September 10, 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
This Sunday, singers from Choral Arts Northwest, Plymouth’s Choral Ensemble-in-Residence, will join with our own Plymouth Chancel Choir to share two special anthems in worship: “Cantate Domino” and “God Will give the Angels Charge Over You.”
Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements
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 323.
Seattle Rent Control Follow Up Rent Control legislation will be unveiled at the Renters Rights committee meeting on Monday, September 23rd at 6pm at Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue. Twelve thousand people have signed petitions for rent control, and hundreds have attended rallies, bootcamps and organizing meetings.
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: email@example.com. There is something for everyone.
Community Events Click here for community events coming soon.
Reconcile and Reform Conference Plymouth Church UCC hosts this year’s Reconcile and Reform Conference November 7-9 to help you become a confident and effective advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in our church and other faith communities. Speaking up about LGBTQ inclusion can be scary and isolating. Come learn about the biblical case for LGBTQ inclusion, meet other affirming Christians, and hear from a diverse group of leading voices in the movement at the annual conference! Read more here.
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 Brandon Burns or 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.
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 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.
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!
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Our prayers are with...
Riley Balcita, Dianne Carlill, Meagan Davis (daughter of Steve Davis), 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, Michael Kaid, Libonati Family, Jo Mitchell, Georgia Nelson, Kevin Patt (nephew of Glenda Carper), Scott Paul, John Poh, Jose Robles, Doris Schaefer, Karen Scott, Bruce Shilling, Rod Shutt, Jaime Rubio Sulficio, Laurie Tsuchiya & Jim Tsuchiya (sister & brother-in-law of Bill Castello)
Our hearts are with Joey Robinson on the one year anniversary of the passing of his husband Ron Juergens.
Our hearts are with Al Wallace and family on the death of his father, Richard Wallace.
We grieve with Melony Joyce and family on the death of her father, Donald Hearn.
A service celebrating the life of Isabel Egglin will be held 1 pm, Saturday, September 28, at Bayview Retirement Community in Queen Anne.