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    Volume 2013  |   Issue 12  |  March 27, 2013     Visit Children Youth & Family Home

Holy Week

Thanks to Debbie Maund, the K-2 class & teachers, and everyone else who helped tell the story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem last Sunday!

Photos by Jessie Attri

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A Good Friday Story for Children

The Tale of Three Trees

This traditional folktale tells of three little trees that have big dreams. One longs to be made into a beautiful treasure chest; another imagines that it will be a great ship. The third hopes to remain high on the mountain and point the way to God. One day three woodcutters come and take down all three trees. The first becomes a feedbox for animals; the second is crafted into a simple fishing boat instead of a great ship. The third is simply stripped into beams and left in the lumberyard.

It appears that none of the ir dreams have come true. However, the feedbox actually becomes the manger in which Mary lays the… Read full article >

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.

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

Worship at… Read full article >

Calendar for April

Sunday, April 7 - Church school on regular schedule

Sunday, April 14 - Family Worship at 10am - We will explore (road) signs on the path of life.

Sunday, April 21 - Church school on regular schedule

Teacher meeting after 11am worship.

Sunday, April 28 - Church school on regular schedule (Karen at PNCUCC Annual Meeting).

 

Youth At General Synod

United Church of Christ General Synod is coming up June 26-July 2 in sunny California! Registration is open for youth! Check out this link for more information. This is a great way of delving deeper into the life of the UCC!

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 >

Happy Easter!

Our journey through lent has ended and our journey into new life has begun!

 

This Sunday at Plymouth

March 31, 2013 - Easter Sunday

8:45am-12:30pm: Childcare Available (Room 122)

9:00am: Sunday Worship for All Ages (Sanctuary)

9:45am: Children's Choir with Rosemary H. (Room 225/Sanctuary)

10:00am: Easter Brunch with Hot Cross Buns (Hildebrand Hall)

11:00am: Sunday Worship for All Ages with music by the elementary children (Sanctuary)


 

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