Palm/Passion Sunday at Plymouth: March 25, 2018 

March 20, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Palm/Passion Sunday

Worship Services at 9 am & 11 am

Scripture: Mark 15:1-39, 40-47

  • 9 am Worship Service with Rev. Kelle Brown, Sanctuary
  • 9 am-12 pm Childcare, First Floor Classrooms
  • 10 am Hospitality Hour, Lounge
  • 10 am-12 pm am pm K-4 Sunday School, Room 221
  • 10 am-12 pm Grade 5 Sunday School, Room 225
  • 10 am-12 pm  Middle Youth Fellowship, Room 222
  • 10 am Youth Fellowship, Room 322
  • 10 am Soul Choir Rehearsal, Hildebrand Hall
  • 10:10 am  Chancel Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary
  • 11 am Worship with Rev. Kelle Brown, Sanctuary

Joys, Concerns, Events and Announcements

Introducing Text To Give! Don’t let “Oh no, I forgot my checkbook” inhibit your generosity! Text Giving is yet another powerful tool to donate to Plymouth UCC quickly and securely. Simply text the amount you'd like 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, hit send! “Your giving was successful." Questions? Contact Diane in the church office.

Triple Your Impact From March 12-31, Amazon triples the donation rate on your first purchase! Go to and Amazon donates to Plymouth Congregational Church of Seattle.  Read more here.

Coming Soon Wednesday, March 28, 7:30 pm Stanford University Chamber Chorale presents The Wisdom of the Moon: Music of Penitence for Holy Week. Includes settings celebrating the moon and gems from British and American choral traditions. $15 suggested donation benefits Plymouth Friends of Music. Sunday, April 29, 2 pm An American Songbook: Music of Copland, Porter, Sondheim and Ives. Tenor Jon Palmason and Bass Michael Delos with Pianist Gerald Bethiaume. Suggested donation of $15 benefits Operation Nightwatch. Read about more special music at Plymouth here.

March 29 Maundy Thursday Worship Options: 7 pm University Congregational UCC, 4515 16th Ave NE; 7 pm Alki UCC, 6115 SW Hinds St; 7 pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1245 Tenth Avenue East; 7pm Trinity Parish, 609 Eighth Avenue; 7 pm Seattle Unity, 200 Eighth Ave. N

Give Easter Flowers Honor loved ones by contributing to Easter flowers that enhance our worship spaces. Flowers will be delivered to people who are unable to regularly attend services. Members and friends who receive flowers are grateful, and those who deliver them are uplifted. Cards are available throughout the building. Names of those being honored and donors will be listed in the Herald

Movies that Move Mark your calendars now to see the 2017 animated film Coco, inspired by Mexico’s Day of the Dead holiday and Oscar- winner for best animated feature, 6 pm, Saturday, April 14, in the Lounge. The story centers on Miguel, a music-loving boy who unlocks the real story behind his family history after finding himself in the Land of the Dead. Free popcorn and parking. Join this all ages evening of fun and fellowship!

Blessing of the Animals We bless our precious animals at both the 9 am and 11 am worship services! Children and families are invited to bring their family pets and/or stuffed animals who are alive in our hearts. Those with pets will be invited to gather on the porch at the 2nd floor Hildebrand entrance at the beginning of each service before coming through the sanctuary for a blessing.

Move It! When you think of clogging, do you envision swirly skirts, petticoats and shiny white shoes?  Today’s cloggers are just as likely to dance to hip-hop as bluegrass. Plymouth UCC and the Northwest Clogging Association will host a free one-day workshop, including Introduction to Clogging. This percussive dance form workshop is open to all ages and all levels.  Come for a 1-hour segment or stay for the whole day!

Anne Lamott Returns April 8 Author Anne Lamott returns this spring to speak about life, faith and matters of the heart, 7:30 pm, Sunday, April 8, at Benaroya Hall. Plymouth partnered with Northwest Associated Arts to purchase premium seats, the Hall’s center first four rows. Tickets are $65/each ($10 per ticket benefits Plymouth missions and is tax deductible).Purchase tickets online here or with check in the church office (specify Anne Lamott 2018). 

Have Fun with Kids on Sundays Kindergarten through 5th grade invites volunteers to help with projects on Sunday mornings!

Our Hearts Rejoice with Anna Florey, who is celebrating her 15th anniversary of sobriety. Praise God!

Our prayers are with...

David Allen, Gus Bowman, Dianne Carlill, Pam Dorrance, Jackie Fouts (mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Michael Kaid, Rosetta Kastama, Jim Kelley, Martha Lindley (Sister of Helen Gorsuch), Scott Paul, John Poh, Susie Rose, Doris Schaefer, Shawn Smith

Our hearts are with Glenda Carper on the recent death of her sister, Charlene Menke, in Albuquerque, NM.

We grieve with family and friends of Doris Marotta, who died March 14.

Warren Wahlborg Celebration of Life will be held 4 pm, Saturday, March 24, at Fauntleroy UCC Fellowship Hall, 9140 California Ave SW.

We grieve with family and friends of Catherine Colwell, who passed Sunday, Feb 11. A service celebrating her life will be held 2 pm, Saturday April, 28 at Plymouth UCC.


Topics: Church Life, Events



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