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Last Week at Hills of Peace

Monday, April 13

6:00 pm: Easter Dinner Online

Have your supper or a drink with any and all who decide to join in our online Easter Dinner together. Join in via this zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/587782882?pwd=NitvZ2JTbk1vUDVHeVdRSTE1enZUQT09
Conference call: 1-778-907-2071
Meeting ID: 587 782 882#  #
Password: HOPLC

Tuesday, April 14

10 – 10:30 am HoPLC Yoga Class

Live with Linda on Zoom
You will need a chair without arms and a yoga mat (if you have one; but not necessary).  Wear non-restrictive clothing and try to have a fairly empty stomach.
Zoom link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/291939541
Participants can turn on their video so that we can see each other (as if in a real class), or opt out. The choice is yours!

7  pm: Evening devotions

This simple, short devotional reading and prayer was prepared for you by our confirmation class while they met online: https://youtu.be/d7AmpE1Sldk

Wednesday, April 15

10 am: Wednesday Discussion

To be posted online. This week, Pastor Jane and Pastor John will talk about “Gratitude and Other Feelings.”

Thursday, April 16

10:00 am – noon Q&A with Clergy Couple

This is an opportunity to provide responses to the discussion posting from Wednesday morning; and to ask questions of Pastor Jane or Pastor John.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/531502975
Call in by phone: 1-778-907-2071    Meeting ID: 531-502-975 # #

Friday, April 17

11:30-1:30pm: Pastor Jane’s office hours

Call: 250-299-6983 or Zoom https://zoom.us/j/330707064

If you would like to join in any of these but have not be able to figure out the technology; we’re in this together and learning together! Please phone me (250-299-6983) and I will be happy to walk you through the steps to joining in or answer questions you might have.

Sunday, April 19

9:30 am: Coffee

Bring your food or drink over to your computer or device and have breakfast together at 9:30am.
Conference call: 1-778-907-2071
Meeting ID: 995 734 980#  #

10:00 am: Worship

Same login info as for Coffee

11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Church Open for Prayer

Later Sunday afternoon, the recorded video of Sunday morning’s service will appear here and on the church Facebook page.

Previous Weeks

Saturday, March 21st

9:30-11:30am Zoom drop-in (everyone)

Bring your Coffee/Tea & find out from Pastor Jane: “How do I use Zoom?” drop-in anytime Saturday 9:30-11:30am.
link: https://zoom.us/j/596345599
phone in (conference call): +1 778 907 2071   Meeting ID: 596345599

Sunday, March 22

Worship

Service of the Word has been recorded and posted online and available here and also through our Facebook page. Also, here’s a clip from the prayers and Taize at the church (livestreamed on Zoom).

Taize/Prayers at the Church

Additionally, this Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm, our church building will be open with limited-numbers-at-a-time access for drop-in, open-house style prayer and Taize singing. Chairs will be distanced. An offering plate will be set out as well.

You may drop-in via online viewing (you will not be able to be heard: live viewing & listening only, as well as chat with other Zoom participants) using this link: https://zoom.us/j/773117625
conference call: +1 778 907 2071     Meeting ID: 773117625

Online Supper & Games (Young adults)

Make supper, turn on your computer and connect with friends.
7:00-9:00pm meet-up: Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/354083283

Wednesday, March 25

Theological Discussion posted at 10am

Pastor Jane Gingrich and Pastor John Boyd discuss “The Eucharist in light of COVID-19” at https://youtu.be/PW5jtYFl7RA

Lord’s Prayer at Noon

On Wednesday, March 25th, Pope Frances has invited Christians around the world to pray the Lord’s Prayer at 12noon. Rev. Dr. Martin Junge of the Lutheran World Federation has extended this invitation to Lutherans globally.  You are invited to join in prayer with Pastor Jane and Christians worldwide at noon (PST zone; or any and every time zone at noon):

Youth Confirmation Class

3:30-5:00pm: https://zoom.us/j/315104630

Kids’ Club / Youth Drop-in

Kids of all ages are invited to join in as works for them to do some silly fun activities together on Wednesday evening 5:00-6:00pm: https://zoom.us/j/315104630

Lenten worship with Northern Region live

Pastor Diana Edis (Prince Rupert) and Pastor Fleming Blishen (Prince George) alternate the hosting of online worship services mid-week during Lent. You may join in and participate in the service at 6:30pm on Wednesdays: https://zoom.us/j/489005495

