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Family Camp

Jumping In With Both Feet Lyle and I had heard about Nawakwa’s Family Camp from family and friends for many years. Last summer, with Ellen being 8 years old, Anne 6, and Jeremy turning 3, we thought we were ready for this new experience. Kirchenwald, the Lutheran camp located near Mount Gretna, had just hosted…

Avery Carr
Who is the Real You?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 19 We all have our stories and the truth of our lives lie more in what cannot be seen than what can.  The important part of our stories are not the troubled relationships but rather the reconciliation, the forgiveness, or the lack thereof…

Homecoming

Email Devotion Pentecost 17 But the father said to his slaves, “Quickly, bring out a robe—the best one—and put it on him; put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. And get the fatted calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate; for this son of mine was dead and…

Avery Carr
Pentecost 16 Preview

Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. – Luke 14:25-27 The translators of today’s Gospel (Luke 14:25-33) chose the word “hate” but our…

Joan Martin
Caring Ministries

Let’s get to know… Caring Ministries! Family: A basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not. –Random House Dictionary There are many different kinds of families, and, while none of them are perfect, it seems that almost everyone would agree on how families should treat…