We Stand With Love

Recently we held an after church discussion here on Faith and Politics. The intent was to give us all a chance to voice our concerns about how and when and by what means we are called to bear witness and respond to political issues. It was a lively discussion, and...

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Listening for God’s Guidance

Summer seems to whizz by faster and faster each year, and suddenly school starts up and along comes fall’s full schedule. Hope summer brought time to relax and unwind with those you love in places you enjoy! All summer long there have been gatherings graciously hosted in people’s homes to...

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Thank God for Easter

Thank God for Easter. I mean it. As I write, it’s still Holy Week, and scenes of devastation in Brussels fill the airwaves. Fear and grief again hold sway. Thank God for Easter, for the truth is, no matter what you believe about what happened then – what you believe...

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News of Delivery!

Many thanks for your shoes (half of these were through LCC!) and monetary donations which went toward baggage fees. Watch this space for news of Frannie, the deliverer, who will be visiting Ladera Community Church soon for an update. Here is her report: DELIVERED to asylum seekers at Moria Camp...

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Risen, indeed!

Wow. Maybe it’s just the full pages on the calendar, but this Lenten season seems to be flying by. We’re already halfway through – soon it’ll be Easter and celebrating resurrection and new life. But before that, there’s the dying; the hard part of the story. There’s no getting around...

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SSP Walker River: Thur/Fri/Sat

Sorry for the combined post here, but posting on site became incredibly difficult with connectivity issues and limited time. Thursday was a great day of work for everyone, but the big highlight of the day was the evening program. We drove about 10 minutes from our home site to an...

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SSP Walker River: Wednesday

We’ve come to the middle of the week! Typically on Wednesdays we would work a half day and then head to a watering hole of some kind for a refreshing dip. But today we were given the whole day off, so it was quite a treat. After breakfast and morning...

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