Local Partner Ministry Opportunity – Camp Agape

Agape’s first camp of the summer is under our belt, and we’re getting excited about Salem Camp coming up in a little over a month from July 18-21st! Unfortunately, we are still pretty low on our cabin leader numbers for the Salem Camp. Our goal is 30 female and 30 male cabin leaders, and right now we… Continue reading Local Partner Ministry Opportunity – Camp Agape

Financial Update – April 2024

Hey Church Family,  I hope this update finds you well. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last couple of months of ministry. Middle East and Student Spring Break missions, a wonderful Easter weekend celebrating our risen Savior, baptizing 21 individuals, and hearing about the wonderful fruit coming out of the Women’s Conference this past weekend has me… Continue reading Financial Update – April 2024

Staff Update: Tom Casey

Hello church! Below is an important staffing update about Tom Casey. I believe an informed church is a healthy church, and I want to make sure you are always in the loop. You can watch the announcement below and/or read Tom’s remarks below.   I will say this; I love Tom. I’m proud to have… Continue reading Staff Update: Tom Casey

Financial Update – February 2024

Hey Church Family,    I hope this email finds you well as 2024 is not all that new anymore. I have lots of updates to get to, but first, the most important one. The Jaskilka squad grew to six with the arrival of our precious baby boy, Bradley Samuel. Mom and baby are healthy and… Continue reading Financial Update – February 2024

Year-End Giving 2023

Dear Morning Star Family and Friends, We hope you had a Merry Christmas and all of us here at Morning Star want to wish you a Happy New Year! Thank you so much for your faithful generosity this past year. We have seen God at work in our lives and we’re grateful for how he… Continue reading Year-End Giving 2023

Financial Update – December 2023

Hey Church Family,    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, church family! Boy, we have had a lot going on around here the past couple of months: Pastor Scott’s trip to Latvia, Foster Parent Night Out, and, of course, The Lights at Morning Star have just kicked off. I’m so thankful for the thousands of… Continue reading Financial Update – December 2023

Financial Update – August 2023

Hey Church Family,  It’s hard to believe that summer is so quickly coming to an end. We’re all busy gearing up for our  fall routines and the start of the school year. For those of you with jobs or kids in the educational arena, we’re praying your year gets off to a great start.   … Continue reading Financial Update – August 2023

Financial Update – June 2023

Hey Church Family,  Happy summer, y’all! I’m hoping we have several weeks to get outside and enjoy the great Oregon outdoors before the rains come again! Next week (June 24-29) is our Student Ministries camp. Please keep the students and our camp staff in your prayers, and remember, too, to pray for our Love Your Neighbor summer… Continue reading Financial Update – June 2023

May 2023 Financial Update

Hey Church Family,  I hope this email finds you well and that you have something on the horizon you’re looking forward to. For the Jaskilkas, we’ve been having a blast at the ball field with our two boys playing baseball this spring. As fun as it’s been, we’re looking forward to things slowing down some… Continue reading May 2023 Financial Update

March 2023 Financial Update

Hey Church Family,    Happy spring everyone!!! I hope and pray that as you continue to walk with Jesus, you continue to grow in him. Our church has continued to grow both spiritually and in attendance this past winter. I’m deeply encouraged with how God is working in our church. Please be praying for the final… Continue reading March 2023 Financial Update

June 24-27, 2024


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