Lawrence Family Promise will soon be offering mentoring to our graduate families. In the Family Mentoring program, graduate families are matched with trained volunteer mentors who work with them, one-on-one, over an extended period. If you are interested in being a mentor, please contact Kendra Werner. Training dates are as scheduled, and space is limited…
We are A torn book not whole, not the main story written as side notes along the main prose
In Kansas, we are familiar with the wind. Even our name relates our place to the wind. Wind brings to mind the ideas of time and change. It flows like time, disregarding our pleas for more or less of it. It can change in a moment, either in speed or direction. Wind, like time and…
A full house yet again; four families in transitional housing, four families in the rotation through the congregations.
I continue to be amazed about all the volunteers connected with the ministry of Family Promise. Many hours of hosting, preparing food, playing with children, offering money and a plethora of resources are given weekly to help families who are homeless regain their financial stability. The heart of Family Promise grows bigger and bigger!
“You’re so lucky.”
When tragedy strikes, it makes sense to describe the sudden violent change in glass terms. The destruction leaves only memories of what was. The order is gone and cannot be remade.
Free Trauma Informed Care Short course for the Lawrence and Douglas County Community – All are welcome
Extra Training Opportunities – for Trauma Informed Care with focus on homelessness, family systems and trauma – 3 dates remaining!
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,…