Alpha is a small group based course exploring the basics of the Christian faith. It’s an open, informal, and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.
We host the Alpha course multiple times a year. We invite any person with big questions about life and faith to join us, whether you consider yourself a Christian or not. Our next Alpha begins April 12th.
Jamie Lilley oversees Alpha and our Community Groups. She is passionate about helping people learn to partner with the Holy Spirit in their lives. She also loves philosophy.
B4 Culture seeks to equip people of all colors, backgrounds, and ethnicities to love God and love one another. We offer intercultural groups, language specific groups, and provide translation of the Sunday sermons in multiple languages.
Culture Connect is one of our weekly gatherings that provides a space to connect on Sundays at 10 am.
Christian Chen leads Culture Connect and is one of our Community Groups pastors. She is passionate about science, culture, and truth. She also loves trying food from other cultures.
GROUPS + COURSES
Everyone needs a place to belong. Our Community Groups provide a place where you can connect with others with similar interests or in a similar phase of life. And, courses are more than a way to learn. They are an opportunity to connect with others and gain new knowledge.
We offer several different courses throughout the year, and there is always a group to join. Click the link below to find out more.
Ashleigh Rich oversees courses and produces the B4Church Podcast. She loves reading, learning, and helping people discover new things about God. She also loves a good nap.
Our Marriage Ministry seeks to help you embrace God’s design for marriage at every stage. We host events + courses throughout the year and provide pastoral counseling as needed.
Our Marriage Ministry courses include:
Engage | For those preparing for marriage
Reunion | Marriage Enlightenment + Restoration
Merge | For blended families
Debi Mills is passionate about healthy marriages. She and her husband Bill have been married for almost 50 years. Debi is also an amazing seamstress and avid reader.
Our Men’s Ministry provides a place where men of all ages and stages can cultivate honest and authentic, God centered relationships with each other.
Men’s Ministry hosts several large group events and trips throughout the year. Additionally, we offer men’s only small groups that meet regularly throughout the year.
Joe Kurkinen is our Men's pastor. Joe knows no stranger. Whether through prayer, a word of encouragement, or a good laugh, Joe will be in your corner.
Prime Timers is a ministry for those in their prime of life, 55 and over. We provide a place of connection and community.
Prime Timers hosts monthly luncheons on every second Wednesday of the month. They also host various events throughout the year as well as a yearly retreat.
Jim Pope is one of the longest standing staff members at Beaverton Foursquare. He leads the Prime Timer’s Ministry with his wife, Cindy. He enjoys a good round of golf.
B4Church seeks to collect, curate and communicate resources within our church community and the city of Beaverton. We connect people with books, digital resources, and a growing community of social service resources.
To connect with our resources, click the link below.
CarolAnne Tsai serves as Resource Coordinator. Her passion in life is connecting people with the right book, service or person. Her other life passion is a good cup of coffee.
Engaging in our women’s ministry is a great way to connect with others. We provide events, groups, and courses that are specific to living out the unique call God has for us as women.
Krissy Hires is our women's pastor. She has a strong desire to help women find community and belonging at B4. When she's not working, she loves camping with her husband and two kids.
B4 Young Adults is a ministry for young people (18-35) who are looking for community and want to learn more about following Jesus.
Our Young Adults gather every Wednesday night at 7 pm for food, community, and dialogue.
David Beavis is our Young Adult's pastor. He has a love for people and a good dialogue. You can often find him reading a good book or a fascinating article.
We all have struggles in life and times when we need the hope of Christ and the support of others to help us become who God intended us to be. Here are B4, we offer support ministries for those walking through grief, struggling with addiction, recovering from abuse, and experiencing negative impacts from an abortion.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered addiction recovery program with foundations firmly established in Biblical truth. This ministry is for those battling addiction of any kind. It also ministers to the families of addicts. It brings hope, freedom, sobriety, healing, and the opportunity to give back one day at a time through our one and only true Higher Power, Jesus Christ. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at celebraterecovery.com.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Loft, located on the second floor of the North Building. You are also invited to dinner at 5:30 pm.
GriefShare is a weekly ministry for those grieving the death of a loved one, either recently or in years past. This ministry provides a safe community for those who are in the midst of their grief journey. Working together we share resources, prayer, small group discussion, and a video teaching to support those who are grieving. For more information, contact email@example.com or go to griefshare.org to register.
GriefShare meets every Monday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Gym, located in the North Building.
ARMS (Abuse Recovery Ministry Services) ARMS is a ministry for those recovering from abuse. This ministry has a number of healing programs. These programs include those designed to minister to women who are experiencing domestic abuse, men and women who have used controlling or abusive behaviors, and children who have witnessed abuse. For more information or for immediate help, call them at 503.846.9284 or toll-free at 866-262-9284. You can also visit their website armsonline.org or contact Krissy Hires at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEART (Healing the Effects from Abortion-Related Trauma) HEART is a Bible study support group designed to offer healing and recovery for those who have been negatively impacted by abortion. Together, we look to the Bible to offer freedom and hope. If you’re interested in a HEART group, please call this confidential voicemail number: 503.224.3278. You can also visit their website here first-image.org/heart or contact Krissy Hires at email@example.com.