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The Beacon Newsletter 09/22/2021

Sept. 12th & 14th, 2021 Online Worship – Holy Cross Day & Pentecost 16 (Proper 19)

  <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>   Updated COVID-19 Guidelines beginning August 1st, 2021 – Masks required for all persons over the age of 3 years.– No reservations required. – Seating is socially distanced and limited to 75% capacity.– Please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure. Click here for instructions. …

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Fwd: “Feeling, Talking, and Trusting,” September 10, 2021

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Synod “Women of ELCA” Conf October 9th on Zoom

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Online Worship for Sept. 5th, 2021 – Pentecost 15 (Proper 18)

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines beginning August 1st, 2021 – Masks required for all persons over the age of 3 years.– No reservations required. – Seating is socially distanced and limited to 75% capacity.– Please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure. Click here for instructions.                          Sorry. …

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Encouragement: The Abundant Life of Jesus will Prevail

In her August column in Living Lutheran, Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton writes:“This is the faith which declares that through pandemics, droughts, floods, famines, deadly bigotry, war, all the death-dealing things in nature and the human heart, life—the abundant life that Jesus promises—will prevail. Plant something in the summer.”  Read her column English Language Version or Spanish Language Version

Helping the Victimes of Hurricane Ida

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Online Worship for Aug 29, 2021 – Pentecost 14 (Proper 17)

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines beginning August 1st, 2021 – Masks required for all persons over the age of 3 years.– No reservations required. – Seating is socially distanced and limited to 75% capacity.– Please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure. Click here for instructions.                          10:30 …

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Helping Afghan Immigrants and Refugees

St. Christopher’s regularly uses the ELCA (Lutheran) and Episcopal Church networks to distribute funds directly where they are needed. EFFORTS BY THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH UPDATE 9/3/21: The Diocese of Olympia (our diocese) has a video and more info about how to help Afghan refugees in our area. See here. Episcopal Migration Ministries is currently seeking …

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August 22, 2021 Online Worship – Pentecost 13 (Proper 16)

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines beginning August 1st, 2021 – Masks required for all persons over the age of 3 years.– No reservations required. – Seating is socially distanced and limited to 75% capacity.– Please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure. Click here for instructions.       10:30 am Eucharist. Click the image below to begin playing. …

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Image: Labyrinth - Sacred ground and wandering path to the Center who is God

Sacred Ground: A Film-based Dialogue Series on Race & Faith

Dates: You can choose… Tuesdays at 2pm, September 14th – November 16thORThursdays at 7pm, September 16th – November 18th. The Community of the Little Sisters of St. Clare is offering a study of the SACRED GROUND curriculum offered by the Episcopal Church.  The purpose is to unravel the history of racism in its many forms and make conscious how this evil …

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Young Life – Open Office Position!

We are looking to hire the next Area Office Administrator for Greater Olympia Young Life, and you can help us find the right person! Do you know someone who is detailed and thorough, good on the computer, and would consider this part time job? This position is 15-25 hours a week (it varies by season), with regular …

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Wellness News: “Ice Cream Lessons”

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August “Across the Diocese” Newsletter

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Five Resources for Welcoming Families in Worship

  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.         WEBSITE  SUBSCRIBE  DONATE The Rev. Dr. Reed Carlson Shares Five Resources for Welcoming Families in Worship July 28, 2021 Every month ECFVP offers resources on a theme. This month we’ve asked 2015 ECF Fellow the Rev. Dr. Reed Carlson to choose five resources from …

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2021 Living Stones Prison Congregation – News

     

Synod E-News: Tell us without telling us Lutheran challenge, Church Tax Exempt status, protect your church vehicle, Bishop’s sabbatical, job opportunities, Hunger Crossroads

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In-Person Worship: Updated Guidelines beginning August

In July, the Reopening Committee submitted a revised recommendation for in-person worship. The Bishop’s Council amended and approved the recommendation on July 12th. That recommendation can be found here. As a result, beginning August 1st: No advanced reservations will be required for attending services. No attestation forms will be required No temperature checks will be …

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Across The Diocese of Olympia (July Dio Newsletter)

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