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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day One

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Hello from Guatemala! Our mission team – 10 youth and 5 adults – met very early yesterday morning at SeaTac for a long day of travel. We met at SeaTac at 6am and arrived at our hotel in Antigua, Guatemala around 11:00pm local time (10:00pm Seattle time). An already-planned long day...

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St. Thomas Vacation Bible Camp, Friday, August 4, 2017

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

What a wonderful, blessed final day at VBC! Thank you to the small army of volunteers who made this week happen. The precious gift of their time and talent made it all possible! Our ever energetic Storytellers presented the Parable of Perseverance. The campers learned to be like...

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St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp, Thursday, August 3, 2017

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Digging for Treasure – Parables RevealedToday was another great day at St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp!  In Storytelling the campers learned about God’s love for us through the Parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin. Not giving up until all who are lost have been found is...

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St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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Digging for Treasure – Parables Revealed Another fantastic day at St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp!  As the weather was not quite as hot as predicted, the campers were able to have Recreation in the park – they loved playing “Blob Tag”! The campers lifted their...

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Digging for Treasure – Parables Revealed  

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Digging for Treasure – Parables Revealed  St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Greetings camper parents!  It was another great day at VBC! Today started with singing and learning our Bible memory verse:Beloved, love one another, because love is from...

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Digging for Treasure – Parables Revealed

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

Welcome to VBC - we hope your children had a wonderful and wonder-filled day today!  Our theme today sets the tone for the entire week – God will help us understand. Jesus taught in parables – seemingly simple, short stories that people could relate to, but with many layers of...

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Roads to Reconciliation

Posted by The Rev. Lex Breckinridge on

O God, who created all peoples in your image, we thank you for the wonderful diversity of races and cultures in this world. Enrich our lives by ever-widening circles of fellowship, and show us your presence in those who differ most from us, until our knowledge of your love is made perfect in...

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Letter from the Rector: The Grace in Aging

Posted by The Rev. Lex Breckinridge on

To ripen into an elder, into a being that is more than simply elderly and more than only self, is a deliberate, thoughtful, sustained choice that arises from the intention to see things as they are. The Grace in Aging: Awakening as You Grow Older, Kathleen Singh, p. 18 Here’s a...

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Tags: adult formation, aging, elder, grace, lex, old, the grace in aging

Vacation Bible Camp 2016 - Day 4

Posted by The Rev. Karen Haig on

Today was a great day at St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp!  It was a day to learn about God’s Holy Spirit swirling all around us (ask your camper about the pinwheels!), about the many ways God loves each and every one of us and that no matter when or how we look for God, God will always...

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Vacation Bible Camp 2016 - Day 3

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Another fantastic day at St Thomas Vacation Bible Camp!  The youth Story-tellers told the story of the feeding of the multitudes.  Do you know this is the one story that appears in all four Gospels?  The story teller’s version today was from John’s Gospel, and they...

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Tags: vacation bible school, vacation bible camp, vbc, vbs

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