Here is the June Benedictions. There is a lot going on in our church community. Be informed so we can make decisions together. Click on "Full Article" to see the link.

Please sign up for our ALL CHURCH Potluck Friday, July 17th 6PM. It is time for us to talk together about our future. There is NO DECISION made at this time about which direction to go. Instead, this is a time of discernment for the WHOLE CHURCH, not just the BC.
Your BC chose to do this because we recognize that being a smaller church in the 21st Century means examining all our resources carefully so that we live within our means with ABUNDANCE so that we are not just scraping by but living fully as a mission to proclaiming Christ’s Kingdom in the World!

Bishop Greg Rickel is at General Convention in Salt Lake City. Here is his selfie with Michael McAdams and Ashley Seeley from St.B. To see more pictures check out his Facebook page.

To see what's happening at convention click on the link:
http://www.generalconvention.org/

Here's a sermon from the Most Rev. Michael Curry, our new Presiding Bishop, preaching on Pentecost. We Need Your Light To Shine.

Jul 5
Sun 9:30am

Time for Sunday Services at St. Benedict is changing for the Summer!
Beginning on July 5, there will only be one service on Sunday. This will be at 9:30. There will be no 8:00 nor
10:30. Consolidated Sunday service at 9:30 will continue throughout July and August. In appreciation of some
desiring a more contemplative service, ONE service during each month will have NO music accompanying the liturgy.
There will be no music on July 5 and August 2. Music will accompany other services. The primary reason for this

Jul 17
Fri 6:00pm

All Church Potluck + Conversation about different Ways of Doing Church
Your BC has invited the following people to speak at this occasion:

Juli Mallett
Intern at St. Timothy’s Chehalis

Sandi Carter
Senior Warden Christ Church Puyallup

The Rev. Bonnie Campbell
Priest at St. Mark Montesano

Jim Campbell,
Member of St Mark
Member of Diocesan Finance & Budget Committee
(Bonnie’s Husband too)

The primary discussion was devoted to following up on the recent Mutual Ministry Review (MMR), May 9. At the MMR we affirmed that St Benedict is in a period of discernment to review different models of ministry. It was decided that as we transition from having George as our vicar, to use this time to consider with the congregation, the models of ministry which could best enable SBC to do what God is calling us to do. When George accepts a new call we will ask the Bishop for an interim priest, and continue examining different models as part of our Search.

The Rev. George Anne McDonnell shares her thoughts on Reconciliation. To see other sermons click on the Sermons link.

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