Happenings at Prince of Peace
Week of December 4, 2019
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Service
Discipleship
Youth Ministry
Children & Families Ministry
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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.

 

Worship
Advent 2 
Isaiah 11: 1-10
Psalm 72: 1=7, 18-19
Romans 15: 4-13
Matthew 3: 1-12

Christmas Flower Dedications-
Gracing God's altar in beauty is a wonderful way to remember loved ones and blessings.  Blue donation envelopes can be found in the pew racks.  Dedications turned in by Deember 15 will be listed in the Christmas Eve bulletin.

 Indoor Labyrinth Walk-
Tuesday, December 17 from 6:30 - 8pm in the Family Center.  Come walk the labyrinth with love and your heart and joy in your steps.  For more information, please contact Chantel Zimmerman.


Advent Morning Prayer
Every morning at 7am the Prayer Book office of Morning Prayer will be offered online (using Zoom as the platform).  We have invited St. Michael and All Angels Studio City to join us (this is Brian Tucker's field education parish).  If you are interested in participating (there are easy instructions on how to join Zoom) or would like to lead the service, please contact Fr. Rand at: rector@popwh.org 
 
   
Fellowship  
 
  
'Tis the season for the annual PoP Christmas party!
  Join us, Saturday, December 14 at 5:30pm.  We will mingle and jingle at Roman Melnyk's home.
Sign up on the patio after each service beginning 24 November, and let us know if you will bring an appetizer or dessert to share.  Beer and wine will be provided.  For more information, Contact Ginny Burke or Rosemary Stewart.
 
 
You are ALL invited to celebrate our 3rd annual FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY's Cultural Heritage Breakfast-Brunch
on Sunday January 5, after both 8am & 10am service by bringing food from your Country or state of origin.  Each has their own unique delicacies, food & flavors and we are hoping you will share these with everyone at Prince of Peace. Please join us for this wonderful time of fellowship.
 
The past 2 years we have enjoyed and experienced many wonderful dishes from around the world - Middle East, Puerto Rico, Africa, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, NZ , Texas, to name a few.
 
If you would like to participate by sharing your dishes or need more information, please contact Rosemary or Elizabeth.
 
If you wish to come and celebrate the visit of the Magi to baby Jesus and sample delicious food, please join us on January 5. A free will offering will be taken. Thank you! Rosemary & Elizabeth, co-chairs.

Secret Prayer Partners- It's almost time for the big "REVEAL."  Our luncheon and Reveal will be held on Saturday, December 21 at 12 noon in the Family Center.  Please leave your gift in the office if you are unable to attend.  Thanks for another wonderfu year.  Sandi Totter, Chairperson.
 
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To view the Fall Pentecost Newsletter, click here.

To view the Church Calendar, click here.

 


Outreach/Service
This year, your Outreach Committe has selected
Angel's Way Maternity Home as the receipient of our Advent/Christmas offering. 

The large jar in the church's main aise will collect monies for our Advent/Christmas Outreach, along with our Christmas envelope donations and the Christmas loose plate offerings.


 
The Community Dinner-  https:www.popwh.org/community-dinner  dinner  continues on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.
The next Community Dinner will take place on Saturday, December 14.  Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Encino will be cooking dinner.  Andrea Harper and Friends will be performing.   To volunteer, please contact Dorothy Seguin at
Health Ministry
This month's newsletter provides an indepth discussion on realities of living with a diagnosis of Alzhemer's.  Pick up a copy in the narthex or download a pdf version here.
 
Mark your Calendar for a Heart-filled Event! 
HEART 4 UGANDA is this Sun., Dec. 8, 11:30 am in the Family Center. Enjoy international food, music, dance and international fashion show! Contact Alma Fountain or Rev. Onesmus.

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Discipleship  
   
THE PATH Bible Study resumes on Tuesday, January 7th with morning and evening meetings in the Guild Room.  The morning session is 9-10:30am and the evening session is 7-8:30pm each Tuesday through March 3rd.  Please let the office know asap if you need a book.  Returning participants will continue in the book from the fall session.



Youth Ministry
Dave Dumas
youth@popwh.org
 
 
Sunday Morning Program:  
Curriculum includes Christian Music: We'll continue our program of listening to songs and talking about the song lyrics, with references to Bible passages. Forma: Episcopal Church of Los Angeles varied courses of Biblical and fellowship-based study.

Please note NEW TIMES!

Date
Middle School
High School
Dec 811am10am
Dec 1510am11am
  

Children & Families Ministry
Linda Sawyer
 
The New Star
Our Prince of Peace children will be presenting a Christmas pageant called; 'The New Star' on Sunday, December 22nd  at the 10am service.  
 
We will be rehearsing Sundays, December 8 & 15. Please make sure your child attends the practices, so they will feel comfortable preforming.
DECEMBER
      08     Pageant practice, Lighting of the Advent Wreath
      15     Light Advent Wreath, Pageant practice in class                     and after in Church
      22     Christmas Pageant & Party, Arrive early
      29     No Classes, Have a Happy New Year!

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