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The Blueberry Bash, August 19th, Noon-4pm

  Join in this outdoor folk & farm festival celebrating the Blueberry Harvest, local culture and faire. The Blueberry Bash, held annually on the third Sunday of August, benefits the Thurston County Foodbank and the ministries of St. Christopher’s Community Church.  Noon to 4pm at St. Christopher’s Community Church, 7902 Steamboat Island Rd., Olympia, WA …

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Friends and Mission Partners with Namibia, Sunday, June 17

Come hear about our friendship with Namibia Come join the conversation on Sunday, June 17th with Rachel Pritchett of the Namibia Task Force of the Southwestern Washington Synod as she explains our synod’s longstanding companion relationship with the many Lutheran churches in the African country of Namibia. She comes wit an invitation to participate. Rachel …

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From Bishop Rickel: A Plea for Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza

[From Bishop Greg Rickel, Diocese of Olympia, WA] Dear Ones, As a Board member of the American Friends of the Diocese of Jerusalem I am writing with a desperate plea for specific help for one of the ministry of the American Friends and especially of the Diocese of Jerusalem, Ahli Arab Hospital.  This hospital is …

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry coming to Olympia

Episcopal Presiding Bishop (PB) Michael Curry to visit to the Diocese of Olympia June 14-17.  In addition to making stops at the Diocese of Olympia’s Refugee Resettlement Office, the College for Congregational Development, and Chaplains on the Harbor, PB Curry will be speaking at public events across the diocese. On Thursday, June 14, at 7:00 …

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