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Weekly Message (Page 3)

From Our Senior Warden

The Vestry and St. Dunstan’s have had a very busy and exciting couple of weeks. Since we kicked off the Capital Campaign at the end of March, we have received 63 gifts and pledges for more than $890,000! I thank everyone for their generosity and willingness to contribute to the future of St. Dunstan’s. Last…

We Can Do This!

As I write this, the Imagine the Ways capital campaign has already raised $805,000 to grow our capacity to feed hearts and spirits, open new doors, and serve a bigger feast. About half of this has already been given and the rest is pledged over the next three to five years. This is a wonderful…

Mother’s Day Brunch with the Bishop

It is always special when the Bishop visits, but this time it will be even more wonderful because Sunday is Mother’s Day. You are invited to worship with our Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, and then stay for brunch. Bishop Rickel will preside and preach at both services and then we will host him for…

Prayerful Anticipation

In the fifty days of Easter we anticipate the gift of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. The way Luke tells the story, Jesus told the disciples to stay in Jerusalem, prayerfully awaiting the gift of the Holy Spirit. The disciples did not know what to expect, but they loved and trusted in Jesus, so they…

Bring Easter Blessings Home

I hope we will see all of you at our Easter celebration at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning. Bring with you an item from your Easter feast to be blessed at the altar at this service. You might bring dinner rolls, or even vegetables you plan to use in the meal. (Put them in a…

Holy Week – A Time Apart

It you take a guided tour of the tallest trees at Redwood National Park you will not see the tallest tree. You will see some very tall trees, but the location of the tallest is a closely guarded secret. This majestic tree, known as Hyperion, was only discovered in 2006 and stands an impressive 380.3…

Spring at St. Dunstan’s Church

Spring has come to St. Dunstan’s Church. The cherry trees are beginning to blossom. Tulips are coming up. Easter is almost here. This is a time of new life and new beginnings. This past weekend, our vestry gathered for a snow-delayed vestry retreat. We explored our gifts, both individually and as a group, and we…

Wonderful Generosity

On Saturday night we enjoyed a wonderful Gala Banquet to celebrate our Imagine the Ways capital campaign. The parish hall was decorated beautifully, the food was great, the music was excellent, and the results were fantastic. We now have 41 gifts and pledges totaling $725,000. Of that, $390,000 has been given in donations and $335,000…

Interfaith Vigil and Anti-Islamophobia Teach-in

A report by Mother Catharine Reid In response to last Friday’s horrifying violence in the mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand several local gatherings were held at mosques here in our area. I, along with a standing room only crowd, attended on Monday evening what the organizers called an Interfaith Vigil and Anti-Islamophobia Teach-in sponsored by the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) and…

Imagine the Ways!

Check your mailbox! The invitations went out this week for our Imagine the Ways capital campaign Gala Banquet on Saturday, March 23rd, starting at 6:00 PM. This is your invitation to support our campaign by attending the banquet and by making a donation. This is a very exciting time for our congregation. We have carefully discerned our vision, mission and hopes for…