During shed-building in Van, many quick meals were shared like this one last week while we were moving the Metrocrest trailers. The shed recipients of Van are so thankful that they have initiated the idea of a cookout for the churches that have helped them. 61 more words
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A sermon for Year 2, Week 10 of the Narrative Lectionary.
This week we continue our time with the Northern Kingdom. We are about a hundred years after the events of last week’s reading and the ministry of Elijah. 1,698 more words
In the wake of the devastation suffered by Paris on Friday, and indeed in several other locations around the world last week, Facebook launched its ‘Safety Check’ tool allowing those in affected areas to confirm their status and connect with loved one following the events. 785 more words
By Jacqueline Koch
Timothy Craig’s son Kaiden was about to turn 10 years old when the family home caught fire.
“We aren’t sure what caused the fire, we were gone for 30 minutes, then we got a call from a neighbor and told us the house was on fire,” explained Craig, who lives in King County, Wa. 331 more words
Metrocrest Presbyterian Church in Carrollton, TX has donated a 2,880 sq ft triple-wide-trailer to a family in Van for the moving cost. This trailer will become a duplex for two families who lost their homes during the Mother’s Day tornado. 33 more words