Love ought to show itself in deeds more than words.
-St. Ignatius of Loyola
Middle YF Food Justice Project
I'm super excited that Briana Frenchmore will join Anna Florey in teaching Middle YF class in October and November! Briana was our Social Justice Intern last year and is a new Plymouth member! She has great ideas, energy and a fantastic plan for October classes! Here's the plan from Briana:
Our topic for the month of October is: Food Justice: Care for Ourselves, Our Communities and the Earth. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “By the time you’ve finished breakfast, you’ve depended on half the world.” In our first class, we’ll learn about the global production of many of our favorite foods and the impact of fair trade. For our second class,… Read full article >
Food For Change
The Middle YF class is learning about food justice this month - here's an opportunity to learn more . . .
Central Co-op presents: Food For Change
A new documentary about the economic and social power of food co-ops in America
Thursday, October 16 at 7pm
Broadway Performance Hall (1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122)
Tickets: $5 (Space is limited, advance tickets at www.centralcoop.coop or at Central Co-op)
Celebrating National Co-op month, Central Co-op presents Food For Change, a feature-length documentary film that tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the… Read full article >
Please Pick Up Your Children
We tried returning children to worship after class and it's not working. Parents are confused about where to find their kids and teachers are stretched to get the lesson done before noon. We are now providing snacks in class since breakfast is only first Sunday of the month. So, I've made an executive decision that children will remain in class until worship concludes.
K-2 class - Parents please pick up your children from class (room 320).
3rd-4th & 5th-6th classes - Parents are welcome to meet children at the classroom - we will release your child with a buddy to hospitality hour (rooms 321 & 221 respectively).
I'm excited to see the children's choir sing in 11 am worship this Sunday for the first time this year! What a special treat to hear Lizzie Huffaker play her bass, Asa Buehler play electric guitar and Leo Neer drum. What fun - this is not to be missed!
Bring Your Bibles!
We give Bibles each year so children of Plymouth will have their own Bible at home so they may read and explore. Children in 3rd-4th and 5th-6th classes are particularly invited to bring their Bibles on Sundays, as their teachers will be incorporate the use of Bibles into class. So, October 12, please bring your Bibles!!
Art Show - A Note to Parents
Through October, Plymouth links the church-wide theme, Working for Social Justice with art created by women from OPS, the Organization for Prostitution Survivors. Mediums include clay, photography, collage, spoken word and more. Plymouth’s first collaboration with OPS celebrates a collection of work made by survivors at weekly OPS facilitated art workshops.
Note to parents - Some of the images in the art are explicit. As Sunday approaches, we will discern how best to make Hildebrand Hall an appropriate worship space while displaying this important social justice art show. Most images would not likely catch the eye of a child, unless… Read full article >
This Sunday at Plymouth
October 12, 2014 - Working for Justice
8:45 am Childcare (First Floor Classrooms)
9:00 am Worship for All Ages (Hildebrand)
9:45 am Soul Choir - youth welcome (Chapel)
Children's Choir (221 & 225)
10:00 am Coffee (Hildebrand)
Adult Forum (Lounge)
PreK Church School (First Floor Classrooms)
Youth Forum (322)
10:30 am Middle Youth Forum (222)
11:00 am Worship for All Ages - Children's Choir Singing! (Hildebrand)
11:15 am Elementary Church School (320, 321, 221)
12:15 pm Hospitality Hour (Lounge)
Congregational Meeting (Hildebrand)
1:00 pm OPS Art Opening (Hildebrand)
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