Happenings at Prince of Peace
Week of June 23, 2019
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Prince of Peace Episcopal Church  

is called to know, love and serve  

Jesus as Savior and Lord,  

to share His healing and transformation with all people.

 

In Memoriam   
We send prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Bill Hunt and Sidney Wrigley.
A Memorial Service for Bill will be held on Saturday, June 29 at 10am with a reception following on the patio. Interment of Sidney's ashes will follow the 10am worship service on Sunday, June 30th. The Altar Guild and Episcopal Church Women will host a reception in the Family Center for Sidney's friends and family following the interment.

May Bill and Sidney's souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. 
And may light perpetual shine upon them.

Worship  
Pentecost 2
8am & 10am

Psalm 22:18-27
1 Kings 19:1-4,8-15a
Galatians 3:23-29
Luke 8:26-39
 
Worship Without Walls-   begins again Sunday, June 23 at 5pm through September 1st at Shadow Ranch Park, on Vanowen between Shoup and Fallbrook on the north side of the street. Our purpose  for WWW has always been to take our worship and our witness outside into God's creation. This year we would also like to emphasize the availability of an alternative time for our parishioners to worship with Prince of Peace during the busy summer months.  See George Packer for more information or email him at praywithoutwalls@gmail.com.

Fellowship                               
What fun it was to celebrate with everyone on Pentecost! Over 300 friends, old and new, joined us for our outdoor extravaganza following an especially glorious church service. Everything came together to make this day a memorable one. Special thank yous and kudos to each of you - you know who you are- who stepped in where help was needed and contributed to it all working perfectly! Beautiful certificates from the City of Los Angeles were presented to both Prince of Peace and to Father Rand by Councilman Bob Blumenfield; and Brian Tucker presented unique glass sculptures of our church window, created by Pastor Kathie and Hakob, to Founding Members of the Legacy Society. The highlight of the presentations was the gift to Father Rand of a $1500 gift card to the Apple Store for him to purchase the iphone of his dreams, as stated by Junior Warden, Elizabeth Bates. Gary Palmquist eloquently expressed everyone's appreciation and respect for Father Rand. Once all the bills are paid, the additional monies will be gifted to Father Rand as well. Pictures  are now available on our web site.

Parish Breakfast- Sunday, June 23 in the Family Center following the 8am and 10am services. $7 for adults and $1 for kids.

Episcopal Church Women- will meet on Monday, June 24 at 1 PM in the Guild room. All POP women are members and are welcome. We are currently discussing the rummage sale, future retreats and possible craft classes. We would very much like your "input." For more information, please contact Sandi Totter.

Everyone's invited- to share in Clifford Iriele's 60th birthday next Saturday, June 29th from 6pm-11pm. There will be lots of food - most especially African delicacies!.  6131 Fenwood Ave Woodland Hills, CA 91367. Hope to see you there!

Episcopal Night at Dodger Stadium- Take me out to the ball game for Dodgers vs. Giants! Reserve your tickets now for Friday, September 6 at 7pm. Tickets are $27 each. Make checks payable to Prince of Peace with Dodger Night in the memo line by Sunday, July 21. Contact Ann Gillinger at 818-346-6968 or  office@popwh.org for more information.


Calling for Snacks- We are collecting for our upcoming Vacation Bible School in July. We  will have about 45 hungry children to feed for our five days of VBS. We need bulk snacks such as: goldfish, vanilla wafers, pretzels, Cheez-Its, Oreos, and other cookies and crackers. Our children are always hungry! No peanut butter please. Thank You! 

Register Today!  Register your child or grandchild for Vacation Bible School! Registration forms can be downloaded from our POP website or found on the sign-up table on the patio on Sunday.  


PeacePrints Masthead
To view the Pentecost Newsletter, click here.

To view the Church Calendar, click here.

 

Outreach/Service
Work Party Thanks- to all who helped give our grounds a "spring cleaning" inside and out! The extra hands allowed us to accomplish so much! Have you noticed the two newly installed dog stations?

The Community Dinner-  continues on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. The next dinner will be served on Saturday, June 22 at 5pm. To volunteer, please contact Dorothy Seguin at  CommunityDinnerInfo@gmail.com.

Tuna / Peanut Butter Sunday-  Every first Sunday of the month is a great day to remember the Pantry! Put an extra can or two of tuna and jar of peanut butter in your shopping cart for the Food Pantry and drop it off in the narthex on Sunday, July 7.  Thank you for your ongoing support!
 
