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Ministries

Our new Deacon in Training

Hello, St. Dunstan’s! I’m excited to be joining you and being a part of the St. Dunstan’s community as I continue my formation into being a deacon. My wife Janice and I have lived in Shoreline since 1992. We have three grown children and two grandchildren. In my day job I’m a fingerprint examiner with…

My Church History, Randy Van Heusden

It was Sunday morning and I was being made aware that it was time to get up for church. Never being a morning person, I hear the request and do what I always tried to do and turned over to get extra moments of sleep. I knew it was not going to be more than…

Speaking of Dying

In my experience, speaking of dying is a beautiful, gracious, life giving thing to do. Most of us are reluctant to talk about death or dying and sometimes we will even deny the truth to avoid facing our own or a loved one’s death. Over the years I have been with many families as someone…

Faces of Our Ministries: Bill Britton

Part 1 – Mugwump the Magnificent I was in the 6th grade Sunday school class at Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park Illinois. It was 1947. Our teacher was Mr. Hefner. He had assigned the burning bush story, beginning at Exodus 3:1, etc I read the account. Mr. Hefner had accepted the challenge of convincing…

Camp United We Stand is moving to a new location

Camp United We Stand thanks everyone who has donated to the camp and we appreciate your continued support! ❤️ We are moving to 2212 NE 125th St, Seattle, WA 98125 on May 19, 2018. Current needs include: Funds for operational expenses: honey buckets, garbage pick-up service, electricity, water, and move expenses (truck rentals and dump…

Faces of Our Ministries: Bobbie Oxford

“When thou commandest me to sing it seems that my heart would break with joy; and I look into thy face, and tears come to my eyes. I know thou takest pleasure in my singing., and call thee friend who art my lord.” ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings On a cold, snowy morning near…

Welcome Deacon Pat

We already know the Rev. Pat Grodt because she has been with us as a deacon in training for the past two years. On October 28th, at our Diocesan Convention, Bishop Rickel ordained Pat to the permanent deaconate. At this same service he announced that Deacon Pat has been assigned to serve at St. Dunstan’s…

Faces of Our Ministries: Claree Vandegrift

Foremost, I am blessed. You have been so welcoming, warm and friendly. You have accepted me to serve on the Altar Guild and included me as a lector. The Mission Statement is at the Heart and Soul of it all: Inspired by our worship together we grow in Christ through welcoming the stranger, feeding hungry…

Faces of Our Ministries: Carol Vojir, Lector

The real impetus to my spiritual journey began in 2005 when I moved to Las Cruces, NM, and joined St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Don’t get me wrong; although not a ‘cradle Episcopalian’, I had been a regular church-goer throughout my life, but God really took me in hand when I moved to Las Cruces! On…