This school year is different and may change its rules 1,000 times, but how are you breathing Life, Hope, and Joy into a student, teacher, school staff, or parent?
Hospital patients need to be especially protected from viruses and other germs, but they also need prayer, support, and love.
It was a great opportunity for our younger kids to reconnect, our youth to lead and participate in the planning process, and for me to consider fresh approaches to family ministry.
“I’ve been overwhelmed by people’s generosity to each other and to their communities. People have gone above and beyond.”
While Jim King is glad to have some extra room now in his freezer, his purpose is less about food and more to do with community.
“Taking care of these patients is emotional because you are the only person they see in a day,” Moyer said. “We are that person’s only support.”
Do the right thing, no matter what anyone else is doing.
“If the virus didn’t kill them, hunger would kill them. It was important for the church to ask itself how to help and find ways to do it.”
How does one use their gift of hospitality to serve others while practicing social distancing?
Courageously doing the work of trauma healing for ourselves and others requires all of us to do our part so that we do not transmit our unhealed pain and suffering on to others.
We have the opportunity to continue to change and live into our new name which emphasizes the value of each piece, each person, each community, created in the image of God.
Even under normal circumstances, our unsheltered friends and neighbors live precarious lives.
Churches throughout the conference are trying a variety of approaches.