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THIS SUNDAY AT PRINCE OF PEACE

Palm Sunday
Worship for the foreseeable future will be held via Zoom with a live call at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday morning
Other services will be posted on YouTube
@PrinceOPeace
March 28, 2021

 

Year B Readings
Mark 11:1-11
Isaiah 50:4-9
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Mark 14:1-15:47 

Prayer of the Day
Humble King Jesus, you teach us through your living, that love takes sides with the marginalized. By riding into Jerusalem on a donkey rather than a steed, you align yourself with the meek and the lowly. By telling the disciples how they will abandon you, you acknowledge our fears. Open our hearts to understand the absurdity of objectivity and give us the courage to stand with you. Amen.

Lay Ministry Groups 
March 28: 2

Purple

Important Dates to Know
March 28: Carrie Newcomer Concert
March 31: No Small Group Worship
April 1: Virtual Triduum Celebration
April 2: Good Friday Walk
April 3: PLTS Easter Vigil Watch Party
April 4: Virtual Easter Service
April 11: Annual Congregational Budget Meeting
April 25: Annual Meeting

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

Official Church Contact: Pastor Emily Kuenker
Email: 
pastoremily.princeofpeace@gmail.com
Phone: 720-579-8229

Communications: Kara Bradford
Email:  poplogan3@gmail.com

Worship for the foreseeable future will be held via Zoom with a live call at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday morning!
Updated Worship Recommendations (2/24)
We have received new guidelines from the Synod about gathering for worship. Click here to read all about it!
THE PAPER PULPIT
The Paper Pulpit
Click here to read Pastor Emily's letter to the church for March. She writes of her experience at PoP thus far, and offers thoughts on the concept of "practice not perfection."
SAS Updates
Our 2021 campaign has now reached $9,340! We are at 58% of our goal of $16,200! We are most grateful for the congregation's support and generosity. Your SAS Team is busily at work developing plans for Digital Outreach (Ministry Initiative 1) and Caring for the Earth (Ministry Initiative 2). Stay tuned for updates as our plans unfold!

Your Stewardship Team

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Job Opportunity
My name is Deanna Outsen and I am a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Logan Utah. I am also the Facility Operations Advisor for the Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega at USU.  We are currently looking for a house director for next year (Fall and Spring) and the posting is listed below. This is the perfect part time job for a person attending graduate school, a young married couple, or a retired person, who is willing to live on campus in an apartment located within the house who will live with 12-25 housed chapter members.  The actual work week consists of approximately 10 hours of work.  The job posting for House Director for Alpha Chi Omega Sorority may be viewed here: https://www.indeed.com/job/pearl-stone-partners-house-director-23a506edcc3caaf1. all interested candidates can apply via Indeed or email contactus@pearlstonepartners.org with a copy of their resume.

Full Job Description
New and Improved Blessing Box
We have installed a new Blessing Box in the front of the church (in the same place as the old one). It is seeing a lot of use these days. We would like to keep it replenished for any who need assistance. Keep in mind that it is not a working refrigerator so if you'd like to help, nonperishable foods and supplies are still best! 
Send Me Your Proclaimer Items!

Hi my name is Kara Bradford and I am taking over the Proclaimer from here on out! If you have an announcement or anything you'd like included in the Proclaimer, please send it my way! We are planning on getting publications out on Thursday mornings so plan to get any articles to me by Wednesday night. Also, enjoy this picture of me and my dog, Tucker! 

You can reach me at poplogan3@gmail.com or (801) 556-8367

COVID-19 UPDATES
https://brhd.org/covid-19-vaccine-information/
Stop The Spread
Notice from Bear River Health Department:
"With the recent statewide increase of the average daily coronavirus cases, Utah's hospital capacity is being strained. As such, we ask our residents to individually do their part to reduce the spread of the illness. We remind everyone to practice social distancing, stay home when sick, wash your hands and wear a mask. As we move indoors and begin to gather in small groups for the holidays, keep your defenses up and practice good health hygiene. Additionally, we continue to remind those who are 65 and over, are immune-compromised, or have some sort of underlying health condition to protect themselves by minimizing contact with others. These are effective tools to use to ensure our healthcare system is not overwhelmed. Our healthcare workers are dedicated professionals who are committed to protecting the health of our community. We encourage everyone to take individual responsibility to help our healthcare system by taking these preventative actions that are effective in reducing the spread of the virus."
For more information on COVID-19 in Utah
Pastor Emily is most reachable on her cell phone (720-579-8229) or through email (pastoremily.princeofpeace@gmail.com). Please feel free to connect anytime. Pastor Emily's typical days off are Friday and Saturday, and she does not check her phone or work email during her time off. However, should you need to reach her in an emergency please call and leave a message on her cell phone and she will connect with you as quickly as possible.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Holy Week Updates
Welcome to Holy Week! We hope you will join us in celebration and worship. Throughout the week, Pastor Emily will be posting daily reflections on YouTube. These videos will also be made available on the website, so check our YouTube channel and website for more information. 

