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Knowing When to Shift Gears

Weekly Words of Wellness Scott Stoner   The Living Compass Wellness Initiative June 26, 2020                                         Knowing When to Shift Gears       Daily bike rides are my primary stress reliever these days. The combination of physical …

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Worship for June 21 – Pentecost 3, (Proper 7)

Sunday Worship Schedule 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live)9:00 am – Chronological Bible Study (via Zoom) 10:30 am – Liturgy of the Word (Live)Both services can be found below, on Facebook, or on Vimeo.             Worship for Corpus Christi Sunday on June 21, 10:30am. Video trouble? Try …

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Mask Info for our Families

How can you help your children understand masks, how and why we wear them? Please see the following info helpfully shared with us from the Griffin Public Schools   “The Task of the Mask”  Booklet is here. And see below….    

Corpus Christi Sunday Worship (June 14)

Sunday Worship Schedule 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live)9:00 am – Chronological Bible Study (via Zoom) 10:30 am – Liturgy of the Word (Live)Both services can be found below, on Facebook, or on Vimeo.             Worship for Corpus Christi Sunday on June 14, 10:30am. Video trouble? Try …

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Worship on Trinity Sunday, June 7th

Special Worship Schedule for June 7th. Sunday 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live; see below)Sunday 9:00 am – Chronological Bible Study (Zoom) This Sunday Only 10:30 am – Prelude with Music from Across the Diocese 11:00 am – Holy Eucharist with all of the Diocese of Olympia 12:30 pm  – Town Hall Meeting with …

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The Diocese of Olympia’s RePhase Plan: An Introduction from Bishop Rickel

The Diocese of Olympia’s RePhase Plan: An Introduction from Bishop Rickel June 8, 2020 Bishop Rickel introduces the Diocese of Olympia’s plan for returning to in-person worship and face-to-face gatherings. You can see more of the Diocese of Olympia’s plans at the link below: https://ecww.org/a-guide-to-gathering-in-person-the-diocese-of-olympias-phased-in-plan-for-resuming-in-person-worship-and-activities/ Contact Info The Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel Bishop of Olympia …

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Why Advocate Now?

  Why Advocate now?Dear James,We have heard from many of you over the past week – sharing your stories of protesting, expressing outrage at the injustices that continue, and askin   Why Advocate now? We have heard from many of you over the past week – sharing your stories of protesting, expressing outrage at the injustices …

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Fr. James on Racial Injustice, Riots, and the Deaths of George, Breonna, and Ahmaud

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have justly stirred our nation to outrage. And that outrage has turned violent. But as one the statements below will remind us, the violence born of outrage was not the first act of violence…

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Across the Diocese: New Youth Ministry Coordinator | Mental Health Awareness Month | Young Adult Stories of Quarantine

  View as Webpage May 22, 2020 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ A Note from Communications Office Dear community of the Diocese of Olympia, While we continue to navigate the uncertainty and ever-evolving situation of this current health crisis, our weekly diocesan newsletter, Across the Diocese, will remain slightly truncated and be focused on sharing out …

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Pentecost for the Kids: Two Videos

Hi Kids! (& Parents & and Kids at heart) We’ve go two great videos for you! Watch ’em in one sitting or watch each one on different days. Grab your parents or grandparents too! You are loved and you are missed!

Worship for Ascension Sunday, May 24

NEW! Download our App! Text CHURCHAPP to (360) 810-3292 or click here. Worship Schedule: Sundays 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live)Sundays 10:30 am – Liturgy of the Word (Live)Both services can be found below, on Facebook, or on Vimeo. (We have discontinued streaming on Church Community Builder) Worship for Sunday, Easter 7 …

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Bishop Jaech’s letter to Gov Inslee about re-opening churches

May 26, 2020.   Dear Pastors, Deacons, and Congregations, In response to President Trump’s statement last Friday that all churches who wish should re-open immediately for worship, I would like to say that I continue to recommend the same steps that I communicated to you last week.  Namely, I recommend that each pastor should gather …

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Worship on Rogations Sunday, Easter 6 (May, 17, 2020)

Worship Schedule: Sundays 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live)Sundays 10:30 am – Liturgy of the Word (Live)Both services can be found below or on Facebook. (We have discontinued streaming on Church Community Builder) Worship for Sunday, Easter 6 on May 17th. The Insert with Scriptures and announcements is here. Having trouble with …

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Easter 5 Worship “(May 10th)

Did you miss Easter 5 (March 10th) Worship? Find it here.

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Good Shepherd Sunday (May 3) Online Worship.

Our Worship Schedule: Sundays 8:00 am – Morning Prayer with Fr. James (Live)Sundays 10:30 am – Liturgy of the Word (Live)Both services can be found below (scroll down) Worship for Sunday, Easter 4 on May 3. Below is the Liturgy of the Word. Live from Mevo Posted by St. Christopher’s Community Church on Sunday, May …

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The Plans to Reopen In-Person Worship

Read a letter from our Episcopal Bishop about the reopening of churches in the diocese in including St. Christopher’s and see the detailed document that lays out the plan.

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May 7th Update on Reopening StC for Public Worship

A Live recording from www.Facebook.com/StChristopherOlympia/Live on May 7, 2020.

StC Members make Masks for People Across the Country

A small ministry at the home of a StC member now spreads love and care across the U.S.

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Need a prayerbook? Here’s where to get an ELW or BCP…

At St. Christopher’s we us several sources for our worship and print them up in the bulletin. Mostly though, we use the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) of the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. It’s a good idea to have one or both of these at …

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Missed Worship on Easter 3? Find it here.

The Road to Emmaus as metaphore for Christian discipleship with Christ (10:30am) and also reflections on miracles according to the longer ending of Mark (8am).

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