Happenings at Prince of Peace
                 week of 
January 20   
In This Issue
Readings for Sunday
Youth Ministry
Children & Families Ministry

Sunday, January 20
Epiphany 2
Psalm 36:5-10
Isaiah 62:1-5
I Corinthians 12:1-11 
John 2:1-11

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One Worship Service- Sunday, January 27 at 9am will be followed by the Annual Meeting of the Parish.  If you need childcare during the Meeting please contact Linda Sawyer at family@popwh.org.

Looking for a Few Able-Bodied Volunteers - on the second and fourth Sundays of the month to serve as crucifers and torch bearers as our youth are meeting together for Youth Group and unavailable to serve Contact Ann Gillinger in the office or email office@popwh.org

Planned Giving- there are many creative ways to plan a gift to Prince of Peace. We have established a dedicated, confidential email address to share information, field questions, or start the conversation about planned giving: pop.plannedgiving@outlook.com. You can contact Brian Tucker, Planned Giving Coordinator, at that email. And watch for future announcements about the coming inauguration of our Prince of Peace Legacy Society.

Save The Date! 
June 9, 2019 

Prince of Peace is turning 60! We will celebrate with ONE service at 9am and a Parish Party following with food and fun for all ages!
Annual Reports-  Each parish ministry has been asked to submit an Annual Report to let the congregation know about not only ministry accomplishments of 2018 but also goals and direction  for 2019. To save on paper and printing costs, minimal hard copies will be printed. Watch for an email next week which will include a link to the entire Annual Report.   Hard copies of the Financial Reports will be provided to everyone at the Annual Meeting.  It's not too late to submit your Annual Report! Please email them to office@popwh.org.
International Brunch- Many thanks to all our wonderful chefs for their contributions to the International Brunch. Mark your calendar next year for this event on February 23, 2020.
Breakfast Will Be Served This Sunday- January 20 in the Family Center following the 8am and 10am services. $7 for adults and $1 for kids.
Episcopal Church Women-  Ladies, you are invited to come and meet the new ECW board members at our next meeting on Monday, January 28 at 6:30pm in the Guild Room. Please join us for fellowship and in planning our 2019 Calendar of Events. For further information please contact Sandi Totter or Karmen Brower.
Secret Prayer Partner Sign-up- It's that time again to sign up to be a secret prayer partner in the  coming yea. Questionnaires will be in the narthex (front of church) on Sunday.  Please return them as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact Sandi Totter.
Roman Is Turnings 80!-   Mark the date Sunday,  February 3 and plan to join us on the patio after both services to celebrate Roman's 80th birthday!

24th Annual Soup Kitchen- will be held on Saturday, February 9 at 6pm in the Family Center. All monies raised at this event will go to support the West Valley Food Pantry. Your $15 donation (or More!) per person is fully tax deductable. Please make checks payable to "WVFP."

Outdoor Labyrinth Walk-  Thursday, January 17 at 6:30pm. For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman.

Prayer Shawl Ministry- The Prayer Shawl / Blanket is an outward and visible sign of God's love, grace and presence in our lives.  The next Prayer Shawl Workshop is Saturday, January 26 at 10am in the Chapel, and is open to all knitters as well as those who would like to learn!   Please contact Kathryn Reasoner for more information. 
The Community Dinner-   Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 26 at 5pm. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Jennifer Frost at jenniferfrostcd@gmail.com .

Blood Pressure Screening- Sunday, February 10 following both services.

Days For Girls-  will meet in the Family Center on Sunday, February 10 from 12 to 3pm in the Family Center.  This organization makes sustainable hygiene kits that are distributed to girls in third world countries.  There are jobs for everyone!  Call Nova Heiss for any questions.

Health Ministry Newsletter-  Our society is dealing with a silent epidemic of loneliness. Statistics show that 8 million people 50 years of age and older are living without close kin of any kind. The impact is even greater on women due to their longer life expectancy. Recent studies indicate that experiencing ongoing loneliness affects many aspects of health. Pick up a copy of the "Community" newsletter from the Narthex on Sunday or click here now.
Vestry Nominees- Richard Muniz, Rebecca Packer, Joyce Precott have been nominated to serve for three years on the Vestry (board of directors)  The Annual Meeting of the parish (where the vestry election will be held) is Sunday, January 27 following worship. Click here to read Vestry Nominee Bios.
Youth Ministry
Youth Group Calendar
For Middle and High Schoolers-
Sunday Morning Meetings- are held twice monthly on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 10am in the Youth Room:  
          - Sunday, January 27 at 9am (Annual Meeting)
   - Sunday, February 10 at 10am

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Children & Families Ministry
New Curriculum-Our Prince of Peace Children have begun a five week series called 'Wake Up!' that centers around five impactful stories that required someone to wake up. This is themed in a Wake Board extreme water sport atmosphere with medal champion's sharing their faith in Christ. Our children will be introduced to life changing principles that will make their faith Wake Up and come alive.
20        Play Day, Martin L King Weekend    
27        Wake Up Peter, James & John!  
            (Annual Meeting: Classes are at 9am)
03        Wake Up Peter!
10        Wake Up Guard!
17        Play Day, President's Day Weekend
24        Wake Up Eutychus!   
03        Intro to Ash Wednesday & Lent,  
            1st Resurrection Lesson
March 6th Ash Wednesday         
10        Family 'Pretzel' Sunday with Breakfast 9:30am

Annual Meeting- January 27 following 9am worship.  If you need childcare for the Meeting please contact Linda Sawyer at family@popwh.org.

Prince of Peace Church
is called to know, love and serve Jesus as Savior and Lord, to share His healing and transformation with all people.

Prince of Peace Church
5700 Rudnick Avenue
Woodland Hills, California 91367
(818) 346-6968