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Pinocchio! Re-imagined

St. James, Kent | February 15 & 22, 7:00pm; February 16 & 23, 2:00pm & 7:00pm | $10 Suggested Donation

The St. James Players present a fun, interactive play based on a production by the Seattle Children’s Theater. Following the original story written in Italy in 1881, this version is lively and funny, yet meaningful and full of heart. It explores important questions of loyalty, love, and honesty. This is fun for all ages and all are welcome!

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Intergenerational Community Sing

St. Andrew, Seattle | March 15, 7:00pm

Songs that enliven the spirit, nourish the soul, and remind us that we belong to each other. All welcome, no experience necessary.

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Music That Makes Community Workshop

St. Andrew, Seattle | March 16, 9:30am | $75 Registration (Lunch Provided)

How can we lead (even complex) musical material through gesture, body language and voice? Learn techniques for leading worship music without paper or projector in a fun, supportive atmosphere.

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The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

Bellevue Presbyterian Church, Bellevue | March 16, 8:00pm
First Free Methodist Church, Seattle | March 23, 8:00pm
Cost: $25 (general), $20 (senior/military), $5 (youth/student). Children 6 to 10 free

Written for the millenium in 2000, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace has become one the world’s favorite modern works. Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins uses all sorts of inspirations for his text, including the Muslim call to prayer, the sixteenth-century ‘L’Homme armé’ Mass tradition, and ancient religious texts. This anti-war work was dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo conflict. The Seattle Choral Company presents this concert in collaboration with Brass Band Northwest. Mezzo-soprano Sarah Mattox is featured soloist.

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Cantata Fest

Seattle First Baptist Church, Seattle | June 1, 8:00pm | Cost: $25 (general), $20 (senior/military), $5 (youth/student). Children 6 to 10 free

The Seattle Choral Company has invited members of the North Coast Chamber Orchestra and soprano soloist Rebekah Gilmore to join them for their June 1st “Cantata Fest.” The concert will follow the choral cantata form through three centuries of musical history with three enduring works:  Cantata No. 4 “Christ lag in Todesbanden” (Christ lay in in the bonds of death) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata “Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten” (He who allows dear God to rule him) by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), and Cantata “Triptych” by Tarik O’Regan (b. 1978).

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College Scholarship Workshop

St. Columba, Kent | 2nd Sundays through June; 1:30pm

Do you have a high school plan that will make your child an attractive candidate for some serious financial assistance?

Do you have a plan to research which colleges might be best suited to your child’s interests and abilities?

St. Columba, Kent is host to a free monthly seminar for 7th-12th graders, and their parents, on how to understand the system of college admissions. Many of the 8th grade students who have attended in the past have benefited significantly.

Most of the great scholarships, and substantial financial aid packages are awarded by many of the best colleges in the country to kids that they have known for several years. In some cases (more than it used to be) these financial awards are being made to 10th graders! Not just any 10thgraders, but 10th graders that the schools have known for some time.

  • One student is attending MIT for only $256.00 per year, including transportation.
  • One student is attending Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute, perhaps the foremost engineering school in America, with a credit of $70,000/yr to cover her total expenses.

This is an excellent opportunity for our 8th and 9th graders and families to start planning for college NOW! Don’t make college a last minute decision.


Education for Ministry

St. Margaret, Bellevue | Wednesdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm or 6:30pm – 9:00pm

If you are interested in learning more about Scripture, about your faith, exploring ideas, and talking together through questions, EFM may be for you! Saint Margaret’s in Bellevue, WA will be offering two EFM (Education for Ministry) classes in the fall. Beginning Wednesday, September 5th, we will have a daytime group, meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The evening group, meeting also on Wednesdays, will go from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. If you have questions, or would like to enroll, please contact Sonja Lindberg below.

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Support Group For Caregivers of Those with Memory Loss

St. Mary, Lakewood | 3rd Saturdays

A safe place for unpaid family caregivers, their family and friends to:

  • Exchange practical information on caregiving problems & possible solutions
  • Talk through challenges & ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs & concerns
  • Learn about resources available in the community

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