Sunday at Plymouth: February 17, 2019 

February 14, 2018

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Plymouth Church will be open Sunday, February 17, 2019. 


Text for February 17: Luke 6:17–26

Guest Musicians: Mona Terry and Lisa Terry on harps, and Choral Arts Northwest joins Plymouth Chancel Choir

  • 9 am  Contemplative Meditation with Rev. Donene Blair, 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 Worship Service, Sanctuary, with Rev. Dr. Kelle Brown "Can I get a Witness?"
  • 10:30 am Children's Sermon, Sanctuary, Jennifer Castle
  • 10:30 am Sunday School K-5, Rm 221
  • 10:30 am Middle School, Rm 222
  • 10:30 am Youth Forum, Rm 322 
  • 11:30 am Hospitality Hour, Lounge
  • 11:45 am Faith Formation, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Hildebrand Hall

Plymouth Church closed Monday, Feb 18 in observance of Presidents' Day.

If you can volunteer to answer phones 10 to 2 this Tuesday, Feb. 19, please let us know! Plymouth staff will be in retreat all day. 

Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements

Take Time for Contemplation 9 am Sundays Rev. Donene Blair leads contemplative prayer in the Chapel. Contemplative practices can renew your body, mind and spirit. Come and experience together a time of quiet contemplation with music, guided meditation, silence and prayer. Please join us! 

Garage Parking Update: Please pick up your DOVE sticker at the Welcome desk and get the code for parking garage. Place the dove on the driver's side windshield. You will need to punch in the code before entering the building to insure your discount. Sunday parking is free in Plymouth garage, only 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. Please ask staff if you have any questions.

Stop fighting in Yemen: Sign this Sunday! Dear Senators Murray and Cantwell, This letter is to ask your strong support for bipartisan legislation S.J. Resolution 7, which has been introduced by Senators Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee and Chris Murphy. This measure proposes war powers legislation that we earnestly hope would result in immediate stop of our fighting a war against Yemen which we have never declared. We have been contributing generously to the tragic suffering of the people of Yemen and ardently oppose this. Please add your signature to this letter (and another to Representatives) in the Lounge after worship this Sunday.

Fabulous Forums, an LGBTQ-friendly program sponsored by Seattle Police Department (SPD), offers four, free forums in 2019 with speakers from SPD and community members regarding topics relating to LGBTQ/Police areas of interest. Open to the public, the first event was held February 7. Next events will be May 15, August 7 and November 6. Officer Jim Ritter, Seattle Police Department Collaborative Policing Bureau LGBTQ Liaison shares SPD’s community outreach history. Asst. Chief Adrian Diaz, Officer Yusuf Jibril and others will speak. Learn more here.

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, Lauren Davis, Pam Dorrance, Jackie Fouts (Mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Phil Fredrickson, Peter Gibbons (Brother of Eileen Gibbons), Michael Kaid, Libonati Family, 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)

We grieve with Merrily Applewhite and family on the recent death of her husband, Harry Applewhite. Memorial scheduled for 11 am, Saturday, February 23 at Plymouth. 

Topics: Church Life, Events



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Plymouth Church is open to the public Thursday, February 14, beginning at 9 am.

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