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February 19, 2020     
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Readings for Sunday
Worship
Fellowship
Discipleship
Service
Youth Ministry
Children & Families Ministry


Sunday, February 23rd



The Seventh and Last Sunday after Epiphany 


Readings:   
 Psalm 2
 Exodus 24:12-18
 2 Peter 1:16-21
 Matthew 17:1-9




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In Memoriam
We send prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Peggy Richmond

A Memorial Service in thanksgiving for Peggy's life will take place at Prince of Peace on Saturday, February 29th at 2pm.  A reception will follow in Taylor Hall. 

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

Worship

This Sunday
- February 23, 2020 at 8am and 10am
Epiphany 7

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6:30am in the Chapel 

Morning Prayer During Lent We are planning to resume the on-line Morning Office using the Zoom meeting app through Lent (7:00 am, February 26 through April 11 - Monday through Saturday).  If you wish to participate, instructions for how to join will be on the Narthex table after Sunday service and posted on the website
https://www.popwh.org/LentenMorningOffice.html

Ash Wednesday
Ashes To Go 
begins its seventh season on February 26, 2020 from 8 AM to 6 PM on the northeast corner of Topanga Canyon Blvd. and Ventura Blvd. This is a wonderful outreach experience, especially in Secular 3, our Age of Authenticity. I promise you will receive much more than you give. If you like to join one of our teams, please see Deacon George on the patio or shoot him an email at praywithoutwalls@gmail.com 

Lenten Offering
Centering Prayer Workshop  will be held February 29th from 9-12:30 in the Reasoner Family Center.  The cost of the workshop is $25.. Please contact Fr. Rand (rector@popwh.org) if you would like to attend or sign up after worship.

Fellowship

YAAY! FINALLY - Pretzel/Family Sunday this Sunday, February 23rd at 9:30am.

All families with children are invited for a free breakfast sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women. We will make Lenten pretzels for the Congregation & Ourselves! This will begin our Lenten season of Prayer & Devotion. The pretzels are shaped into the form of two arms crossed in prayer.

Shrove Tuesday Supper will be held this Tuesday, February 25th, beginning at 6pm in the Reasoner Family Center. Come share fellowship on the last day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.  This is a fund raiser for the Youth Groups who will prepare, serve, and clean up the event The freewill offering goes to the PoP Youth Program.  Contact Dave Dumas if you need transportation: at youth@popwh.org

Attention POP Golfers, the next golf tournament will be held on Saturday, March 21 at Camarillo Springs Golf Course in Camarillo. To sign up, see Stephen Boyer, Ray Perkins, or Larry Totter on the patio after services or contact Stephen Boyer. The deadline to sign up and pay for this tournament is Sunday, March15. Stephen Boyer, Tournament Chairman.

Discipleship
 

  In preparation for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 
the Altar Guild is requesting you to bring last year's palm crosses to church on Sunday, Feb. 23. 
There will be a basket in the Narthex as you enter church to deposit your crosses. They will be burned and used at the Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26th services. Thank you for your cooperation and support.


Labyrinth Monthly Outdoor Labyrinth Walk - Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 6:30pm - 8pm. 
Take time to become prayerful, mindful, and reflect. Labyrinth walking is a moving, contemplative practice for going inward to connect with God. For more information contact Chantel Zimmerman


Small groups are forming to study The 10 Commandments Through the Eyes of Jesus this Lent  (various times/various places) during the week. Groups, lasting 5 weeks, are being designed to help participants make a deeper connection with God and with each other.  Please sign up on Sundays during worship or email Fr. Rand at rector@popwh.org to find out more.

Service
The Community Dinner 
  The Community Dinner at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church continues on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month at 5pm. The next Community Dinner will take place on Saturday, March 14 at 5pm. To volunteer to serve, cook, or help clean up during future dinners, or if you have any questions, please contact Dorothy Seguin at CommunityDinnerInfo@gmail.com.

 
AED Orientation:  Prince of Peace has installed an AED unit in the Sanctuary. Come to this short orientation to learn how to use this simple device. People who have taken a CPR class are especially encouraged to attend.  
March 1, 9am in the chapel.

February Heath Newsletter on Resolutions is available in the Narthex or here

Prayer Shawl Ministry 
Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet on February 22nd, from 10-11am in the Chapel. This ministry knits and/or crochets blankets for those in need physically, emotionally, or spiritually with a tangible expression of God's loving and healing presence. The group also provides a place of fellowship and support for those who knit/crochet these shawls.

Youth Ministry
youth@popwh.org  
 
Calendar:
March 8: Middle School 11am, High School 10am
March 22: Middle School 10am, High School 11am 
April 26: Middle School 11am, High School 10am

* TUES FEBRUARY 25: SHROVE TUESDAY SUPPER- First meal served at 6:00PM

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Children & Families Ministry
family@popwh.org
 
Beginning in March, 
our children will follow the events leading up to Jesus' resurrection on Easter by learning about Christ's Triumphal Entry, The Last Supper, Judas' betrayal of Jesus, Jesus' trial, Jesus' Crucifixion, Jesus' resurrection!
March                                                              
01         Get Ready for Easter, Who is This?              
08         Why Are You Here? Daylight Savings Begins
15         What Should I Do With Jesus?
22         Why Have You Abandoned Me? 

Save the Date:
Sunday, February 23rd at 9:30am
All families are invited for a free breakfast sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women. We will make Lenten pretzels for the Congregation & Ourselves! This will begin our Lenten season of Prayer & Devotion. The pretzels are shaped into the form of two arms crossed in prayer.

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
office@popwh.org