St Benedict held a congregational conversation on Friday July 17, 2015, to explore the direction our ministry will go in the future. We are looking at different ministry models that other churches of our size and financial status are using to help do ministry in vital ways.

Look at the right side for our website. New pictures and sermons to explore.

Your Willapa region
You are all members of the Willapa Regional Ministry. Thank you for being part of this important connection to your diocese. The Diocese of Olympia is divided into 10 regions. Our region, the Willapa region, is made up of 10 churches: St. Hugh of Lincoln, Allyn; St. Germain, Hoodsport; St. Benedict, Lacey, St. Luke, Elma; St. Mark Montesano; St. Christopher, Olympia; St. John, Olympia; St. David of Wales, Shelton; St. John, South Bend.

Items voted on: 1) We were asked to review SBC’s policy on alcohol to see if greater flexibility was possible. Determined No Change. 2) We shared congregation members’ opinions about going to a single service July-Aug. Only one negative response was reported. Determined that “Yes” we would go to a single 9:30 service, beginning July 5, with one Sunday in the month having no music. 3) Voted to discontinue Quarterly Quarters since its original purpose was no longer the case.

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Camp Michael is July 21-25. Please click on the "full article" link to find out how you can help for a few hours:

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
During General Convention, several dozen Episcopalians from around the country and world squeezed into a hotel breakout room to have a deeply personal reflective conversation about racism. At an event organized by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, participants were asked to reflect on their own experiences with racism and how they could help overcome it in their communities.

There's a lot going on at St. Benedict. We'd love to hear your thoughts.
Jody Keys - Vicar's Warden and Kathy Baros Friedt- People's warden.

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.

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:

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

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