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© Meghan
Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 18:25
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear One's of St. C's, 

I happen to be reading the book, “Rage Becomes Her” by Soraya Chemaly....

Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 14:15
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Pentecost is coming up May 31st, often called the Birthday of the Church, Pentecost is the day the holy spirit came to the disciples. We're celebrating this Birthday online, wea...

Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 05:30
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On June 7, the Office of the Bishop in the Diocese of Olympia will hold one virtual worship service for our entire diocese....

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Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 05:15
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St. Columba Day is coming on June 14th!  As a way to mark this day and who are as a community we are going to put together a e-cookbook!  This cookbook will focus on recipes for dinn...

Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 01:00
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We are getting some zoom book clubs off of the ground in June.  The groups will be no more than 4 people in each group - but open to multiples group happening at once. If you ha...

Published on Wed, 27 May 2020 17:00
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This has been a really tough time for everybody in the whole world, and it makes it even harder that we cannot be together physically in worship. We can still raise our voices togeth...

© Steve Elgersma
Published on Wed, 27 May 2020 16:30
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Is there anyone at St. Columba's that has interest and experience in doing audio and video editing that has time and energy to spare? We have several musicians staying home during this pa...

Published on Wed, 27 May 2020 12:45
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Our prayers this week.

Published on Wed, 27 May 2020 12:30
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Published on Thu, 21 May 2020 17:58
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear Ones of St. Columba's,

This week we celebrate Ascension Day - the day we remember how Jesus returned to God, leaving his the particularities of hi...

© Diocese of Olympia
Published on Thu, 21 May 2020 14:00
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To the Good People of God in the Diocese of Olympia,

We live in interesting times. That might be one of the greatest understat...

Published on Thu, 21 May 2020 09:45
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Join us for Worship at 10 AM on Facebook Live!

Click here for our Facebook page- you do not have to have ...

© Meghan
Published on Fri, 15 May 2020 15:45
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear One’s of St. C’s, 

How are you doing?  I have come to greatly dislike this question and yet my deep desire is to know the ...

Published on Fri, 15 May 2020 12:00
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There have been reports of emails claiming to be from "Rev Alissa Newton" asking people to reply about either "an urgent matter" or "needing your help."  These emails are scams,...

Published on Fri, 15 May 2020 09:00
Adult Formation

Confirmation is a time when a baptized person confirms their faith in a specific Christian tradition.  If you are new to the Episcopal Church or just want to learn more about it plea...

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Published on Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00
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The First Sunday after Pentecost is celebrated in the Church as Trinity Sunday - an occasion celebrating the Christian understanding of God as triune - one God in three Persons:...

Published on Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00
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St. Columba, Abbot of Iona, is the patron saint of our community, and we celebrate his feast day in June of each year. This is an occasion that we invite our friends in the Suda...

© Martin Pommerenke
Published on Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Alongside Babylon’s rivers
    we sat on the banks; we cried and cried,
    remembering the good old days...

Published by Elaine Ogden on Fri, 8 May 2020 20:16
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Working on the Children's Spirituality Series for our Facebook page has me feeling more confident about test running spiritual conversations with my own kids. This afternoon, we...

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Published on Fri, 8 May 2020 10:02
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear Ones of St. Columba's,

For roughly the past two months we have been separated from each other. At the beginning of this crisis, when it became evi...

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Published on Thu, 7 May 2020 12:45
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For anyone who has been curious about the community garden at St. C's see the full update from the Program Coordinator at International Rescue Committee (IRC) below.  ...

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Published on Wed, 6 May 2020 11:00
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Our food bank (which is an outlet of King County Emergency Food Services), won't be receiving food to distribute during this time because all of their drivers are high risk for COVID-19.&...

© Meghan
Published on Fri, 1 May 2020 14:14
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear One's of St. C's, 

In seminary I had a class where we talked about the role of priest, prophet, and king in ourselves and in our world....

© photo by Jenny Jimenez
Published on Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:43
From The... - Letters to the Congregation

Dear Ones of St. Columba's,

At this week's Wednesday night worship on Zoom Carol Everson was our preacher. Carol talked about Earth Day, and our relati...

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Published on Thu, 23 Apr 2020 08:17
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Everything changed in our world this March, in the 3rd month of the first quarter of our year, financially. It is hard to say just yet how St. C's finances will be affected goin...

Published on Thu, 16 Apr 2020 10:15
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As we go from meeting in person to meeting online you might want to think about giving online, if you do not already.  You are still welcome to mail in a check. Remember our mai...

Published on Fri, 10 Apr 2020 14:35
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Dear One’s of St. C’s, 

As much as I hated to leave Lent during this time in our world’s ongoing desert I have found it good and right to be in H...

Published on Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:15
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Good Friday

Join St. Columba’s online at 7 pm on Good Friday on Facebook Live: Click here for St...

Published on Thu, 9 Apr 2020 19:00
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Resurrection Sunday

Join St. Columba’s online for Easter at 10am on Facebook Live: Click her...

Published on Thu, 9 Apr 2020 18:00
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Holy Saturday

Join St. Columba’s online at 7:30 pm on Holy Saturday on Facebook Live: Cli...

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