Author: Nicole Duff

From the Minister: Postmodernism

For the last couple of decades I’ve been struggling with postmodernism
and its implications for an idealistic faith such as ours. Postmodern thought
holds that all truth is culturally constructed—quite the opposite of Ralph
Waldo Emerson who considered truth—though individually refracted—a universal
ideal: “There is a power above and … read more.

Staffing Hiring & Updates

New Office Assistant

We are excited to announce the hiring of a new Office Assistant! Jenny Newell will be a part time working Monday through Friday. Her first day was Wednesday, September 25.

Jenny moved to the Pacific Northwest from Southern California in 2012. She was … read more.

A Letter from Rev. Karen Taliesin

Dear East Shore friends,

Warm and heartfelt greetings! When I first signed the
Minister Affiliated covenant in 2004 between East Shore, myself, and the Rev.
Dr. Peter Luton (with the addition of the Rev. Joan Montagnes in 2012), I was
touched and honored to be welcomed with and supported … read more.

East Shore’s 2019 Auction: Register Today!

By now you should have received your invitation to the 2019 Auction, coming up on Saturday November 16th 5:30pm – 9:30pm.  If you are not on the church mailing list and would like an invitation, membership manager Nicole Duff has some extras, but you don’t … read more.

East Shore Live, East Shore and YOU!

The new East Shore Live season starts with a pre-season
kick-off event: a Halloween show on October 26th called Music, Magic
and Mayhem. This concert is a fast-paced, entertaining, family-friendly
variety-style show featuring some East Shore favorites (the East Shore Mighty
Choir, Cascade Jazz, Princess Guy) plus several newcomers … read more.

East Shore Outdoors Group

Enjoy being outdoors? 
Join the East Shore Outdoors group

The East Shore Outdoors group
is a warm and friendly community of members and friends of East Shore who like
to get outdoors and do active things.  We come together on any particular
day, to share our love for the great … read more.

Possible Email Scams

Recently, some churches on the eastside have been hit with email scams. You can see the story from KIRO7 here. We want to take this moment to remind you that a staff member will never ask for donations or gift cards via email.

Please note:

all … read more.

Second Sunday: October 2019

October 13: Facing Homelessness
The second Sunday charity for October is Facing Homelessness. Its mission is to humanize the homeless by enlisting the support of a community to build small residential units for homeless individuals and families on property in that neighborhood. It has a … read more.

Upcoming Events: October 2019

Community Church Night: Tuesdays, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Join us for our All-Ages Community Night! Starting at 5:00 p.m., you’re invited to gather for a potluck dinner (we eat around 5:30, but come any time!). At 6:45 p.m., we’ll have an opportunity to pause for a … read more.

Sound Alliance Leadership Training

Would you like to improve your ability to accomplish positive improvements effectively?  Whether you think of yourself as a leader or not, everyone can contribute to change by learning some strategies for working with other people.  East Shore has teamed up with Sound Alliance to … read more.

A Conversation with Julie Lythcott-Haims

October 2, 7:00-9:30 p.m.

New York Times bestselling author, Julie Lythcott-Haims gained
national attention with her first book, “How to Raise an Adult.” You
have an exciting opportunity to participate in an evening with Julie, and Aisha
Hauser, East Shore’s Director of Lifelong Learning. The two women will discuss
talking … read more.