Join Us at the Retreat!

Join Us at the Retreat!

Join us August 9th for our annual Celtic Prayer Retreat at Mustard Seed Village - Camano Island, WA Better yet, join us for the whole weekend! Curious what goes on? Check out the video below, then read more here.

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MSA Is A Happening Place

MSA Is A Happening Place

MSA Is A Happening Place This morning I sat at my desk reflecting on a collage sent by a person who just finished reading Return to Our Senses. It includes the words, “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the sight”. I feel that these are prophetic words for us in MSA. This is a happening place and I am ...

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Introducing Our New Summer Intern

Introducing Our New Summer Intern

MSA is excited to introduce our new summer intern, Cory Adam Baker, graduate student at Seattle Pacific University Seminary. Cory will be with us for 9 weeks engaged in a variety of responsibilities. Monday he helped clear nettles at the Mustard Seed Village. Tuesday we had him lifting windows. Thursday he was at George Community Centre helping them establish new ...

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Practical Ways to Help Grow a Village

Practical Ways to Help Grow a Village

Doug Woods shares practical ways you can help grow the village. If you like Doug's ideas, or have another idea about how you can help, please Email us and let us know! Would you like to contribute financially to make Mustard Seed Village possible? Follow the link, click - "I would like to designate this donation to a specific fund", and ...

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The Windows Arrive!

The Windows Arrive!

Our first mustard seed village building is taking shape. The windows have arrived and will soon be installed. An exciting next step in our construction. Watch the video below and then click here to find out practical ways you can help grow a village without spending a dime (although we need a lot of dimes too!). Would you like to contribute ...

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Wanted: Spiritually Fulfilling Lifestyle to Suit Idealistic Millennial

Wanted: Spiritually Fulfilling Lifestyle to Suit Idealistic Millennial

-- Hailey Joy Scandrette -- Last week my dad and I travelled to North Carolina to attend the yearly Wild Goose festival. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Wild Goose is a four-day event based in Christian spirituality, but with a focus on social justice, art and intentional practice. To quote the website: We dream of a movement where everyone is ...

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The Backyard Metaphor for Life

The Backyard Metaphor for Life

– Andy Wade – The backyard is really a living metaphor for life. A quick look yields some obvious points: You reap what you sow. Some things simply can't be rushed. Planning and preparation yield the greatest results. There will always be pests. Many of the things you thought were pests actually have an important role to play – they just need to be better understood. There will ...

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Slime Mold – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

Slime Mold – You Won't Believe What Happened Next!

– Andy Wade – OK, I'm tired of headlines like that. “Click me! Click me!” But it's really how I felt the other day. Slimed! What the ….? As we drove into our driveway after a week away I noticed this large bright yellow patch in the garden. Did someone dump paint? Wait, did a dog throw up there? I got out to ...

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MSA Is A Happening Place

July 24, 2014
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MSA Is A Happening Place This morning I sat at my desk reflecting on a collage sent by a person who just finished reading Return to Our Senses. It includes the words, “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the sight”. I feel that these are prophetic words for us in MSA. This is […]

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Join Us at the Retreat!

July 24, 2014
Celtic Prayer Retreat

Join us August 9th for our annual Celtic Prayer Retreat at Mustard Seed Village – Camano Island, WA Better yet, join us for the whole weekend! Curious what goes on? Check out the video below, then read more here.

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Introducing Our New Summer Intern

July 18, 2014
MSA Intern, Cory Adam Baker

MSA is excited to introduce our new summer intern, Cory Adam Baker, graduate student at Seattle Pacific University Seminary. Cory will be with us for 9 weeks engaged in a variety of responsibilities. Monday he helped clear nettles at the Mustard Seed Village. Tuesday we had him lifting windows. Thursday he was at George Community […]

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Wanted: Spiritually Fulfilling Lifestyle to Suit Idealistic Millennial

July 10, 2014
Hailey Joy Scandrette

– Hailey Joy Scandrette – Last week my dad and I travelled to North Carolina to attend the yearly Wild Goose festival. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Wild Goose is a four-day event based in Christian spirituality, but with a focus on social justice, art and intentional practice. To quote the website: We […]

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The Backyard Metaphor for Life

July 8, 2014
Bee on Hyssop

– Andy Wade – The backyard is really a living metaphor for life. A quick look yields some obvious points: You reap what you sow. Some things simply can’t be rushed. Planning and preparation yield the greatest results. There will always be pests. Many of the things you thought were pests actually have an important […]

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Slime Mold – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

July 3, 2014
slime mold

– Andy Wade – OK, I’m tired of headlines like that. “Click me! Click me!” But it’s really how I felt the other day. Slimed! What the ….? As we drove into our driveway after a week away I noticed this large bright yellow patch in the garden. Did someone dump paint? Wait, did a […]

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Excarnate and the Illusion of Oneness

June 26, 2014

– Andy Wade – The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one, as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as […]

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Millennial Panel Discussion

June 24, 2014
Jon Plummer

This panel discussion was part of the recent conversation about Millennials cohosted by Mustard Seed Associates and Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Jon Plummer, MSA intern and graduate student at Seattle School, gives a rundown of the characteristics of Millennials in this previous video.

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Entertaining Angels Unaware

June 20, 2014
Sacred Space

I met Stefan at an evening we hosted in collaboration with The Overflow Project at the beginning of the year. He was looking for work, and we soon had him mowing lawns, weeding gardens and transforming a neglected space into a beautiful sacred space to sit and contemplate. I am looking forward to facilitating my […]

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A Millennial Talks About Millennials

June 18, 2014
Jon Plummer

– Jon Plummer – Jon Plummer, a graduate student at Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, profiles the millennial generation at a conversation on challenges facing the millennial generation in the future. Jon is a current student at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and will be graduating in June 2014 with a Masters […]

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