Parish Nursing: Pneumonia & Strep Throat

Last month’s health article compared the flu to a cold. This month’s compares pneumonia and strep throat. If you have a sore throat and feel as though you have a fever, is this the flu, a cold, pneumonia, or strep throat? What to do? If you are an older adult…

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Movie Review: Indivisible

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” School children still recite this pledge every morning at the beginning of their day; it is a cherished memory…

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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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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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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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