Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, October 8, is the Blessing of the Animals. Bring your furry friend to church and receive the annual blessing for your little family member. PoP and many other churches offer this yearly blessing that includes any animal you deem a member of your family. All are welcome!
New Member Sunday
Sunday, October 22, will be New Member Sunday where we will receive all new members into our PoP family during worship service. If you are interested in becoming a member, please see one of our pastors to get your name added to this list. New member classes will be held weekly up to New Member Sunday (possibly at Judkins Park for convenience). Class schedule to be announced.
Reformation Sunday - 500 Years in the Making!
Join us Sunday, October 29, for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. We will celebrate this great event with a Reformation Festival Luncheon and costume party (dress up as your favorite Reformation character / medieval character). Sign ups will be available for potluck dishes leading up to this fun event - look for those! This event will take the place of our annual Harvest Festival.
All Saints Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends - FALL BACK!
Join us on Sunday, November 5, as we continue our tradition of remembering those loved ones who have passed on before us and rest in the promise of God's presence in our worship service at
10:00 a.m. You are invited to bring a flower in remembrance of them that will make up a bouquet to be placed in the chancel area. Join us in the celebration of life; past, present, and future.
Fall Congregational Meeting
Sunday, November 5, after the 10:00 a.m. worship service, we will gather in the Fellowship Hall for a dessert brunch and coffee to confirm the Thanksgiving and Christmas special offering recipients. If you would like to submit a ministry organization or project for consideration, please contact the church office or Pastor Tollefson with a one-paragraph description or a brochure from the ministry you would like to see PoP support. We will be electing officers, council members, and ministry leaders.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner and Distribution
Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, PoP will have its annual Thanksgiving Dinner and gift distribution. As in years past, all of the local community is invited to join in the FREE event at which Thanksgiving food will be served and gifts distributed to those in need.
Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service
Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 p.m. join us for our annual Thanksgiving Eve worship service in the main sanctuary. All are welcome!