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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 we thank the Mitchell family for the flowers given in memory of George Mitchell. We also thank Sue and Bob Fode for coffee fellowship after the service.

FIRST FRIDAYS at TACO: Join us at 8:30 a.m. the first Friday of the month to serve a meal at TACO, located at First Lutheran Church downtown at 3rd and Ash Streets.

CHILDREN’S PAGEANT REHEARSAL: Sundays during Children’s Church and Saturdays, December 7th and 14th from 9-11am.

CHRISTMAS PARTY: Saturday, December 7th at 5:00 p.m. Join your (adult) friends at St. Peter’s for this fun evening of dinner and gift exchange. Sign-up on the bulletin board to bring a dish to share and bring a ‘white elephant’, gender-neutral gift (max. $15 value) to exchange. For more information, speak with Joan Allton or Solveig Fuentes.

POINSETTIAS: If you would like to ‘sponsor’ a Christmas poinsettia in honor of or in memory of someone dear to you, please use the poinsettia tear-off on the back sheet and either place it in the offering plate or return it to the church office by Sunday, December 15th.  Suggested donation is $15.

ALL SOULS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH INVITES YOU to their annual Christmas Home Tour and Marketplace on Saturday, December 7th. To purchase tickets or for more information, go to: https://www.allsoulspointloma.org/hometour

WOMEN’S TEA: The annual Women’s Christmas Tea is Saturday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $8 from Gail Bennett during coffee hour. See Jane Christensen if you can bake cookies for the tea.

SPECIAL CONGREGATION MEETING: A special meeting of the Congregation has been called for Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. All members are requested to attend. Agenda includes the approval of the 2020 budget and the election of Congregation Council, Endowment Committee and Nominating Committee members.  This is the first notice.

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.

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY: We have 2019 Membership Directories available from the church office or in the Fellowship Hall. One per household. Thank you.

SECOND ADULT NEEDED for Nursery Care. Please sign-up to assist our Nursery Care provider, Anya, as the second adult. This will allow us to follow best-practices when caring for our children. Thank you!

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. We have marked these funds for a new preschool play structure. 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.