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    Volume 2013  |   Issue 31  |  November 20, 2013     Visit Children Youth & Family Home

Blessings from the Confirmation Retreat

We had a great weekend at Camp Berachah and by the grace of God, I am mostly caught up on my sleep! The group gelled really quickly and got along great all weekend. They shared deeply about their faith and played hard . . . well into the night. Becky and I both shared with them some of our faith journey and we also heard the faith story of a brave Christian in the movie "42". On Saturday morning the confirmation mentors arrived and shared with us a bit about their faith and how they connect with God. Then after they paired off for conversations, we ate lunch together and did some group building! There was great energy throughout the whole… Read full article >

Looking Ahead to Advent

December 1:

Worship with lessons and carols - children in worship

December 8:

Advent church school begins at 11:15am

Kids-speakin-in-worship training after worship (Sanctuary)

December 15:

K-2nd continuing with Advent church school project at 11am

3rd-6th grade Deliver poinsettias to Horizon House at 11am

Mentor Confirmand Potluck after church

December 16 (Mon):

Tangletown Trio Concert 7pm

December 22:

Littlest Pageant 10am in PreK room

Advent church school at 11am

December 24 (Tues):

Wee Worship 4pm

Family Worship 6pm

Candle Light Worship 10pm

Advent: Light and Hope

For Advent, our elementary children will explore what it means to bring light into a broken world. We will talk with them about what brokenness looks like in their world and ask them to offer words and phrases of hope and light from that place. Children will then take those words and phrases and include them in decorations for lanterns they create for the WHEEL women who sleep in the children’s classroom each night.

As Advent progresses, older children take their annual pilgrimage to Horizon House, where they deliver poinsettias to those who are especially in need of light. This much-anticipated event always proves to be one of the most… Read full article >

Tangletown Trio brings Music & Holiday Cheer to Plymouth

Save the date for Plymouth's Family Christmas Concert, 7 pm, Monday, December 16. People of all ages will enjoy holiday favorites such as Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, The Holly and the Ivy, White Christmas, Silent Night and more from TangleTown Trio. The trio includes mezzo-soprano and composer Sarah Mattox, violinist/violist Jo Nardolillo and pianist extraordinaire Judith Cohen.

Dedicated to living American composers and the idea there should be no barriers between music and its listeners, the women of Tangletown believe new music can be relevant and fun. Please join us for fun, frivolity and treats!

Learn more and listen here!

Prayer for Confirmands

God, may your blessings be with Jane Christopherson and her mentor Roger McRea as they walk together. Give them open hearts and hears to hear, that they both might deepen their life in you. Amen


This Sunday at Plymouth

Sunday, November 24, 2013 - Living Stewardship

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

               Childcare available Infant - 2nd grade (First floor classrooms)

9:30 am  Breakfast for All Ages (Lounge)

10:00 am  Toddler-PreK Church school (First floor classrooms)

               Children's Choir & Bells - grades K-6 (221 & 225)

               Confirmation - grades 7 & 8 (222)

               Youth Forum - grades 9-12 (322)

               Plymouth Forum (Hildebrand)

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

11:15 am Elementary Church School (221, 320, 321)

12:15 pm Capital Campaign Vote (Sanctuary) 

               Hospitality Hour (Lounge)

               Childcare (First floor classrooms)


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