Meetings are held on the last Friday of each month from noon to 1:30pm Pacific Time. We do not have a December meeting.

See our Facebook page for announcements and topics of upcoming meetings.

Currently we are meeting on the Zoom platform. The meeting link is available in a notice sent to our email list, and on our Facebook page.

From July 2020 through August 2021 we held a series of Zoom conversations titled "Learning from Black Pastors." These recordings are on YouTube but are unlisted. If you are interested in viewing any of them, you may request a link by emailing

Looking ahead, we want to focus on two major challenges for the health of Jesus' church:

  • Discipleship challenge: Are we training all believers to obey everything Jesus commanded (Matthew 28:18-20)? Are we warning and teaching everyone with all the wisdom God has given us, so as to present them to God, mature in their relationship to Christ (Colossians 1:28)? Are we helping each person follow Jesus, so that he can develop them into fishers for people (Matthew 4:19)? Are we teaching each person to abide in Jesus, so that they will bear abundant fruit (John 15:5)?
  • Unity challenge: Are we sacrificing personal preferences for the sake of peace and unity within our own congregations? Are we energetically pursuing unity with other families of believers, especially those who may differ from us in color, culture, class, and creed (secondary beliefs)? Are we willing to face the fact that "the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles" because of our hypocrisy and lack of unity (Romans 2:24; Isaiah 52:5)? Are we willing to take meaningful steps to embody Jesus' prayer that we be one (John 17:21-23) and that we love one another in publicly visible ways (John 13:36)?

Emphasizing one of these while neglecting the other will not produce the desired outcome. Only bodies of maturing, reproducing disciples, demonstrating solidarity in love, will provide credible testimony of our Lord to the culture around us.

We at Mosaix PDX exist primarily to address the unity challenge, and we intend to do that more explicitly and purposefully than ever in 2023. At the same time, we want to remind and encourage one another to be pursuing the discipleship mandate in each of our home churches.

All meetings are on Zoom, last Friday of the month, 12:00-1:30pm PT. See the list of past meetings below. You may request access to any of these recordings through our contact page.

Currently we are in a series of sessions (began Feb 2023) we call "Stories that Shaped Us, Stories that Changed Us." Each month we will hear stories from participants (planned in advance), especially focusing on what they have learned about two major roots of unity: the Gospel and disciplemaking. We welcome volunteer storytellers! Again, get in touch through our contact page for more info or to volunteer.

Past meetings:

Jun 2020 – Mark DeYmaz, Mosaix Global Network

Jul 2020 – Aug 2021 – "Learning from Black Pastors" (13 sessions)

Sep 2021 – Grace/Comunidad Integration Process

Oct 2021 – Immigrant/Refugee Forum

Nov 2021 – Josh Chen: “Reaching Beyond: Sharing Good News across Cultures and Generations”

Jan 2022 – Avery Stafford: “When Collaboration Mirrors the Trinity: Leveraging Unity to Bless Our World”

Feb 2022 – Jarvis Williams: “Redemptive Kingdom Diversity: A Biblical Theology of the People of God”

Mar 2022 – Mark Hedinger: “Culture Learning”

Apr 2022 – George Yancey: “Beyond Racial Division”

May 2022 – Dennis Fuqua: “Practicing and Promoting Prayer in Our Networks”

Jun 2022 – Cliff Chappell: “Bridging the Great Divide”

Jul 2022 – John Yoder: "Reaching the Nations that Have Moved to America”

Aug 2022 – Victor Alvarizares: “Kingdom Culture”

Sep 2022 – James Gleason: “Sonrise: One Church’s Journey”

Oct 2022 – Stephen Stallard: "Locked Down but Not Locked Out: a case study of how Portland (OR) multiethnic churches responded to national racial unrest during the Covid-19 pandemic"

Nov 2022 - Don Allsman & Rickie Bradshaw, Reconciliation Fellowship,"SENT Model for Ethnic Reconciliation"

Jan 2023 - Our new direction: sharing our stories

Feb 2023 - Stories #1: Scott McCracken & Victor Alvarizares

Mar 2023 - Stories #2: Ray Hutchison & Cliff Chappell

Apr 2023 - Stories #3: Herman Hawkins & Dave Martin

May 2023 - Stories #4: Susan Sloan & Dennis Blevins

Jun 2023 - Stories #5: Rev. Sonji Pass

Jul 2023 - Stories #6: Emmett Wheatfall

Aug 2023 - Stories #7: Steve Carlson
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