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Pastor Ron's "Show and Tell" Posts

Did I really need to dig a hole there? 

Posted by Pastor Ron Saturday, May 07, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Did I really need to dig a hole there? Well maybe not right there in the lawn, but I needed to dig a hole somewhere. I wanted Kael to experience digging with a backhoe. And filling the hole back in was half the fun. Grass grows back and kids grow up. One year earlier ~ read more
 

We walk where others have walked 

Posted by Pastor Ron Friday, May 06, 2011 6:00:00 AM
We walk where others have walked My father worked on building the foundation for this Seattle Icon. Here Kael and Caleb stand on their great-grandpa's work without knowing it or him. Our feet walk on ground that others have walked on and our lives are not the first to have passed this way. Thinkaboutit. read more
 

What else would you expect? 

Posted by Pastor Ron Thursday, May 05, 2011 6:00:00 AM
What else would you expect? 'What else would you expect?' was the subject line of Robin's email when she sent me this picture of Shane in Yosemite. 'That's about right' I thought. And then I wondered if he was able to get the donuts. read more
 

Pine Wood Derby tonight 

Posted by Pastor Ron Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Pine Wood Derby tonight Coming at you! AWANA pinewood derby TONIGHT at Machias Community Church ~ 6:30 pm Last year's 2010 Pinewood Derby Gallery <click read more
 

Oyster Dinner 

Posted by Pastor Ron Tuesday, May 03, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Oyster Dinner Oysters are not on everyone's list of edible items but I've liked them for as long as I can remember. On a trip to visit my grandparents as a small child we stopped at the (original) Olympia Oyster House. My dad let me order oysters. It wasn't something that we had often but... read more
 

Crab Eye Week ~ Monday 

Posted by Pastor Ron Monday, May 02, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Crab Eye Week ~ Monday And with these Sharp Nose Crabs we come to the end of Crab Eye Week. (My Show`n`Tell weeks run from Tuesday through Monday.) Sharp Nose Crab are often covered with living sponge and other hitch-hikers. I wonder why? Click pictures for eye close-ups. I was saving the one below... read more
 

Crab Eye Week ~ Sunday 

Posted by Pastor Ron Sunday, May 01, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Crab Eye Week ~ Sunday This little Black Eye Hermit Crab has eyes that are all black. That isn't always the case as two of yesterday's pictures demonstrated. All of the pictures on this page are clickable to open a close-up view of the eyes. There is such color and variety below the surface of Puget... read more
 

Crab Eye Week ~ Saturday 

Posted by Pastor Ron Saturday, April 30, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Crab Eye Week ~ Saturday Hermit crabs are favorite critters. Above is a Widehand Hermit. Note the blue color on his arms and that his eyes are yellow. All pictures are clickable for close-up views of the eye.   These little Black Eye Hermits have eyes that are not all black. I wonder why? Black... read more
 

Crab Eye Week ~ Friday 

Posted by Pastor Ron Friday, April 29, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Crab Eye Week ~ Friday Meet Hairy. His green eyes are hard to miss. In the pictures below of Spiny Lithoid Crabs the eyes are harder to spot. Two of the pictures will click to open a close-up of the eyes... that may or may not help. Tucked in between the bottom and a sunken log 100' below the surface in West... read more
 

Crab Eye Week ~ Thursday 

Posted by Pastor Ron Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:00:00 AM
Crab Eye Week ~ Thursday More Northern Kelp Crab eyes. These crab stand their ground and don't scurry away when approached. That trait plus the fact that they are abundant here in the PNW makes it easy to get pictures of them. Click on the pictures for close ups of the eyes. read more
 
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Pastor Carl and Drea DeyArmin


Pastor Carl and Drea DeyArmin served with Village Missions at North River Community Church in Vesta WA for almost 5 years and begin their ministry as Pastor of Machias Community Church Dec 2016.


Ron and Marilyn Sallee (served as pastor through November 2016)

Ron and Marilyn Sallee

Pastor Ron & Marilyn served Machias Community Church for 31 years from Oct 1985 through Nov 2016 and are now serving Village Missions as the Contenders Discipleship Initiative Director.

Notes for Shepherds (by Pastor Ron)

Thoughts I want to share with pastors.

(While these posts are shepherd specific everyone is invited)

Notes for Sheep (by Pastor Ron)

Thoughts that I want to share with the flock.