As our community embraces Advent, we are excited about ways we individually and as a group plan to bless our neighbors with love and kindness! Join the movement of kindness which comes as we think about all that Jesus is. In another post, I’ll let you know some ways you can touch your neighbors with kindness! On Tuesday nights, we’ll [...]
Our friends Craig and Loren, former leaders with Water's Edge (Craig was the former pastor of Mt. Vernon Place UMC) have landed in one place. After a year of backpacking, seeing Asia, and helping with various poverty projects, they have chosen to stay and help refugees streaming out of Syria. Their new home is Amman, Jordan and they'll be working [...]
As people who follow Christ, we never turn our hearts away from those in desperate need. UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief, is an arm of the United Methodist Church which addresses crises across the world. They are involved in Europe as refugees flee Syria, and have reached out to others asking for assistance. Here are 2 ways you [...]
A pastor I've met, Rob Rognlien, has been living in a different culture, investigating in the 'Holy Lands' the life of Jesus. He and his wife, Pam, have been preparing a course on the footsteps of Jesus - and "feel" the footsteps of Jesus with them. He wrote a guest blog recently which gets at the heart of a missional [...]
During June and coming in July - we've been hanging out with neighbors, delivering food to neighbors who need it, and introducing students to crabs! Get in on our neighborhood activities where we spread a lot of love, smiles and build real community.