PJ’s Page – At our August Council meeting, Raj shared a devotion that reminded him and us that there are many exciting new ministries being birthed in this place! The months ahead surely hold much to be excited about….groundbreaking for 59 units of affordable housing for families, the ministry of our intern, Vicar Laura, some […]
PJ’s Page – “The joy and terror of being human is that we are called upon to love strangers.” ~Sherman Alexie These words were spoken at our daughter’s commencement ceremony at Seattle University. They captured my attention right away, for they are also at the heart of Jesus’ teachings. I’ve been considering Sherman […]
PJ’s Page – While weeding in our front yard the other day, I saw a bit of pink poking through the spent purple blossoms and green leaves of the lilac bush. Upon taking a closer look, I found a small, but beautiful rhodie in full bloom tucked behind the large lilac bush. The soft pink […]
Worship servers are scheduled on the 15th of the preceding month by Pastor Julie. If you have dates when you do NOT wish to be scheduled, please let her or the office know before the 15th. If there is a scheduling conflict, please find a substitute from among the additional names on the schedule.
PJ’s Page – When we were in Germany we noticed that the Lutheran churches are not called Lutheran so much as they are called “Evangelish” or Evangelical. In this country, the term “evangelical” has come to mean something other than its original meaning, which has its origins in the Greek word euangelion which means “good […]
PJ’s Page – Did you ever have a “swear jar” in your home when you were growing up? You know, a jar where you placed your quarter or dollar every time you yet slip with a “colorful” word. I’m going to suggest a different take on this idea….that we consider a “their” jar instead of […]