Author Archives: Dave
We enjoyed a week and a half in northern Europe in early August! Bethany spent July in Copenhagen taking classes with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design to prepare to teach some new courses at Urban School this fall. Another … Continue reading
Carolyn’s mother celebrated her 91st birthday on July 7th. Carolyn’s sister, Theresa, and her husband were here from South Carolina.
Dan and Emily came to visit us earlier this week. We did a lot of wine tasting up and down the valley…so many choices, and such a variety of wines, had delicious dinners together, and drove to see Mt. St. … Continue reading
Felicity, Jason, Carolyn, and 10 youth from Central Lutheran Church enjoyed the 5-day ELCA Youth Gathering that is held every 3 years. over 30,000 ELCA youth from around the country attended, with over 1,000 adult volunteers. They learned about the … Continue reading
Carolyn graduated from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Sunday, May 20, 2018 with a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching degree. The graduation ceremony/Eucharist was held at St. Thomas Apostle Church near the seminary. Bethany, Dan, Emily, and Dave … Continue reading
Enjoyed today visiting Spokane! We took some things from the assembly to the beautiful new synod office with a huge turkey roaming the grounds, had a wonderful lunch at Lindaman’s with Cathy Steiner, the synod’s efficient secretary, took Central Lutheran-Yakima’s … Continue reading
I was asked to be the Assembly Planning Chair for this year’s assembly. I was honored to be asked. Our planning began last Summer,and the planning committees began planning the annual event with our first monthly meeting in October. It … Continue reading
To show that Spring is really here, the reservoir next to our house is beginning to fill, and the irrigation canal that traverses all around Yakima is now moving snowmelt from the Cascades and Mt. Rainier and Rimrock Lake to … Continue reading
Central, Christ, and Tree of Life held joint Midweek Lenten Services again this year at Central. We also held a joint Easter Vigil on March 31st. Happy Easter to everyone!