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Sep 21, 2020

Laughter is the best medicine

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

So far, there hasn't been too much to laugh about this year, and who knows what will happen in the next few months. But, as the Reverend Becky Withington (known to many of you from her years as a member of Plymouth Church) preached at New Pilgrims UCC in Anacortes, laughter is the best medecine. She has kindly allowed me to share some of her July 26, 2020 sermon with you:

Why did God…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Sep 14, 2020

A New Institutional Church

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Church Librarian

Last week, I gave you a short history of Plymouth's church homes. This week, let me share some information from the May 11, 1912, issue of Pacific Builder and Engineer (edited for length) which I think you will find interesting.

As a business church, built by business men in the business section of the city of Seattle, the new Plymouth Congregational house of worship well…  MORE >>

Sep 7, 2020

Building a Church Home

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Church Librarian

Plymouth's first service took place on January 16, 1870, in Yesler's Hall. Two months later, on March 16, the Church moved to the New Pavilion near First and Cherry. On August 24, 1873, the first service in the new church building at the North East corner of Second and Spring Street took place. In 1889, the wooden church building was sold for $32,000 and property at the North East corner…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

Aug 31, 2020

Book Friends

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Church Librarian

A few years ago, I read this in the Seattle Times:

"We live in a dark time, and when I need a break from the continuous stream of instantly upsetting news, classic fiction is my retreat. It isn’t quite escapism — it’s more of a survival tactic. I read an enormous amount of nonfiction, much of it disturbing — covering discrimination, persecution, genocide,…  MORE >>

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