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Half Day Vacation – TWTH

Due to an abundance of unused vacation Debby will be out of the office at 12:30 p.m. TWTH from now until December 22.  

Christmas/New Year Vacation

The office will be closed for the Holidays beginning sometime on December 23 - January 3! Please send an email if you need to contact us, we will check email every now and again during the break. Pastor Tad, 253Tad@ipctacoma.org or Debby, office@ipctacoma.org.  If there is a pastoral emergency please call Pastor Tad, 253.222.1445. Any…

Presidents’ Day – Offfice Closed

Both President’s Day and George Washington’s birthday are always celebrated on the third Monday of February. The observed federal holiday is actually called George Washington’s Birthday. Certain states, however, list the holiday as Presidents’ Day. George Washington’s Birthday Although George Washington’s birthday is celebrated on February 22, it is observed as a federal holiday on the third Monday of…

Memorial Day – Offfice Closed

How it began..... HEADQUARTERS GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC General Orders No.11, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 1868 1. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now…

Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. In 2021 President Biden recognized Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Our office will…

Veterans Day Office Closed

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans—living or dead—but especially gives…

Debby OOO

The office will be open intermittently. Call or text Pastor Tad to check when/if he is in. 253.222.1445.  Back in the office June 30 (as long as the train gets in on time).

After Christmas Time Off!

We hope you have a Merry Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Time for a nap! Emergency - call Debby 253.973.4328 Pastoral Emergency - call Pastor Tad 253.222.1445  

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Birthday – IPC Closed

"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it." Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  excerpt from "Stride Toward Freedom.” In it, King recounted the developments of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56.…