Diocese of Olympia

Diocese of Olympia

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January 15, 2018

Tell us about yourself and your work. Where are you located? What do you do with your time? Do you have any hobbies?

I have been a priest in the Church for about 12 years. For the past eight years, I was Associate Priest at a rapidly growing and thriving parish in an urban setting. I...

May 10, 2017

[St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral] Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, the iconic building situated on a prominent bluff high above I-5, is Seattle’s most visible symbol of faith. In mid-April 2017, Saint Mark’s began a major construction project to clad the exterior walls of the cathedral in...

February 11, 2017

La refugiada siria Baraa Haj Khalaf, a la izquierda, besa a su padre, Khaled —mientras su madre, Fattoum, llora— a su llegada al Aeropuerto Internacional de O’Hare en Chicago, Illinois, el 7 de febrero. Foto de Kamil Krzaczynski /REUTERS.

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February 6, 2017

[Diocese of Olympia] The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia has joined with the ACLU to file a lawsuit against the federal government in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries. While the words Muslim and Islam are...

January 30, 2017

[Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle press release] Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral decries the announcement of efforts by the new presidential administration to extend a “border wall,” ramp up enforcement, curtail applications for asylum and halt the granting of refugee status. These...

January 29, 2017

January 27, 2017

Today, President Trump issued an executive order severely limiting the immigration of refugees from predominantly Muslim countries. I cannot support the president’s order placing restrictions on refugees based on their nationality and religion. This executive order is a...

November 30, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

I have been involved with Jubilee Ministries since 1991, first as Coordinator of a Jubilee Ministry in the Diocese of Spokane. In 2003 our parish, St. Matthew/San Mateo, Auburn, in the Diocese of...

June 22, 2015

Alondra Hernandez, Hannah Sands and Camila Sands perform a ballet folklórico for the congregation at St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego on Dia de los Muertos. The Latino cathedral community built and decorated the altar. The Hispanic and Anglo members of the cathedral have grown closer by way...

April 14, 2015

By: Elizabeth Stewart Sinclair

 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food” Matthew 25:35 (NRSV)

Bounded on the west by the waters of Puget Sound and on the east by the Cascade Mountain range, the terrain of King County, Washington was shaped by glaciers that deposited fertile soil and carved lush river valleys. Warmed...

March 27, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Olympia] Chaplains on the Harbor, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, has for the past year and a half ministered on the streets of Aberdeen, Washington. The Rev. Sarah Monroe launched the ministry with a backpack of sandwiches, walking the streets,...

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