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First Sunday of Christmas
9:30 a.m. worship 

29 December 2019
Year A Readings
Isaiah 63:7-9
Psalm 148
Hebrews 2:10-18
Matthew 2: 13-23
Prayer of the Day
O Lord God, you know that we cannot place our trust in our own powers. As you protected the infant Jesus, so defend us and all the needy from harm and adversity, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever
December 29: 1
January 5: 2
January 12: 3
January 19: 4
Important Dates To Know

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

Official Church Contact: Lela Gilmore
Phone: 801-634-1177 

Communications: Kara Bradford


A Big 'Thank You' for a Wonderful PoP Christmas Pageant 
Thank you to Julie Latvakoski for organizing and putting together the pageant, and another special 'thank you' to Dave Wilson and the PoP orchestra for enhancing our music on Sunday and Christmas Eve.

For more pictures, visit our website
"GIFTED to Share God's Grace in the World 2020" is off to a great start because of YOU!!! In the past three weeks you made known your intention for giving in the coming year. We have over 80% participation, including generous donations, and are now over $10,000 which is more than 3/4 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. 

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:

Isaiah 63:7-9
Psalm 148
Hebrews 2:10-18
Matthew 2: 13-23
Check out the official PoP website! Changes are being made daily, and feedback is welcome! Feel free to send me any suggestions:


Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Please join us for our  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service tomorrow night, 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!

Lessons & Carols:
Please join us next Sunday, December 29th at 9:30 a.m. for a service of lessons and carols. This is the time for you to select and sing your favorite Christmas hymns. Hope to see you this Sunday!

         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
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!


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 Christmas 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.

Check out Bishop Eaton's Christmas message here!
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