Feb 09

Lent evening prayer and book study

This Lent, we’ll be gathering on Wednesday evenings for evening prayer, followed by a book study (evening prayer at 7pm, book study at 7:30).  We’ll be using “Holden Evening Prayer,” a beautiful musical setting of evening prayer by Marty Haugen. The first Wednesday Lent gathering will be February 29. For our book study, we’ll be …

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Feb 06

Looking toward Lent

The words of the prophet Joel are ones that summarize Lent for many of us: Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and relents from punishing (Joel 2:13). We hear them read on Ash Wednesday; we sing them; we meditate on them.  …

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Jan 23

Epiphany 3, 2012

Andy Willis Epiphany 3 / 22 January 2012 Mark 1:14-20   Once again, it’s good to see all of you here after this week of truly challenging weather.  As newbies here in Western Washington, Grete and I were not sure what to expect when the forecast called for 14 inches of snow, followed by ice …

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Jan 17

Welcome to Rev. Patti Sells, our new deacon!

St. Christopher’s is very pleased to be welcoming Patti Sells as our new deacon!  Patti’s first Sunday with us was January 8, 2012.  Here are a few words of introduction from Patti: I was ordained in 2001 at the Cathedral in Salt Lake City and served there until moving to WA in 2003.  My ministry …

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