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    Volume 2013  |   Issue 11  |  March 20, 2013     Visit Children Youth & Family Home

If we don't testify, who will?

Plymouth's Lenten Devotional considers this question as Lent comes to an end.

Spiritually Healthy Children - 37 - Let Children Work out Disagreements

Families who are a part of faith communities often ask, what can I be doing at home? How can I help my kids grow into their own spirituality? Honestly, there are very simple things we can do as a family that will naturally encourage spiritual growth . . . things that a lot of which families do anyway. Still, it's nice to know that the things we do are helping our kids in this way. Nancy Bostrom wrote a lovely little book called, 99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children, from which I will share exerpts weekly to plant seeds, share ideas, and offer encouragement for families of ALL SHAPES AND SIZES.

"So when you are offering your gift at… Read full article >

The Road to Damascus

Our next Family Worship service will be Sunday, April 14, where we will hear the story of Paul's conversion to Christianity. What a huge *sign* from God that was for Paul to get stopped in his tracks and learn a new way! When have you been stopped in your tracks? What would your life look like, described in road signs from God?

Go left . . . straight . . .

. . . SLOW down . . . U-turn . . .

. . . merge . . . . . . pay attention . . . STOP . . . Yield . . .

. . . GO!

 

Join us as we consider the Signs on the Road of LIFE!

Hansel & Gretel Ballet Performance

Perfect for Families and Young Children
A narrated, hour-long ballet for family audiences, Hansel & Gretel features PNB School students and special guests Ariana Lallone as the witch, and renowned Seattle actor Allen Galli as the narrator! Hansel & Gretel is a wonderful introduction to dance and theater.

Our very own Elena Castle will be performing as a white bird in this ballet! She will be wearing a tutu and dancing on pointe- go Elena!

Friday, March 22nd at 10:30 AM

Saturday, March 23rd at 3:30 PM

For tickets or more information, click here.

Holy Week!

Dear Families,

The Lenten journey is coming to an end. Here is what's happening for children and families at Plymouth as we enter Holy Week:

Sunday, March 24: Palm Sunday

Regular worship and church school schedules. Labyrinth open at 10am.

5/6 class will be in the lounge with Brigitta washing feet during the 10am hour.

FOCUS Reveal - K12 class dramatizing the Palm Sunday story. The congregation will participate in song and by throwing palms and clothes at Jesus' feet. (K12 kids will remain in worship)

FOCUS - Amy Neer will hold her final practice with her bell choir during worship.

Workshop for Parents after worship: "Sexuality, Your Teen & Faith" with Amy Johnson

Thursday, March 28: Maundy Thursday

Dinner at 6pm

Worship at… Read full article >

Northwest Regional Women Retreat

Save the Date!

Dear Plymouth Women, I am on the board for the Northwest Regional Women's Retreat and I'd love to have you join us for a weekend of community, retreat and restoration. Visit our website below and let me know if you have any questions! Blessings, Karen Hollis

UCC Northwest Regional Women’s Conference X November 1, 2, and 3, 2013

Kah-Nee-Ta in Warm Springs, Oregon

Theme: Celebrate the Joyful Journey

Keynote Speaker: Rev. DaVita McAlister

A Variety of Workshop Offerings in: … Read full article >

 

This Sunday at Plymouth

March 17, 2013 Focus Scripture Luke 19:28-40 - Jesus Enters Jerusalem

8:30am: Sunday Worship for All Ages (Chapel)

8:30-10:00am: Childcare Available (Room 122)

9:00am: Children's Choir with Rosemary H. (Room 225)

9:00am: Plymouth Soul Choir (Lounge)

9:50am: K-6 Gathering (Chapel)

10:00am: Church School for Toddler-PreK - High School (Various Classrooms)

10:00am: 5/6 Class Foot Washing with Brigitta (Lounge)

10:00am: Adult Forum - Our Whole Lives with Amy Johnson (Hildebrand Hall)

11:00am: Sunday Worship for All Ages (Sanctuary)

11:20am: FOCUS - grades 3-6 chimes with Amy Neer (Amy is working with a set group of kids who have committed to all of the rehearsals) (Room 221)

12:15pm: Coffee Hour for All Ages  (Lounge)

12:30-1:30pm: Sexuality, Your Teen & Faith with Amy Johnson (Lounge)

12:15-1:30pm: Childcare Available (Room 122)


 

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