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Bad week 

Just seem to be all over the place this week, I don’t know if it’s because of the work I’m doing on myself, and it’s bringing up too many feelings or if I’m just having a bad week in general. 350 more words

NEWNESS & Can Newcomers Alone Renew a Church?

by Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D., 2012.

Newcomer Newness & Transfer Growth

… congregations hope that improving their hospitality and assimilation of newcomers will create a new church. 348 more words

Bob Whitesel Book Excerpts

Using Sesame Street to Help Refugee Children

We all know what a wonderful success story that the children’s program Sesame Street has been over the last few decades. Not only has the show been fun for children to watch, but it has also served as a way for public television to help reach impoverished children who may not have access to preschool and help them to learn literacy skills, math skills and even about culture and inclusion. 77 more words


Health Information Day for Newcomers

Together with key community partners, the Pickering and Ajax Welcome Centres held a successful Health Information Day for Newcomers.

Newcomers had the opportunity to visit booths and attend a full day of workshops related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 129 more words


Hamilton agency overwhelmed by wait list of child refugees in need of trauma treatment services

Refugee children, including a large number of Syrian newcomers, are now waiting up to six months for specialized mental health services at a Hamilton agency. 381 more words


What to do as a sponsee

The Big Book devotes a chapter to working with others. OA has a pamphlet just about how to sponsor. Many meetings ask for active sponsors to identify themselves. 838 more words

Living In The Solution