January 8, 2018
    
Prince 
of Peace Church
7 217 W. Broadway, Brooklyn Park, MN  55428
Phone:  763-560-8958     Fax:  763-560-5623
Prince of Peace News and Information
ANNUAL MEETING
CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
GUIDE BOOK
OUT REACH TEAM
UPCOMING EVENTS
MEN'S STUDY
WOMEN'S BOOK CLUB
CHOIR
FINANCIAL
HOSPITALITY ROOM
LIBRARY NEWS
CHILDREN & FAMILY MINISTRY
YOUTH & FAMILY MINISTRY
WELCOME TO PRINCE OF PEACE
ELECTRONIC GIVING
OFFICE HOURS
POP STAFF AND COUNCIL
FOR MORE INFORMATION
SMOKE FREE CAMPUS

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ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

Prince of Peace Annual Meeting 
                   Sunday, January 28, 2018 @ 11:45 am                  
Following the 2nd service.
CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

People say it is supposed to be a time of joy and happiness... of love and good cheer... and we hope that's exactly the kind of Christmas you had. But it's hard sometimes, we know. You may even feel surrounded by darkness. If your Christmas included some uncertainty, or some grief or even some fear, you are not alone. You share this holy night with shepherds and angels and Mary and Joseph and people all over the world who find themselves in some kind of darkness. And we are here, all of us, together.  "Do not be afraid, for see I bring you news of great joy.  For unto you is born in the City of David a savior." 
So a light shines even in your darkness. 
And nothing shall overcome this Light.  
2018 GUIDE BOOK DIRECTORY

It is time for us to update our database with any changes, additions, or deletions that may have occurred in YOUR FAMILY over the past year. 

The new Guide Book Directory order will be sent in at the end of this month so let us know now if you have information that should be updated so information in the Guide Book will be correct.

The Guide Book Directory is free to the congregation including all production and mailing costs.  If you would like to help to continue to provide this directory by advertising in it, please let the office know and we can connect you to the right person.

Thanks!
OUTREACH TEAM 

Outreach Team 
Volunteers Needed
The mission of the Outreach Team is to encourage the congregation of Prince of Peace to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the community and beyond.  We meet monthly at 7:00 pm in the Welcome Center on the second Tuesday of each month to plan our Outreach activities. 

Key focus areas for 2018 include Blood Drives, Brooklyn  
   Avenues, CEAP, Park Brook and more. 

We'd love to have you join us!  For more information,  contact Jodi Spoden at jspoden@comcast.net or 612-597-3054.
UPCOMING EVEN TS AT POP
January 10 - Cancer  Support has a Special Guest:  
Kelly Grosklags, speaker and author or "Conversations with Kelly".
She will be talking on a range of topics, including loss and support of those going through difficulties - from cancer and just from life. We'll meet in the chapel, 6:30pm-8pm.  Everyone is welcome! W e're so lucky to have her with us!

January 25 -  There is CPR training for Head Ushers scheduled on Thursday, January 25 at 7:00pm.  There is a minimum of 10 people required for the trainer to do the class, with a max of 60.  SME would like to invite others interested  to join the head ushers for the training on a first come basis.  It is only scheduled to last 1 hour, so should be done at 8:00pm.  Please RSVP to Dale Emter at demeter@embarqmail.com by January 15 if you can attend.  Thank you.
January 31  - Special Adult Education event on grief with Dr Anna Roth. Dr Anna is licensed therapist and mental health expert, and she's going to join us for an event about mental health around grief and loss. 6:30pm in the Chapel. (Dr Anna is amazing and we're hoping to begin a partnership here with her of some kind)

Groups Lie sessions begin the week of Jan. 7.
   Our topic: Jesus. 

For more information or with questions contact the church office.
MEN'S STUDY 

MEN'S STUDY GROUPS
 
Monday, January 8 and 22  at 6:30 pm in the youth room.
For information email Eric at erahmig@yahoo.com

Tuesday, January 9 and 23  at 6:30 pm in the Fireside Room.
For information email Dan at dan.ficken@northlightcolor.com
 
Thursdays at 6:30 am at the Perkins in Osseo.
PRINCE OF PEACE BOOK CLUB

Women's Book Club Thursday, January 25, 2018 at  1:30 pm 
Hostess:  Phyllis Umolac's
        5225 65th Ave.   Brooklyn Center 
Phone #533-2649

Discussing "The Tutor's Daughter" by Julie Klassen
CHOIR

Practice
Wednesday
at 7:00 pm
 
FINANCIALS

Click here for Financial Update from November, 2017.
If you need envelopes or would like to sign up for Simply Giving, give the office a call at 763-560-8958 or email wayneb@princeofpeacechurch.org
HOSPITALITY ROOM


