Soulful Branding

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Greetings All,

Don’t forget to fill out the online safety information form asap. If you do it at home you can save yourself 5-10 minutes this Sunday. This form is required of all of our parents. 

Sunday, September 11th, Beginnings


Announcements for all this week: 
AnnouncementsClipArtReally Important meetings this Sunday for K-5 Parents, Jr. Youth Parents, Sr. Youth Parents.
  • K-5 Parents: 11:45-12:45 in P2 (No Potluck)
  • Jr. & Sr. Youth: 6PM in P1 & P2 (with POTLUCK)

(childcare available)



Sunday night potluck, what should you bring? If your last name begins with…A-H: Entrees, I-S: Side Dishes, T-Z:  Desserts or Beverages

Find your child’s section below!

Caterpillars (Nursery-Preschool)caterpillar2

(Warm and loving care for our very little ones and Celebrating Me and My World for our preschoolers. This curriculum teaches our children to celebrate their own personal gifts and talents. From a place of feeling special and worthy, the curriculum asks our children to expand their new sense of appreciation to people and things around them)

Volunteers this Sunday: Jenn Ikeda (supervisor), Barbara Ramey,  Ava Priest, & Kaleb MacKenzie 

Last Sunday: We learned that we had two beautiful hands, hands that can help, hands that can spread love.
This Sunday: We learn about the power of our feet to take us where we need to go. Our feet allow us to explore all of the wonder and beauty in the world.
Next Sunday: I Can Move, On the path of self-awareness, we learn that our hands and feet allow us to move in a very special and unique way. How do we lovingly, gently, and enthusiastically move through the world?
Announcements for Caterpillars:
  • Child Dedication will be held Oct. 16 during the service. Please visit the new Soulful Exploration welcome table in the lobby before service to sign up or email Rev. Jamil at You are never too old to be dedicated!

yoga1Spirit Jam/Kindergarten-5th Grade 

(In Spirit Jam! our youth will alternate Sundays between experiential and embodied learning based workshops and children’s worship services led by Rev. Jamil)

Leaders this Sunday: Rev. Jamil, Betsy MacWhinney, Stephanie Priest, & David Blomberg

Last Sunday: Beginnings Chapel & the story of Noah
This Sunday: Beginnings and the Beauty of movement. This Sunday is our Yoga and Game Jam Sunday. Separated by age, we will play get to know you games to start the year out right and have some time to explore Beginnings with yoga taught by Betsy MacWhinney. Parents make sure your children dress in comfortable clothes for yoga, no skirts or dresses. 
Next SundayWe will celebrate Rosh Hashanah in our Rosh Hashanah Chapel with Rev. Jamil and talk about how the new year is celebrated in Judaism.
Announcements for Spirit Jam:
  • Please try to come to the parent orientation this Sunday, 11:45-12:45 in P2. We have a new program and want to make sure you know all of the details so that your children can get the most out of Soulful Exploration.
  • tsacheckin1Please arrive early this Sunday, we are using a new check-in process and will need time and patience as we check you in.  You can help with the process by completing the safety information form here: online safety information form 


  • If your child would like to be a Jr. Worship associate, please sign up at the Soulful Information Table Sunday Morning. Jr. Worship associate training will be held October 9th, in Rev. Lois’ office before service at 9am.

bbridJr. Youth 

(Building Bridges is a world religions program to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search.)


Last Sunday: Break
This Sunday: Jr Youth group orientation with parents from 6-8pm in Portables 1 and 2 with a Potluck.
—What to bring? If your last name begins with…
A-H: Entrees
I-S:   Side Dishes
T-Z:  Desserts or Beverages
Next Sunday: It is all about making a good covenant and starting the year off right. We will also make some pretty cool “Wookies”.
Announcements for Jr. Youth:

●    Jr. and Sr. Youth Kick-off Movie Night. Senior Youth: Friday, Sept. 16, 7-10 p.m. & Junior Youth: Saturday Sept. 17, 7-10 p.m. Offsite at Cora Goss-Grubb’s home. Please email information:

18420 E 179th St.
Woodinville, WA 98072
425-788-8994 if lost or need directions
Warm clothes
Blankets & pillows
Lawn chairs
Anything else that will make you comfortable on grass
Snacks to share

yruuSr. Youth 

(This year our youth will be focusing on project-based social justice learning. They will choose a project around either environmental justice, racial justice, lgbt equality, or some other topic. Together they will formulate a project and work together to learn about each issue while practically engaging the topic though project based learning.)


Last Sunday: Break
This Sunday:YRUU Parent/Youth Orientation, 6-8 pm in Portables P1, P2)
Next Sunday: Finally! YRUU starts…It is all about covenant and starting off the year right.
Announcements for YRUU:
  •   We send best wishes to our High School youth who are attending the Youth Revival in Portland, OR Sept. 23-25 and to our Middle School Youth who will be at their annual Conference on Vashon Island the same weekend and thank you Ashley Lacy and Jack Brand for being chaperones.

    From Ashley Lacy:

Hey everyone! Here’s a note from Morgan:
I am so excited to see everyone who can attend the movie night this coming Friday! We are going to be watching Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Goss-Grubbs household. David and Cora have graciously extended the invitation for us to come out and watch the movie on their outdoor big screen.
Please note that the movie is R rated and let us know if you have any objections or concerns about watching it.

Here’s the details:

Friday, September 167-10pm


18420 E 179th St

Woodinville, WA 98072

Having trouble finding it? Call 425-788-8994.
What to Bring:
Warm clothes
Blankets & Pillows
Lawn chairs
Anything else to make you comfortable on the grass
Snacks to share
Please let me know if you have any questions, and see you on Friday!!!
Senior Youth Advisor
p.s. Also, we will be having our first regular YRUU meeting on Sunday evening, 6-8 pm in P1!



OCTOBER 21-23, 2016


Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 21

Final Registration Deadline: October 5

Go here for more information and to register!

For information about the Youth Program Scholarship Fund, go here.

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