Author Archives: Dave

My Mother’s 100th!

Today would have been my mother’s 100th birthday!   Ruth, and her twin brother, were born in Wahoo, NE on 9/18/1920.  She attended Wahoo Public Schools and graduated in 1938.  After receiving her teaching certificate at Luther College in Wahoo, … Continue reading

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Retirement Time, and Time to Move!!!

Carolyn has decided to retire August 1, 2020. Dave retired the end of February, 2020. We weren’t planning on this happening so soon, but since Covid-19 changed things so dramatically so suddenly, we found ourselves spending lots of time together … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Anniversary: 35 years of Rostered Ministry!

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A new addition to the Family!

Bethany and Kristjiana have a new puppy, Pinto! He’s adorable and keeping them company whilst they “shelter in place” and teach school online. We can’t wait to meet him in person, er, dog. Cute, and what ears!!! Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and the Church!

Central Lutheran Church had their most recent open worship service on Sunday, March 8, 2020, the Second Sunday in Lent, the day Daylight Saving Time began. That week, the Northwestern Intermountain Synod, the ELCA, and the State of Washington asked … Continue reading

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Deacon Dave’s Call Ends at Christ Lutheran, 2/23/2020.

To create a call opportunity for Kathy Sebree, a Ministry of Word and Service candidate approved for first call in October, I resigned my call to Christ Lutheran Church in Yakima as their deacon and Minister of Administration. I will … Continue reading

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Byberg Preaching Workshop, January 27-29 in Seaside, OR.

Carolyn and I finally made it to a Byberg Preaching Workshop, a regional annual conference in the Northwest. Karoline Lewis, from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, was the presenter on the theme “Conversation Matters: Preaching John in Matthew’s Lent.” … Continue reading

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National Science Teachers Association met in Seattle!

And Bethany attended, since she’s the Director of the Urban X Lab! We drove “over” to the “wet side” to see her December 13-14, 2019 and stayed near the Washington Convention Center so we could get together with Beth and … Continue reading

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Christmas, 2019!

T’was a quiet Christmas as the kids spent it with the other side of their family. Were busy, as usual, with several worship services! We hope everyone had a wonderful and Merry Christmas, and may 2020 be your best year … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2019 in San Francisco!

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration with Bethany and Kristjiana November 26-30, 2019. Lots of delicious food (too much, but very fancy) and fun things to do in and around the city. We visited Muir Woods for a nice, relaxing … Continue reading

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