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Vacation Bible Camp - Peace Lab Day 5

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

Dear VBC families, Today was our last morning of VBC – always a day of mixed feelings. We are all so happy to get to Friday and the weekend, but we are sad to see our wonderful VBC end. 45 volunteers, 8 staff, and 40 campers not only made this program happen, they made it GREAT! Thank...

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Vacation Bible Camp - Peace Lab Day 3

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

Dear VBC families,  We had a wonderful but different day of VBC. Peace is growing here at St. Thomas, and we are all blessed by it.  Thank you so much for…  Remembering sunscreen. The weather is a bit cooler and cloudier, but it is still a good idea. Remembering...

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Vacation Bible Camp - Peace Lab Day 2

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

Dear VBC families, We had another wonderful day of VBC! So many seeds of peace are being planted – literally and figuratively - at St. Thomas this week! Thank you so much for… Remembering sunscreen. The weather is a bit cooler and cloudier, but it is still a good...

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Vacation Bible Camp - Peace Lab Day 1

Posted by Lisalynn Reed on

What a great first day of VBC! So much positive energy and enthusiasm! God’s peace is growing at St. Thomas this week! First, reminders and a request… Remember sunscreen as every group spends 20 minutes in the park for recreation, and there is not much shade. Remember to help...

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Lent 2018 - Reflections by and for the People of St. Thomas

Posted by The Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, Bishop of Olympia on

Joel 2:13b - 14. Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and relents from punishing. Return to the Lord your God. With Ash Wednesday, Lent begins. It is a time of reflection, a time to slow down, to look deeper, to give...

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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day Seven

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Posted by St. Thomas Staff on

Well, our time is up. It feels like we just arrived in Guatemala and like we’ve been here forever. Time does funny things during the types of experiences we’ve had this past week. Every support team like ours has the chance to go on a special outing with a group of students from Safe...

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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day Six

Posted by St. Thomas Staff on

Tonight’s blog post is short and sweet. Today was a day off from our work with Safe Passage. The staff schedules the majority of their meetings for Fridays and are tied up with their work, giving support teams a day off to explore and enjoy Guatemala. Our team took the day to venture about...

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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day Five

Posted by St. Thomas Staff on

When we go on a mission trip, we often want a task to do – something tangible to show that we made a difference and made a positive impact for God’s kingdom. For some, that means building a house, painting walls, putting on a Bible camp, or, as was the case for our Guatemala mission...

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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day Four

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Today was another full day with students at Safe Passage. We split our time between the CRE (middle school and high school educational reinforcement center) and the jardin infantil (preschool). Our day in Guatemala City began with a PE class with middle school students. We played a game of tag...

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Guatemala Mission Trip: Day Three

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Today was our first day working in the classrooms at Safe Passage. After arriving at the colegio (elementary school), our team was divided up into 1st-5th grade classrooms. Team members in 1st and 2nd grade classes immediately loaded into vans with their class to travel a few minutes away to the...

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