Information on Griffin Huber celebration of life service

Photo by Chelsea Smith
Photo by Chelsea Smith
Pastor Mark Pratt-Russum of West Hills Friends Church asked that we share the following information with the George Fox community. Please contact Associate Pastor of Christian Leadership Jamie Johnson ( with any questions.


Dear Friends,

We would love you to join us to celebrate the life of Griffin Huber. We will gather at Southwest Bible Church (14605 SW Weir Road, Beaverton, OR 97007) Saturday, Sept. 20 at 11:00 a.m. There will be some food available following the service.

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By Jared Larson (’15)

Earlier this month the Houses and Apartments East Residence Life Staff went on a retreat to Oceanside, Ore. All 12 crazy RAs, our AAC, our goofy area coordinator, her husband and two kids went on the retreat. I had never been to Oceanside before. I was told it was 10 miles outside of Tillamook and there was no cell phone service. I knew this trip was going to be a good one – I could feel it! (more…)

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Nearly 1700 students and staff provided about 10,000 hours of volunteer service Sept. 7 at the university’s annual Serve Day. This year’s theme, “Be Known by Love,” was based on John 13:34-35: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Here are a few photos of that love in action.

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Serve Day 2011: Medical Teams International from George Fox University on Vimeo.

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