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WELCOME TO ST. PETER'S BY THE SEA

We are glad that you have come to worship with us today!  Please sign a WELCOME card found in the pew rack, and give it to an usher or drop it in the offering plate.  A nursery is available for toddlers and young children. Children’s Church School for grades Pre-K to 5th grade meets during the worship service. Large-print bulletins and children’s bulletins are available from an usher. You will find hand sanitizer in the pew rack for your use during the service.

SUNDAY HOSPITALITY is given for the praise and glory of God.  Today, the flowers at the altar are given for the glory of God by St. Peter’s by the Sea. We thank Barbara Nielsen and Jennifer Smart for coffee fellowship after the service.

BAPTIZED TODAY: We celebrate with Nathan and Lauren Stewart, whose son, Reid is baptized today. Welcome! May God’s blessings continue to pour out upon your family. Valerie and Jason Lawson are Reid’s baptism sponsors.

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION: The Annual Meeting of the Congregation is today, January 19th, 2020, immediately following the worship service. All members are requested to attend. Agenda includes the approval of the 2019 Annual Report. The report is posted on St. Peter’s website and paper copies are available by request of the church office.

OFFICE HOURS: The Office Administrator will be out of the office this week; Pastor Rick will be in Monday through Wednesday.

LSS/SC FOOD DRIVE: During the month of January, St. Peter’s by the Sea collects non-perishable food items for Lutheran Social Services of Southern California (LSS/SC) to benefit those in our county who are hungry or food-insecure. Please see the list of needed items. Monetary donations are also welcome.

2019 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS Your 2019 Contribution statement is available for pick-up at the back of the sanctuary. Please review your statement and contact the office ASAP if there is an error/question. Thank you.

2020 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES are available for you to pick up on the credenza in the Fellowship Hall. Please do not use your old 2019 envelopes as many offering numbers have been changed.

FLOWERS AND COFFEE: Please consider sponsoring the altar flowers and/or coffee hour this year. There are sign-up sheets posted on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall. Thank you!

MEMORIAL SERVICE: A memorial service will be held for Mary Miller on Saturday, February 1st at 10:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon reception.

WOMEN'S RETREAT: Our annual retreat in conjunction with the women of Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church will be held Friday, January 24th through Sunday, January 26th 2020 at Singing Hills Golf Resort. The theme will be "Living my Grateful Life" with Pastor Megan Cochran as the keynote speaker. Register at http://pointlomachurch.org/womens-annual-retreat/. At St. Peter's, see Gail Bennett for more information.

EXERCISE CLASSES AT ST. PETER’S: There are four exercise classes held weekly at St. Peter’s by the Sea and all are welcome to participate. Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m., the YMCA conducts chair exercise classes at no charge (thanks to a community outreach grant.) Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., Sherlie Miller conducts a short-form Tai Chi class and on Fridays at 12:00 noon, Lizbeth Garcia conducts a Movement & Balance class. These two classes are open to the public and a suggested donation of $10 is asked.

NURSERY ASSISTANT: Keeping in mind best practices, we need to have a second adult (age 13+) in the nursery on Sundays, assisting Anya. Please consider spending a Sunday morning with our littlest members and sign-up on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall.

AMAZON SMILE: St. Peter’s by the Sea is now a charity on Amazon Smile. How does AmazonSmile work? When visiting their website, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from over one million eligible organizations. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization. Sign into smile.amazon.com and browse for St. Peter’s by the Sea Lutheran Church.

RALPH’S COMMUNITY PROGRAM: If you have a Ralph’s Grocery Reward card, you can choose St. Peter’s by the Sea as your designee. Annual renewal begins now, St. Peter’s by the Sea has a newly assigned number: BJ967. If you have any questions about the program, contact Elaine Lauger at the church office on Mondays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or email: [email protected]

CHRIST IN OUR HOME: Daily Devotion booklets are available in the Narthex or from the church office. There are large print editions available.