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Just a little longer…

April 15th, 2021 / Administrator

“Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.  By this all the world will know you are my disciples.” Jesus did not stop loving his disciples, his people, the world even when it cost him his life.  All we have to do is persevere a little longer; continue to do everything …


2021 Annual Meeting Report

January 31st, 2021 / Administrator

The Reopening Task Force at St. Paul’s has been hard at work since the initial closures in March, 2020 drafting a comprehensive and thorough plan to minimize the risk when we are able to gather in person once again. The task force, co-led by Christy Drackett and Laura Saunders, has organized around several important areas …


Reopening Stakeholder Update: 10/8/20

October 8th, 2020 / Administrator

St. Paul’s Reopening – Status Report to the Parish October 8, 2020   The building for St. Paul’s parish has been closed for in person worship and all other programs since mid-March.  In the meantime, a robust program of zoom offerings within the guidelines set by the Bishop and the Governor have continued to feed …


Reopening Stakeholder Update: 8/13/2020

August 13th, 2020 / Administrator

Planning for re-opening St. Paul’s to in-person worship is well underway. There are up-to-date links to the Bishop and Governor’s guidances here. Their direction calls for a detailed written protocol that lays out plans and procedures that describe all the steps that will be taken to keep everyone safe. St. Paul’s Re-opening Stakeholders have been meeting every …


Reopening Stakeholders: A Report for the St. Paul’s Vestry

July 21st, 2020 / Administrator

  Reopening Task Force: A Report for the St. Paul’s Vestry 7/21/2020 The St. Paul’s re-opening Task Force has been working in several areas. A summary of our work-to-date is the following: Task Force has met four times. Meetings are via Zoom every other Thursday 10 am. The next one is scheduled for July 30.  Attendance …


Reopening Stakeholder Update: 6/25/2020

June 25th, 2020 / Administrator

Although there is still much to be determined, we know for sure that planning our reopening will involve a lot of people and activity! There will be four opportunities to gather for virtual town hall style meetings to talk about the plans being made and to get some feedback from each of you on how you’re feeling …


Reopening Stakeholder Update: 6/18/2020

June 18th, 2020 / Administrator

Last week, the diocese held a webinar offering the guidance around the legalities and practicalities of reopening. Click here to view this webinar. The St. Paul’s Re-Opening Task Force has been busy reviewing the Bishop’s guidelines, and working together to create a solid re-opening plan for each vital ministry that ensures everyone’s safety. To better …


Reopening Stakeholder Update: 6/11/2020

June 18th, 2020 / Administrator

It won’t surprise you to hear that we don’t yet have an exact date for our reopening. As directed by the Bishop, we’ll be undertaking a phased approach to reopening, that follows Governor Jay Inslee’s guide for businesses and churches in our state. Click here for the Bishop’s guidelines for the reopening of churches in …