentum (also outlined in the attached): Engagement •Participating (regularly) in Sunday sessions •Leveraging leadership to help you discover your “special skills” (Life Vocation) •Communicating with leadership, instead of around leadership •Asking, “What can I do?” •Proactively thinking about what you would like to see come to fruition within our community, communicate and take steps to see it come to life (asking for help where needed) •Discovering ways to love each other within the context of our Mission Statement and Core Values Commitment •40+ people to commit to giving at least $85/month •Regular Attendance •Giving of your talents/skills/passions •Working together to live out the Mission Statement and Core Values •Finding creative ways to bring others along Budget RENT: $1000 INSURANCE: $125 PASTORS WAGES*: $808 EA WORSHIP LEADER WAGES*: $404 YEARLY TAXES: $385 MISC: $200 TOTAL: $3391 *Pastors’ wages calculated based on $10.10 per hour x 20 hours per week. Worship Leader wages calculated based on 10 hours per week. If you would like a recap of The Bridge Past or Present as it pertains to the Mission Statement, Budget and Engagement, we are happy to provide that, if you would like. Please email us here and we will send you those recaps, as well. As discussed last night, in order to continue moving forward with The Bridge, we need an "RSVP" from you to let us know you are willing to commit and be engaged. If you are unable to help out financially, that is ok. We still need you to come and be a part and be engaged with us! If you cannot commit to coming along with us, that is ok, too. We love you. Regardless of your decision, we love you. If you have any questions at all, please let us know. We are here for discussion and want your voice in how we move forward! We plan to "officially" Re-Launch Easter Sunday! Come, hang out with us and celebrate! YOU ARE LOVED.

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  • Thank you so much to all of you for coming out tonight to discuss the evolution of The Bridge. We will be sending a recap via email tomorrow and will be addressing your "Parking Lot" feedback in future emails. You are all amazing! Thank you for your time and energy! xo

  • Hey friends! If you have yet to RSVP, please do so, so we can plan. Thanks!

  • The Bridge Kids wrote a song as a creative Act of Service for the community. ...if you were unabke to hear it over the amazing drumming, here it is for your listening pleasure!

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  • For those of you at church today, what are your thoughts about Angie's talk and the group discussion?

  • "The Bridge-a place where transition is normative" Todd Fadel

  • Thanks for those that made it out tonight! So hilarious and good. Love love love you guys!

  • If you haven't RSVP'd yet, please do! This is a crucial community meeting -- we need and want you there!

Our Team

Leaders that take and give a sh!t

ANGIE FADEL

CO-PASTOR

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ANGIE FADEL

GEOFF NEILL

CO-PASTOR

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GEOFF NEILL

TODD FADEL

MUSIC MINISTER

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TODD FADEL

CRYSTAL NEILL

SECRET WEAPON

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CRYSTAL NEILL

What Do People Say?

  • It’s super real!

    Age 34
  • It’s a good thing to go to. I love the friends I have made there.

    Age 4.5
  • This place gave me back a piece of my soul!

    Age 74
  • it gave me a voice in my life and in my beliefs

    Age 39

Our Services

Come Participate in the Events that Matter.

FOOD CHURCH

SUNDAYS 10am-11am. Come pick up a bag of groceries donated by Trader Joes, New Seasons and Whole Foods… No Strings attached.

CHURCH SERVICE

SUNDAYS 11:30am-1:15pm.  Come participate in a weekly exchange of ideas, music and more..

Bridge Kids

SUNDAYS 11:30am-1:15pm. Enjoy a free flowing environment of music, play and fun for your kids ages 3- 13.

Are you ready to start a conversation?

Get in Touch

YOU ARE LOVED.

-- Jesus --

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bridgechurch@gmail.com

971-222-8648

6 N Tillamook Portland, OR

Contact

We'd really love to hear from you so why not drop us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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