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Rector’s Weekly Message (Page 4)

Holy Week and Easter Services

All services will be held online. Click here for more information. Click below to download our worship booklet. Maundy Thursday: April 10 at 7:00pm Good Friday: April 11 7:00pm Easter Sunrise Vigil Service: April 12 at 6:00am Easter Worship April 12 at 10:00am

Resurrection Delayed

First, A Time of Grief A few days ago, as I was working at home, I experienced a wave of tiredness, and then a wave of sadness. I sat with those feelings for a moment in prayer and realized that what I was experiencing was grief. I miss being at the church. I miss worshipping…

Come Together for Virtual Worship

A few people have reported some difficulty accessing our Sunday 10:00 AM live stream on our Facebook page―especially those who do not have Facebook accounts. So, here are a few basic tips: You don’t have to have a Facebook account. Go to our Facebook page, where you can see all our content, including the live…

Stay Connected, Stay Church, and Take Care of Each Other

My dear friends, What interesting times we are experiencing. I am writing this from my desk at home rather than my office at the church. This is just one of the many changes we have made to maintain social distancing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Every one of us has been touched by this situation, and as a church, we…

Worship During a Pandemic

Our online worship resources may be found here. On Thursday, March 12, Bishop Greg Rickel announced that he is directing all Episcopal Churches in the Diocese of Olympia to close for the next two weeks, until March 22nd. Here is the relevant portion of his announcement:  I am calling for the closure to the public…

Corona Virus Updates

Changes in St. Dunstan’s Events: Wed. Eucharist and Bible Study cancelled until April 2. Dear Friends,I am canceling the Wednesday Eucharist and Bible Study until after Easter. I love these groups, I love worshipping together and studying together with all of you, but given the current situation and the age of most of our group,…

Finding Freedom, Seeking Happiness

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near. – Matt 4:17 Repent. That’s a word that is hard to use and hard to hear. Too often, we hear the word repent as a club being used to beat us into a guilty obedience to an angry God. We need to rescue the word from religious abuses. We need to find a way…

Heat and Light

This week I attended the annual Clergy Conference for our diocese. This was a working conference looking at the role of anxiety in our lives and in our congregations. The title, “Heat and Light”, is meant to convey the positive and negative effects of anxiety. As a positive, anxiety can be the expression of a longing for God, a longing for something…

Thank You

Thank You We spent this week preparing for the Annual Meeting and Celebration of Ministries that will take place on Sunday after the second service. I have had a wonderful time reflecting on all the wonderful accomplishments of the past year. We have many generous and capable people contributing to the life, ministry and worship…