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Week of December 16, 2018

Vigil to End Gun Violence      Friday, Dec. 14, 6:15pm
On this 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting, join in an interfaith vigil at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael. See Bethany or Barb Rowe for details.

Congregational Meeting      Sunday, December 16, 11:00am
The Renovation Committee will give an update on their work and a vote will be taken on the proposed line of credit. The committee will offer a Q&A session prior to the congregational meeting on Dec. 9 at 11:15am.

Christmas Memorials and Honorariums      Available Now - Dec 16 (deadline)
This year we are offering opportunity to purchase white poinsettias as Memorials or Honorariums. The name of your loved one will be included on a sign that will hang in the Narthex during this sacred season. You may purchase them Sunday mornings in the Narthex from Teala Warga or other Worship Commissioners. The cost of each poinsettia is $20. If writing a check please note “poinsettias” in the memo. Other ordering times? Look for the Poinsettia Order form on display in the Narthex, then you can put your donation and order form either in the offering plate or deliver them to the church office. More questions?

Bible Study      Tuesday, December 18, 6:00pm
Rob will be teaching the Bible study class on the Gospel of Mark on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month; Meet in the library.

Advent Vespers Service      Tuesday, December 18, 7:00pm
Take a pause in the middle of your week for a contemplative time of music, readings, prayer, and silence.

Symbols of the Nativity      Wednesday, December 19, 9:30am
During Advent, our Wednesday class series will examine the meaning behind some of the treasured symbols of the nativity - the animals, angels, and magi. Facilitated by Bethany. (Note: there will no Wednesday morning class on December 26.)

Christmas Feast at Voyager Carmel      Tuesday, December 25
WPC traditionally provides a Christmas feast for 25 residents of the Voyager Carmel, a home for people with mental challenges, in San Rafael from 12:30 to 2:30. Can you provide a dish? Food can be left at church after any of the services on December 24. Can you come serve? Please sign up in the narthex or contact Randy Huyser:

12th Night Celebration      Sunday, January 6, 5:00pm
Close the Christmas season with a potluck, traditional "King Cake," and singing/story about the Maji. Especially friendly for children. RSVP to Bethany,


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