Pastor’s Blog/Grace Waves 11.22.19

Friends:

¨ TODAY! FRI Nov 22, 6:30p: Friday Films! ~ 6:30p Dinner, 7:30p film: When Do We Eat?  a 2006 film about Strict patriarch Ira Stuckman (Michael Lerner) experiences the heights of the Jewish faith  — literally — after being slipped  some Ecstasy during the family’s Passover Seder meal. The once-gruff and critical Ira embraces the spirit of the holiday, vowing to guide his contentious clan toward forgiveness and harmony. Jack Klugman co-stars in director Salvador Litvak’s over-the-top dysfunctional domestic comedy. Hilarious and Rabbi Dan approved!

¨ Wed, Nov 27 7:00p, Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebrated at St. Timothy’s, Wed Nov 27th, 7:00p. Bring cookies/goodies for the reception; canned goods for the food bank, and an offering for the homeless.

¨ Sat Dec 7, 4:00p: Justice Committee will meet at the Harms home.

¨ Sun Dec 1, 5:00p: Jazz Church West ~ with the Fred Randolph Quintet!

¨ Sun Dec 1, Advent begins! – Taize Services will again be offered on Wednesday evening at San Damiano from 7- 8pm with our own Gary Sponholtz and friends

¨ Thur Dec 5, 7:00p: Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, Ph.D. ~ Join us at Beth Chaim as we bring renowned Jewish thinker Rabbi Tirzah Firestone into our community to discuss particular challenges modernity poses to the Jewish people.

¨ Sun Dec 8, 5:00p: Pure Delight Christmas Concert ~ Jazz Fusion with artists Anton Schwartz and Tiffany Austin; and classical violinist Jiwon Evelyn Kwark.  Beautiful Music, an evening not to be missed – Invite your friends!

¨ Sun Dec 22, 7:00p: Annual Sing-A-Long Messiah! ~ Come one come all to Peace Lutheran Church to join, sing and enjoy glorious music! Tickets: $15. Children under 10 are free; Reception following.

¨ Sat Jan 11, 4:00p: Disaster Prep group will meet Jan 11th; 4:00p. There are already 18 people participating!

¨ Honey from the Monastery is available! $7/per each, 3 for $20, a full case for $75 – Multiple flavors available, including new Almond ~ they are delicious!!

It’s Stewarding Month!   (pledge cards available in the Gathering Hall; request to be mailed office@peacejourney.org)

 

~ The Pure Delight Christmas Concert: December 8th ~ 5:00 pm.
Our 7th Year Concert will include Jazz artists for the first time: Anton Schwartz, sax, and Vocalist Tiffany Austin along with Classical Violinist Jiwon Kwark. Will be outstanding!
Our Artist in Residence Pacific Choir will perform with warmth and beauty and the Junior Choir will melt your hearts. Director Hyunjung Choi will prepare a Concert of pure delight.  CCIH will be the Beneficiary so Tom and Linda Hall who represent Peace on their Board will be promoting in those circles.
The Jazz Crowd, Interfaith friends and Korean Community are also invited. Spread the word – invite friends to experience the rich cultural life of Peace with you!
Tickets: $25/person   *   $45/two   *   $60/Family of 4

Blessings, Pr. Steve

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