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2021 Necrology

Koinonia Newsletter

03-05-21 Vestry Corner with Mike Mitchell, update on Bishop search, Rector’s thoughts on expanded food bank volunteer ages, Lent: a river through the desert , time for art with Lynn, Ann and Lisa.

02-26-21 Bishop Search survey, Vestry corner with Dave and angels, Rector’s corner walking the Camino de Santiago, Lent a river through the desert, Souper Bowl of caring results, Time for Art with Ann and Lynn.

02-19-21 Vestry Corner with Jinx, distractions, Rector’s thoughts on spiritual direction, Lent a river through the desert, Time for Art with Lynn and Ann. 

02-12-21 Ash Wednesday service, Vestry corner with Clive Oliver, Rector’s thoughts on spiritual and pastoral support, Lent opportunities, Time for art with Ann, Christopher, and Lynn.

02-05-21 Congratulations New Vestry Members and Convention delegates, Rector’s thoughts Ash Wednesday and Easter, Souper Bowl of Caring and $2500 Match, Stewardship 2021 status, Time for Art Lynn and Ann.

01-29-21 Rector’s thoughts annual meeting, Time for art with Ann, Christopher, and Lynn, How the blessing box works, Souper Bowl of caring, Kestrel Project & Sacred Ground. 

01-22-21 Rest in Peace, Paula Paterson, Rector’s thoughts, “saudade” Vestry Corner with Susan Furca, “Food for Thought”, Vestry Candidates, Time for art with Ann, Lynn, and Fr. Christopher, Kestrel Project, and Souper bowl of caring. 

01-15-21 Vestry Corner with Angela Micklos Living Together, Rector’s thoughts on living and liberating, stewardship, annual meeting, time for art with Ann and Lynn, and a thankyou from Jordan Valley Elementary. 

01-08-21 Rector’s thoughts pray for our nation, Stewardship, Calling all candidates, thanks from small cell ovarian cancer foundation, time for art with Ann, and Sacred Ground. 

01-01-21Vestry Corner with Wendy Hutchinson “Amazing”, Rector’s thoughts parking lot communion, Calling all candidates, time for art with Ann Charat, Carol Gentner & Lynn Hoins, and Sacred Ground. 

12-25-20 Visit from St. Nicholas, Rector’s thoughts Thomas Merton, Calling candidates for vestry, Time for art with Ann Charat, Lynn Hoins, Ric Tanner and Jane Andrews. 

12-18-20 Vestry Corner with Mike Mitchell on Christmas spirit, Rector’s thoughts on community, Calling all candidates, Stewardship 2020, Christmas Eve Service, Online Compline, Time for Art with Jane Andrews, Lynn Hoins, and Sacred Ground. 

12-11-20 Vestry Corner with Clive Oliver (reflecting on Advent), Rector’s thoughts sharing the good news of a Christmas Eve service, Carol Gentner on Stewardship, Time for Art with Ann Charat, Wendy Ormsby, Jane Andrews & Lynn Hoins, Interview with a Parishioner Josh Andrews, operation chimney drop completed and sacred ground coming to Saint James.  

12-04-20 Vestry Corner with Doug Sward (Tired and Retiring), Rector’s thoughts, Advent rethought, Time for art with Ann Charat and Dave Klemm. 

11-27-20 Vestry Corner with Jinx and her owl, Rector’s thoughts on Thanksgiving, Carol Gentner on Stewardship, Online Compline, Time for art with Ann Charat and Lynn Hoins, & Operation Chimney drop. 

11-20-20 Vestry Corner with Susan Furca giving thanks, Rector’s thoughts interaction and communications, Carol Gentner Stewardship and What Happened?, Time for art with Ann Charat and Lynn Hoins. 

11-13-20 Vestry Corner with Jesse Parent, jumpin’ with Van Halen, Rector’s thoughts with an important survey, stewardship 2021 (Pledging made easy), time for art with Ann, Thanksgiving baskets and operation chimney drop. 

11-06-20 Vestry Corner with Angela Micklos, Rector’s thoughts on three topics, calling all candidates, Vestry responsibilities, Time for are with Ann Charat, Ric Tanner, Tom Swegle, Fr. Christopher and Lynn Hoins.

