Pastor’s Blog/Grace Waves 12.04.19


The heavens proclaim your Glory, Holy One;

and the cosmos reveals the work of your hands.

Day takes up the story, night makes known your message

no speech, no word, no voice is heard…

yet their silent praise permeates the universe.  ~Psalm 18

¨ Bring your Giving Tree Gifts this Sunday, Dec 8th! The Shelter Inc children thank you!  Please remember to bring your gifts unwrapped
¨ Sat Dec 7, 4:00p: Justice Committee will meet at the Harms home.
¨ Our thanks to Shree & Subha for delivering Thanksgiving Food to the Berkeley homeless of People’s Park. They were able to feed more than 30 people!

~ Wednesdays in Advent! – Taize Services will again be offered on Wednesday evening at San Damiano from 7- 8pm with our own Gary Sponholtz and friends

¨ Tyme for Tea:  We will meet at Peace at 10:00am, carpool for our Tea at 11a.  

~ 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 has prepared 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. Come one, come all – – the Jazz crowd, Interfaith friends, and Korean Community are all 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

¨ 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.

¨ 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!!

¨ 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