Banner Prince of Peace Lutheran Church The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner...

download Banner Prince of Peace Lutheran Church The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner March

of 16

  • date post

  • Category


  • view

  • download


Embed Size (px)

Transcript of Banner Prince of Peace Lutheran Church The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner...

  • The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner March 2020 19030 8th Ave S, SeaTac 98148 1 Volume 29 Issue 3



    The 40 days of Lent begin each year with Ash Wednesday and continue through Holy Saturday, the

    day before Easter Sunday. Sundays are not counted in

    the 40 days, as Sundays since ancient times have been

    called Little Easters. Lent can be fascinating as we

    follow Jesus to Jerusalem and his suffering and death.

    But let’s make it more than fascinating, let’s jump in

    and make it an adventure in which we are


    Many people grew up with the idea that one is to

    “give up” something for Lent, such as chocolate or

    movies or drinking or something else one enjoys, as a

    way of sacrificing or avoiding distractions. That has

    some good psychology to it, so if you wish to do that,

    go for it. Another valuable discipline during Lent is

    to commit to praying more regularly and for a special

    chosen purpose. Most of you have received our

    bookmark for this season, defining how to pray for

    God’s will to be done in your life and through our

    church’s ministries. If you don’t have your bookmark

    yet, pick one up Sunday or ask at the church office.

    The bookmark is a challenge from Pastor Sam and

    myself to join us in prayer every day till Easter, with

    Jesus as our host.

    This year on Sundays we will read some of the most

    exciting ‘big lesson’ stories from John, such as

    Nicodemus, the woman at the well, the man born

    blind, and the raising of Lazarus. Don’t miss these

    amazing encounters with Jesus, in which every person

    involved discovered their life to be irreversibly

    changed in a wonderful way.

    And don’t miss our midweek Lenten services each

    Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and again at 6:45 p.m., with

    a soup and bread supper at 6:00 p.m. Each week we

    will absorb new meaning from Jesus as he heads for

    the cross.

    Pastor Tollefson

    Banner March 2020 Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

  • The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner March 2020 19030 8th Ave S, SeaTac 98148 2 Volume 29 Issue 3



    Join us every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. We meet at the Tuscany at Des Moines Creek Restaurant at 21830

    Marine View Dr S.

    If you’ve not joined us before, consider it. Approach

    Bible study with a plan. We’ve set aside the time and

    place and there is an option for you to purchase

    breakfast. Get yourself a good study Bible with a

    translation that works for you. Study that Bible when

    you’re home with an attitude of prayer. Pray. Focus

    on the Christian Texts first (“New Testament”). We

    have a good study going and we’ll point out the

    Gospels we’re working on. Join us once, join us often,

    all are welcome!


    Every first Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m., we gather together to share a FREE community meal in

    a spirit of togetherness.

    Sponsored by donations from Prince of Peace,

    Highline Food Bank, and Reaching Out With Hope,

    various volunteers from all sectors of our community

    serve a hot, home-cooked supper, spiced with warm

    smiles and friendly manners, to all who come.

    Conveniently located right in the Fellowship Hall,

    this charitable program typically welcomes an

    average of 100 attendees, ranging from about 50

    during the summer to a high of around 170 at


    All are welcome to this FREE Tuesday dinner and

    experience what it means to be kith, where neighbors

    can take part in a wholesome meal prepared and

    served with a caring heart by those who value


    March 3

    April 7

    May 5

    Contact Stan Skjeie (pronounced “shay”) if you’re

    interested in joining this fun group to provide this

    free meal monthly. Stan’s contact information is

    (206) 661-5376 or Leave a

    message with him and he’ll get back to you right

    away! We are always looking for servers, cleaners,

    cooks, etc. Your loving heart will make this meal a

    better place to be.

    CHURCH MAINTENANCE Wednesday, March 4—9:00 a.m.

