Pastor’s Blog/Grace Waves 12.18.19


“What if the present darkness is not the darkness of the tomb but the darkness of the womb? What does the midwife tell you? Push and then breathe!”

Sing Along Messiahthis Sunday 12/22 at 7:00 pm at Peace: The Contra Costa Chamber  Orchestra, 2 professional conductors, 4 professional soloists including our own Elizabeth Hunter Ashley and Gary Sponholtz as organist lead the way in creating our First Messiah Performance at Peace. Please plan to attend and invite friends to join you! If you can assist with Ushering and the Reception that would be most appreciated.

Copies of The Messiah score are available to Peace members for free at the door.

The Memorial Service for Margaret Bender is this Friday at 11 am. Please bring cookies for the reception if you can.

Sunday December 22 final Sunday of Advent: Mother Mary and the Magnificat

The Rehearsal for our Christmas Family Service will be at 4 pm on Monday, December 23rd.

Laurel Galan Ornaments: These Christmas Gifts can be returned this Sunday or on Christmas Eve.

Keep in your prayers: Jean, Nancy and Janet, Betty, Renee, those who missed loved ones at this time of year, all the children looking for kindness and a home.

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

Epiphany Party: Bev and I will host an Epiphany Party for the members and friends of Peace on Saturday, January 4 from 3 – 6 pm. Please join us for a relaxing afternoon with friends.

“We come to help the poor. We stay when we realize we are the poor.” Jean Vanier who founded the L’Arche Communities that work with severely disabled people.

Advent Blessings,
Pr. Steve

Pastor’s Blog /SAVE THE DATES

Seminarian / Wedding / Solstice SELEBRATION!

June 22nd, 6:00pm:  A party to honor Louis and kick off summer

June 23rd, Sunday Worship, 10:00a – Celebrate the marriage of Ella & Louis

Easter blessings,

Pr. Steve