Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne Volume 70, Issue 2 February 18, 2009 UNITED CHURCH O F C H R I S T the www.plymouthfw.org Bell Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper February 24, 5:30 to 7:00 pm Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash up all the foods that wouldn’t last the Wednesday, which is the beginning of forty days of Lent. Pancakes became Lent. Shrove Tuesday derives its linked with Shrove Tuesday as a dish name from the ancient Christian ritual that could use up all the eggs, fats, of shriving, in which a person con- and milk in the house with just the fesses sins and receives forgiveness addition of flour. and release from pain and guilt. Plymouth’s Shrove Tuesday celebra- Shrove Tuesday is also a day of cele- tion will include delicious pancakes, bration. Since Lent is a time of giving as well as games and activities. Once things up, Shrove Tuesday is the last again, our special guest will be chance to indulge yourself, and to use Hopper D the Clown, who makes Valerie Tutson Returns! up the foods that aren’t allowed in amazing shapes out of balloons. Face Saturday, March 14 Lent: fats, eggs, and milk. So no food painting and games are also part of was wasted, families would have a the fun! Come and enjoy fun for the Workshop feast on “shriving Tuesday” and eat whole family. 12:00 noon to 3:00pm Cost is $20 per adult, $10 for youth Ash Wednesday at Plymouth ages 12-18. Contact the church office, Plymouth members and friends are tion Easter, and the resurrection 423-9424, to make your reservations. encouraged to gather for worship on proclamation of alleluia joy! Deadline to sign up is March 10! February 25, 7:00 pm, for Ash Wednesday worship. This special Ash Wednesday worship will include Storytelling Performance midweek service begins the season the imposition of ashes and the order 7:00 pm of Lent, which leads us through the of Holy Communion. passion of Holy Week, the celebra- Open to the public, a freewill offering will be received. “Timely” Reminders from the Church Office On Sunday, March 15, Valerie will On Sunday, March 8, our portion of address change, please be sure to join us for our 10:45 am service, shar- Indiana will “Spring Forward” as we update this information at the church ing a unique and engaging worship make the transition to Daylight Sav- office. We want to be sure that our experience. ings Time. Please be sure to set your records are accurate and that you clocks ahead one hour so that you continue to receive the various We are so pleased to welcome Valerie won’t miss Sunday worship! communications from the church! back to Plymouth Church for another We also anticipate running a church year. Be sure to join us for this story- We could use your help! If you have directory for those interested, and telling weekend and see for yourself moved in the last six months or have we want it to be as up-to-date as what all the excitement is about! had a telephone number or email possible. Thanks! I Divorcing Support Group Offers Another Session n Our A “life line” is how one participant the support group. Please share described the divorcing support this information with someone you Prayers ... group experience. Two six-week ses- know. The Support Group is guided sions are completed and we are now by a covenant of confidentiality and Conditions of Special Need: offering a third session. integrity. It is non-judgmental. We Karen Anderson, Joe Bir, Kate look at various aspects of spirituality Hollingsworth, Carol Patterson, and This group is open to anyone, church through the lens of God’s uncondi- Richard Payne or non-church related, who feels the tional love. need for companionship and wise In the UCC every day is a day of counsel in their journey of separating This group will meet on Sundays, prayer for peace. or divorcing. The group is open and March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5, Sgt. Michael Carroll, Rick Foster, SPC affirming to all in need. Deep appre- 5:30 pm at Plymouth Church. Please Matthew Johnson, and David Worces- ciation goes to David Joliff, Mary contact Rev. Ruth E. Phillips with ter; and chaplains from the UCC, Bir, and Jeanette Boerger for their your questions or to express your Bruce Farrell, CPT. Adin Rogers, and willingness and generosity in guiding interest in participating. Anthony Taylor. Sympathy is extended to our Evening Lenten Luncheon Book Study Receptionist, Pam