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Clergy Retreat 2:00 pm
Clergy Retreat @ The Priory Spirituality Center
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – May 2 @ 2:30 pm
We are all being told over and over again to do self-care. Do you need help in making some time for yourself? Do you yearn for rest, prayer and nurturing in your busy pastoral schedule? What would your life look like if you gave yourself a retreat with guided lectio divina and a full day of silent prayer, time to journal, time to be—whatever it is that you need? Monday at 2pm through Tuesday 2:30pm Or Tuesday 9:30am through 3:00pm
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Spring JYC
Spring JYC @ Holy Cross, Redmond
May 5 – May 7 all-day
Faith-based fun! Young people in grades 6-9 are invited to join us as we navigate the turning-into-teenager years. With lots of community-building games and activities this, is the place to find friends who will be with you through it all. Youth come together from all over Western Washington to share in music, worship, faith exploration and fun. Weekend conferences start on Friday evening and end midday on Sunday. Themes and activities for conferences are selected and planned by the youth
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Safeguarding God’s People 9:30 am
Safeguarding God’s People @ St. Bede's, Port Orchard
May 13 @ 9:30 am
The Diocese of Olympia takes its responsibility for the safety of our people seriously. The Safe Church program teaches how to identify and prevent abuse within the church community, and is conducted several times per year, free of charge. The training consists of three sessions: Safeguarding God’s Children, Safeguarding God’s People and a new Anti-Racism program. All clergy members, diocesan team members, and people in leadership (Vestry and Bishop Committee Members), all people who work directly with children, all Eucharistic Visitors
Cathedral Day 10:00 am
Cathedral Day @ St. Mark's Cathedral
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come for a special service of diocesan confirmations, stay for afternoon of fun games and activities for all ages. New this year: Selfie Station with the Bishop! Lunch provided by food trucks. Register here for your lunch voucher – it’s FREE!
Safeguarding God’s Children 12:30 pm
Safeguarding God’s Children @ St. Bede's, Port Orchard
May 13 @ 12:30 pm
The Diocese of Olympia takes its responsibility for the safety of our people seriously. The Safe Church program teaches how to identify and prevent abuse within the church community, and is conducted several times per year, free of charge. The training consists of three sessions: Safeguarding God’s Children, Safeguarding God’s People and a new Anti-Racism program. All clergy members, diocesan team members, and people in leadership (Vestry and Bishop Committee Members), all people who work directly with children, all Eucharistic Visitors
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Crisis Intervention Training 9:00 am
Crisis Intervention Training @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Mt. Vernon
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn strategies for safe, compassionate, positive, and helpful responses to difficult situations. This training addresses effective ways to approach and respond to people in crisis, particular those suffering from mental illness and drug abuse. Renee Balodis-Cox, a certified trainer in Edgework methodology, will teach effective ways to approach and respond to those in crisis, particularly those suffering from mental illness and drug abuse. You will learn strategies for safe, positive, and helpful responses to situations that can be dangerous. We
Celebration of Life – The Reverend John P. (Jack) Gorsuch 3:30 pm
Celebration of Life – The Reverend John P. (Jack) Gorsuch @ Epiphany Parish
May 20 @ 3:30 pm
Celebrate the life of the Reverend Jack Gorsuch, former rector of Epiphany Parish. Followed by a reception in the Great Hall.
Interfaith Conversation: Eat with Muslims 4:30 pm
Interfaith Conversation: Eat with Muslims @ St. Luke's Renton
May 20 @ 4:30 pm
St. Luke’s interfaith conversations provide a safe space to listen to and learn from leaders and people of other spiritual/faith traditions. These evenings foster conversation, celebrate our differences, and develop tools to strengthen the whole. Eat With Muslims is a program where we sit down to a Middle Eastern dinner and share dialogue and stories from each other’s perspectives. We will meet downstairs in the main church. The only thing you need to bring is yourself.
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Bishop Visitation: Transfiguration, Darrington
Bishop Visitation: Transfiguration, Darrington @ Church of the Transfiguration
May 21 all-day
Bishop Visitation: Transfiguration, Darrington @ Church of the Transfiguration | Darrington | Washington | United States
 
Safeguarding God’s Children 1:00 pm
Safeguarding God’s Children @ Church of the Good Shepherd
May 21 @ 1:00 pm
The Diocese of Olympia takes its responsibility for the safety of our people seriously. The Safe Church program teaches how to identify and prevent abuse within the church community, and is conducted several times per year, free of charge. The training consists of three sessions: Safeguarding God’s Children, Safeguarding God’s People and a new Anti-Racism program. All clergy members, diocesan team members, and people in leadership (Vestry and Bishop Committee Members), all people who work directly with children, all Eucharistic Visitors
HOMMAGE À DURUFLÉ – EPIPHANY CHOIR, SOLOISTS, ORCHESTRA JOSEPH ADAM, ORGANIST 5:00 pm
HOMMAGE À DURUFLÉ – EPIPHANY CHOIR, SOLOISTS, ORCHESTRA JOSEPH ADAM, ORGANIST @ Epiphany Parish
May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Spring Concert with Epiphany Choir, Orchestra and Joseph Adam, Organist A Celebration of the music of Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986), among the most important French composers of the 20th century. The Program: Messe ‘Cum Jubilo’ for tenor and bass voices with organ; Solo Organ Works; and Requiem. The Requiem was completed and published in 1947 and dedicated to the memory of the composer’s father. The work will be performed by Epiphany Choir, soloists Kathea Yarnell and Martin Rothwell, string orchestra, and
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Safeguarding God’s People Training 5:00 pm
Safeguarding God’s People Training @ Christ Episcopal Church
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Safeguarding God’s People Training facilitated by the Rev. Drew Foisie
Taizé 7:30 pm
Taizé @ Epiphany Parish
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
The worship tradition known as Taizé began many years ago in the ecumenical French monastic community of Taizé. It is a quiet service of meditation, reflection, readings and music. The experience finds its true meaning in the participation of all assembled by focusing and deepening our faith through the power of prayer. Therefore, everyone is encouraged to participate as the Spirit moves them, whether that be in song, prayer, or quiet meditation. The service is led by Schola Choir and
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