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THIS SUNDAY AT PRINCE OF PEACE

Fourth Sunday in Advent
9:30 a.m. worship 

22 December 2019
Year A Readings
Isaiah 7:10-16
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 (7)
Romans 1:1-7
Matthew 1:18-25
Prayer of the Day
Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that hinders our faith, that eagerly we may receive your promises, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
December 22: 4
December 29: 1
January 5: 2
January 12: 3
Important Dates To Know
December 19:
10:00 a.m. Bible Study at PoP

December 22: 9:30 a.m. Worship and Christmas Pageant 
December 24: 7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, followed by coffee and desserts
December 25: CHRISTMAS DAY
December 29: 9:30 a.m. Lessons and Carols

Church Inquiries: PoP
Email: poplogan3@gmail.com
Phone: 
 435-752-7753

Official Church Contact: Lela Gilmore
Email: 
 lrgilmore1@comcast.net
Phone: 801-634-1177 

Communications: Kara Bradford
Email:  poplogan3@gmail.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Please join us for our  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Tuesday, December 24th at 7 p.m. We will be using the Holden Evening Prayer and our Orchestra will be performing. Fellowship time, with desserts and coffee, will follow the service.

We hope you will join us for this joyous occasion - family, friends, and visitors are welcome!
STEWARDSHIP FOR ALL SEASONS (SAS)
"GIFTED to Share God's Grace in the World 2020" is off to a great start because of YOU!!! In the past two weeks you made known your intention for giving in the coming year. We have over 60% participation, including generous donations, and are now over $8,000 which is more than 2/3 of our goal of $12,000!!! This is awesome!!

We have not heard from everyone, so, if you haven't sent in your Statement of Intent, it's not too late - you can bring it to church Sunday or mail it to the church office. The SAS Team will be making follow up calls this week to those from whom we've not heard.

We appreciate everyone's generous support in helping PoP fulfill our three  Ministry Initiatives - Enhancing Our Image, Caring for the Earth, and Supporting the Community. Thank you for being a vital part of the ministry at Prince of Peace.

Your SAS Team

Call Committee Progress:
Wonderful news, everyone! The Call Committee has made a recommendation to the Church Council that we pursue pastoral candidate Emily Kuenker, and the council unanimously agrees. The council has been consulting with the Rocky Mountain Synod regarding our next steps, and we are preparing for the final steps of the pastoral call, including inviting Pastor Emily to visit Prince of Peace early in the New Year so that everyone can meet her before the church vote. Please stay tuned for specific dates and additional details!

Adult Education Sunday Hour
Because people come and go and are not there every Sunday, we will study the weekly lectionary texts in more depth as a way to supplement our faith formation.  We will discuss the following texts:

(12/22)
Isaiah 7:10-16
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 (7)
Romans 1:1-7
Matthew 1:18-25
Check out the official PoP website! Changes are being made daily, and feedback is welcome! Feel free to send me any suggestions: poplogan3@gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please contact Jon Grussendorf if you are interested in playing guitar for "Silent Night" on Christmas Eve! You can meet with him after the service on 12/22. Thank You!!
FINANCIAL DASHBOARD
         Income     Expenses     Bottom Line
FYD    $
67,208        $47,921    $+19,287
Nov.     $8,256         $2,799        $+5,475
FYD = Fiscal-year-to-date
Nov.= November 2019
COUNCIL CORNER
Lela Gilmore wrote this month's Council Corner, "Joy in Anticipation." Her article is centered on the Advent season, belief, and expectation. Her thoughts provide room for reflection and meaningful discussion. To read her article, click here!
Grandfamilies is a non-profit organization that helps families that are raising a relative’s child. They are a part of the Children’s Service Society, starting out as a daycare and expanding to provide services for daycares, refugees, and people looking to adopt. Grandfamilies was created as a branch in 2002 and recently expanded to Logan in 2018. 
Services include:
  • Assisting with guardianship paperwork
  • Classes covering family dynamics, legal issues, parenting two generation, and understanding substance abuse
  • Ongoing Support Groups
  • Children’s groups: ages 4-11
  • Teen Groups: ages 12-18
  • Family activities
  • Link with community resources 
To learn more, click here!

IN OUR PRAYERS

Prayers for health and healing:  Jack Anderson, Charlie,  Ed Howard, Mark and Austin, Paul, Sandra Weingart, and K. Scott's Dad, Scottee.

Prayers for those for whom this Advent season is particularly hard, blue, sad, and/or depressing. May they feel the warmth of God's love and grace.

Prayers for guidance and wisdom for Church Council and the Call Committee's candidate as they move forward.

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