Pastor’s Weekly Message: 05.22.15

Grace Waves


May all that is unforgiven in you

Be released.

May your fears yield

Their deepest tranquilities.


May all that is unlived in you

Blossom into a future

Graced with love.

—John O’Donohue/Aging Gracefully

Pentecost is This Sunday.  Wear Red in honor of the Third High Feast Day of the Church Year!

Thanks to all who contributed to our Nepal Relief Fund.  We sent $550 to Lutheran World Relief.

A New Friends of Peace Dinner will happen on Sunday, May 31, 4:30 – 6:15 pm.  All who are curious are invited.

Check out the “Importance of Play” display in the Gathering Hall this Sunday.  This was Chris Pancoast’s Master’s Thesis.

Our Sunday Hospitality List is in need of a few more folks signing up in order to keep the congregation happy after worship.

The “Panama-Pacific Centennial / 37th Annual Pride Concert” commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition  will take place on June 20 at the historic Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.  The  San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band and Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco are eagerly preparing to make their contribution to the city-wide, year-long celebration by presenting an entertaining and educational evening like no other! Our own Gary Sponholtz will be participating AND so will the famous Peace Organ which Gary will deconstruct and reassemble in San Francisco for this occasion.  Speak with Gary about details, tickets and the fabulous occasion!

Jazz Church West hosts vocalist Clairdee and Dmitri Matheny, flugelhorn on Sunday, June 7 at 5 pm.  A fine opportunity to hear the fine singer who created our “Jazz Vespers” our Jazz at Peace theme song – hear it on our website!

Ascension Blessings,  Pr. Steve