Infant parents and nursing moms
 please make use of our hospitality room.  
It has rocking chairs & a changing station.
It is open on Sundays,  and located in the hallway near the kitchen.
LIBRARY NEWS

Are you looking for a good read to "cozy up with on a cold winter day"?  The POP Library just received these new items for you to enjoy. Come in and find  something you will like.
Eve's Daughters by Lynn Austin is the story of four generations of women and the powerful effects that their choices had on their lives.
The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron tells of a mysterious painting that breathes hope and beauty into the darkest corner of Auschwitzt and into the loneliest hearts of Manhattan. (Hidden Masterpiece series #1)
A Sparrow In Terezin by Kristy Cambron bounds together across time, two women who discover a powerful connection through one survivor's story of hope in the darkest days of a war-torn world. (Hidden Masterpiece series #2)
In The Company Of Others by Jan Karon (Father Tim series #2)  is a testament to the desperate struggle to hide the truth and the powerful need to confess.
All She Left Behind by Jane Kirkpatrick is a true story based on Jennie Pickett, a herb healer, who longs to become a doctor in spite of the realities of 1870 Oregon.
A Long Way From Home by Tom Brokaw, noted journalist and broadcaster, who reflects about  growing up and coming of age in the Mid West, and of his family, the people, the culture and values, that shaped him then and still do today.
A Snowstorm Shows Off : Blizzards by Belinda Jensen,  Kare 11meteorologist, writes of Bel and her cousin as they explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen. (Children's picture book)
DVDs:   
Corrie Ten Boom - Opening The Door To Luther with Rick Steves
Veggie Tales: Robin Good And His Not-So-   Merry Men (A Lesson in handling hurt)
CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRY 

Katie Rykal
Three things you need to know

Sunday School classes resume on Sunday, January 7th with our regular schedule.


Summer Sunday will be on Sunday, January 28th - come and check out all that we are doing this Summer!

 

Thanks for all the donated toys for the CEAP Toys for Joy drive.  257 toys were delivered to be used in the program.  Keep your eyes open for information about Minnesota Food Share month which will happen in March.

   
To see the most recent Children and Family Newsletter, please click   HERE.

For questions regarding our Children and Family Ministry,  email Katie Rykal at katier@princeofpeacechurch.org
  Director of Children & Family Ministry
763-560-895
YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY
Brent Haglund  
Theology on Tap - Thursday January 18, 7pm   at Bent Brewstillery in Roseville.  You read that right, Bent is a brewery  and distillery.  Join us in the new year for Trivia Night! www.bentbrewstillery.com
   
Summer Sunday is January 28 -  In the midst of winter, we look to sun filled days of summer and all of our exciting ministry events of the season.  We'll have information on opportunities for all ages.
Wapo YOUTH 2013
 
What we already know - 
High School service experience at Pine Ridge, July 8-13
Camp Wapo July 29-August 3 
Wilderness Canoe Base August 5-11.


Questions about family and youth events email Brent
Director of Youth and Family Ministry
 brenth@princeofpeacechurch.org

WELCOME TO PRINCE OF PEACE


Welcome To Prince of Peace!

 Check out our welcome video! This professionally produced video will give visitors to our website a glimpse of what we are all about at Prince of Peace. The video can also serve as a fantastic way to invite others to Prince of Peace. We bet that you know at least three people who are not active members in a local congregation. Take a moment and send them a quick email with the link to this video. We also encourage you to share the video on your own Facebook page. It is an easy and effective way to let folks know about the wonderful outreach and ministry happening at your church and to let them know that they are invited! 

ELECTRONIC GIVING
Enjoy the Convenience of Electronic Giving
We offer electronic giving as a way to automate your regular offering. Electronic giving offers members convenience and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation.
Direct Debit Giving is used to automatically transfer funds.
Credit/Debit Card Giving allows automatic giving on credit/debit cards
Online Giving Go to the website princeofpeacechurch.org to set up an automatic donation plan, or manage your current donation plan.
 
Authorization forms and information are available on the website and in the church office. For more information contact the church office at 763-560-8958
OFFICE HOURS
OFFICE HOURS 
   Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday office is closed
 Sunday 9:00 am - 11:30 am   
OFFICE will be CLOSED Monday, January 15, 2018
POP STAFF AND COUNCIL
FOR MORE INFORMATION

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WE ARE A SMOKE FREE CAMPUS
  Thank you for keeping Prince of Peace
 a smoke free campus.