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Weekly Message

Reflections on General Convention, Final Installment

Our Guest Columnist is Mother Carola von Wrangel On the opening day of General Convention, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invited everyone to “Follow the Way of Love, Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life.” He encouraged us to adopt a rule of life so that we may participate more fully in the Episcopal Branch of the Jesus…

Reflections on General Convention, Episode 2

Our Guest Columnist is Mother Carola von Wrangel One of the highlights of my trip to General Convention was the Saturday evening Worship Service — not just any worship service but an old fashion revival service! Presiding Bishop Michael Curry led us with a rousing sermon. The music was astonishing. And we were then given…

Generous and Compassionate

There is a wonderful energy of generosity and compassion at St. Dunstan’s Church. We see it in our worship, with children contributing to our sermons, with beautiful music from members of our congregation, and in the beauty of our prayers. We saw this on Sunday as we enjoyed a delicious lunch at our Summer Picnic…

A Time to Speak Out

This morning I was listening to the news on the radio and they played a clip from a rally held earlier this week by President Donald Trump. In the recording, President Trump was describing the people being arrested at our southern border as criminals and gang members and mocking our legal system for giving them…

Another visit with our Presiding Bishop

Our guest columnist is The Rev. Carola von Wrangel Last Saturday I went down to St. John’s Church in Olympia, where Presiding Bishop Michael Curry led a conversation and question and answer time with Bishop Rickel and many interested Episcopalians from around the diocese. An exciting day, it provided an opportunity to hear more of…

Summer Worship

Wow! Youth Sunday was great. The children payed the chimes, Ian impressed us again with his flute, and Ryan played the piano beautifully. In the sermon we learned from the kids just what peace really means. My favorite definitions were “harmony”, “love”, and “not punching people.” Youth Sunday was great for kids and for adults.…

Pushing Back Against Darkness

For the past several weeks, ever since we heard of another shooting at a high school in Texas, I have begun our worship with the assertion that, “this is the place to be.” This worship, this congregation is the place to be because in this place we are committed to building a better world and better lives. We are determined to…

The Third Way, Part 2

Our Guest Columnist is Alice Marshall My friend Sharon had serious conflicts with her stepdaughter, Anne. Gritting her teeth and ignoring the misbehavior and disrespect didn’t work. Sitting down and lecturing her led to shouting matches. Desperate to improve the relationship, Sharon decided to try a third way. She started doing her stepdaughter’s chores with…