Walk Again: Discerning the Future with Bishop Rickel

Eleven years ago, Bishop Rickel traveled throughout the diocese on his first walkabout, meeting the people of the diocese and visiting churches across Western Washington. Now, as we enter into a new phase of our life together, Bishop Rickel and representatives from our governing bodies will be traveling the diocese again for a series of …

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Celebrating Chaplains on the Harbor at the Rainier Club

[from the Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, (Episcopal) Bishop of the Diocese of Olympia ] Dear Ones,  On Tuesday, March 19, the Diocese of Olympia will be hosting an intimate benefit dinner for Chaplains on the Harbor. This event will be held at The Rainier Club– Seattle’s most elite private club, located in the heart of downtown. Because of your …

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Interfaith Advocacy Day

Join advocates in your legislative district to bring voices of compassion and justice to our elected officials. Feb. 14, 2019, 9am – 3pm. www.fanwa.org

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“Changing Lives for Christ” : The Annual Report of 2018

Please click this link to view our Annual Report for the Year 2018. Please click this link to view our Annual Report for the Year 2018.

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Annual Meeting: Sunday, January 27th

Our Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 following the 10:30am service. (There will be no 8am service on January 27th.) What has God has been doing in our midst? What people are excited about? What plans are in the future?How can I be involved and make a difference? Come see what …

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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve Services on December 24th: 3:30pm – Christmas Eve I  (Nursery Care Available)5:30pm – Christmas Eve II (Nursery Care Available)8:00pm – Christmas Eve III

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Bishop Rickel’s Advent Message

  As we prepare to enter Advent, that season of preparation and expectation before Christmas, Bishop Rickel offers his blessings for the season and several resources for your journey through Advent. Advent Resources:   Journeying the Way of Love Resources Preparing to Become the Beloved Community Contact Info The Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel Bishop of Olympia 1551 10th Ave E Seattle, …

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Advent Festival Postponed Untill Next Year

“Wha’?! No Advent Festival?”  Yep. Afraid so, for 2018 anyway. This year we’ve got pageant practices for the children going on at the same time and we’re just coming off of our Thanksgiving week, filled with service activities with the foodbank and a lovely pie feed and joint Thanksgiving service. So we’re pacing ourselves a …

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Thanksgiving Service & Ol’ Time Pie Social

St. John’s (Olympia) and St. Benedict’s (Lacey) are joining us at St. Christopher’s  for Thanksgiving worship and a pie social afterwards on WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m.  (Click here for a map to St Christopher’s) Please bring a pie, cut it into serving pieces, bring it with a pie server, and make sure all …

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St. Christopher’s at Griffin School’s Sr. Luncheon

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New Advent Devotional Available for Free!

Advent, the four week preparation for Christmas, begins Sunday December 2nd. In preparation for Christmas this year we’ll be reading through Living Compass’ Advent devotional, “Practicing Generosity With All Your Heart, Soul, Strength, and Mind.” Your copy of this devotional is available at the church and is a free gift to you. Use it on …

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Pledge Harvest Luncheon is Sunday, Nov. 11th

In celebration of the faithful generosity of you and all the congregation we invite you to T he Pledge Harvest Luncheon sponsored by the Stewardship Committee. After the 10:30am service on November 11th. Come let us say ‘Thank you’ to you for your support. “Many of the best thank you’s are edible.” – Proverb of …

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Leadership and The Sixth Commandment

By Rev. Kim Latterell, Synod Bishop’s Associate Given the craven state of affairs among our current political leadership, perhaps it is fitting, a ripe time to recall the Sixth Commandment, its prohibitions and encouragements. As the commandments are meant to both address human sin and guide civil life for the good of all, a refresher …

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A Response to the 72 Hours of Hate and Violence of last week.

Dear Sisters and Brothers, In the last few days we have seen the evil within our society erupt once more – the shootingof two people of African-American descent after a failed attempt to enter a predominantly African American Church;  the mailing of pipe bombs to the Clintons, Obamas, CNN, and others; and the violent slaughter …

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Practices of a Jesus-Centered Life

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Come and See… Go and Tell / Cursillo

Dumas Bay Conference Center, Federal Way | October 19-21  |  $100 (includes all lodging, meals, materials!) Come and See… Go and Tell offers an experience of spiritual renewal. Guests will experience God’s unconditional love while deepening their understanding of Jesus’ teachings. Stories of faith presented on the weekend encourage living out our baptismal covenant in the …

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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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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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Special Events This Weekend (May 19th & 20th)

Special Events This Weekend Candlelight Renewal of Baptismal Vows and Vigil of Pentecost Saturday, 8pm Join us on the beach as we renew our faith with Sydney Soetenga. A dessert reception follows. Location: Lisa & Steve Andrew’s home Contact the church office for address or see your weekly email announcements Stewardship Appreciation Coffee Hour. Sunday following …

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Lent on Facebook: Daily Prayers and Scriptures

Our church Facebook page is publishing daily prayers for Lent. You can take a look at www.facebook.com/stchristopherolympia. And if you are looking for daily Bible readings they can  be found at www.dailylectio.net.

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