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2014 Celtic Retreat Photos

2014 Celtic Retreat Photos

Here’s a slide show of our 2014 Celtic Retreat Photos. Each year the program and the time together gets better and better… and this was our 23rd year! We had a wonderful time worshipping, praying, chatting, walking the labyrinth and prayer trails, painting, eating, churning butter, celebrating Eucharist together, and so much more! Be sure(…)

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Getting Ready for Lent & Easter

Getting Ready for Lent & Easter

Join us on a Lenten Journey Mustard Seed Associates is excited to announce new resources for the upcoming season of Lent. These resources include: Lenten devotional – A Journey Into Wholeness: Soul Travel from Lent to Easter, a blog series by the same name   a pre-Lent retreat, Return to Our Senses In Lent and a new(…)

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Beam Me Up!

Beam Me Up!

– Christine Sine — Thanks to your help, we’re making progress at the Mustard Seed Village! Tom and I visited Camano on Sunday and were delighted to see that the 42 new cross beams which were added this last week. Pray for our workers as they complete the crossbeams and add the plywood for the(…)

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Celebrate Newness!

Celebrate Newness!

– Andy Wade – Celebrate Newness! That was the theme of this year’s Celtic Prayer Retreat two weekends ago. Gathered under a canopy of trees at the edge of 40 forested acres, we worshiped, prayed, listened to the Spirit speak, and conversed with friends, new and old. As we packed up on Sunday morning, I(…)

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Joy And Sorrow Intertwined

Joy And Sorrow Intertwined

MSA Imaginings – August 2013 Newsletter Here in the Pacific NW, summer is drawing to a close. The days are shortening, the mornings are cooling, and the tomatoes are ripening. It is a bitter sweet season, a time of fruitfulness but also one in which we say goodbye to that which is passing and learn(…)

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How Do You Celebrate Newness?

How Do You Celebrate Newness?

– Tom Sine — This was the question we asked as we celebrated our 22nd annual Celtic prayer retreat on Camano Island, WA, August 10 and 11. We came together, as we had in the prior retreats, to hear God’s new word for our lives and our families in these uncertain times. But what was(…)

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Let the Building Begin!

Let the Building Begin!

by Christine Sine — This week has been a momentous one for Tom and me. On Tuesday morning we left home at 5:30 am to drive out to the future site of the Mustard Seed Village on Camano Island. We were so excited because the poles for our first building – the pole barn classroom,(…)

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Selah! Jeff Johnson coming to Celtic Retreat

Selah! Jeff Johnson coming to Celtic Retreat

Since 1977 Jeff Johnson has produced and recorded a body of work reflecting his journey of faith and creative musings. His many solo projects segue rich instrumental passages with songs that feature Jeff ‘s uniquely interpretive vocals producing soundscapes full of wonder and beauty. Join Jeff and the rest of us at our 21st annual(…)

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MSA Imaginings July-2012

MSA Imaginings July-2012

Teach us to pray O Lord, Draw us closer to you, to your world, to each other. Teach us to pray, O Lord, With compassion and love and forgiveness. Teach us to pray, O Lord, Until all that we are and all that we do Becomes a gift of prayer to you. This is the(…)

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Imagination Rising

Imagination Rising

– by andy wade — What do MSA’s annual Celtic Retreat, Wild Goose Festival East & West, Creative World Festival (Canada-West), and Inhabit have in common? They are all events reflecting the rising imagination and creativity of the Western Church. Or better yet, they are examples of Christ-followers reconnecting with the imaginative aspects of the(…)

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