Sunday at Plymouth: November 24, 2019 

November 19, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Luke 23:33-43

  • 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 Rev. Dr. Kelle Brown, 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
  • 11:30 am Advent Decorating, Sanctuary
  • 12 pm  Immigration Ministry, Room 321

Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements

Immigration Ministry Team meets at noon this Sunday in Room 321. (Wait, Jesus was a migrant?). Come learn what the team is planning and lend your support. -Warren Smith

Festival of Hope Keystone United Church of Christ members and friends invite all to join the annual Festival of Hope — a holiday fair, Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m. - 4 pm & Sunday, November 24, 12 - 3 pm, (5019 Keystone Place, Seattle, WA 98103, 206.632.6021) This annual event, which takes place every year during the season leading up to the December holidays, is now in its 41st year of bringing hope and help to Seattle nonprofit organizations. Items for sale include Fair Trade goods, sustainable arts and crafts, upcycled, vintage, and other unique gifts, and more. You can also find out how to volunteer with or support local nonprofits. Homemade treats, including pumpkin pies and lunch, will be available from our deli.This is a non-profit event: the money you spend goes to support hunger relief and self-help projects, both locally and globally.

Share the Spirit At Christmastime, poinsettias are delivered to members and friends who are unable to regularly attend church. Help continue this ministry and honor loved ones by completing a poinsettia tag and dropping off tag with donation to the church office marked “Christmas Flowers.” Names will be listed in the Herald. 

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.

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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:  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, Helen Boyer (Mother of Becky Colwell), Anna Colwell, Becky Colwell, Steve Davis, Pam Dorrance, Ellie Edelweiss, 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), Jo Mitchell, Georgia Nelson, Kevin Patt (Nephew of Glenda Carper), Dick, Jean and Alex Paul (Parents and Nephew of Beth Paul Russell), Jim Perry, Jose Robles, Doris Schaefer, Rod Shutt, Jaime Rubio Sulficio, Virginia Thomson (Mother of Doug James), Jim Tsuchiya (Brother-in-law of Bill Castello)

We remember Rachel Lloyd and family on the recent one year anniversary of her passing.

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