Pastor’s Blog / Grace Waves 12.11.19

Friends:

This will be our reply to violence:  to make music, more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.”     ~ Leonard Bernstein

~ And mercy did we ever make Intense, Profound, Joyful Music at our Pure Delight Concert!  Gratitude to the Pacific Choir, Junior Choir, Hyunjung and Jaesung Choi, Jiwon Evelyn Kwark, Tiffany Austin, and the Anton Schwartz Quartet for immersing us in the grace and beauty of the Christmas Season.

 ~ Margaret Bender died this past Monday.  Her Memorial Service will be on Friday, December 20 at 11 am at Peace.  Please keep Nancy, Janet and Charlie in your prayers.

¨ Sun Dec 22, 7:00p: Annual Sing-A-Long Messiah!

Come one come all to Peace Lutheran Church to sing along and enjoy glorious music! Tickets: $15 at the door; Children under 10 are free; Reception following.

~ Sing Along Messiahevent help!   – If you are willing to assist with Ushering or a Light Reception, please let me know.

~ Sunday, Dec 22 | 5:30-7:30 pm | Blackhawk Plaza  Community-Wide Chanukah Celebration:  

~ Honey from the Monastery is selling quickly this year.  If you wish to purchase honey for gifts the cost for a case of 12 Jars is $75.

~ Due to special circumstances Peace is hosting an additional 20+ AA Group Meetings during the Christmas holiday season.  If you know people who need a meeting, invite them to attend one of the Peace Meetings happening morning, noon and night. (Meeting times noted on our website calendar)  Keep these friends and members of our families in your prayers.

~ Our friend John Brett works with the Gubbio Project in the Tenderloin which grew out of the Night Ministry.  Please enjoy the enclosed article so perfect for this time of year when the Child seeks a home among us.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/heatherknight/article/Exhausted-SF-homeless-stretch-out-in-Tenderloin-14894239.php

~ Christmas Schedule!

12/24 5:00p Children & family worship
12/24 10:00p Communion and Candle light
12/25 10:00a Christmas Day Worship

Blessings, Pr. Steve

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