Williams, on the A new book study is planned for that is life transforming and earth death of her grandmother, Helen Wednesday lunches during Lent. affirming. It reminds us of a biblical Munger, on January 25. We’ll provide soup; you bring a perspective that does not reserve sandwich, and join Rev. John P. paradise for the dead but invites the Sympathy is extended to Linda Gardner for a closer look at Saving living to find grace, justice, peace, Balthaser and family on the death of Paradise; How Christianity Traded and compassion—here and now— her husband, Kenneth Balthaser, on Love of This World for Crucifixion amid the jangling discord of violence January 31. and Empire, the new book by our and war.” upcoming Parry Lecturer, Dr. Rita Sympathy is extended to the family of Nakashima Brock, who will visit us We’ll meet from 12:00 noon to Paul Spear, who died on February 1. the weekend of April 24-26. 1:00 pm each Wednesday during Lent, beginning on March 4. Come A Special “Thank You” to Plymouth: Rev. James Forbes. Jr. writes of the from work, come from home, and book: “Saving Paradise challenges join in exploring this important new Dear Plymouth Members and Friends, us to recover an ancient world view book. Thank you for your gracious expres- sions of concern and support for Ken Pausing on the Pathway to Jerusalem and me during his final hospitalization The March Chapel Class Study is Neither Lent nor Advent is exactly from January 5-31 and for your con- built around the Common Lectionary “biblical,” of course. But the days dolences and kindnesses to me after- Gospel readings for the five Sundays they each await—Easter and Christ- ward. in Lent and Palm/Passion Sunday. As mas—recall events central to the a Lenten study, it ends with anticipat- story of Jesus in the Gospels. His completely peaceful passing was ing—indeed aching for—Easter The very act of study in Lent is indeed a blessing. It was so like Ken Sunday. The great Lenten themes Lenten; it cannot escape the shadow once he started a project to stick with found in this study include of the cross and invites us to engage it, to do it well, and to complete it in • Temptation the ancient Lenten themes of sacri- a timely manner. I’m grateful he has fice, self-examination, and confes- been released from the physical • Atonement—Why the Cross? sion. problems he endured since 1985. • Theodicy—Why do good people Although he is no longer at my side, suffer? Join us in the Chapel Class begin- he remains in my heart. • The Breadth of God’s grace ning Sunday, March 1, at 9:45 am to • The place of wealth explore these important themes lead- Linda Balthaser • The significance of Palm Sunday. ing up to the celebration of Easter. Page 2 www.plymouthfw.org Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer Next Bell Deadline Do you remember the first time you Luther, with his penchant for saying heard the Lord’s Prayer? Most of us things directly, described the Lord’s Our next deadline for submission of not only can’t remember when we Prayer as the greatest martyr, “for articles for the Bell is first heard this prayer, we can’t re- everybody tortures and abuses it.” member when we memorized it— because our memorizing was not a It is mostly, of course, the abuse of March 11 conscious effort; it was simply the familiarity. Because we say it so of- process of hearing the words until ten and because its words have the Start planning now for Easter events, they were part of our very persons. flow of poetry, we are likely to speak and “Think Spring!” it without investment of either mind Join Rev. John P. Gardner for his or heart. Jesus warned, “In your Wednesday Pastor’s Bible Study at prayers do not go babbling on like 5:15 pm in the Chapel beginning the heathens, who imagine that the March 4 for a closer examination of more they say the more likely they Journey to the Cross just what it is we pray for in Jesus’ are to be heard” (Matthew 6:7 NEB). name. Come for the class and stay During March, our elementary chil- for dinner at 6:00 pm. It’s ironic, isn’t it, that the prayer dren will look at the scriptures de- Jesus gave us is probably the most scribing Jesus’ final week of minis- Most of us don’t know much about frequent instrument of violation for try. Scriptures: Matthew 21:1-11; this prayer, and we’re inclined to the warning he gave us. 26:17-30, 36-68; 27:1-56 recite it without thinking. Martin The Journey to the Cross unit uses the Bible story included