Join us for Advent!
Our theme for this special season leading up to Christmas is:
We're excited to begin the season of preparation for Christmas with midweek worship services and a simple meal at Spirit of Life. We will hold worship services on Wednesdays, Dec. 8th, and 15th, at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Our 11:30 a.m. service will be held on Zoom. Click here to join. The gathering at 6 p.m. will be held in the sanctuary. You are invited to bring a pot of soup or a loaf of bread to share.
11.28.2021 Anticipating the One Luke 21:25-36
12.5.2021 Preparing for the One Luke 3:1-6
12.12.2021 Expecting the One Luke 3:7-18
12.19.2021 Illuminating the One Luke 1:39-45[46-55]
12.24.2021 The One Incarnate Luke 2:1-14[15-20]
Zoom Coffee Hour on Tap
Reading Faith Into It: December 7th
Our book group will review the book "The Chosen" on December 7th at JoAnn's house, 6 pm. Meal will be baked potatoes. Bring your favorite toppings or a side to share. You are welcome to join the group even if you haven't read the book and there is still a copy available in the church office.
Please plan to join your friends from First Lutheran and Elim Lutheran on Tuesday, November 23, for a Thanksgiving Eve Eve service. The service will be held at 7 pm at Elim Lutheran, 5911 E Hillcrest Dr, Port Orchard, WA 98366. The full worship service with communion will include a variety of music and a good word shared by Jeff Faucett, a retired South Kitsap fire chief. You are also invited to bring a donation of nonperishable food. There will be Covid-safe refreshments after the service. Questions? Check with Vicar Marietta by emailing email@example.com or calling the church, 360 876 5094.
Upcoming Prayer Group Meetings
Reading Faith Into It
Tuesday, November 2 at 6 pm is the book club discussion at JoAnn's house.
We have two books available for pick up in the church office for Reading Faith Into It. The first we will read and discuss is Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander. Second book will be The Chosen by Chaim Potok and will be reviewed a few weeks later.
Trunk or Treat
We are looking forward to hosting another successful trunk or treat at Spirit of Life on Saturday, Oct. 30. So far we have 13 trunks and we would love more! If you would like to host a trunk, please sign up in the binder in the church office or give the office a call, 360 876 5094. As was the case last year, we're going to do our best to maintain social distancing to keep everyone safe. If you're going to host a trunk, please consider devising a treat delivery method. Ideas have included a length of PVC pipe, a kiddie fishing pole, even a long handled spoon or small shovel could work.
Bible Study on the Book of Jonah
Our study of the book of Jonah continues after worship, and you are invited to join. We started the study on October 10th with a great discussion led by Trevor Boe about the overall book and story Jonah and contemplated some history and relationships. It was a rich and interesting conversation. You can join in-person at church or online (Zoom). If you would like to review the material we'll be using, it can be found here.
Questions? Contact Trevor or the church office.
The zoom link is sent out in the weekly Thursday email and the Zoom room will open at 11:15. Sign up for the weekly newsletter here.
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