Thursday, March 26

Q&A with a Clergy Couple

Pastor Jane and Pastor John will be available for conversation and questions, 10:00-11:00am, bring a hot drink and join in at this link: https://zoom.us/j/115762176
conference call: +1 778 907 2071   Meeting ID: 115762176

Bible Study: Fear and Anxiety to Peace

Join in the devotion and Bible study hosted by Pastor Jane 2:00-3:00pm on Thursday at this link: https://zoom.us/j/555505607
conference call: +1 778 907 2071   Meeting ID: 555505607

*Choir practice*, 5:30 p.m.

Have your music ready; we’re going to see if this will work online.
Choir members’ link: https://zoom.us/j/381474598
conference call: +1 778 907 2071   Meeting ID: 381474598

Friday, March 27

morning Parents/Grandparents & kids Meet-up

All ages of parents/ grandparents/ guardians and kids are welcome for this drop-in meet-up. If appropriate, the kids might like to join on their own device. 10:00am-11:30am
Join online link: https://zoom.us/j/578650172

Friday lunch together: 11:30am-1:30pm

Bring your own lunch and click on the link to see friends and connect through computer or conference call.
online link: https://zoom.us/j/787443708
conference call: +1 778 907 2071  Meeting ID: 787443708

Saturday, March 28

Tea & Interactive Trivia with St. George’s Anglican

11:00am–noon   Join online link: https://zoom.us/j/627101690
conference call: +1 778 907 2071   Meeting ID: 627101690

 

Sunday, April 5 (Palm Sunday)

10 am: Live Palm Sunday Worship

co-led by Pastor Jane Gingrich & Pastor John Boyd.
Zoom meeting space will open at 9:00am for conversation and sound adjustments. Prayers will begin at 9:30am; Palm Sunday worship will be at 10am.

Video of the service here. (Unfortunately, we encountered a technical issue during the Creed. After that, please say the Lord’s Prayer yourself and, if you wish, sing the Sending Hymn, #339 “Christ, the Life of All the Living”)

1 pm Pray on Sundays

Joining in with Christians around the city, pray together on Sundays at 1:00pm. A suggested prayer is offered in this month’s Shalom; but any prayer is welcome and every prayer is acceptable.

Monday, April 6

7 pm: Evening devotions

Simple devotion of readings and prayer bring us together at the start of Holy Week

Tuesday, April 7

10 – 10:30 am HoPLC Yoga Class

Live with Linda on Zoom
You will need a chair without arms and a yoga mat (if you have one; but not necessary).  Wear non-restrictive clothing and try to have a fairly empty stomach.
Zoom link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/291939541
Participants can turn on their video so that we can see each other (as if in a real class), or opt out. The choice is yours!

7  pm: Evening devotions

This simple, short devotional reading and prayer was prepared for you by our confirmation class while they met online: https://youtu.be/d7AmpE1Sldk

Wednesday, April 8

10 am: Wednesday Discussion

To be posted online. This week, Pastor Jane and Pastor John will talk about what it means to be a “Dying church” in today’s world.

7 pm: Evening devotions

As we move towards the start of the Three Days, this devotional reading and prayer tell of Jesus’ last days with disciples: https://youtu.be/eVTCNVGv80Y

Thursday, April 9

11am – noon Q&A with Clergy Couple

This is an opportunity to provide responses to the discussion posting from Wednesday morning; and to ask questions of Pastor Jane or Pastor John.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/531502975
Call in by phone: 1-778-907-2071    Meeting ID: 531-502-975

2 -3 pm: Bible Study: Lazarus and Us

Join in a deeper conversation about the Gospel reading on the resurrection of Lazarus and what that means for us. Everyone is welcome to join the Zoom Bible study.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/282360833
Phone call: 1-778-907-2071    Meeting ID: 282-360-833

7 pm: Maundy Thursday service

pre-recorded on YouTube here

Friday, April 10

11:30-1:30pm: Pastor Jane’s office hours

Call: 250-299-6983  (no Zoom option this week)

3 pm: Good Friday Worship

Pre-recorded services on YouTube

Saturday, April 11

10:00 pm: Holy Saturday Vigil

Our Holy Saturday Vigil will be “live” on zoom tomorrow night at 10:00pm. Plan to have a Bible, candle, matches/lighter, and snacks or drink with you. Everyone will be invited to participate.

