April 11, 2017
Plymouth hosts the third annual Good Friday ecumenical service at noon, Friday, April 14, in the Sanctuary. Rev. Kelle Brown officiates and will be joined by: Rev. Dr. Patricia Hunter; Min. Emily Linderman; Rev. Eliana Maxim; Rev. Jane Pauw; Rev. Amy Roon; Rev. Dr. Linda Smith.
“This day, we dare to honor Jesus Christ, the revolutionary, the radical, the One who Resists,” begins Rev. Brown for the Call to Worship. Each woman will preach seven minutes from the Gospels of Luke, John, Matthew and Mark on the seven last words Christ spoke from the cross, followed by Holy Communion. Please join us for this powerful, reflective observance of Good Friday followed by a luncheon reception in the Plymouth Lounge.
Dr. Hunter is Theologian in Residence at Seattle First Baptist Church and an Associate Minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Seattle. Emily Linderman is currently discerning ordination with the United Church of Christ. She is a spiritual director and begins a year-long hospital chaplaincy residency in the fall. Eliana Maxim serves as Associate Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of Seattle and its 50+ churches in ministry areas including new worship communities, missional partnerships and congregational revitalization. Reverend Bianca R. Davis-Lovelace is an ordained UCC minister and serves as Pastor of Eastgate Congregational UCC in Bellevue. She also co-founded Progressive Millennials for Action, an organization that seeks to empower the millennial generation through awareness, service and direct action. Rev. Jane Pauw is pastor at Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church. Rev. Amy Roon serves as a minister with University Congregational UCC and is also an accomplished musician. Rev. Dr. Linda M. Smith serves as pastor and executive director of SKY Urban Empowerment and Transformation Center.
Taking texts from Gospels of Luke, John, Matthew, Mark, please join us for this powerful, reflective observance of Good Friday.