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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A story of seeing God in the simple things by Alyssa Robinson:
I walked up a hill into a one-room chapel that comfortably
holds about 80 people. This was my first time walking into this chapel, and I
didn’t know what to expect. My heart was palpitating with anticipation. Questions
raced through my mind.
Will anyone talk to
me? What do I say? What if I don’t have anything in common with these people?
Maybe this was a mistake. Is it too late to go home?
While I was swimming...
at Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Jeannine Johnson is a homebound member of Trietsch. She sent a personal video she made to express how much it means to her to stay connected to the church in any way that she can.
Technology can only go so far. Many of our homebound members are not as fluent in digital channels, but desperately want to stay connected to the church. If you are interested in serving those who are homebound with fellowship, communion or prayer, please contact Camille Reeder at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sandy...
at Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Thoughts from Barbara Carruth, a Stephen Minister:
I can’t begin to tell you all I have learned
since I became a Stephen Minister. The
learning didn't stop when the training sessions ended…it only began. Although
participation in this ministry comes from a desire to serve and care for
others, I encountered tremendous growth myself.
Because of confidentiality I cannot tell you
who our care receivers were or what happened, but any one of us Stephen Ministers can tell you
how much we have...
at Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Monday, September 14, 2015
A review of Poverty and the Bible from Cathy Weiskopf:
pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may
know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious
inheritance in the saints . . ." Ephesians 1:18 (NIV)
Poverty and the Bible study is a mind opening class. This class is full of stunning
statistics, scriptures, videos and a field trip –all with the intended purpose
of helping you see “the poor” through God’s eyes.
at Monday, September 14, 2015
A story of grace in parenting from Camille May :
My son, Hayden, was born three weeks early. If you know him now, you might find it hard to believe how tiny he was then! As a result of being early, he had some bumps along the way in the feeding department – not true these days.
For the first few weeks of his life, I took him to the doctor every other day to be weighed. Each visit revealed that he had lost a few more ounces. I will never forget the morning that my mother went...