Tag: hurricane


26
Sep 2018
Hurricane Relief Efforts

“Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it.”  – Song of Solomon 8:7 (NRSV) In addition to meeting the needs of folks in our own community, we continue to pray and reach out to areas of our state closer to the coast that were devastated by Hurricane Florence.  Earlier this week, I wrote about our church’s efforts to assemble clean-up buckets for Church World Service to deliver to counties in our state that need them most.  Check out Tuesday’s blog with a checklist of items needed for these buckets.  Today,......

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24
Sep 2018
Mission: Clean-up Buckets

Friends, We continue to pray and reach out to those most effected by Hurricane Florence.  Many have been asking what we can do.  As a congregation, we are going to work with the Week of Compassion and Church World Service efforts for hurricane relief.  We are working on putting together Emergency Clean-up buckets and our children’s class will help assemble them.  Our goal is to complete 25 buckets to send to the coast.  These buckets are pretty extensive, so we will need your help in providing the items and equipment needed to......

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11
Sep 2018
Pulling Together

I remember exactly where I was when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. I was student teaching at Trinity Middle School in Washington, PA. I had been at school only a short time when the attacks happened. I remember gathering with teachers in the lounge watching the TV. I remember everyone in the school coming together to reassure and support the students. And then another plane crashed less than two hours from us in Somerset County, PA. Panic among students and parents ensued. And what happened next was......

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