Saturday Vigil link (for 10:00pm Apr.11th): https://zoom.us/j/936300045?pwd=MXc0eFM5UkRyKzdkQzNWa0FMOVNqZz09
Our password is: HOPLC
Conference call option: 1-778-907-2071   (long distance charges apply; check to make sure you have a good long-distance plan or free nationwide long distance)
Meeting ID: 936-300-045# #

Friday March 27

10:00pm – Facebook Livestream Night Prayer

Go to our church Facebook page (you don’t need an account). Watch and join in to a brief time of prayer at 10pm tonight; or go to our page after tonight and scroll down to find the video.

Saturday, March 28

11am-12pm: Trivia online

As our soup lunch had to be cancelled, try joining in some trivia online using this Zoom link and socialize with friends: https://zoom.us/j/627101690
You can also phone in for a conference call to this online trivia meet-up:
Phone: 1-778-907-2071     Meeting ID: 627-101-690

12:30-1:30pm: Help using Zoom

With many opportunities to use “Zoom” to see each other and talk with each other during the week, this is a time offered to help you figure out how to use this program on your computer or phone.

Click the link at the end of this paragraph, allow Zoom to be downloaded to your computer or device, agree to let it use your microphone and camera (if you have them!), then click “join” and Pastor Jane will be visible on your screen. To download and use Zoom, use this link: https://zoom.us/j/460501421

Saturday afternoon: Labyrinth

Drop-by the church for a walk, or drive-by to see the labyrinth that will be chalked on the parking lot. This meditative tool will be a way for us to connect, knowing that we are all praying for each other in these days.

Sunday, March 29th

9am-12pm: Worship & Council Installation (via Zoom)

Drop-by for online viewing of prayerful worship time.
Zoom link for worship: https://zoom.us/j/995734980
Our newly elected council will be installed around 11am:

  • Council Chairperson – Suzanne Legault
  • Vice-chair – Phillip Sigalet
  • Secretary – Nancy Bepple
  • Treasurer – Ava Dolder
  • Member at large – Herta Shannik
  • Member at large – Paul Hu
  • Member at large – Ina Graham

For those who wish to stop by in-person to pray, there are explanations on-site for appropriate distancing and an offering plate available. The open-house prayer service will be ongoing for drop-in 9:00-12:00noon.

10:00am: Service of the Word

watch pre-recorded worship anytime after 10am Sunday morning (also posted on Facebook)

1:00pm Pray on Sundays

Around the community in Kamloops, Christians are invited to pray together at 1:00pm. Join in praying from wherever you are at 1:00pm on Sundays.

Sunday Night Supper for Young Adults

Bring your supper and join in conversation and games online
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/354083283

Wednesday April 1st

10:00 a.m. Discussion: Pastor Jane & Pastor John

Watch for a pre-recorded discussion by Pastor Jane and Pastor John on “Intergenerationalism, Communication, and Connection while Isolated.” (Will be posted Wednesday)

3:30-5:00pm Confirmation Class

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/476302288

5:00-6:00pm Kids/Youth Meet-up

Join the Zoom call for around-the-house silliness and activities for school-aged children and youth, Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/476302288

Thursday, April 2nd

11am – noon Q&A with Clergy Couple 11am-12pm

Follow-up after listening to the posted discussion, or simply join in to have a conversation. Pastor Jane and Pastor John are available to Hills of Peace & St. George’s congregations:
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/531502975
Call in by phone: 1-778-907-2071    Meeting ID: 531-502-975

2-3pm – Bible Study: Lazarus and Us

Join in a deeper conversation about the Gospel reading on the resurrection of Lazarus and what that means for us. Everyone is welcome to join the Zoom Bible study.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/282360833
Phone call: 1-778-907-2071    Meeting ID: 282-360-833

4:00 p.m. Choir Singing

Choir, watch for an email from Carol Gregg for details

Friday, April 4th

10-11:30am Parents / Grandparents & Tots

Meet-up for parents, guardians, and grandparents with little one who want to connect on Fridays. Now we meet online!
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/749603302

11:30-1:30pm Pastor Jane’s office hours, online

Drop-by on Zoom for a conversation or to check-in.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/330707064
Regular cell phone (not Zoom): 250-299-6983 (call anytime)