The third Sunday in Advent is Gaudete Sunday—Joy Sunday! But hold on to your hat, because this Sunday is also Pageant Sunday. Join McKinley’s kids, the choir, and Pastor Heidi for a joyful break in the gloom of December and the introspection of Advent.
Peace is the theme of the second Sunday of Advent. Pastor Heidi will talk about comfort, encouragement, and prophets—such as St Nick. We will be lighting advent candles, so if you would like to join us from home, please have one or two candles of any kind ready. We will also celebrate communion this Sunday, […]
November 29 is the first Sunday in Advent. The day’s scripture is Mark 13:24-37; it is a doom-and-gloom passage that does not feel Christmasy or hopeful, yet there is hope in the midst of danger and chaos if we keep awake and watch for it. Organist Yohei Endo and trombonist Felix Franken will play “Wachet […]
This Sunday, Jackson Teetor and Yohei Endo will play a special prelude and postlude with trumpet and organ. The other music during worship (Thanksgiving songs) will be led by Margo Chaney, Yohei and Asami Endo, and our virtual choir.
Come gather online with the McKinley community following worship this Sunday. You are invited beginning at 11:30 a.m. to chat, catch up, and share gratitude. At the bottom of the newsletter you will find the Zoom link for our gathering. See you then! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2508343573 Meeting ID: 250 834 3573 Passcode: 809809 One tap mobile +13126266799,,2508343573# […]
This Sunday Pastor Heidi will lead us in a service of prayer: prayers for Transgender Awareness and Resilience Week, prayers of thanksgiving, and prayers for all of us facing a time of increased quarantine to dampen the spread of Covid-19. A Thanksgiving coffee hour on Zoom will follow worship at 11:30 (details below).
Rev. DiAnne Hatch will lead worship this Sunday, accompanied by several members and friends of McKinley, and the choir. In her sermon, “Ponder this Parable,” Pastor DiAnne will reflect on the parable of the talents, or coins, found in Matthew 25:14-30.
This Sunday Pastor Heidi and the choir will lead the congregation as we look to spiritual ways to move through the results of the 2020 election. This week’s service will also include live Prayers of the People. If anyone has a prayer concern, please email it to Heidi (email@example.com) no later than 9 a.m. Sunday […]