Ky Chen Award: Daniel George Butler

https://youtu.be/Mb1hkf_4QbA Ky Chen AwardDaniel George ButlerSt. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Sequim Dan Butler is a new parishioner at St. Luke’s in Sequim who started as secretary of the church in May of 2021. The position is a second, part-time position for him; his full-time job is as an executive with Wycliffe Bible Association, which he does …

Bishop’s Cross Award: Bonnie & Jim Campbell

https://youtu.be/bU9M-jGgWW8 Bishop’s Cross AwardBonnie & Jim CampbellChaplains on the Harbor, Westport The Rev. Bonnie and Jim Campbell have served critical roles at Chaplains on the Harbor since its founding—first as volunteers, then Jim served as treasurer and bookkeeper while Bonnie led pastoral care ministries. Their unwavering and stabilizing support for this Spirit-led ministry over the …

Bishop’s Cross Award: Barbara A. Fox

https://youtu.be/YkKiMk-ThDU Bishop’s Cross AwardBarbara A. FoxDiocesan Treasurer Barb Fox has served faithfully as Diocesan Treasurer since 2012 when she took a leap of faith and took on the office after having served in a number of roles in the church and diocesan committees, which we will get to later. In Barb’s first address as Treasurer …

Bishop’s Cross Award: Hisako Miyazaki Beasley

https://youtu.be/QgMsKFInJDg Bishop’s Cross AwardHisako Miyazaki BeasleyEthnic Ministries Circles of Color Bishop Nedi Rivera said about Hisako: The thing is she never lets the story be about Hisako; she’s always in the background helping make God’s love present and visible.” In her own words, offering to serve as General Convention deputy, Hisako said: “I believe in …

Bishop’s Cross Award: Betty Jo Michaelini

https://youtu.be/4wyWjZ5jsL4 Bishop’s Cross AwardBetty Jo Michaelini (posthumously)St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Seattle Betty Jo never missed a Jubilee Meal (St. Andrew’s in Seattle’s dinner for the homeless) and was the kind lady who offered drinks to their guests, in this spirit of Christ, who said, “But Lord, when did we see you thirsty and not give …

Bishop Rickel’s Convention Address

Bishop Rickel delivered the following address on October 30, 2021, at the 111th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. https://youtu.be/UZ6wC1Jmnjk John Prine, former Chicago Postal worker and singer/songwriter, is one of my favorite musicians. He sang songs such as “Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You Into Heaven Anymore” and “Big Old Goofy World,” among …