in Matthew Special Offering March 22— 21:1-27:54. In the last week of his “One Great Hour of Sharing” life on earth, Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem. The crowds waved Did you know that since 1949, North – our money, our time, our energy – palm branches and shouted American churches have joined decisive aid is sent when disaster "Hosanna" (which means "save us"). together in support of One Great strikes. Refugees receive help in the At the Passover supper Thursday Hour of Sharing? This special appeal long term as they rebuild their lives. night, Jesus warned the disciples of is a wonderful testament to coopera- We help people help themselves …” his death. He told them he would be tive work facilitated by Church betrayed. He warned them they World Service (CWS). American When you give to One Great Hour of would all desert him. Later in an Baptists, Christian/Disciples of Sharing, you participate in a world- olive grove, Jesus agonized in prayer Christ, Church of the Brethen, wide ministry of helping people while the disciples fell asleep. When United Methodists, Presbyterians, all change their lives … a ministry that Jesus was arrested, the disciples ran join and pool resources to support carries God’s message of love and away. work that provides international re- hope to people in more than eighty lief to people in crisis. The United countries … a ministry of caring by After a late-night trial before the Church of Christ has long been a and for God’s treasured people. Jewish council, Jesus was taken to faithful and generous partner in Pilate, the Roman governor. Pilate promoting this annual offering. Plymouth will receive gifts for One believed that Jesus was innocent, but Great Hour of Sharing on Sunday, succumbed to the demands of the This year One Great Hour of Sharing March 22. Envelopes will be pro- crowd who cried, "Crucify!" is celebrating its 60th anniversary. vided in upcoming worship bulletins, The anniversary theme is “Working or place your check made payable to By Friday noon, Jesus was nailed to Together: Sharing Resources, Plymouth Church in the offering the cross. Darkness engulfed the city. Changing Lives.” According to plate, marked “OGHS” in the memo An earthquake tore the veil of the Susan M. Sanders, UCC Minister for line. You can learn more about the temple. Roman soldiers standing at Global Sharing of Resources: “By good work funded by this offering the foot of the cross said, "Truly this sharing some of our earthly treasure via www.ucc.org/oghs. man was God's Son!" www.ucc.org Page 3 Green Task Force From Death to Life Reminders Dear Friends, I mention this verse for it is an impor- tant reminder: the Christian resolve to • Recycle your church bulletins, as Satish Kumar is not a name readily follow in the way of Jesus is a journey well as any other “regular” paper recognized by many Christians. He from death to life. Curious, isn’t it, items, in containers identified was born in India, and as a young boy but we are prone to reverse the order, with the recycling logo that are was nurtured in a community of Jain assuming a trajectory through time placed around the church. monks. He later left this world- from life to death. Not so, though, for renouncing monastic order to become wise and discerning Christians. We • Save any used postage stamps more actively engaged in efforts pro- vow to be disciples, to follow the for the Friends of the Third moting peace and land reform. His charted way, to resist evil, to show World. Strange as this seems, inspiration? First, Mohandas Gandhi, love and justice, to witness to the from a collector they get money and later Bertrand Russell. Quite an work and word of Jesus as best we are that is then used for local job unlikely pair. able. This is our holy pursuit. This is training. Cut the stamps off the the serious study of faith. It is passing envelope leaving a small margin Peace has been a serious pursuit of from death to life. of the envelope all the way Satish Kumar. He once undertook an around the stamp. The collection 8,000 mile pilgrimage, a roundabout The teaching is plainly stated in the box for the stamps is by the trek that started in India and landed gospel of John. Green Task Force bulletin board him in America, via stops in Moscow, in the Folsom Room. Paris, and London. Upon turning 50, “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who • Consider saving paper by receiv- he undertook another pilgrimage (this hears my word and believes in the ing your Bell online. is said to be an Indian tradition), One who sent me has eternal life, walking 2,000 miles to the holy places and does not come under judgment, • Watch for the regular Green Tips of Britain, making stops in Glaston- but has passed from death to life” in the Bell. bury, Canterbury, Lindisfarne, and (John 5:24). Iona. This foray was a celebration of • Check out the Waste Watcher Kurmar’s love of life and nature. He From death to life. Those who hear bulletin board in the Folsom currently lives in Great Britain, where the word of Jesus, who believe in the Room. There is a list of things he is much honored as a teacher on One whose purposes he serves, are on you can take to Omni Source for reverential ecology, holistic educa- just such a journey. The journey re- recycling. For more information, tion, and voluntary simplicity. quires discipline, devotion. And loy- call 449-7878 or check online at alty and love. And friends to push and www.acwastewatcher.org. It may come as a surprise, but our pull. New Century Hymnal includes verse • Keep thinking of ways to “green written by Satish Kumar, the refrain The season of Lent is soon to be upon up” your life as a way to thank of the popular hymn known as the us. This is good time to renew our God for the blessings we have on “World Peace Prayer:” vows, amend our ways, and pray for a this wonderful earth. more faithful journey. In such a quest, Lead us from death to life, God will not disappoint. Indeed, God from falsehood to truth, will lead ever more fully from death Peanut Butter Sunday from despair to hope, to life, both now and forever. from fear to trust. March 15! Lead us from hate to love, Blessings, The next opportunity to collect our from war to peace; John P. Gardner 100 jars of Peanut Butter for the let peace will our hearts, Wellspring Food Bank is Sunday, let peace fill our world, March 15. The demands on our com- let peace fill our universe. munity food banks continue to in- crease, so your support in providing (“Lead Us from Death to Life,” the staple food item is greatly appre- No. 581, New Century Hymnal) ciated! Page 4 www.plymouthfw.org Café Plymouth 2009 YOUTH EVENTS We hope you will make plans to join to fill a table, or have fun with the us for our annual gourmet dining surprise of who will share your table. February 25 Wednesday Night Live experience, Café Plymouth. On The cost for the meal is $25.00 per (6:00-8:00 pm, meet for Saturday, March 21, 6:00 pm, our person, and may be paid for in ad- dinner then fellowship time) youth will transform the Folsom vance or when you arrive for dinner. Room for an evening of wonderful The menu for the evening is as fol- food, music, and conversation. lows: March 1 Senior High Breakfast Club Please make your reservation by calling the church office at 423.9424 Menu 9:30-10:30 am Middle School Youth Group or by emailing Kara Jaurigue at Greens with Hot Bacon Dressing 12:00-2:00 pm firstname.lastname@example.org or no later German Leek and Potato Soup All Youth Dodge Ball at than Monday March 16. Reserva- Served with German Weck Rolls YMCA, Dinner with youth tions are required, so don’t delay, from First Presbyterian email Kara today! Sorbet 4:30-7:30 pm Jagerschnitzel 4 Wednesday Night Live You may choose to dine in the Delicious crumb coated pork with a 6:00 –8:00 pm Folsom Room at a table for 6, or succulent mushroom gravy all 6-8 grade youth invited enjoy the “intimate dining for two” 8 Senior High Breakfast Club in the lighted Atrium (for those of Simmered Red Cabbage and Apples 9:30-10:30 am you new to Plymouth, that’s the Asparagus Spears Middle School Youth Group beautiful glassed-in walk way up- 12:00-2:00 pm stairs). Feel free to round up a group Black Forest Cake Taco Bell and downtown library trip Dodge Ball at the YMCA 11 Wednesday Night Live Once again, the youth from First 7:00 pm. Please let Kara know if 6:00-8:00 pm Presbyterian have invited the youth you plan to come—and bring a all 6-8 grade youth invited from Plymouth to join them in a friend or two! Please email Kara at 14 Valerie Tutson Storytelling crazy game of Dodge Ball at the email@example.com by Friday, Performance Downtown YMCA. We’ll meet at February 27. There is no cost for this 7:00 pm the Y on Sunday, March 1, at fun-filled event, so come on out and 15 Senior High Breakfast Club 4:30 pm and play until 6:00 pm. We join the group—ALL YOUTH in 9:30-10:30 am will then carpool back to Plymouth grades 6-12 are welcome and en- Middle School Youth Group for a pizza dinner. We ask parents to couraged to attend! We hope to see 12:00-2:00 pm pick up their youth at Plymouth at you there! 