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Tapestry: Former Kodiak pastor serves new seminary in Southern Sudan
The Rev. Frank Gardner wears a T-shirt inscribed with a Bible verse and the words, “This shirt is illegal in 51 countries.” In those places, he said, “you can be shot, stoned to death or put in prison” for wearing a shirt emblazoned with a Bible verse. The shirt is not illegal in Uganda and South...
Feb 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martha Randolph lived like she hugged
Martha Randolph embraced life like she hugged — tightly, as if she’d never let go. When she finally did let go of life on Nov. 26, 2012, she was doing what she loved. Martha died in Palmer while visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Kent Kluever. She had traveled there on the ferry (she...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Icons topic of Dunlop presentation
The history and theology of icons will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Bea Dunlop, St. Herman’s Seminary patristics professor, at the Baranov Museum, Wednesday, Jan 23, at 7 p.m. The free lecture is part of the Museum’s exhibit featuring old icons donated by former post master, William Lamm...
Jan 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Boyhood friends keep in touch
Kodiak Island is a place where deep friendships are forged, and where friends long separated by time and space reunite to reminisce about their experiences. Neil Malutin, Jay Baldwin and James Brisbane, now in their 40s, recently got together to talk about the fun they had as youngsters on the Ko...
Jan 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: A play explores Orthodox Christmas traditions
A play about a young Russian boy’s attempts to recover Christmas traditions in communist Russia is the holiday offering of Holy Resurrection Orthodox parish youths in Kodiak during this Christmas season. The play, The Miracle of St. Nicholas, is based on a children’s book by Gloria Whelan and ada...
Jan 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Remembering Gus Yovino — reluctant hero
He stood like a giant at the post office, speaking in an accent that hinted to his Hispanic roots. One could ask, with a straight face, if Gus Yovino’s main purpose was to come there to visit. He was always talking with someone. Perhaps it was with a fellow Latino who had just arrived in Kodiak; ...
Dec 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New son is priceless Christmas gift for Kodiak mom
His name is now officially Jimmy Luke Sunday Rohrer, and this 9-year-old boy from Uganda is greater than any other Christmas gift his adoptive mother, Debbie Rohrer, has received. Life is different now. With her schedule of work, church and other activities, Rohrer must consider how her new son f...
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Cooper refreshed by Christmas memories of family gatherings
If only all of our Christmases could be Hallmark ones. Big, fluffy flakes of snow falling from a friendly sky, frosting bushy evergreen trees which surround a house glowing with Christmas lights and beaming with bright windows that reveal a stately, ornamented tree with a pile of gifts beneath it...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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