Pastor Erik R. Wilson Weiberg. Photo by Doug Bambrick
Pastor Erik R. Wilson Weiberg. Photo by Doug Bambrick
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Pastors Erik R. Wilson Weiberg and Laurie A. Jones, of Ballard First Lutheran Church, presided over the 86th-annual Blessing of the Fleet at Fishermen’s Terminal (3919 18th Ave. W.) on Sunday, March 9. The event offers blessings for the safe return of the commercial fishing fleet as they embark for the spring to Alaskan waters and remembers those who never returned. On hand were Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark.