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September 25: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

As Fred Craddock summarizes the core of this parable, “wherever some eat and others do not eat, there the kingdom does not exist, quote whatever Scripture you will.” That’s a hard message for me to hear not just knowing about the systems in place that lead to hunger and homelessness in King and Snohomish Counties, but also the way the United States is the wealthiest country in the world and yet there are people starving domestically globally. I’m a part of this society I’m a steward of the wealth that this nation holds and hoards, if only a fraction compared to others.

Bring Christmas to a Seafarer! 

Every year, the Seattle Seafarers’ Center provides about 1,000 ditty bags stuffed with basic personal necessities to merchant seafarers. These bags are one way we help seafarers celebrate Christmas while they are far from home during the holiday season. Seafarers help make Christmas possible by transporting lots of stuff to the US. Help make a seafarer’s Christmas by providing them with …

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More Than Pretty Flowers: A Liturgical Arts Workshop

Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:00am – 12:30pmSt. John’s, Gig Harbor Since most of our churches use altar flowers to bring the beauty of living things into our worship space, the Commission on Liturgy and the Arts is pleased to present this workshop to broaden the potential of this ministry. Beyond just making “pretty decorations,” the altar flowers can become …

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Eucharistic Minister and Acolyte Training: August 14

If you’ve ever wanted to assist in liturgical worship in any way — from serving Bread or Wine to carrying a cross, gospel book, candle, holding the presider’s book, ringing bells, anything! — come to church on August 14 and stick around for the Eucharistic Minister and Acolyte Training. The training will begin at 11 …

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