There are so many things we can learn from a child.
Today I am writing a Family Promise year-end recap for our church’s annual meeting, and I am missing my sister. Losing her this year was heartbreaking, and the absence of her name from the list of my sub-coordinators is a stark reminder that she is no longer here, lending light to our family, our church,…
The New Year serves as a convenient time for reflection, which may also include the evaluation of regrets. I have a couple big regrets this year that have caused deep pain.
How is it possible that we are nearing the end of 2012? The year in review, is something I’m planning on doing with pictures and a slide show, which, will be coming to your inbox and our webpage soon!
Such a busy, joyous time, this year made even busier by a family moving out this week, interviews for new families, donations, adopt a family Christmas distribution to graduate families, those in transitional housing and the families in the current rotation as well as the ever ringing phone with families in need of services.
As I sit at my desk in the Family Promise Day House, I am in awe of the quiet.
Lawrence Christmas Tradition! 16th Annual Organ Vestpers Concert with Dr. Tandy Reussner. Date: Sunday December 9th, 2012 Location: First United Methodist Church, Lawrence, KS 946 Vermont Street Time: 5:00 PM Concert is free! Donations will be collected for Family Promise of Lawrence and The Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association. Merry Christmas!
I shook hands with a man who was something more than an ordinary man.
Four years ago we adopted this phrase to keep us pointed toward our goal: to house our first family before the snow flies.