Sunday at Plymouth: July 15, 2018 

July 9, 2018

Sunday, July 15, 2018


Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture: Mark 6:14-29 

Traffic Alert! Northbound I-5 FULLY CLOSED THIS WEEKEND, July 14-15. Plan alternate routes and expect delays.

Joys, Concerns, Events and Announcements

LAST CHANCE! to sign up for Camp N-Sid-Sen!  It's coming up: July 22-28

"Be Transformed: Listen, Love, Live!"
Enjoy community and fun on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Ages 13+: $275/Ages 8-12: $235/Ages 3-7: $210/2 and under: Free. Sign up HERE

Peoples’ Institute Northwest will lead another Undoing Institutional Racism Training at Plymouth UCC next Thursday and Friday, July 19 & 20.  These trainings fill up fast.  A spot has opening up.  Contact Diane Jacobsen in the church office if interested:

Shop Amazon & donate to Plymouth! Amazon's fourth-annual Prime Day is Tuesday, July 17 and features deals exclusively for Prime members. Shop at and Amazon will donate to Plymouth Church UCC! 

“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 are welcome to assist! Let me know if you can  help out one Sunday! Thank you, Jamie Shilling: 206.948.5725,

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.

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.

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

Health Care is a Human Right Initiative 1600 would establish a comprehensive state program to pay for health care services, prescriptions and medical equipment for all Washington residents. The petition to put this initiative on the November 2018 ballot and more information is available in the Lounge for your signature.

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 in July – July 6, 13, 20 and 27, 700 Seneca St, Seattle.

Text To Give Text Giving is another powerful tool to donate to Plymouth UCC quickly and securely. Simply text amount you want to give to Plymouth UCC’s mobile giving number (206.208.1442). First time donors will then be sent a link to provide your name, address and credit card number you wish to use with Text Giving. Once this is completed, click send! “Your giving was successful." Questions? Contact Diane in the church office.

Shop with Smile and Contribute AmazonSmile ( offers a simple and automatic way to support Plymouth every time you shop, at no cost to you. Enjoy the same prices and vast selection as, with the added bonus that AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of purchase price to Plymouth UCC! Visit AmazonSmile ( and simply select Plymouth Congregational Church of Seattle to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. 

Our hearts & prayers are with...

Dianne Carlill, Glenda Carper, 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), Robin Maxwell, Scott Paul, Janet Perry, John Poh, Judy Raymer, Karen Scott, Shawn Smith, Bing Tso, Sr., Laurie Tsuchiya (Sister of Bill Castello)

Paul Pruitt passed away July 2. A service is being planned at Fauntleroy UCC.

Ed Geller passed away July 5. A service is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8.

Doris Leavens passed away Monday, July 9.


Topics: Church Life, Events



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