Nov. 2 – PRLC Health and Wellness Ministry on Palliative Care
Our guest speaker, UW Medical Center RN Sharon Whyte, will inform us about palliative care. Provided by a team of doctors, nurses, and other specialists, this form of specialty assists individuals with serious illnesses. The team focuses on decreasing pain, symptoms, and stress of a serious illness along with curative treatment. The goal is to improve quality of life for the patient and family. The PRLC Health and Wellness Ministry hopes you can join us for this very important topic.
Nov 9 – Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Washington
Campus Ministry is a vital, indispensable way the greater church supports young adults as they experience the joy, pain, struggle and triumph that is the college experience. Pastor Elizabeth Rawlings, former Phinney intern and current pastor for Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Washington will be here to talk to her beloved Phinney family about the joys and struggles of her new call, the exciting things happening at Lutheran Campus Ministry at UW, and about how you can support this important ministry. For more information about Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Washington email Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org, check out their website, www.uwlutherans.com or like them on Facebook!
Nov 16 – Casa Latina
Did you know you already have a direct connection with the important work of Casa Latina? PRLC member Chris Megargee recently began as the Development Director for this wonderful organization. Join Chris and other involved PRLC members as they share about the many ways Casa Latina fulfills their mission to empower Latino immigrants through educational and economic opportunities.
Nov 23 – Travelogue: Guatemala
PRLC’s Office Manager Christina Bogar is recently returned from two weeks at a Spanish-language immersion school in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala’s second-largest city. On this morning she will share some of what she learned and experienced about Guatemala’s history; its current concerns; and its wonderful, complicated, and colorful cultures. Come learn about Guatemala’s Spanish immersion opportunities and enjoy a cup of authentic Guatemalan coffee. ¡Muy sabroso!
Nov 30 – Advent Event
The Advent Event takes place every year on the first Sunday in Advent. All members of the congregation are invited to this festive intergenerational event. Displays and activities help young and old alike learn more about the meaningful traditions of this short but wonderful season of the church year and plan for ways they can experience more of the true meaning of the season each and every day. Evergreen branches, wreath forms, and candles are provided for those who wish to make their own Advent Wreath (nonflammable supplies are available for families with young children), a photo area is available for holiday picture taking, and traditional (and not so traditional) crafts can also be made. Advent calendars and devotional materials are on sale as well.