Health Ministry Newsletter-   High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is the primary or contributing cause of over 1,000 deaths per day in the United States. Seven out of ten people having their first heart attack have high blood pressure. Eight out of ten people having their first stroke have high blood pressure. Sadly only 54% of people with high blood pressure have it under control despite proven interventions to control it. It is known as the "silent killer," because very few people have symptoms indicating that their blood pressure is elevated. Pick up a copy of this month's newsletter in the narthex or  click here to read now. -Ann Lowe, Parish Nurse 
 
Advance Directive:  Every adult should have an advance directive to guide medical treatment if they are not able to speak for themselves.  Click here to find resources to help you create one.  "In planning for serious illness, it always seems too soon, until it's too late." Dr. Ira Byock, M.D.
 
Vacation Bible School Volunteers Needed-  Our outreach Vacation Bible School is in need of some loving hands. We can use any talent the Lord has given you from decorating, preparing snacks, giving craft instructions, acting, talking with children, leading or assisting a group, leading a song, playing games or taking photos. Only 4 hours a day for 5 days, July 8 -12, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Please pray about this!  Contact Linda Sawyer at family@popwh.org or call the office at (818) 346-6968.

Discipleship
The Legacy Society,  Please consider leaving a gift for Prince of Peace by naming the parish in your will or trust, or with an endowment gift. Your legacy gift will help sustain our church home as a vital community ministering to future generations. Legacy giving is a way to "pay forward" the experience of Prince of Peace that has spiritually nourished all of us and our community for 60 years. For information about Legacy Giving to Prince of Peace, please contact Brian Tucker, Planned Giving Coordinator.
 
Prayer Shawl Ministry-  The next Prayer Shawl Workshop is Saturday, June 29 at 10am in the Youth Center, and is open to all knitters as well as those who would like to learn!   Please contact Kathryn Reasoner for more information.
 
Labyrinth Walk-  Thursday, June 20 from 6:30-8pm. Come walk the labyrinth with love in your heart and joy in your steps. For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman.
 
Youth Ministry
Dave Dumas
youth@popwh.org 
 


Sunday Morning Meetings- Please take note of the Sunday School Video Series Schedule. Classes at 10am on Sundays in the Youth Room are as follows: June 30.

Guitar Lesson Free-For-All: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm - 8pm in the Chapel.

A shout out to our POP Scholarship Award recipients: Theadora Rockwood, Bridget Carter, and William Dumas! See the second Pentecost PeacePrints e-mail this Fall for details about their college plans and pursuits of interest. We are so proud of you and congratulations to all our young people who are graduating Seniors this year!!
 
We have a fun summer planned -- both educational and FUN -- Watch the Happenings and Sunday bulletins for more details.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:  SATURDAY, JUNE 22
ANGEL'S WAY MATERNITY HOME -- HELP NEEDED FOR ANNUAL REUNION
22212 Welby Way; Canoga Park, CA  91303.  Earn Summer Apostolic Works or Community Service hours!
 Set-up begins at 11:30AM.  The Youth Group will help with set-up until the event starts at 1PM.  Feel free to stay and help with the booths and the activities for the younger kids once the event starts.  If you are not available until the afternoon, the event runs until 4PM and they can use your help anytime as long as you can!


Children & Families Ministry
Linda Sawyer
family@popwh.org

 
Vacation Bible School- July 8 - 12 from 9am - 12pm.
Ages: Entering Kindergarten to Grade 5
Come join a 5-day epic African adventure that explores God's goodness! Kids will discover a ferocious faith that powers them through their wild life.
Registration Forms are in the office and online

For more information contact Linda Sawyer at family@popwh.org or
818-346-6968.

 
Free Play Sundays- at 10am in Taylor Hall
 
June 23
July 21 & July 28,
Sundays in August 
& September 1
 
PLAY Games!  CREATE Crafts!
MEET New Friends!
COME JOIN THE FUN!!
 
  
June
23        Free Play Sunday in Taylor Hall
30        No classes, Vacation Bible School Set-Up       
 
July
07        No classes, Vacation Bible School Leaders Meeting
08 - 12: Vacation Bible School, 9am-12noon           
14        VBS Celebration Sunday, All children in church
21        Free Play Sunday in Taylor Hall
28        Free Play Sunday in Taylor Hall
 
August
4, 11, 18, 25: Free Play Sundays in Taylor Hall
 
September
01        Free Play Sunday in Taylor Hall
08        Leaders Meeting 9am, 
            Sunday School Classes begin at 10am.
            Treasure Quest: A Trusting Heart
15        A Respectful Heart

 

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