Sunday, May 31, 2020


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Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Rev. Klockers: Maybe it wasn’t a chicken that crowed?

John 13:38 sets the stage. Jesus predicts that Peter will repeatedly deny being his follower, and will do so thr...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Rev. Klockers: A prayer of hope that has often been changed

Are you familiar with the Serenity Prayer? It was originally penned by Reinhold Niebuhr, an American theologian, during the years 1932-33. Niebuhr’s original prayer was this: “Father, give us courage to change ...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Governor details rules for drive-in religious services

OLYMPIA — As part of the first phase of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan to reopen Washington, drive-in spiritual services are permitted, according to a memo released Wednesday by his office.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Rev. Klockers: When restrictions are lifted it is all up to us

“Then the devil took (Jesus) to Jerusalem, and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple saying to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from t...

Updated 1 month ago
Rev. Klockers: Please pray a simple prayer for others

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you p...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: A loving God, stay-at-home and mental health

The words of an unknown author: “I think the best thing I ever did in my adult life was start digging deep and asking myself why I am the way I am and do things the way I do. It takes a ton of work and intentiona...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Church gives first look at temple for Moses Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a rendering of its planned Moses Lake Washington Temple.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
In some ways people should never retire

Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4

Updated 2 months ago
A time to be a loving neighbor – at a distance

The words of Ecclesiastes 3:3-8 are most appropriate at this time:

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Brother, can you spare some toilet paper?

One of the best-known songs of the Great Depression was “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” It was written in 1930 by lyricist E. Y. “Yip” Harburg and composer ...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This is the rainy day, so get on the ark

In the Biblical story of Noah and the ark, Noah and his family were spared from the floodwaters because “Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generatio...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
A bad habit can be infectious

Last week I was returning home from the hospital. I had just visited two parishioners. Both of them were recovering from surgery. Thankfully, they seemed to ...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
More on Toeny the polydactyl cat

A few months ago, I wrote about a kitten we adopted. It all began when we were at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake.

Updated 3 months ago
Consulting God first is always good advice

Do you take any “alternative” or “natural” supplements? I take a few. One that has been especially effective for me is alpha lipoic acid.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Building up a resistance to inoculations

According to Wikipedia, an inoculation is an “artificial induction of immunity against various infectious diseases.” We are most familiar with this in the fo...