holidays

Holiday Service Projects Update

Holiday Service Projects for the Violence Free MN Women’s Shelter Thank you to everyone who contributed to our two holiday projects for the Violence Free MN women’s shelter. This Christmas 68 people (32 women and 36 children) spent the holidays living in a hotel since all the shelters in the state were full, and safe,…

Watch Now: A Virtual Christmas Carol

Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning during worship to watch the world premiere of our production of A Christmas Carol! We had a stellar turnout. We are pleased to let you know that the full video, Fezziwig dancers and all, is now available on YouTube. Please share this video with your friends and…

Advent & Christmas Schedule

All services are Sunday mornings at 10am, except for Christmas Eve. First Sunday of Advent, December 1: Hanging the Greens & Communion. Advent arrives while our Thanksgiving dinner is practically still on our tongues! What to do? Begin slowly and together. And keep it simple.  Second Sunday of Advent, December 8: Mysteries & Miracles. So…

The PPUMC Choir Celebrates Advent!

The season of Advent is here, and the PPUMC Choir is preparing to celebrate this time of anticipation with an array of both familiar and new music to warm our spirits and light our path.   We begin on December 1 with a stirring arrangement of, “With A Voice of Singing” by Martin Shaw. This composition dates back…

Giving Thanks

We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Below are two passages to reflect on this holiday week. God who loves us, who deserves our gratitude for so much that is good,We offer our prayers of thanksgiving to you:For the beauty of the earth — bright orange leaves mixed with green, a gentle rain, a spider’s delicate…

Happy Advent!

Today, we welcome in December, which means it’s the beginning of Advent! Our theme this year is “Light.” Join us for our Sunday Advent worship services (among other, non-Sunday services), over the next month to expand on that theme. All are welcome to attend. To see our full Advent & Christmas schedule, please visit the “Advent & Christmastide” page under the Calendar…

A Musical Chairs Holiday Concert and Carol Sing-a-Long

Our December Community Concert Series features an evening of songs for the season with, “A Musical Chairs Holiday Concert and Carols Sing-A-Long”, Saturday, December 9 at 7 p.m. This concert is being done by a modular musical group – a circle of musician friends who configure and reconfigure while presenting a wide range of holiday music. Serious and silly, secular and sacred, sing-alongs and…