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For the week of November 10, 2019
JOIN US WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27th AT 7:00 PM FOR OUR THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP SERVICE.

THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MUSIC PROGRAM will be December 15th at 3:00 PM.  Come and enjoy the Choir, Royal Praise, and a Children’s Chorus.  Kids! Practice will start this Saturday at 12:30 pm in the Upper Ed wing.  Bring your friends!

THE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE CLASS is cancelled this week while Pastor Birner is out of town. Class will resume on November 20th.

CHRISTMAS WISH TREE The women of King of Kings will have a Christmas Wish tree displayed in the church entry starting November 17.  Would you like to help the residents of the Benson Heights Rehab Center with a Christmas gift this season?  Choose a stocking on the tree.  All instructions are posted on the display, but if you have any questions, please contact Aletha Voges.

JOIN THE OWLS on Monday November 11th to go to lunch at the Apogee in the Fairwood Shopping Center.  Before eating we will have a planning meeting for 2020 activities.  Meet at the restaurant at 11:00 am.  The address is 14125 SE 171 Way, just South of Safeway.   The lunch cost will be in the $12-$14 range.  Questions contact Bob Bliesner at 253-778-5974.

ONLINE GIVING: Do you not carry cash anymore? Do you not write checks? Do you forget to give regularly and proportionately to support the ministry of King of Kings? Pick up a flyer from the Welcome Center to find out how to give your offering electronically.

JOIN IN THE FUN when King of Kings hosts a performance of The (Improvised) Nutcracker, a touring production from Taproot Theatre Company. November 30th at 2:00 pm. Magic is waking up the household toys in this improvised tale inspired by The Nutcracker! When Clara’s favorite toy gets damaged, she must travel to a far off kingdom in the secret world of living toys. The whole audience will join her grand adventure in the dance of the Sugar Plum fairies, but can they help Clara fix her toy, defeat the evil Mouse King and save Christmas? No two performances are the same in this hilarious tale that celebrates the spirit of Christmas and the power of unconditional love. The (Improvised) Nutcracker is created by Emily Shuel.

BUTTER BRAIDS ARE BACK! Preschool will be selling Butter Braids from November 1st through the 15th with a delivery date of November 25th, just before Thanksgiving. So you can order some to take with you to your family Thanksgiving celebration! Rebekka Sollars, our new preschool director will be at church this morning between services if you would like to order some Butter Braids to support the preschool and have some delicious snacks for Thanksgiving.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019 9:30 AM IN THE PARISH HALL Join us in making Christmas cards for resident of our care centers.  Many of these people have no one who visits them or cares about them.  There will be tables set up, so people of all skills can help with creating the cards, placing scripture stickers on each, writing an inspiring message such as “Thinking of you. Merry Christmas.”, and stuffing or labeling the envelopes.  If you love to stamp or do other forms of paper crafts you are welcome to bring any supplies that could be used with the Christmas theme.  Come when you can, stay as long as you can.  For more info contact Aletha Voges. 253-639-3719 AlethaN@aol.com

REACH IS HOSTING A FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER at Luther’s Table on Thursday November 28th at 1:00 PM if you know anyone who is in need of a meal on Thanksgiving.  They are also in need of donations for the meal prep. Visit www.PerfectPotluck.com/HKTP6861 if you can help.

TAPROOT THEATER TICKETS Plan ahead to come see Steel Magnolias, a comic drama, on Wednesday February 26th at 10:30 am. The story takes place at a hair salon in Louisiana with lots of chit chat.  We’ll enjoy the play and then go out for lunch.  Meet at church at 9:00 am to carpool.  The last day to order tickets is Monday Nov. 11th.  Please call Joan Linderman 253-631-7142 for tickets.

THANKS KING OF KINGS! With your help the LWML sent off 80 school kits and 39 quilts to people who really need them.

AROMA NEUTRAL/SCENT FREE: This is one of the comments from one of our members regarding fragrances and scents, “Pastor, when I smell certain things, my nasal and bronchial passages constrict and I have to leave. If it gets bad, I have to use an emergency inhaler or maybe even go to the emergency room.” Thank you for being considerate of the needs of others and working towards a more aroma neutral/scent free worship environment.

LUKE 20:38 – “Now he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for all live to him.” We are people of the Resurrection. We know our future. And this knowledge colors all our actions in this world. Since we know we are destined to live in God’s kingdom forever, what kind of lives ought we to live? Where should our priorities be?

 

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· Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving Eve worship service at 7:00 PM.

· November 30 - 2:00 PM Taproot Theater Touring Company Family Christmas Play “An Improvised Nutcracker” Magic is waking up the household toys in this improvised tale inspired by The Nutcracker! When Clara’s favorite toy gets damaged she must travel to a far off kingdom in the secret world of living toys. The whole audience will join her grand adventure in the dance of the Sugar Plum fairies, but can they help Clara fix her toy, defeat the evil Mouse King and save Christmas?


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For more information contact Suzy Hennig - DCE@King-of-Kings.org

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