July 17, 2018
Sunday, July 22, 2018
ONE SERVICE AT 10:30 AM
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Scripture: Jeremiah 23:1-6, Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
ONE SERVICE AT 10:30 AM
Text for July 29: John 6:1-14
Sunday, August 5, welcome Courtney Hashimoto to the pulpit. Sunday, August 12, Rev. Donene Blair will preach.
Traffic Alert! Road work continues around town. Expect delays.
Joys, Concerns, Events and Announcements
MAPS Open House: Meet Your Muslim Neighbors July 21, 12 PM, Muslim Association of Puget Sound, 17550 NE 67th Ct, Redmond Special topic: Women and Islam.
“Growing Kindness” is the theme for this Summer’s Child Care at Plymouth! Every Sunday at 10:30 am, children age Infant through Grade 2 play, create and grow their friendships. Older children welcome to assist. Let me know if you can help out one Sunday! Thank you, Jamie Shilling: 206.948.5725, JamesonShilling@hotmail.com
Summer Pastoral Care — Due to limited summer staffing, please be patient if responses are delayed. Your needs are important to us and we will respond as soon as possible.
Weaving Our Strengths Conference Saturday, September 29 At Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. SE Mercer Island 98040. Please mark the date down in your personal & organizational/institutional calendars. Be there and help share the invitation with others. The Weaving Our Strengths Conference is a day-long conference of fellowship, inspiration and skill-building to strengthen local churches’ efforts for the common good. It’s a great chance to connect across denominations, share best practices, foster spiritually-grounded action and bring insights and opportunities to your home congregation. This marks the 5th year for the conference, presented by the Church Council of Greater Seattle. More info will appear on the conference webpage at thechurchcouncil.org/wos.
Music Under the Stars returns to Freeway Park Join Seattle Chamber Music Society for another summer of free, outdoor classical music at Freeway Park. Bring a blanket, a picnic, family and friends to enjoy extraordinary classical music – and a free BBQ dinner (while supplies last) provided by Freeway Park Association. Events begin at 7:30 pm with live music performed by a student ensemble and continues at 8 pm with live audio broadcast of the world-class Summer Festival Concert from Benaroya Hall, provided directly to Freeway Park by Classical KING-FM 98.1, Fridays July 20 and 27, 700 Seneca St, Seattle.
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Our hearts & prayers are with...
Larry Buehler, Dianne Carlill, Glenda Carper, Rev. Mike Denton, Pam Dorrance, Jackie Fouts (mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Helen Gorsuch, Juno Griswold, Terri Hall (Niece of Jo-Ann and Lucian Guthrie), Michael Kaid, Martha Lindley (Sister of Helen Gorsuch), Scott Paul, Beth Paul-Russell, Janet Perry, John Poh, Doris Schaefer, Karen Scott, Shawn Smith, Laurie Tsuchiya (Sister of Bill Castello)
Our hearts are with Sara McKenzie on the recent death of her sister, Helen Merrill.
Our hearts are with Anita Gras-Bryant and family on the one-year anniversary of the passing of her sister-in-law, Helga Gras.
Paul Pruitt passed away July 2. A service will be held 2 pm, Sunday, July 22, at Fauntleroy UCC.
Ed Geller passed away July 5. A service is scheduled for Saturday, September 8, at Plymouth UCC.
A memorial service for Dr. Hubert Locke will be held 10 am, Saturday, July 28, at University Christian Church.
Doris Leavens passed away Monday, July 9.