One-hour monthly Zoom conversations about things people can do in their everyday lives relating to energy usage to reduce their carbon footprint and reverse climate change.
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Catherne Meeks' latest publication, "The Night is Long but Light Comes in the Morning: Meditations for Racial Healing," Church Publishing, 2022. Winner of the President Joseph R. Biden Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Catherine Meeks is the Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing in Atlanta, GA. The event will feature prolific leaders from across the Church as we come together to look inward and reflect on the meaning of social justice and what it means to love one another.
It's time for the quarterly gathering of leaders in Children, Youth & Families Ministry from around the Diocese! We’re excited that the author of the popular “Building Faith Brick by Brick” series, Emily Slichter Given, will be joining us to share about how she hit upon combining Legos and faith formation, and ways you can incorporate or enhance this ingenious practice in your own church setting.
By the grace of God and the people consenting, The Most Rev. Melissa Skelton, Bishop Provisional of Olympia, will ordain six new transitional deacons: Phillip Lienau, Theresa L. Newell, Lisa Bozarth Ozaeta, Martin William Pommerenke, III, Myra Ryneheart Corcorran, and Robert Gary Stevens, your prayers and presence are invited.
At this special Sunday forum Fr. Fadi Diab, Rector of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Ramallah in the West Bank, will join Dean Steve from Ramallah over Zoom to discuss the current situation on the ground in Palestine, how the war is impacting our Christian siblings in the Holy Land, and how the prospect of peace can still be held in the face of such challenges.
The challenges and joys of serving small congregations are unique. We want to begin regular conversation and resourcing for clergy serving our smaller congregations with a zoom gathering January 10 at 2:30 pm. There are many ways to define “small” for a congregation. It might mean clergy is not full time, or Average Sunday attendance is less than 75, or the congregation struggles to make ends meet because of budget shortfalls. If you consider your congregation to be “small,” this