Peace Lutheran Church

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Opportunities to Serve

Snacks Needed for Kids@Peace Children’s Ministry program
If you’d like to donate, please drop items off anytime during the week. See Brendan Nelson if you have questions.
Thrivent Choice Dollars
Are you a member of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans? Do you have Choice Dollars to direct to a charitable organization? Please consider directing your Choice Dollars to Peace Lutheran Church or Peace Community Center by logging into your account on the Thrivent website.
Helping Hands – Community Assets Board
Are you able to help with any of the following items needed by people in the Peace community? Do you need any of the items available? If so, please contact Becky Lee at brlee.rblee@gmail.com or 253-335-8099.
Items needed:
+ 3 beds – singles or doubles

 

Peace Lutheran Church Events & Information

Upcoming Sunday Adult/Youth Education and a Film Jan. 13 and 20: A Youth and Adult Conversation, led by Brendan Nelson
The youth and adult conversation will dive into the dynamics of the relationship between parents and their children. This two-part discussion will be based on the film “I Can Only Imagine” and the commandment to honor our parents. All ages are welcome to join us in watching the film after 11 am worship on Sunday January 13. Please bring a potluck dish to share. Contact Brendan for more information.
Community Bible Study
Wednesday evenings from 6:15–7:30 pm, led by Pastor John. We study the scriptures for the following Sunday! Come!
Men’s “Walking with God” Group
For men (17 and above), a new 9 week course called “Walking with God” is starting towards the end of January. It will focus on the discipleship skills and the process necessary to have a deeper, practical and more meaningful walk with God for a lifetime. Malcolm Carroll and Hans Brockhoff will be co-leading. Starting date and time will be determined in the near future. Contact Malcolm or Hans if God has been placed on your heart to be involved with some other men on this walk.
Women Sharing in Bible Study
Open to all women, this wonderful group study meets on the second Thursday of the month beginning at 10 am in classroom 2. Bring a light lunch. Coffee is served. Copies of each lesson are made available. Join the conversation. Invite someone!
Men’s Breakfast
The Men’s Breakfast and Bible study meets the second Saturday of each month from 8–9:30 am in the multipurpose room. Connect with God and share fellowship with other men! Join in the gathering. Invite someone!
Youth News (For more information, talk with Brendan Nelson)
+ Sunday Faith Time – Sundays at 9:45 am. Classes for youth 5th grade and up to learn about God and faith.
Children’s Corner (For more information, talk with Brendan Nelson)
+ Godly Play – Every Sunday at Peace at 9:45 am. An experiential, Spirit-filled sharing of Bible stories that invites children to respond to God with wonder and creativity! For kids ages 3 to 4th grade.
+ Angel Choir – Kids 3 years old to 4th grade practice every Sunday before Godly Play, starting at 9:45 am. Sing each third Sunday during 11 am worship.
+ Kids@Peace, Fridays from 4-5:30 pm for grades 2-5. Come for a fun and engaging Bible activity time! Eat a snack! Learn about God’s love!
Want to Receive a Special Card from Peace?
Share your birthday and/or anniversary at the Koinonia Corner.
Gospel Choir
Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
Interested in Baptism?
Interested in Baptism for yourself or a family member? Please speak with Pastor John.

 

Community Events & Information

Conversations Around Race Recommends Dr. King Celebrations:
+ Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Service, “Redeeming the Prophetic Vision” Sunday, January 20, 2:30-4 pm at Urban Grace Church, 902 Market St.
+ Annual MLK Unity Breakfast, Monday, January 21, 8–10:30 am. The keynote speaker is Dr. Boyce Watkins, one of the world’s leading financial scholars and social commentators. Location: UWT YMCA. For info: Tacoma.uw.edu/mlk.
+ Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Join the City of Tacoma on Monday, January 21, 11 am-1 pm at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. Free!
+ Peace Community Center Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Monday, January 21, 5:30-7 pm. Refreshments at 4:30 pm. Location: Multicultural Family Center, 2301 S. Ferry Street (formerly Unity Church). Children and youth of Peace Community Center programs present a celebration of Dr. King.
African American Quilt Exhibit
At the Tacoma Art Museum January 12–March 29. Presented by A’donna L. Richardson and the Fabrics of Faith Quilt Ministry of Allen AME Church. Come to the free exhibit reception on January 31, 5-7:30 pm.
Metro Parks Tacoma is offering a free swim program, Peoples Swim Team
For youth 7-17 at Peoples Community center Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm. Free open swim for youth and families 6:30-7:30pm. For more info contact the church office for a registration code to participate.
Lutheran Community Services Northwest Annual Fundraising Luncheon
Save the date: Sunday, March 3, 12:30 pm, STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St. Questions? Contact Julie Malloy, 253-298-9170, jmalloy@lcsnw.org