Parish Nursing: Blue at Christmas

BLUE AT CHRISTMAS It is Christmastime and what joy and happiness springs forth. The birth of a baby who will change the world!  The very thought of it. God coming into this world who, in His love for us, sacrifices Himself to save us. The thrill of this ultimate gift…

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Announcements of Sunday, Dec. 9

Women of Hope Beautiful aprons, dolls, table runners and other items made by Nigerian widows affected by HIV/AIDS will be on sale today and December 16. Ron Rice brings these items back from the Mashiah Foundation, a Christian ministry that provides support for these young widows and their children. December…

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West Side Deacons

Thanksgiving Baskets Once again, West Side deacons undertook our traditional Thanksgiving mission to make this holiday a happy one for all of West Side’s families. From petitioning for donations to shopping for food and organizing everything, it is a collective labor of care, concern and love. In October and November,…

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Outreach: Foster Support Faith Alliance

In the November issue of The Good News, Dee West introduced us to the Foster Support Faith Alliance (FSFA), a ministry of Seattle Union Gospel Mission addressing homelessness by supporting foster care. Continuing that introduction, the FSFA explains how foster care is supported by churches in our region. The Foster…

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Foster Care – Giving/Volunteer Opportunities

FOSTER CARE – Holiday Giving/Volunteer Opportunities Are you looking for volunteer or giving opportunities for you and/or your family? Here are a few possibilities:   VOLUNTEER White Center Foster Parent Support Group, Christmas Party – Saturday, December 8, 4-7pm At Beverly Park Baptist Church in Burien Children’s Administration Joyful Toy…

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The View from the Bridge (Pastor): Worth the Wait!

West Side has been waiting for a new pastor for a long time! Most have been patient. Most have been gracious. Many have stepped up and stepped in to help not only continue our ministries in this community but to even start new ones! Way to go! I think it’s…

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