    Yes, even during Lent we need help getting the

    church squared away. On these first Wednesdays, we

    ask people to perform routine work involving the

    repair and general maintenance of facilities, buildings,

    and equipment under the supervision of our trusty

    Custodian, Gordon King.

  • The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner March 2020 19030 8th Ave S, SeaTac 98148 3 Volume 29 Issue 3

    No experience necessary, just a willingness to do

    some hard (or not so hard) work. People with a

    working knowledge of equipment, tools, and

    machinery are a big plus, but not required. If you can

    swing a hammer, you’re hired! Thanks and come on

    out. Coffee and snacks provided.


    Join us every Wednesday as we head into Lent from March 4 through April 1 at 10:30 a.m. or 6:45 p.m.

    for worship and at 6:00 p.m. for a soup and

    bread dinner.

    Look for the sign up sheet for this weekly meal on the

    bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall.


    Easter falls on April 12 this year. Holy week goes as follows for 2020:

    Palm Sunday—April 5—10:00 a.m. Worship/Passion

    Maundy Thursday—April 9—7:00 p.m. Worship

    Good Friday—April 10—7:00 p.m. Worship

    Easter Egg Hunt—April 11—10:00 a.m.

    Easter Sunday—April 12—10:00 a.m. Worship

    Easter brunch following worship Sunday


    Come to the of Ladies Book Club on Monday, March 9, at 11:00 a.m.

    The book for the month of March is

    Kisses from Katie by Katie Davis

    Majors and Beth Clark. This New

    York Times bestselling book is the

    account of a courageous 18-year-old

    from Nashville who gave up every

    comfort and convenience to become the adoptive

    mother to 13 girls in Uganda.

    A passion to follow Jesus.

    Katie Davis Majors left over Christmas break of her

    senior year for a “short” mission trip to Uganda and

    her life was turned completely inside out. The book

    invites you on a journey of radical love down the red

    dirt roads of Uganda.

    Join the ladies in the LIBRARY for lively discussion

    and tasty treats all facilitated by Claudia Sawin. All

    women welcome. Even if you haven’t read the book

    or you meant to read it, come to the discussion and

    hear the thoughts and questions of those who have.

  • The Publication of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Banner March 2020 19030 8th Ave S, SeaTac 98148 4 Volume 29 Issue 3




    PoP has done it again! The meal provider list is full for March 3-8. Our Community Meal as well as

    Claudia Sawin, Diane Pierson, Gail Korakis, Jude

    Gustafson, and Mel Schneider are the volunteers.

    THANK YOU hardly seems enough—but THANK

    YOU! The House residents love your choice of meals.

    They say you are the best—and you are! Everyone

    appreciates your caring hearts—me included.


    March is one of the two months that PoP is specifically asked to donate household and office

    supplies. In the past another church has shared this

    responsibility with us—BUT this month we are the

    only one. So PLEASE note the needs that are listed

    on the HH bulletin board. You delivering the items

    to the House really helps—1419 SW 150th, Burien

    (Lake Burien Presbyterian Church). If that isn’t

    doable, place the supplies in the HH donation box,

    under the HH bulletin board. Once again, thank you.

    Donations are tax deductible.

    Coordinator Eileen Severns



    Attend the House’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Saturday, March 7, at St. Francis of Assisi Church

    Unity Hall, 15226 21st Ave SW, Burien; doors open

    at 6:15 p.m.

    Hospitality House is celebrating 20 YEARS of

    serving unhoused women in South King County—

    money raised at the Spring Fling contributes to the

    shelter’s financial needs. Enjoy a full evening—

    scrumptious buffet dinner prepared and served by the

    Puget Sound Skills Center, staff and graduate stories,

    live and silent auction items, raffle, (a favorite) the

    wild dessert dash, and more! Last year’s enjoyable,

    professional auctioneer returns to conduct the

    auction. Spring Fling tickets are $50 per person—

    they can be purchased online at https://

    fling/. Let’s continue the good PoP attendance at

    this worthwhile event.

    Questions: Barbara Atkinson or Eileen Severns