18 Wednesday Night Live 6:00-8:00 pm all 6-8 grade youth invited Plymouth Rocks! Friday, March 6 20 Café Plymouth Prep Night 5:30-9:00 pm We hope you will plan to join us of great music, yummy drinks, and 21 Café Plymouth Gourmet on Friday, March 6, from 6:30 to great fun! Dinner (youth to arrive at 10:00 pm for an evening of great 12:00 pm) music, fun, and fellowship. This an- **All Youth should report to church 22 Senior High Breakfast Club nual youth-sponsored event will once at 5:00 pm to help set up. Please let 9:30-10:30 am again take place in the Folsom Room Kara know if you’ll be able to work Middle School Youth Group where we’ll host the rockin’ band, this event. Remember, working will 12:00-2:00 pm, Movie Sunday Endgame. The youth will be on help earn you “dollars” to go to- 25 Wednesday Night Live hand to serve you fabulous diner wards the cost of our summer trips! 6:00-8:00 pm food, including burgers, fries, sodas, If you can’t come at 5:00 pm, come all 6-8 grade youth invited and milkshakes. Please gather up when you can! We hope to see you 29 No Youth Group meetings your friends and come for an evening there! (FWCC Spring Break) www.plymouthfw.org Page 5 Staff Notes Moderator’s Memo We would like to recognize the At Plymouth’s Annual Business Spiritual Gifts Retreat, following staff members on their Meeting in January, Rev. John P. offered by Rev. Carole Green anniversaries of employment here Gardner reported on forthcoming Saturday, March 28 at Plymouth. “Celebrations and Anticipations” into mid-summer of 2009. As I lis- Cahoot’s Coffee House Fundraiser, John Whitebread, tened to his description of the many Angola, featuring the band, Endgame Minister of diverse events to come, I marveled (supported by Emma Feigley Christian Education at what a busy and productive place Mission funds) Congratulations on Plymouth is. Sunday, March 29 achieving eight years of service at Plymouth. Being a fairly compulsive calendar Good Friday, at Plymouth Church, John joined the staff on keeper, I logged the events in my April 10 January 16, 2001. personal calendar. That way I can give the church-related activities that Holy Saturday, at First Congregation Amanda Horner, are important to me a priority before Church, Angola Financial I begin penciling in appointments, April 11 Administrator meetings, and the like. Congratulations to Peace Weekend: Amanda on achieving For those who did not pick up a copy featuring Parry Lecturer, two years of service at of the Celebrations and Anticipations Rita Nakashima Brock Plymouth! She joined the staff on list at the January meeting, the Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26 January 30, 2007. March events are listed on the calen- dar page of this Bell. Details can be Indiana-Kentucky Conference Rev. Ruth E. Phillips, found in Bell articles and Sunday Annual Meeting Associate Pastor worship bulletins, and our pastors Friday and Saturday, June 5-6 Congratulations on will be reminding us about events at achieving eight years of worship and other congregational 27th UCC General Synod, service at Plymouth. gatherings. Grand Rapids, Michigan Ruth joined the staff on Thursday-Tuesday, June 25-30 February 15, 2001. For those who like to plan ahead, here are some of the forthcoming Plymouth Summer Arts Festival James Hall, Celebrations and Anticipations that Three Rivers Fireworks Cookout Custodian are not included in this Bell issue: Saturday-Sunday, July 11-19 Congratulations on achieving five years Plymouth Café (6:00 pm) and Bob’s Looking forward to seeing you! of service at Plymouth. Bach Birthday Bash! (8:00 pm) Barbara Bugg James joined the Saturday, March 21 staff as our Weekend Custodian on February 7, 2004. He Contributing to the Church Can Be Easy moved into the fulltime Custodian position on March 7, 2005. At this time of year when all of us each tax year 2008 and 2009 and are working on our tax returns and donate it directly to a charity. This maybe doing some planning for tax gift will satisfy your Required Mini- We encourage Plymouth members savings in 2009, we would like to mum Distribution, however the and friends to stop by the church remind you of some simple, effective check must be paid directly to the during the