Afghan Refugees – VART news (update)

Conversation Partners Are Needed for Afghan Refugees (update)   An exciting opportunity is being offered to us. As you have watched pictures of the Afghan refugees in the last few months, have you wondered what they are like as people? We now have the chance to converse with Afghan refugees.  The Diocese of Olympia is…

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Grocery Receipts Nourish Neighbors

Even though Covid has changed many traditions, CHS parishioners have continued to turn in their grocery receipts from Thriftway and IGA.  In 2021 we received $1,418.86 from Thriftway and IGA as a result of turning in our grocery receipts.  Last month’s receipts alone totaled a generous $16,500, which brought in $539.95 for this past January…

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Bilingual Books for Vashon’s Spanish-Speaking Children

Last year when Rotary agreed to build a bookshelf for the Spanish Community on the island, Church of the Holy Spirit, along with the Vashon School District, committed to donating books to stock the shelves. With input from the Spanish speaking community, the request was made for children’s bilingual books and sets of English/Spanish books.…

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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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Request for Book Recommendations

What was your favorite kids’ book? Or your child’s? Or your grandchild’s? The Outreach Committee is working to supply books to a Little Free Library for Spanish speakers, which will be installed soon next to IGA. (Many thanks to Lin Holly and Rotary for getting this library going.) So, we want to choose books that…

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