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Bishop Rickel regularly travels across Western Washington to visit congregations and participate in diocesan events and activities, including celebrations of new ministry, ordinations, pastoral visitations, and other special or noteworthy events.

A visitation is the bishop’s official pastoral visit to a congregation of the diocese. Canon law requires every diocesan bishop to visit every congregation in his or her diocese at least once every three years. The canonical purposes of a visitation are for the bishop to examine the condition of the congregation, oversee the clergy, preach, confirm, preside at the Eucharist, and examine parochial records. The BCP also assumes that the bishop’s visitation will be an occasion for baptism, and that the bishop will preside.

During Bishop Rickel’s sabbatical, Bishop in Residence Brian Prior will visit congregations and participate in diocesan events and activities.

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July 2019

Visit to Six-Day Camp

July 20, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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Bishop in Residence Brian Prior will be visiting Six-Day at Camp Huston.

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Visit to St. Andrew, Seattle

July 21, 2019
St. Andrew, Seattle, 111 NE 80th St.
Seattle, WA 98115 United States
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Bishop in Residence Brian Prior will be preaching at St. Andrew, Seattle.

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August 2019

Visit to St. Luke, Sequim

August 4, 2019

Bishop in Residence Brian Prior will be preaching and presiding during services at St. Luke, Sequim.

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September 2019

Visit to St. Luke, Tacoma

September 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Luke’s Memorial, Tacoma, 3615 N Gove St.
Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
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Bishop in Residence Brian Prior will be presiding and preaching at St. Luke, Tacoma.

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November 2019

Building Dedication at St. Antony of Egypt, Silverdale

November 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Antony of Egypt, Silverdale, 11885 Old Frontier Road NW
Silverdale, WA 98383 United States
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Bishop Rickel will join St. Antony of Egypt Episcopal Church in Silverdale for the dedication of their new building.

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St. Hilda St. Patrick, Edmonds

November 17, 2019
St. Hilda St. Patrick, Edmonds, 15224 52nd Avenue W.
Edmonds, WA 98026-4304 United States
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St. John Sudanese, Tukwila

November 24, 2019
St. John Sudanese, 3455 S 148th St
Tukwila, WA 98188 United States
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December 2019

St. Bede, Port Orchard

December 1, 2019
St. Bede, Port Orchard, 1578 SE Lider Rd.
Port Orchard, WA 98366
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April 2020

Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to Grace, Lopez Island

April 19
Grace, Lopez Island, 70 Sunset Ln
Lopez Island, 98261 United States
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May 2020

Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to St. Luke, Renton

May 10
St. Luke, Renton, 99 Wells Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to Grace, Bainbridge Island

May 17
Grace, Bainbridge Island, 8595 NE Day Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
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Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to Faith, Poulsbo

May 24
Faith, Poulsbo, 20295 Little Valley Road
Poulsbo, WA 98370 United States
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Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to St. Luke, Ballard

May 31
St. Luke, Seattle, 5710 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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July 2020

Bishop Rickel’s Visitation to Emmanuel, Eastsound

July 12
Emmanuel, Orcas Island, 242 Main St.
Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
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