Tag Archives: United Methodist Church

Girls of Promise

One of the emphases Farmer to Farmer is education and the Girls of Promise program was developed to provide scholarships for girls to go to school. Through $50 annual sponsorships, these girls receive uniforms, supplies and encouragement to go to … Continue reading

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No Loss, No Gain

So this is the first week since my surgery on February 1 that I did not lose any weight. The good news is that I didn’t gain any weight either! So, as of Friday, June 1, my weight loss remains … Continue reading

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Signs of Beauty and Tranquility

Many have already heard that I am being appointed as full-time pastor at the Oak Chapel United Methodist Church in Wooster, Ohio effective July 1. That exciting news will be included in a future blog post. Over the last few … Continue reading

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There’s a Crack in Everything …

Earlier today I was pondering the brokenness of humanity and was reminded of a piece of artwork I saw while traveling to Halifax, Nova Scotia last year on the Georgia Harkness Scholars trip. The following is a brief reflection I … Continue reading

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Where Did April Go?

As I sit here writing today, I realize that I had no blog posts at all during the month of April. It seems that every time I thought to myself “I really need to update my blog,” some other more … Continue reading

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Barren blogs, disappointing delays and surprising support

Unlike the weather in which there has been much precipitation in Ohio and Indiana over the last several weeks, I have been in a writing “dry spell” – on my blog at least. I have done some of my own … Continue reading

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Georgia Harkness Global Women’s Leadership Development

Can you believe it? A new blog post! Surprise, surprise!! It has been three weeks since my last post – and quite a busy three weeks they have been! Time just seems to be flying by. Over the next several … Continue reading

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Hope and Home

I went home to Indiana for a quick visit this week. I had an appointment for my physical for the Board of Ordained Ministry – and it was my birthday, so it was great to spend a few days with … Continue reading

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Holy Conferencing

I experienced a wonderful, Spirit-filled time of Holy Conferencing at the East Ohio Annual Conference at Lakeside this week. (For friends who are not United Methodist and/or who live outside of Ohio, Lakeside is a quaint Chautaqua community on Lake … Continue reading

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Georgia Harkness, 1891 – 1974

I went to the library today and checked out several books by and about Georgia Harkness. Although I knew a little about her life and work, as the recipient of a scholarship bearing her name, I wanted to learn more. … Continue reading

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