Happenings at Prince of Peace
                 Week of  
January 15, 2020     
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Readings for Sunday
Youth Ministry
Children & Families Ministry

Sunday, January 19

Epiphany  2    


 Psalm 40: 1-12

 Isaiah 49: 1-7

 Chorinthians 1: 1-9

 John 1: 29-42




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This Sunday- January 19th at 8am and 10am
Ephiphany 2 

New Sermon Series: Deacon George will begin a four-week sermon series this Sunday, January 19th, on how we live and work and have meaning in our Secular Age, our Post Christian world. Drawing on the works of three prominent Christian philosopher/theologians, Charles Taylor, James K.A. Smith, and Andrew Root and the lectionary lessons for each Sunday, Deacon George will dig into *how Christianity went from the center of our world to the edge: *the Church today and the Household of Ministry: *Gratitude and Giftedness; *the friendship of Rest and the household of Personhood. So, come and discover, as James Smith puts it, "freedom might be found in the gift of constraint, and that the strange rituals of Christian worship are the answer to (your) most human aspirations..."

One Worship Service-

Sunday, January 26 at 9am will be followed by the Annual Meeting of the Parish.
2020 Budget Review - Jan 19 at 9AM in the Chapel.  All are welcome to join our Treasurer as he previews the 2020 Budget and Capital Plan prior to the Annual Meeting.

Annual Parish Business Meeting, Sunday, January 26-  We will have one worship service that morning at 9am followed by the business meeting.  Please plan to attend and take part in the councils of the church including the presentation of the 2020 budget and election of the new Vestry members. Jesslyn Bothwell, Diana Kajebago, Dorothy Seguin, and Erika Wirkkala are our nominees for three year terms on the Vestry.  Read their biographies here. 

Kamsahabnida; Doh je/Xiexie: Merci: Sas efcharisto; WeebaleNnyo; Gracias: Salamat: Koszonom...in other words, THANK YOU to all who participated by cooking and sharing dishes from their homeland or state, and those that came and sampled the delicious fare at our Feast of the Epiphany Cultural breakfast/brunch. The event was the talk of the parish and a wonderful time of fellowship!  Thank you ALL and Thanks be to God!! Rosemary & Elizabeth.

Sign-up For Secret Prayer Partners- 
Secret Prayer Partners is a circle of women who support each other throughout the year through prayer. The secret being that you don't know who is praying for you until the "reveal" at Christmas. For women planning to join, application forms will be on the table in the Narthex (the front of the church). For existing members, forms will be sent by email. Forms need to be returned by January 31, either to the office, to me at church, email or snail mail. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Your sister in Christ, Sandi Totter.

ECW invites you to join us at our next Parish Breakfast to benefit the many projects undertaken by ECW on Sunday, February 2, 2020 after both services. A full breakfast buffet will be provided with Hash Brown Quiche as the main entree. The cost is $7 per adult, children eat free. If you are interested in volunteering to serve at these breakfasts, please contact either Anne Finke or Lydia Lee-Chin.

Newcomer Brunch: Join us in fellowship with other newcomers. Learn more about prince of peace, our history and our vision. Childcare available upon request.
Labyrinth Monthly Indoor Labyrinth Walk-  Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30pm. Walks are indoors in the Family Center during the winter months! Consider adding this contemplative practice to your worship experience.  For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman.

PATH Bible Study on Tuesdays, with morning and evening meetings in the Guild Room.  The morning session is 9-10am and the evening session in 7-8:30pm each Tuesday through March 3rd.   

The Community Dinner- 
The Community Dinner at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church continues on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. On Saturday, January 11th, the Community Dinner served chicken with a creamy broccoli sauce prepared by The Grace Catholic Church in Encino. Musical entertainment was provided by Randy Kistler on guitar, with eighty guests in attendance. The next Community Dinner will take place on 1/25. Community Dinner Cooking Team Member, Sarmila, will be preparing a delicious Indian dinner including fish cakes and black-eyed peas with beef. The national Junior Honor Society from St. John Eudes will be serving dinner. To volunteer to serve or cook during future dinners, or if you have any questions, please contact Dorothy Seguin at  CommunityDinnerInfo@gmail.com       

Blood Pressure Screening after both services February 9th in the Guild Room.
Youth Ministry
January 19: Middle School 10am, High School 11am
February 9: Middle School 11am, High School 10am
February 23: Middle School 10am, High School 11am 
March 8: Middle School 11am, High School 10am
March 22: Middle School 10am, High School 11am 
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Children & Families Ministry
On January 5th our Prince of Peace children began a series called 'The Fruit of the Spirit'. The lessons are centers around six impactful stories that will guide our children in new discoveries about God and their faith. They will learn a new Bible story for each Fruit of the Spirit; joy, peace, goodness, kindness,  patience & self-control.

Sunday, January 26- Classes will begin at 9am. There will be only one church service this Sunday at 9am. The Annual Meeting will be held in our sanctuary following our lesson and the service. If you need childcare during the meeting, please contact please Linda Sawyer at family@popwh.org  

19        Play Day - Martin L. King Weekend,
            Full Communion in Church
26        9am Class Fruit of the Spirit - Kindness,
     Communion in Church
            Annual Meeting
2        Goodness, The Good Samaritan                               
9        Self-Control, Jesus stays on the Cross                   16      Play Day, President's Day Weekend, Full Communion             in Church

Mark Your Calendars:
February 23 - Pretzel Sunday

Nursery Attendant:  We are pleased to announce that Neria Fay will be our new Nursery attendant welcoming all too young for the preschool program!  Each Sunday at 10am you may confidently leave your little ones with Neria assured they will be safely cared for.  Welcome, Neria! 
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is called to know, love and serve Jesus as Savior and Lord, to share His healing and transformation with all people.

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