The Daily Grind?
December 5, 2018
  Eric msg 1  
       message Hanukkah       

Here’s an antidote to being bored
with your own life:
get interested in other people.
Be helpful.
Give a listening ear, without judgment.
Do someone a favor.
Turn off your screen (phone, ipad, TV)
and volunteer somewhere.
Get out in nature. Change the scenery.
Seek out situations where you will meet people
who are nothing like the people
you normally hang out with.
It’s a big, wide, fascinating world
full of unlimited possibilities,
and you are only here for the blink of an eye.
Seize the day!

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Sunday, December 9 - Rev. Colette: What Is a Homeland?
Our guest musicians are Stephen Barrett

Meditation at 10:00 am / Children's Program opens at 9:50
Celebration service at 10:30 - potluck brunch follows

Please be respectful of neighbors' driveways when parking
Global Service Team meets at 12:30

Closes tomorrow at 9 pm!  - Check out our online auction here
Great values - lots of items and services,
from jewelry stocking stuffers to 7-night resort stays.
Some you can buy right now, some you can bid on,
and there's also an option to donate to Amazing Grace.
Watching the Christmas ships at a houseboat party on Lake Union,
jewelry and gifts, Practitioner sessions and coaching,
home organizing, a catered dinner, and more.
 Closes at 9 pm on December 6, in time for holiday giving.
Just click on "register" to the left of the items for easy sign-up.
December Gift of the Month Club:
Wellspring Family Services - gifts for homeless children & youth

Gift cards to Amazon, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Target
Infants: teething/learning toys, toddler toys, board books
Ages 5-12: dolls, cars, arts & crafts, games, Lego/K’Nex
Ages 13-18: MP3 players, headphones, watches, wallets
All ages: Personal care products, clothing
Bring gift cards/unwrapped gifts to us by Dec. 17 (new gifts)
You can donate for gift cards here  - write "Holiday gifts" in the memo field
You can also buy gifts at Amazon and they'll be delivered directly

Monday, December 24 - Christmas Eve Candlelighting Service 7 pm
with Spirit of the Sound Choir, carols, candlelighting, and cookie buffet
Invite friends and relatives
Bring along a treat for our cookie buffet after the service

Monday, December 31 - New Year's Eve
4-5 am at Amazing Grace, co-sponsored with CSL-Seattle
Details on Facebook ... Learn about this global event here

5:30-9 pm Vision Board making party ($10)

9:30 pm - 12:05 am: Gina Sala World Chants - tickets $30 here or $35 at door

Listening Heart Group meets first and third Sundays at 12:30 pm
Our Practitioners offer this group twice monthly, 1st and 3rd Sundays.
Whatever is on your heart is welcome here - loss, chronic illness, grief, life challenges.
Join us for compassionate conversation and support (meet in Eric's office).

Search the Amazing Grace Business Directory here
Find services offered by congregants and friends
To list your own business, email Stacy at or call 206.779.2485

Register your Fred Meyer card and we'll receive donations when you shop
Takes a few seconds - just click here

Shop Amazon Smile to benefit Amazing Grace
Easy and simple - click here:
then log in with your own account - Amazon will donate to Amazing Grace
OR click on the Donate/Shop button at

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Check out the Science of Mind Magazine webpage - great articles & videos

Sunday service at 10:30 am - prelude music 10 minutes before service
Silent meditation 10:00-10:20
Children's program for ages 2-12 - opens at 9:50
Potluck brunch after service - please bring a dish to share

Street parking   -   Access by stairs only
Service dogs only, please

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Amazing Grace Spiritual Center - A Centers for Spiritual Living Community
Rev. Eric O'del  206.402.2633                                  2007 NW 61st St  Seattle WA 98107
Rev. Colette Mercier 425.891.7892                           at the corner of 20th Ave NW in Ballard

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