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How does this church continue its legacy? God said: Do something!

Just a reminder:  Every time I re-read the sermons, I find different ways of wording things.  The story of Joseph from Genesis needed fuller explanation, so I added it extemporaneously.  1,566 more words


Extra Post: Easter Sunday service on a cattle boat

When you talk with members of the crew of the SS Rock Springs Victory who tended a load of Heifer Project cattle sent to Ethiopia in early 1947, there is one highlight they are sure to tell you about. 384 more words

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Special Post: Passing on the Gift, a speech by Peggy Reiff Miller

For those of you who might be interested, I’ve just received the video made by Heifer International staffer Lacey West of a portion of my speech given at the Heifer International Beyond Hunger event held in Manheim, Pennsylvania, October 25, 2014.  67 more words

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15th Biennial Pine Belt Quilters Convention Reveals Civility

October 3rd-5th marked the Pine Belt Quilters 15th Biennial Fiber Art & Quilt Show. Hattiesburg, Miss. Convention Center Complex housed hundreds of quilts that weekend that have competed in regional level competition. 276 more words

UNRRA and the Brethren Service Committee Partner Up

As World War II was ravaging Europe, a number of the allied nations hammered out a plan to help the devastated countries recover when the war ended. 720 more words

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How Six Would-be Seagoing Cowboys Miss Out on Going to Spain

In 1944, the Heifer Project was well under way. The dangerous World War II waters of the Atlantic Ocean prevented Dan West’s vision of sending cows to Spain, so the first heifers were shipped to Puerto Rico that July. 727 more words

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Heifer International Honors the Seagoing Cowboys

Here are the promised snippets from our Beyond Hunger Northern Indiana weekend September 12-14 held at Camp Alexander Mack in Milford, Indiana. And what a weekend it was! 1,269 more words

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