News for Jan 4, 2022
This Sun, Jan 9: In-person service
Happy eleventh day of Christmas! Join us in person this Sunday at 10 am. Rev. Roy Gesley will lead a panel discussion on grief, and we'll celebrate communion. Please wear a mask. If you can't be there in person, join us on Zoom.
Upcoming events • Worship and Arts committee: Wed, Jan 5 (7 pm), Zoom All are welcome to help us plan worship.
• Wednesday discussion group: Jan 12 (7 pm), Zoom
We'll meet for a discussion of new year’s resolutions and how to keep them (or not).
• Taizé service: Fri, Jan 14 (7:30 pm)
• Interfaith MLK Day of Service: Mon, Jan 17 (morning)
Peninsula Multifaith Coalition has projects available at multiple sites. Register by Jan 9. • 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
• The Mercy Center campus is open again. You can visit in person with proof of vaccination. Walk the labyrinth, visit the bookstore, or participate in a retreat. Taizé services are still virtual for now.
• Amanda Gorman’s poem “New Day’s Lyric”
• Check out the clue for 31-down on this crossword
Quote of the week
“No amount of regret changes the past. No amount of anxiety changes the future. Any amount of gratitude changes the present.”
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
Image: Two of the magi from the nativity facade at Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia cathedral. Photo by Richard Mortel