Sunday at Plymouth: January 27, 2019 

January 22, 2018

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Third Sunday after Epiphany

SERVICE AT 10:30 AM with Rev. Dr. Kelle Brown

 Text for January 27: Luke 4:14-21

  • 9 am  Contemplative Meditation, Chapel
  • 9 am  Soul Choir Rehearsal, Hildebrand Hall
  • 9:30 am Chancel Choir, Sanctuary
  • 10:15 am Child Care, First Floor Classrooms (infants-pre-K)
  • 10:30 am Sunday School K-5, Rm 221
  • 10:30 am Middle School, Rm 222
  • 10:30 am Youth Forum, Rm 322 
  • 12 pm Annual Meeting and Potluck, Hildebrand Hall

Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements

Come to the Annual Meeting All are invited to the Plymouth Annual Meeting 12 pm, Sunday, January 27. It’s a potluck — bring your favorite side dish to share! Review the Annual Report and cast your vote to install new lay leadership for our church family. Celebrate 2018 and look ahead to 2019.

The PNCUCC Adult Spiritual Formation Task Force created Covenant Group curriculum topics and meeting plans for congregations interested in developing small groups for deepening faith and building relationships among members. If you're interested, please contact Kathie Forman at 206.799.9248 or

Let’s Roll! Volunteer Painting Opportunities available now! Plymouth Healing Communities’ House of Healing on Beacon Hill is receiving upgrades and work includes interior painting. Volunteer painting crews needed for three or four hours for: 9 am, Saturday, January 26; 1 pm, Sunday, February 10; and 10 am, Wednesday, February 13. Contact Mike Pierson at or 206.604.8673. Plymouth Church Holy Rollers continue to do volunteer painting the first Saturday most every month at a Downtown Emergency Service Center-operated building. Additional volunteers are always welcome. Try it! Please contact Adele Reynolds at

Attention Plymouth Men! Plymouth’s Annual Men’s Retreat will be held at Pilgrim Firs the weekend of March 1-3, preceded by an optional one-day silent retreat. Retreat leader is Rev. Kevin Bechtold. Registration opens in February. Read more.

A Note on Parking: Sunday parking is free in Plymouth garage until 2:30 pm, and in IBM garage until 1:30 pm. Plymouth garage parking spaces are available for visitors and individuals less able. We encourage all who can to use IBM garage. Please lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables unattended.

Thank You! Jose Robles and his extended family are very grateful for the gifts, good wishes and prayers they received from Plymouth people in December. Thank you for opening your hearts and adding joy to a very difficult time for this family. ­– Carol Mooney, Immigration Ministry Team

Way to Go! Former Justice Leadership Program intern, Briana Brannan, now doing immigration/refugee support/advocacy organizing for Church Council of Greater Seattle, in collaboration with Rev. Dr. Paul Ashby and the JWM Welcoming Resolution Team, convened a UCC immigration/refuge support organizing meeting Sunday afternoon, Nov. 11at Normandy Park UCC. Attendance was fantastic with 25 people from 10 regional UCC churches, including six from Plymouth! Way to go Briana!

Study the Bible Online Join us at 7:30 pm, Wednesdays on Zoom, when we discuss the lectionary text for the following Sunday. Click here to join the online discussion. See you then! – Jennifer Castle, Director of Faith Formation

Mark Your Calendar for Camp N-Sid-Sen July 21-27, 2019.

Simple Church is Simple Click here for easy-to-follow instructions with Simple Church, Plymouth's online directory. Need help getting signed up? Please notify the church office; we can help!

Text To Give 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 receive a link request to provide your name, address and credit card number. Then click send! Questions? Contact Diane in the church office.

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Our hearts & prayers are with...

David Allen, Betty Appleford, Dianne Carlill, Glenda Carper, Pam Dorrance, Jackie Fouts (Mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Phil Fredrickson, Peter Gibbons (Brother of Eileen Gibbons), Michael Kaid, Bill, Tom and Sarah Maclay, Jo Mitchell, Dave Nelson, Scott Paul, John Poh, Jose Robles, Doris Schaefer, Karen Scott, Rick Sedgley, Rod Shutt, Laurie Tsuchiya & Jim Tsuchiya (sister & brother-in-law of Bill Castello), Liz Willmott (friend of Glenda Carper)

Our hearts are with Jamie Shilling and family on the passing of her father, Thomas Tweedie.

We grieve with Mae Durland and family on the recent passing of her brother, Duane Osborn.

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