10-30-20 Vestry Corner with Clive Oliver, Rector’s thoughts on All Saints, Update on in person worship, Fall Stewardship drive, Time for art Ann Charat, Dave Lingo, and Lynn Hoins

10-23-20 Vestry Corner with David Klemm and the BCP, Rector’s thoughts on Bishop’s retirement, Update on church services by Angela Micklos, Stewardship, and Zentangle by Ann Charat.

10-16-20 Vestry Corner with Wendy Hutchinson, Rector’s thoughts on election, calling all candidates, Fall stewardship drive, Time for art for Carol Seitz & Dia de Los muertos

10-09-20 Vestry Corner with Jinx Strout, Rector’s thoughts, Zentangle by Ann Charat, Mental Health Resources, Youth and young adults events around the diocese. 

10-02-20 Blessing of the Animals, Vestry Corner with Doug Sward, Rector’s thoughts, Cars for Cause feedback, Zentangle by Ann Charat, interview with (not) a parishioner Alan Ormsby.  

09-25-20 Vestry corner with Susan Furca, Rector’s thoughts, calling all candidates. 

09-18-20 A message from the Wardens and Rector, Vestry corner with Angela Miklos, call to the position of vestry, Rector’s thoughts, St. James car show. 

09-11-20 Vestry corner with Jesse Parent, Rector’s thoughts, car show. 

09-04-20 Vestry corner with Clive Oliver, Rector’s thoughts, Interview with Adam Andrews, Friends of St. James camping at Moon Lake, 

08-28-20 Vestry corner with Petey McKnight, Rector’s thoughts, interview with Lynn Hoins, & Catastrophes  / Joy by Ann Charat.  

08-21-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry corner with Jinx Strout, Rector’s thoughts, special day for Nikki, Interview with Thomas Micklos  

08-14-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry corner with Angela Micklos, Rector’s thoughts, Sunday school via Zoom.

08-07-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry corner with Mike Mitchell, Rector’s thoughts, EFM.

07-31-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry corner with Doug Sward, Rector’s thoughts, new normal. 

07-24-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry Meeting Highlights, Rector’s thoughts, How to give without going to church, Mental Health resources. 

07-17-20 Sunday Morning Prayer via Zoom, Vestry Corner with David Klemm, Rector’s thoughts.

07-10-20 Sunday Worship via Zoom, Vestry corner with Petey McKnight, Rector’s thoughts, congrats to our confirmands 

07-03-20 Sunday Worship Via ZOOM, vestry corner with Susan Furca, Rector’s thoughts.

06-26-20 Vestry Corner with Jinx Strout, Rector’s thoughts. 

06-19-20 Vestry corner with Clive Oliver, Rector’s thoughts, Laura Orcutt’s EFM journey,  & Virtual Bishop’s visit next week. 

06-12-20 Vestry Corner with Angela Micklos, Rector’s thoughts, Granite Education Foundation, Virtual Convention. 

06-05-20 Vestry Corner with Jesse Parent, Rector’s thoughts, A Letter from Seth.

05-29-20 Message from your wardens and Rector, Vestry Corner with Petey McKnight, Rector’s thoughts.

05-22-20 Church start up poll, Presiding Bishop to preach ecumenical service 5-24, Vestry Corner with Wendy Hutchinson, Rector’s thoughts, Interview with Kathy Cox,  

05-15-20 Sunday Worship, Vestry Corner with Doug Sward, Vestry Meeting Highlights, Rector’s thoughts, Interview with Seth Bott, & Bishop Search Committee update. 

05-08-20 Congratulations Dr. Bott, Vestry Corner with Susan Furca, Breeze, Rector’s thoughts, Bishop Search, Thriving in times of COVID-10, Interview with Lili Brady.

05-01-20 Vestry Corner with Jinx Strout, Rector’s thoughts, Calendar reminders, Interview with Nancy & Ric Tanner, 

04-24-20 Vestry Corner with Mike Mitchell, Rector’s thoughts, an interview with Julia & Jesse Parent.

04-17-20 Sunday Worship services, Vestry corner with Clive Oliver, Rector’s thoughts, Giving during Covid.

04-10-20 Holy Week & Easter services, Vestry Corner with Angela Micklos, Rector’s thoughts, Bishop Transition Committee applications, Keeping faith community thriving, Food bank protocol.  

04-03-20 Sunday worship streaming, Vestry Corner with David Klemm, Rector’s thoughts, Bishop transition teams, Reflection from Michael Curry, Carol Gentner on spiritual reflections. 

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