This Sunday at Plymouth: May 19, 2019 

May 14, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 19, 2019

Lectionary Text: Revelation 21:1-6

  • 8:50 am Plymouth Ringers, Sanctuary
  • 9 am  Contemplative Meditation with Elizabeth Gordon, 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
  • 10:30 am Sunday School K-5, Rm 221
  • 10:30 am Middle School, Rm 222
  • 11:30 am Hospitality Hour, Lounge
  • 11:45 am Youth Mission Trip Report & Lunch, Hildebrand Hall
  • 12 pm  Grief Group, Room 225
  • 3 pm Annelies, Sanctuary

Joys, Concerns, Events & Announcements

Another Opportunity If you missed The Detention Lottery play at Plymouth or wish to see it again, the play will be performed at 7 pm, Friday, May 24, Fauntleroy Church, UCC, 9140 California Ave SW, West Seattle. It is an honest, hard-hitting look at what happens in immigration courtrooms. Solomon, son of Mary and Patrick September, will play a role in this production. Click here for more information.

Save the Date! As the end of the Plymouth program year approaches, be sure to mark Sunday, June 16 for a host of activities. Worship time includes welcoming those new in covenant. Following service, a congregational conversation takes place in Hildebrand Hall with lunch. Plymouth will provide La Panaderia tamales, rice and beans; you bring potluck side dishes and desserts!

Contemplative Prayer in May we will draw on St Ignatius' use of sensory prayer in his Spiritual Exercises. This form of prayer adds intentional use of the imagination to structured meditation. Come join us at 9 am in the Chapel! – Elizabeth Gordon

Camp N-Sid-Sen Planners Needed! Plymouth’s annual camp for all ages, located on the sunny shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, takes place July 21-27. Always a powerful time of deepening relationships across generations, we are forming a planning committee now and people of all ages are invited to help make this year’s camp the best yet! Please contact Jennifer Castle at if you are interested. –Jennifer Castle, Director of Faith Formation

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.

Like to Bake? If you have a favorite cookie recipe, bake a few and bring them in to share at Hospitality Hour!

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 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 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 hearts & prayers are with...

Beverly Harding Buehler, Dianne Carlill, Glenda Carper, Pam Dorrance, Carol Dotchin (friend of Glenda Carper), Blake and Jo Ann English (relatives of Lucian Guthrie), Jackie Fouts (Mother-in-law of Al Wallace), Jessica Fullerton (niece of Doug Stultz), Peter Gibbons (Brother of Eileen Gibbons), Michael Kaid,  Jennifer Kenning, Libonati Family, Jo Mitchell, Dave Nelson, Sydney Neumann, Scott Paul, John Poh, Jose Robles, Doris Schaefer, Karen Scott, Rod Shutt, Jaime Rubio Sulficio, Laurie Tsuchiya & Jim Tsuchiya (sister & brother-in-law of Bill Castello), Liz Willmott (friend of Glenda Carper)

Our hearts are with the family and friends of Peggy Corley, who passed away Saturday, May 11. 

Our hearts are with Lori Kaid and family on the recent passing of her uncle, William Morrison.

We grieve with Lois Duncan and all her family and friends on the passing of her husband, George Rolfe. A servicewill be held 2 pm Sunday, June 2, at Plymouth, with reception following.

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