We will also be celebrating the Triduum together with a video that will be available on Thursday, April 1st. It will contain two different triduum celebrations with St. John's Episcopal and First Presbyterian. 

Good Friday walk is on and will begin at noon on Friday, April 2nd at First Presbyterian (corner of Center and 2nd West). We will take turns carrying the cross to St. John’s, while recounting the journey from the perspective of Jesus and those who were with him.  We will conclude our journey outside of St. John’s around 12:45 p.m.

At 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 4th, We will worship together for Easter morning. Worship will take place virtually. A link will be sent out in this week's updates email.
Continuing Small Group!
Due to Holy Week, there will be no Small Group Worship this Wednesday, March 31st. 
Carrie Newcomer Concert
Carrie Newcomer is a much-loved singer and songwriter. Her music speaks to the heart of what it means to be people together on life's journey. She will be performing online on Sunday, March 28th at 4:00 p.m. MST. Her music speaks to the heart of what it means to be people together on life's journey. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here!
Easter Vigil Service
PLTS will be recording an Easter Vigil Service of the Word that will be available by March 31 for your use. And they will host a watch party on April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Click here for more information!
Giving During COVID-19
We are truly thankful for your continued support of Prince of Peace during this challenging time. Here are a few ways to make a contribution while social distancing:

1) Write a check and mail it to the church.
2) Use your bank’s bill pay option and they will mail a check to the church.
3) At this time, the only way to do a direct deposit to the church account is to sign up for
Simply Giving through the company Vanco. Prince of Peace has been working with this
company for quite awhile with no problems. They do charge a percentage fee to the church for this service.There is a form you need to fill out; and the Financial Secretary can set it up. The form asks for name, address, Amount and frequency of contribution and your bank account info.(I will try and attach a pdf of the form for viewing. To protect your personal information, please do not email the form to me or the church).
4) FYI: For the safety of the counters:
A) If you are mailing a contribution, please only use water or tape for sealing the
envelope or use a self‐sealing envelope.
B) For right now, please no cash.

5) If you need to talk to me my phone numbers are in the directory.

Please Stay Safe!
In the Peace of Christ,

Gini Anderson
Financial Secretary


Vanco Authorization Form PDF
Garden Task Force
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, with its existing lawn and empty lot south of the church building, has the opportunity to create a great space for its members and to share with its neighbors and community. Click here to read more. 
Happy Birthday!
PoP wishes Erik I. (Mar. 15) and Harri L. (Mar. 30), and Jon G. (April 19) happy birthdays this month. We hope your days are fantastic!
FINANCIAL DASHBOARD
         Income     Expenses     Bottom Line
FYD   $
113,520     $94,834     $+18,685
Feb.   $9,623          $9,932        $-309

FYD = Fiscal-year-to-date
Feb. = February 2021
COUNCIL CORNER
Kristi Grussendorf wrote this month's Council Corner, "The Art of Balance." She relates life and balance to her work with watercolor. She also shares one of her beautiful watercolor pieces. To read her article, click here!

IN OUR PRAYERS

Continued prayers for Cory and for Trish (Paula's nephew and his mother-in-law) as they continue to heal.

Prayers of thanksgiving for a successful surgery for Lela's stepdaughter, Nicki. Prayers that her post-op pain would subside.

Prayers for Johanna (Sandra's niece) as she has just moved to PA to begin a new job. God surround her with small comforts that make her feel at home as well as new friends and the excitement of new beginnings.

Prayers for Gladys who needs safe and stable housing urgently.

Prayers for all those who struggle with mental illness and prayers for our society that we might destigmatize and more readily recognize mental illness and reach out to help those who are suffering. 

Prayers for all those whose lives have been shattered by gun violence.
SYNOD NEWS
New Recommendations from the Synod Office! (Updated as of 2/24)
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