Council Communications

We are in a season of change and transition as we discern new leadership for our overall multi-site church. Updates from our Leadership Council can be found in this space.

Updates

  • Get to know Reg Toews
    Before he even started with Forest Grove Community Church on January 1st, 2022, Reg Toews had been putting in work to prepare for his transitional work with us. We wanted to give our congregations a chance to learn more about our new Transitional Lead Pastor, Reg Toews, so we sat down with him, and asked […]
  • End Date for Don Froese’s Transition Contract
    Don Froese has been working at FGCC in a transition pastor contract for the last 2 years. Our initial agreement with Don invited him in to work with our Attridge congregation and staff as the transitional worship pastor for 12-18 months. Don stepped into so many more roles and extended his contract several times over […]
  • TRC Update
    In the hope for transparency and understanding, Council communicated with our congregation a list of priorities over the past few months. Our focus has been on finding a Transitional Pastor for FGCC and we are so grateful that Reg and Brenda Toews have accepted this invitation and we anticipate their start date of January 1. […]
  • Reg Toews’ Transitional Leadership Presentation
    At the November 7th Congregations Meeting, our incoming Transitional Lead Pastor Reg Toews gave a presentation on his approach to Transitional Pastoring, and what all of our sites, and our church, can anticipate over his time with us.
  • Housing for our Transitional Lead Pastor
    Reg Toews (and his wife, Brenda) will be needing a private furnished residence from January 1, 2022 until at least June, 2023. To provide housing at a low cost to the church, we are looking for congregants that have a vacant residence for longer periods of time (4-6 months) that would be willing to have […]
  • October is Pastor Appreciation Month
    It is believed that this concept of pastor appreciation started with the Apostle Paul as he was establishing the first Christian churches.  In Thessalonians, he said, “Respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish you.  Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their […]
  • Transitional Lead Pastor Announcement
    For the last few months, council has been working to find a Transitional Lead Pastor for Forest Grove Community Church that will lead us in this next season of ministry. Our church leadership is excited to announce that Reg Toews has accepted our invitation to serve as our Transitional Lead Pastor starting January 1st, and […]