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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

2/18: A Day of Solace With God

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2/18: A Day of Solace With God

  • North Creek PC 621 164th Street Southeast Bothell, WA, 98012 United States (map)

A Day of Solace With God

Saturday, February 18, 9AM—4:30PM Cost $35 (includes snacks & lunch)

North Creek Presbyterian Church

621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.   John 14:27

Finding Peace in the Midst of an Anxious Climate

It was not long ago when anxiety was primarily understood as a psychological problem requiring some sort of intervention.  Now we are seeing massive change in the global culture, an increase in terrorist threats, and a volatile economic climate throughout the world.  Younger people are concerned about their long term job prospects and seniors are wondering if they will outlive their financial resources.  While many of us still experience psychological distress, a new kind of anxiety is washing over the planet, one that demands a fresh look at the shalom/peace that is provided by the triune God.  

This day will combine teaching, reflection, prayer, silence, and art to explore these themes and to invite people into a space where they can find solace in the midst of disruption.

Facilitators Rev. Dr. Rod and Bev Wilson

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Rod and Bev are Canadians living in Vancouver, B.C. As a renowned Christian leader in Canada and the U.S., Rod received an honorary doctorate from Trinity Western in recognition for his gifts of leadership and acuity in vision. He travels the world with Bev to teach and counsel Christians, pastors, and leaders. He was President and Professor at Regent College (2000-2015). Originally trained as a clinical psychologist, he pursued theological training. He has served in the fields of counselling, consulting, academia, and congregational ministry. Rod authored two award –winning books,

·         Counseling and Community

·         How Do I Help a Hurting Friend? And…

·         Exploring Your Anger: Friend of Foe

·         Keeping Faith in Fundraising. 

Bev’s early employment was in the area of Human Resources and Staff Training. She moved from these roles into work with the homeless, street kids, mentally disabled, and single moms. She served in volunteer roles alongside Rod while he was President at Regent. Bev is an artist who purposefully blends the contemplative with her art in photography and acrylic abstract painting.  She is involved in soul care and spiritual direction with people on-line around the world.

Saturday February 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. North Creek Presbyterian Church, Mill Creek.  Cost $35 (includes snacks and lunch)

Co-Sponsored by Renewal Ministries Northwest (Covenant Partner with Northwest Coast Presbytery) and North Creek Presbyterian Church

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Earlier Event: February 17
2/17-28, 2017: SE Asia Trip
Later Event: February 18
2/18: A Disaster Preparedness Meeting