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2 Welcome! As the Campus Pastor at NCU, I want to extend a huge welcome to our NCU faith community. Faith is a journey of seeking, asking and discovering. This core value of dynamic and healthy faith development has been a pursuit at this university since its founding in I genuinely hope and pray that every student, staff and faculty member would experience vibrant and deepening faith while at NCU. We also believe that the local church is an invaluable part of this journey of spiritual growth. A word of caution: Chapel does not replace local church involvement. Therefore, we encourage each student to visit, participate and serve in a local church while they are growing and learning at NCU. A healthy church will add inspirational worship, multi-generational mentoring, and forming service opportunities to your faith journey. So go for it! Try out a number of local churches and see where you can both get encouraged and challenged to grow outside of NCU. Grace and Peace, Pastor Troy What to look for in a good church: Worship- Is the music and atmosphere inspiring, engaging, sacred and well done. Is the congregation involved and participating? Is the worship leader helpful, encouraging, and directing he attention of the congregation to God? Teaching- Should be Jesus centered, committed to the Bible and its truth, personally enriching, and real life applicable. You should be challenged to love people and live more fully for God and not just be entertained. Community- Look for a welcoming and warm group of people that feels as though they genuinely like each other and serve together. Try to find people to connect with easily and a place that offers events other than just Sundays (i.e. small groups). Possibly a college-age group if you so desire. Service- Opportunities to get involved serving at the church and in the local community. Look for serving opportunities focused on individual gifts rather than just filling a hole for a volunteer. If you don t see a first place to serve, they ask are they open to new ministry ideas?

3 Heritage Churches Who we are: The heritage of NCU includes three primary church families historically referred to as the Stone-Campbell Movement or Restoration Movement. We gained momentum in the U.S. in the early 1800 s as a unity movement. Early leaders like Barton W. Stone and Alexander Campbell (their busts are located in the lobby of Chapel) emphasized the core beliefs and tenants that most Christians hold in common - A strong commitment to Biblical truth; a deep focus on Jesus and sharing his love; and a renewed call to unity for all Christ followers. A couple of key phrases accompanied this young movement: In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty (freedom); in all things charity (love). No creed but Christ. We are not the only Christians, but we are Christians only. How we are often described is as both non-denominational and denomination-based churches: Christian Church (Independent) Names of these churches often follow this pattern: Christian Church Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Names of churches often follow this pattern: 1 st Christian Church, City Church of Christ Names of churches often follow this pattern: Church of Christ. If you have any questions please call or me! (541) Heritage Churches Allison Park Christian Church 1520 Echo Hollow Rd. Eugene, OR (541) allisonpark.qwestoffice.net Sunday Service: 10:45AM Eugene Church of Christ 2424 Norkenzie Road, Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Service: 10:30 AM, 11:45AM

4 Dayspring Fellowship 1580 River Road, Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Service: 9:30AM Eugene First Christian Church 1166 Oak Street, Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Service: 9AM, 11:15AM Garden Way Church 231 North Garden Way, Eugene, OR (541) gardenway.net Sunday Service: 9:30AM, 11AM Glenwood Christian Church 1166 Oak Street Eugene, OR (541) Harrisburg Christian Church 601 Smith Street, Harrisburg, OR (541) Sunday Service: 8:45AM, 11:15AM Junction City First Christian Church 1250 Nyssa Street Junction City, OR Sunday Service: 9AM, 10:30AM Norkenzie Christian Church 2530 Crescent Ave Eugene, OR (541) norkenzie.net Sunday Service: 9AM, 11AM Northwood Christian Church 2425 Harvest Lane Springfield, OR (541) Sunday Service: 9:45AM Restoration Fellowship 220 South 42nd Street Springfield, OR (541) Santa Clara Church of Christ 2600 Belmont St. Eugene, OR (541) santaclarachurch.com Sunday Service: 9AM, 10:45AM Springfield First Christian Church 395 W Centennial Blvd. Eugene, OR (541) firstchristian.webs.com Thurston Christian Church 6680 Thurston Rd. Springfield, OR (541) thurstonchristian.com Sunday Service:: 10AM Twin Oaks Christian Church Bailey Hill Road Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Service: 10:45AM Westside Christian Church 1866 Chambers St. Eugene, OR (541) westsidechristianchurcheugene.org Sunday Service: 9:30, 11AM

