Leaven Community

...sharing stories...connecting deeply...transforming lives

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Leaven Community ignites the power of our shared stories and spiritual wisdoms to act collectively with our neighbors to cultivate diverse, thriving and equitable neighborhoods.
 

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5431 NE 20th Avenue
Portland, OR  97211
503.287.7553

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Spiritual People Relational People   People of Action

We attend and respond to the power that connects us through engagement with spiritual practices and conversations that nourish us for our work together. 

We build trust and deepen relationships as we attend to the personal and public dimensions of our stories and celebrate the abundance experienced in community. 

We publicly respond to cultural, economic and ecological inequity; acting powerfully together in neighborhood and citywide actions for thriving, diverse neighborhoods.


 

Leaven Community Highlights

Join our Cully Neighbors at Cully Community Kitchen...

 
TAMALES & HOLIDAY BAKING PARTY!
Saturday, December 3rd
2:00-5:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church
4800 NE 72nd at Wygant
Family Friendly Event
 
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Nancy: 503. 929-8319
 
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INVITATION

CELEBRATION of VIRGIN of GUADALUPE
Saturday, December 11th
6:00-9:00 pm
Leaven Community Center
5431 NE 20th Ave at Killingsworth
Family Friendly Event
The traditions and customs of the people have been transmitted from generation to generation as part of their own nationality, and have been preserved through practice to this day. In honor of the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe, a volunteer group of residents of Killingsworth Street will sing and invite you and your family to come to the commemoration of the 485 years of her appearance. You can bring flowers and candles.

BONHOEFFER READING CIRCLE
Wednesdays, Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, & 21
6:00 pm Soup
6:30-8:00 pm Circle & Candles
Conklin home at the "Mystic Duplex"
6604 NE Emerson St.  Portland, OR 97218
Children Welcome
We will dig into soup and Advent and Christmas writings from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor and leader of the Confessing Church in oppositio to Nazi Germany during WWII. Bring a beverage to share if you like. 

Save the Date!

LAS POSADAS with VECINOS EN ALERTA

Tuesday Dec 20th 
More information coming!
As part of the Christmas celebration, these traditional Meican fiestas (posadas-inns) are held for family, friends and neighbors. A posada is the reenactment of the pilgrimage to Bethlehem by Mary and Joseph in search of a room. Families will hold a posada party one evening in each of their hoes. Leaven Community will co-host on December 20th at the center. Stay tuned for additional information.

 

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