I have discovered my favorite role at the Overflow Shelter. It is serving as the "ride along" person on the bus over to their shelter for the night. I like it because I get to sit with the women and men for a few minutes and actually listen to and talk with them. So last … Continue reading It’s Just a Holiday
This is the strangest Advent for me. In some ways it is magical because I am experiencing everything in a new place for the first time. No hum drum "here we go again" feel at all. A new church with new traditions. A new city with new possibilities. A new home with new ways of … Continue reading Refugee Crisis and Advent
This week's Sunday worship is focused on the relationship between Elizabeth and Mary. In many ways it is quite a beautiful example of the kind of relationships we long for in life. Supporting one another, caring for one another, listening to one another, struggling through similar life challenges together, trying to make sense of confusing … Continue reading Who are you Mentoring?
So it seems fitting to officially get started on my Faith Meets Life blog at the beginning of Advent. It is the season of beginnings for me. This is the beginning of the new Church year. It is the beginning of the Advent season preparing for Christ's birth. It is my first Christmas in Winston … Continue reading Advent Beginnings