week, drop in and say ways that can help. charitable organization. “Hi,” and put a face to those names you see each week in the bulletins. For Givers 70 ½ years or older: We also can do Automatic Funds IRA owners at least 70 ½ years of transfers for your pledge contribu- age can take a qualified charitable tion. Contact the church office for distribution of up to $100,000 in more information! Page 6 www.plymouthfw.org What’s New on the UCC Website UCC church leaders shocked at treatment of local pastor by Oklahoma legislators 3 Phyllis Eckman http://www.ucc.org/news/ucc-church-leaders-shocked-at.html 4 Lucy Hess 5 Diane Bratton Science and religion at Darwin’s 200th birthday http://www.ucc.org/news/science-and-religion-at.html Jeffrey Dellinger Jacob Eitsert M Matthew Mikesell Legal questions remain as Obama overhauls faith-based effort http://www.ucc.org/news/legal-questions-remain-as.html 6 Bob Pugh Barbara Duch a Global Ministries joins coalition calling for action in Philippines http://www.ucc.org/news/global-ministries-joins.html 7 8 Twyla Kendrick Ethan Conklin r Carol Lewark Obama quickly addresses justice issues, advocates press further action 9 Marc Roney Beth Walker c http://www.ucc.org/news/obama-quicky-addresses.html 11 Fred Augspurger Global Ministries asks Obama administration to act on Sri Lanka 12 Stan Robinson Michael Cates h http://www.ucc.org/news/global-ministries-urges-obama.html 14 Karen Fraser Jason & DeMarco to perform at Synod’s River City Saturday 15 Ally Dove http://www.ucc.org/news/jason-demarco-to-perform-at.html Anna Konger Jonathan McCoy Keeping faith communities vital in an ailing economy 16 Kay Porter http://www.ucc.org/news/keeping-faith-communities.html Melissa Wearley 17 Patricia McDaniel Colorado congregation receives “Cultures of Call” grant 18 Peg Burrell http://www.ucc.org/news/colorado-congregation.html 19 Kathy Kolb Synod speakers feature award winning journalists and theologians 21 David Childs Jennifer Ferguson B http://www.ucc.org/news/synod-speakers.html Myron Henderson 22 Kiah Myers Zoe Snow i 24 Anthony Sutton James Shields r 25 Tom Green The Government of Sri Lanka has been conducting an intense military campaign to 26 Jane Irmscher Zachary Tyndall t eliminate the separatist forces of the 27 Sarah Fry Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). This offensive has forced the displacement of Carol Kirsch Bill Shedd h 28 Grayson Pettit at least 250,000 civilians in addition to reports of extensive property damage and 29 Ruth Bracht d civilian casualties. The Government has been Chuck Doenecke barring reporters and international aid groups from investigating violence against civilians. Janeen Lipscomb Jim Rinehart a UCC and Disciples leaders wrote a letter to the Obama Administration urging Ed Shick them to help stop the conflict. The U.S. Congress and State Department have voiced their concerns about the Sri Lankan campaign, but your voice is 30 Carol Roberts Matt Sutter y needed to urge for a cease-fire and access for humanitarian groups to help the 31 Vivian Chasey civilians being caught in-between. To send a message to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, your Senators and your representatives, go to Anthony Morgan Christine Walker s https://secure3.convio.net/ucc/site/Advocacy? Katherine Walker cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=313 www.ucc.org Page 7 Abbreviations: BKFC—Senior High Breakfast Club EC—Executive Council MSYG—Middle School Youth Group MSX—Middle School Explorers P&J—Peace/Justice Subcommittee S&F—Stewardship & Finance Comm. WNL—Wednesday Night Live PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH MUSIC SERIES PRESENTS BOB’S BACH BIRTHDAY BASH SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2009 8:00 PM FEATURING THE PRINCIPLE STRINGS OF THE FORT WAYNE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AT PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Sponsored by Patricia Adsit and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends The concert is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be accepted. It’s Time to Order Your Easter Flowers It’s time to order Easter flowers. This year we are offering you a choice of Easter lilies or daffodils (or feel free to order both!) The cost for the lilies is $10.00. Daffodils are $8.00 each. Please have your orders into the church office by Monday, March 30. 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