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Vandalism Across the Diocese on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Vandalism Across the Diocese on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Please note: the image of vandalism from St. Luke, Seattle contains potentially triggering slurs. Several churches across the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia were vandalized on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with messages of intolerance and political divisiveness. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett, and Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle were all targets of these acts of hate. The leaders of all three communities have responded with such grace and love in the midst of

Get to Know the Seattle Service Corps: Elly

Get to Know the Seattle Service Corps: Elly

Today we introduce another Seattle Service Corps member: Elly Green! She comes to Seattle by way of many places, but Kentucky is where her parents live. Elly graduated in 2018 from Xavier in Cincinnati, Ohio with a double major in English and Gender and Diversity Studies. Elly said about joining the Service Corps, “I’m really drawn to a sense of community in family ties and ones you form yourself. The SSC program community also intersects with spirituality, which was a

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20): unite! ¡unámonos!

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20): unite! ¡unámonos!

July 5-11 | Registration Closes February 1 | $1,000 Registration (1/3 Scholarship Available) “Come to me, all you who are struggling hard and carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. Put on my yoke, and learn from me. I’m gentle and humble. And you will find rest for yourselves. My yoke is easy to bear, and my burden is light.” – Matthew 11:28-30, Common English Bible (CEB) Join other youth from across The Episcopal Church for the largest

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal – Week 6

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal – Week 6

From Aaron Scott, Diocesan Missioner of Anti-Poverty Organizing and Chaplain and Organizer with Chaplains on the Harbor: Dear family in Christ and in the struggle for survival and dignity for all people, We’re adding an extra week to our year end appeal, and we still need to raise $25,000 to finish the year! As individuals and as a team, we have come a long way in six years – from homelessness, from active addiction, from incarceration, from family separation, from

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 5

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 5

From Aaron Scott, Diocesan Missioner of Anti-Poverty Organizing and Chaplain and Organizer with Chaplains on the Harbor: Dear family in Christ and in the struggle for survival and dignity for all people, Chaplains on the Harbor still needs to raise $30,000 to close out the year! This is the final week of Chaplains on the Harbor sharing testimonies from our incredible staff, as part of our year-end appeal. As individuals and as a team, we have come a long way

Staff Transitions at the Office of the Bishop

Staff Transitions at the Office of the Bishop

There’s a new staff transition to announce at the Office of the Bishop. Florence Caig, our staff accountant, is leaving this week. Her husband is in the military and has been transferred, so Florence and her family will be moving to Wisconsin. In the short time she has been with us, she has been a vital part of the staff at Diocesan House, an outstanding accountant, and a delight to work with each and every day. While we are sorry

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 4

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 4

From Aaron Scott, Diocesan Missioner of Anti-Poverty Organizing and Chaplain and Organizer with Chaplains on the Harbor: Dear family in Christ and in the struggle for survival and dignity for all people, Chaplains on the Harbor still needs to raise $30,000 to close out the year! This is week four of Chaplains on the Harbor sharing testimonies from our incredible staff, as part of our year end appeal. As individuals and as a team, we have come a long way

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 3

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 3

Dear family in Christ and in the struggle for survival and dignity for all people, This is week three of Chaplains on the Harbor sharing testimonies from our incredible staff, as part of our year-end appeal. As individuals and as a team, we have come a long way in six years – from homelessness, from active addiction, from incarceration, from family separation, from a budget of $500 and backpack full of sandwiches – to a thriving staff of 11 leaders

Chaplains on the Harbor: Year End Appeal, Week 2

A young woman fist-bumping a religious leader while a group looks on, smiling

From Aaron Scott, Diocesan Missioner of Anti-Poverty Organizing and Chaplain and Organizer with Chaplains on the Harbor: Dear family in Christ and in the struggle for survival and dignity for all people, Here’s week two of Chaplains on the Harbor sharing testimonies from our incredible staff, as part of our year-end appeal. As individuals and as a team, we have come a long way in six years – from homelessness, from active addiction, from incarceration, from family separation, from a