Bishop Rickel’s Reflections for Lent

Our Diocesan Bishop states that Lent has often become a time of deprivation. He asks us to consider what might happen if we embraced Lent and thought of ti as a discipline more than a punishment. Watch the video of his reflections below.

Five Wednesdays in Lent

Join us through Lent for Yogadevotion – A contemplative meditation and chair yoga class for Lent led by Heidi Green. This is a class for EVERY body with seated poses that can be done either on a chair or on … Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) again hosted a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 5:30-6:30 on Tuesday, February 13. Thirty-six people enjoyed pancakes, ham, sausages, applesauce and beverages. Donations totaled $415 for the Saint David’s Day School Scholarship Fund. Good job, … Continue reading

Strategies for Finding & Hiring a Caregiver

Hospice of San Juan offers a series of talks called Coping with Change. On Feb. 15, from 1:00-2:30 pm, Evan Perrollaz, Director of the Village at the Harbour, will discuss realistic strategies for finding and hiring competent caregivers. This event … Continue reading

Bishop Selects Book to Read for Lent

In this video, Bishop Rickel introduces this year’s Lenten Book Selection – The Book of Common Prayer. Hear Bishop Rickel’s thoughts on this essential tool for our life together as the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. You will find links for … Continue reading

New Missioner for Agrarian Ministry

Brian Sellers-Petersen has been appointed by Bishop Rickel to the new position of Missioner for Agrarian Ministry for the diocese. While he will be working limited hours, he is available to work with churches on the development of their agricultural ministries. … Continue reading

Lenten Retreat Opportunities

Easter is early this year, which means that Ash Wednesday is on Valentine’s Day. If you might be interested in taking a short Lenten retreat this year, now is the time to consider the possibilities and make your reservations. Here … Continue reading

End of Year Contributions

According to IRS rules, contributions are deductible in the year made. To make it count during the tax year, gifts must be made by December 31. Checks which are written and mailed by the end of the year will be … Continue reading