Every Sunday – Worship at 8:30am and 10:30am; Sunday School and Adult Forum at 9:30 (“Tending the Earth, Tending Each Other”); Coffee Hour at 11:30am.

Sunday, December 1 – First Sunday of Advent
Scripture: Isaiah 2: 1-5, Romans 13: 11-14 and Matthew 24: 36-44
Sermon: “Called to Gift” by Pastor Kathy
Communion will be celebrated together at both of our services. Special musicat 8:30 by Buzz Munns and at 10:30 by our Peace Band featuring Emily Hysjulien.
9:30am – No Adult Forum or Sunday School
Intergenerational Advent Workshop in the Fellowship Hall

Sunday, December 8  – Second Sunday of Advent
Scripture: Isaiah 11: 1-10, Matthew 3: 1-12
Sermon: “Vision of Peace” by Pastor Kathy.
Special music at 8:30 by Buzz Munns, and 10:30 by “That Other Band”
9:30 Adult Forum: Kaitlyn McKechnie & Aaron Crowell- Kaitlyn and Aaron, both a part of Peace Church, have been connected to a growing movement of early childhood play based out of China called Anji Play.  They have been working on bringing this framework to the Duluth area, and are excited to share more about it.  Come hear them talk about how love, play, and reflection are an integral part of how we care for each other—and in doing so, creating the kinds of communities that will sustain us as we tend the Earth. .

Sunday, December 15 – Third Sunday of Advent
8:30am Service
Scripture: Luke 1: 46-55
Sermon: “Heart Beat of Justice” by Pastor Kathy. We will also have communion and our choir will sing.
10:30am Service  – Children’s Christmas Pageant
The  children will present their annual Christmas Pageant “The Special Star”.
9:30am Adult Forum: Paul Hlina & Judy Gibbs- Both Peace church members, Paul and Judy will be sharing about their experiences on the Superior Hiking Trail.  As many of us know, in order to engage some of the more difficult tasks of climate justice, of tending the Earth, we must have ways to sustain and keep ourselves grounded in order to do the work.  Come connect over one of our treasures in this area—the Superior Hiking Trail.

Sunday, December 22  – Fourth Sunday of Advent
8:30: Taizé Service
10:30: Annual Choir Cantata “Handel’s Messiah”
The Cantata will feature  several soloists, choir, and orchestra. We will also receive our Christmas Fund offering.
9:30 Adult Forum: We will share Bible stories on the birth of Jesus

Sunday, December 29  – First Sunday After Christmas
There will only be one worship service at 10:30 this morning!
Scripture: Isaiah 63: 7-9, Psalm 148
and Matthew 2: 13-23
Sermon: “Weeping and Worship” by Pastor Kathy
Special music by Wendy Durrwachter and we will have a hymn sing.
There will be a special potluck brunch for all at 9:30 in the Fellowship Hall. Pastor Kathy will make several egg bakes, but other breakfast items are welcome!
No Adult Forum or Sunday School