News for Dec 14, 2021
This Sun, Dec 19
This Sunday at 10 am, join us on Zoom for the fourth Sunday of Advent. MK Nelson will return to deliver a message on “Motel 6 and lighting the candles in the windows as a child.” You're invited to stay on after worship for a church council meeting, Join us on Zoom a few minutes before 10 am.
Last week's sermon
On Dec 12, David Wartman preached "Star Over Bethlehem (Gift of Guiding Light)." Watch the sermon or see the bulletin.
Upcoming events • Choir practice: Wed, Dec 15 (7 pm), in person Join us as we prepare to sing for the Christmas Eve service. Bring your singer's mask (or any mask you'd like). • Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols: Fri, Dec 24 (8 pm), in person Bring your visiting friends and relatives. (If you're singing in the choir, join us at 6:30 pm for rehearsal.) The Zoom room will also be open. • Worship and Arts committee: Wed, Jan 5 (7 pm), Zoom All are welcome to help us plan worship. • Book group: Sun, Jan 23 (7 pm), Zoom We'll meet to discuss chapter 4 of “Web of Meaning,” on the patterns of the universe.
Links and resources
• Trappist monks taught me how to pray again
• Audience member jumps in to share La Traviata duet
• Women's evolving leadership in faiths worldwide
• Dance of the Sugar Plum Tuba
Quote of the week
“It is not impermanence that makes us suffer. What makes us suffer is wanting things to be permanent when they are not.”
—Thich Nhat Hanh
Weekly online events
• Women's group: Mondays at 1 pm
Usually on Zoom; third Mondays at Fiero Caffe
• Meditation: Wednesdays at 7:30 am
In person at the church building
• Worship service: Sundays at 10 am
Usually on Zoom