Category Archive: Mission & Stewardship

Dec 28

Calabar Medical Mission Report: October 6-10, 2014

A team of doctors provided treatment and surgeries during the one-week Calabar mission. In the December 2014 issue of The Beacon, we printed a thank-you letter with a couple pictures from the trip. This issue includes more pictures provided by Dr. Asuquo N. Inyang, the Calabar Medical Mission 2014 Team Leader. Dr. Inyang also submitted …

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Oct 29

Strangers in Kenya

Vacation day at the Elephant Orphanage

  It’s been months and months since an update, and since most of you have been partnering with us in this journey for many years, you can guess what rhythms of life we’ve gone through. Graduation in July…then the manic moving of dozens of old Rift Valley Academy (RVA) families out of houses…and then the …

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Oct 26

How Do We Slice God’s Pie?

Deuteronomy 26: 1-3, 10-11: When you have come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and settle in it, you shall take some of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which you harvest from the land that the Lord …

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Oct 20

God’s Pie Sunday

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Since I displayed a severe lack of technical prowess yesterday during our God’s Pie presentation, I wanted to make sure that all of you were still able to see the video we had hoped to show all of you yesterday.  The hope is to encourage all of us to think about how we slice our …

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Aug 31

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday (Mark your calendars!)

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God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday is September 14.  We will be doing a service project, as are many ECLA congregations.  Our choice this year is to beautify Fairmount Park.  Red Lion Borough has given us a list of things to do to help out. We will be going after the late service and having lunch …

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Jul 29

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday (Mark your calendars!)

gardening

Last year, the ELCA embarked on a new program called “God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday.”  The goal of this program was to set aside a specific Sunday every year, where Lutherans all around the country get out into their communities and serve.  This year, we hope to be a part of this wonderful program, so …

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