A Covenant to Root Out Racism

A Covenant to Root Out Racism We lament the Church’s role in the subjugation, enslavement and genocide of societies of indigenous peoples, including Native Americans and Pacific Islanders. Lord, have mercy upon us. We lament the Church’s role in profiting from the selling, trading, and genocide of people of African descent and the lasting effects…

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A Covenant to Root Out Racism, Kay Pieringer

Anti-black racism ~~ anti-Asian racism ~~ hordes of desperate foreign families at the southern border of the United States What do they have to do with us here on Vashon Island? What do we have to do with them? It is too easy to tell ourselves that there’s not much we can do here on…

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Great Vigil of Easter

Christos anesti! Alethos anesti! Try it again… Christos anesti! Alethos anesti! “Mortal, can these bones live?” “He is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him, just as he told you.” Christos anesti! Alethos anesti! “Mortal, can these bones live?” “He is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see…

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Little Free Library

THANK YOU to all who contributed–both financially and with book suggestions–to the Pequeña Biblioteca Gratuita/Little Free Library. Because of your generosity, we have donated over 30 children’s books to the library. Among them are old favorites, such as Charlotte’s Web/La telaraña de Carlota and The Little Prince/El principito, as well as “new” favorites, such as…

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A message from Rector’s Warden, Kay Pieringer

Greetings, Church of the Holy Spirit. We welcome a new voice in the Warden’s Corner. My name is Kay Pieringer and I am honored to be the new Rector’s Warden for 2021. I want to thank Anna Swain & John Bean for being such great role models. It is much comfort to know that they…

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A message from People’s Warden, Rick Edwards

Recently I was considering becoming one of the people that help with the video setup for Sunday morning services. I imagined the task would be easy, but I thought I should see what all it entailed. Sitting at home and watching the Facebook live stream, I thought something like, “piece of cake”. Boy did I…

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