5 The remaining churches listed are all churches that are attended by current NCU faculty, staff, and students. North Bethesda Lutheran Church 4445 Royal Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Services: 8:30AM & 11AM Contact: Steve Silver (541) Emmaus Lutheran Church 1250 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: ELCA Sunday Services: 8:30AM & 11AM Eugene Faith Center 1410 W. 13th Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Foursquare Sunday Service: 9AM & 10:30AM Fairfield Baptist Church 3991 Elmira Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Southern Baptist Sunday Service: 9AM & 10:45AM Contact: Jeannine Jones (541) Father s House 1171 Fairfield Ave. Eugene, OR Denomination: Foursquare Sunday Services: 9AM & 11AM Hope Chapel 3745 W. 11th Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Contact Person: Jeff Wetherell (916) Lawrence Street Chapel 252 Lawrence St. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Calvary Chapel Saint Mary s Catholic Church 1062 Charnelton St. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Catholic Sunday Masses: 7:30AM, 9AM & 11AM Valley Covenant Church 3636 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Evangelical Covenant Sunday Services: 8:45AM, 9:30AM & 10:30AM

6 Westside Faith Center 4048B W. 1st Ave. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Foursquare South Cascade Presbyterian Church 3350 Willamette St. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Presbyterian (PCA) Sunday Services: 9:15AM & 10:30AM Central Lutheran Church 1857 Potter St. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: ELCA Sunday Services: 8:15Am & 10:45 AM Contact: Dennis Lindsay (541) South Hills Church Oak Hill School: Eldon Schafer Dr. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Foursquare Contact: Ally Mittleider (253) University Fellowship Church 25 W. 25th Ave. Eugene, OR (541) universityfellowship.wordpress.com Contact: Tianna Bushman (541) East Abundant Life Church of Springfield th St. Springfield, OR (541) Denomination: United Pentecostal Sunday Services: 10AM & 6PM Centennial Christian Church 1020 Janus St. Springfield, OR (541) Denomination: Free Methodist Sunday Services: 9AM & 10:30AM Grace Community Fellowship 989 Country Club Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Services: 9:15AM & 11AM Contact: Brittney Yip (909) New Life Church th St. Springfield, OR (541) Denomination: Assemblies of God Sunday Services: 9:30AM & 11AM

7 St. Thomas More Newman Center 1850 Emerald St. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Roman Catholic Sunday Services: 9AM & 11AM West Ekklesia Eugene Cal Young Middle School 2555 Gilham Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Services: 9AM, 11:15 PM & 6:30 PM Contact: Shelby Lundquist-Adams (503) Emerald Bible Fellowship 1855 Cal Young Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Service: 10:30AM Eugene Christian Fellowship N. Game Farm Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Sunday Services: 9AM & 11AM First Baptist Church, Eugene 3550 Fox Meadow Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Baptist Sunday Services: 8:30AM, 10AM & 11:30AM One Love Church 2895 Chad Dr. Eugene, OR (541) Contact: Maddison Reed (541) Saint Matthews 4110 River Rd. Eugene, OR (541) Denomination: Episcopal Sunday Services: 8AM & 10AM College Ministry Cascade Presbyterian Church 3350 Willamette St. Eugene, OR Meeting Time: 8PM CCF: The Box 661 E. 19th Ave Eugene, OR Meeting Time: 7PM Ekklesia Eugene E. 24th Ave. University City Park Eugene, OR Meeting Time: 6:30PM Onyx House 1850 Onyx St. Eugene, OR Meeting Time: 7:30PM

8 1. Emmaus Lutheran Church 2. Bethesda Lutheran Church 3. Eugene Faith Center 4. Fairfield Baptist Church 5. Father s House 6. Hope Chapel 7. Lawrence Street Chapel 8. St. Mary s Catholic Church 9. Valley Covenant Church 10. Westside Faith Center 11. Cascade Presbyterian Church 12. Central Lutheran Church 13. South Hills Church 14. University Fellowship Church 15. Abundant Life Church 16. Centennial Christian Church 17. Grace Community Fellowship 18. New Life Church 19. Restoration Fellowship 20. St. Thomas More Newman Center 21. Ekklesia Eugene 22. Emerald Bible Fellowship 23. Eugene Christian Fellowship 24. First Baptist Church 25. One Love Church 26. Saint Matthews 27. CCF: The Box 28. Onyx House

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