Sunday at Plymouth: December 8, 2019 

December 3, 2019

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent

Matthew 3:1-12

"A Spiritual Preparation"

  • 9 am Soul Choir Rehearsal, Hildebrand Hall
  • 9:30 am Middle School, Room 222
  • 9:30 am Youth Forum, Room 322
  • 10:15 am Child Care, First Floor Classrooms (infants-pre-K)
  • 10:30 am Worship Service, with Dr. Elizabeth Gordon, Sanctuary
  • 10:30 am Children grades K-5 gather in the Sanctuary for part of worship, then move to Room 221 for Sunday School
  • 11:30 am Hospitality Hour, Lounge
  • 11:45 am Immigration Workshop with light lunch, Hildebrand Hall

Traffic Alert! The Annual Jingle Bell Run will go through downtown Seattle this Sunday. Expect street closures and delays. Click here for course map. Click here for event schedule.

Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements

Sustaining the Dream Rev. Dr. Kelle Brown is the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast, 7-8 am Monday, January 20 at the Sheraton Hotel downtown Seattle. Read more and purchase tickets at MLKPrayerBreakfast.com.

Need a Midweek Boost of the Spirit? Jennifer Castle facilitates a journey through selected Bible passages with an inquisitive group of Plymouth members and friends. At this time we are thoughtfully reading and discussing the Scriptures for the upcoming Sunday service. Please join us in our study of the Bible 7:45-8:45 am Wednesdays in Room 322.

Be a Census Taker Extra income, flexible hours, weekly pay and free training. Learn more and apply at 2020census.gov/jobs.

Help Celebrate! If you are interested in helping with the celebration of Plymouth’s 150th anniversary as a faith community, we’d love to have some of your time and talent!  Beginning this fall and continuing throughout the upcoming church year, we will be engaged in remembering where we’ve been and thinking about and acting on where we find ourselves and where our church might go in the future.  If you would like to be involved, or even just wonder what sort of a roles might be available, please reach out:  150@plymouthchurchseattle.org.  There is something for everyone.

Got Cookies? If you like to bake, please bring a couple dozen of your specialties to share at Hospitality Hour. Your contributions are greatly appreciated! 

Plymouth Prayer Group meets third Sunday of the month in Room 111. Fill out a prayer card for us to lift up your joys and concerns. All are invited to join this time of prayer.

Volunteer and Connect Volunteer Ministry Task Opportunity booklets are available online at Plymouth website homepage and at the Welcome Table in the Lounge. Links to booklet and sign up forms are also available online and in the booklet. Please take a look at the nearly 200 opportunities available for you to engage in ministry that helps us connect with the world and build community which transforms lives. Questions? Please contact Rev. Steve Davis.

Parking Reminder As a reminder for your parking in Plymouth Garage, place your DOVE sticker on the upper corner driver side windshield. DOVE cling stickers are available at the Welcome table Sunday mornings or from Church Office. Also, please use the codes shared for Monday-Saturday daytime 7 am–4 pm or after hours 4-9 pm. Parking for Sunday worship is free as always; no need to get a parking receipt. Sundays after 2 pm, the parking receipt on your dashboard is needed to assure there will be no fine. Questions or concerns? Please call Rev. Steven Davis at Church office, 206.622.4865. 

Simple Church is Simple Click here for easy-to-follow instructions with Simple Church, Plymouth's online directory. Need help to sign 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 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 prayers are with...

Riley Balcita, Deanne Becker (Friend of Kristine Danzinger), Anna Colwell, Steve Davis, Pam Dorrance, Blake & Jo Ann English (Relatives of Lucian Guthrie), Jackie Fouts (Mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Peter Gibbons (Brother of Eileen Gibbons), Lucian Guthrie, the Guthrie Family, Michael Kaid, Libonati Family, Maclay Family, Sharon Masse (Wife of Gary Magnuson), Marjorie Minea (Grandmother of Kristine Danzinger), Jo Mitchell, Georgia Nelson, Kevin Patt (Nephew of Glenda Carper), Dick, Jean and Alex Paul (Parents and Nephew of Beth Paul Russell), Jose Robles, Doris Schaefer, Rod Shutt, Jaime Rubio Sulficio, Virginia Thomson (Mother of Doug James), Jim Tsuchiya (Brother-in-law of Bill Castello)

Our hearts are with Hayden, Sophia and Duncan McManus on the passing of Duncan's mother, Janet Moor.  

We remember Rev. Doris Waggoner, who passed away in November.



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