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Showing posts from August 21, 2011

Meme Wanted: "___________ " apply here!

If you could open a newspaper and look in the want ads and find your perfect job, what would it be? You could choose something you wanted to be when you were little, or what you've wanted to do for a vocation your whole life - please post what it would be and why in the comment section. Go ahead, dream vocationally a little for the fun of it!

Unsqueeze yourself with some help from Margot S.

This summer my church hosted a women's small book group that turned out to be anything but small! Over four weeks, forty-one women met and discussed Margot Starbuck's book - "Unsqueezed". The group was so popular, that I will be helping folks catch up on the discussion in a fall study group. Very soon, Margot's third book, "Small things with great love", will be published - and our group will be off and reading something new, challenging and fabulous yet again! In the meantime, we'll be doing some review and looking into the idea of "Doing justice, loving mercy and leaving our pews with the purpose of justice and mercy on our lists of things to do! If you would be interested in joining our women's fellowship - this is a inter-generational group of women (senior high ladies thru senior ladies!), please email me for times and dates at

Moving into the harvest

Isaiah 28: 23-25 23 Listen and hear my voice; pay attention and hear what I say. 24 When a farmer plows for planting, does he plow continually? Does he keep on breaking up and working the soil? 25 When he has leveled the surface, does he not sow caraway and scatter cumin? Does he not plant wheat in its place,[a] barley in its plot,[b] and spelt in its field? There is an important lesson I've learned this summer about the importance of agriculture. Summer is the growing season that keeps our community and world fed throughout the entire calendar year. For the third summer I've taken part of a farm share program with Roots and Wings Family Farm in Cherry Creek NY. Each summer, a friend and I split the cost and the reward of a farm share and have fresh, local, organic veggies to enjoy from June through October. If you have been a part of this program this year, you'll know that First Lutheran Church of Jamestown has been the local