Bridgetown Young Adults purposes with transitioning young adults into the life of the church as self-giving, mature adults actively participating in the mission of God.
Summer with Young Adults
We are excited for a full summer schedule of community groups, outdoor events, worship nights, and retreats. As we reemerge from COVID and into the summer months, we want to provide plenty of space and opportunity to worship, build community, spend time in nature with others, and connect with other followers of Jesus in our city. Scroll to the Upcoming Events section at the bottom of this page to learn more or register in advance.
Meet With a Pastor
If you have questions or want to know more about Young Adults at Bridgetown, you can schedule a meeting with our Pastor of Young Adults, Christian Dawson.
Serve with Young Adults
Young Adults Worship Nights takes a lot of volunteers pitching in to make it happen. Get involved by serving through setup, hospitality, prayer, and more.
New to Bridgetown or Young Adults?
Here are some ways to connect to the life of our city and church.
If you are ready to join a Bridgetown Community, the next step for you is to register for Bridgetown Basics.
Create a group of 2-3 women or men who meet to practice the Lord’s Supper, Confession, and Spiritual Direction.
If are wanting to have an informal conversation about life, spirituality, and Jesus without judgement or pressure, check out Alpha.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am our community gathers to start the day in worship and prayer.
On Mondays and Wednesdays at 12pm our community gathers to pray.
Subscribe to the Young Adult monthly newsletter to stay connected to life with Bridgetown Church. You will receive current information about upcoming trips and events for young adults.
Upcoming Events & Retreats
Young Adults Hike
Bridgetown Young Adults are taking a hike. We will be meeting in town for coffee, heading out to nature for a hike, and then hanging out in the Columbia River Gorge for dinner. You can come for the whole day or join in when you’re able. No advance registration necessary.
Dates: Jun 19
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Young Adults Retreats
Young Adults is hosting two summer retreats that will take place on a Friday evening at Bridgetown, and all day Saturday off-site. Gather with other young adults in our church family as we explore how to be with Jesus, become more like Jesus, to do what he did, and to form friendships with other young adults along the way. Register to attend.
Dates: Jun 25-26, Jul 23-24
Time: Fri 7 PM, Sat 9 AM - 10 PM
Young Adults Beach & Bonfire
Come to the beach with Bridgetown Young Adults. We will be stopping at Chick-Fil-A along the way. Meet new people, share a meal, play games, and warm up by a bonfire. Attend for the whole day or join for a part of the day. No advance registration necessary.
Dates: Jul 31
Time: 12 - 10 PM
Young Adults Worship Nights
Young Adults Worship Nights are a space to worship together as followers of Jesus, receive prayer, share food and life, and connect with other young adults in our Bridgetown family. Register in advance to attend.
Dates: Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 12
Time: 7 PM
Location: Bridgetown Church (2120 NE Tillamook St.)
Young Adults Picnic
Come to Laurelhurst Park and play games, share food, and spend time with other young adults at Bridgetown. No advance registration necessary.
Dates: Aug 21
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Location: Laurelhurst Park
Young Adults Summer Communities
Whether you’re new to Portland or simply wanting to lean more into the family of God with other young adults in our city, Bridgetown Young Adults is excited to offer summer communities that will take place from July – August. Register to be placed in a Young Adults Summer Community.
Dates: Jul - Aug