Author Archives: Dave
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!
Several things have changed here at 2105 Maclaren Street, but there is still more to do. We had the tile removed from the entryway and had oak flooring installed. Looks much more like it must have when built. It looks … Continue reading
We spent a nice, quite Christmas in Yakima this year. Dan and Emily spent the holiday with her family, and Beth chaperoned another student study trip from the Urban School of San Francisco to India, this time the northern part … Continue reading
With Christmas Eve on Sunday this year, all of the worship services seemed to run together! First of all, both Central Lutheran and Christ Lutheran churches had Wednesday evening Advent services. Christ Lutheran had, on Sunday, December 24th, a morning … Continue reading
Dan, Emily, Bethany, Carolyn, and Dave spent Saturday, November 25, 2017, visiting Leavenworth, Washington, about 90 minutes north of Yakima. It’s a beautiful Bavarian-themed town in the mountains. We enjoyed the many shops there, and ate delicious German foods. The … Continue reading
The children visited us for Thanksgiving this year. Always fun to work together in the kitchen!