Archive for April, 2017

Message: “Easter Happens In Us” by Mark Alley

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Third Sunday of Easter
April 30, 2016
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Lesson from the Christian Scriptures
I Peter 1:17-23
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As read by Jim Avrett
Lesson from the Good News of Jesus
Luke 24:13-35
On the road to Emmaus
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As read by Pastor Mark
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“Easter Happens In Us”
Message for Today by the Rev. Mark Monson Alley
©2017 Mark […]

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2017 Guatemala Mission - Day 7

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Dear friends and family,
As we head to the airport I am taking a few minutes to breathe and catch you up on the past two days.
Friday was a long day of travel mixed with an immersion experience that will be hard to forget. We drove 3-4 hours from Cunen to Camanchaj where we saw […]

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2017 Katrina Mission - Day 6

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

I have the honor of writing the last blog of our week long mission trip down here in New Orleans! What a day it has been. We started out sending off Pastor Mark back home to y’all. It was bittersweet knowing this would be his last trip with us as our spiritual leader. After a […]

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2017 Guatemala Mission - Day 5 & 6

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Buenos Dias,
I am going to catch you up with this note! On Wednesday we were in the village of Chiul. It was a slow morning a the women f the village who receive food subsidies from a village program met with the coordinator to learn more about nutrition and to receive thei subsidies. […]

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2017 Katrina Mission - Day 5

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Welcome to Thursday
Well today started like any other day, We woke up at 6am…. again. made our breakfast and lunches and left the treehouse at 7:15. ended up stopping at a Race Trac gas station, and while we were there i couldn’t resist but to try one of the hot dogs they had for display. […]

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Dover Friendly Kitchen

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Calling All Bakers: St. John’s will be serving supper at the Dover Friendly Kitchen on Tuesday, May 9th.
We need yummy baked goods for dessert. Please make your favorite dessert and drop it off in Hartford Hall before 2 PM on the 9th and if you would like to be a server please be at St. […]

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2017 Guatemala Mission - Day 4

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Blessings my friends,
On Tuesday we were in a community new to me - San Antonio. It was a busy day - seeing 92 patients! The community had a lot of sick people and a bit less chronic disease (and so it seemed to me). We also saw a lot of scabies. […]

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2017 Katrina Mission - Day 4

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Our day started off with the group once again dividing ourselves between two worksites, until we regrouped around lunchtime. Mark, Keith, Nathan, and Patrick spent the full day working on the Tennessee Ave site, as everyone on site tackled mudding again. They also had a chance to speak with our homeowner, Mr. Theo Watson who […]

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2017 Katrina Mission - Day 3

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Mission Trip 2017 Day 3
Last night after a delicious dinner cooked up by our executive chef Tish, we celebrated Communion with Pastor Mark and shared our experiences from the day at work.
Today we set off for work in both cars going to two different destinations, Patrick drove Michaela, Tish and Sammi to their work site […]

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2017 Guatemala Mission - Day 3

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Hello/Hola from Guatemala!
I am a day behind in sending! The internet here has not wanted to send pictures. So I am going to send you this note from yesterday and then tonight one from today. If we can get you some photos we will!
We traveled to the village of Los Trigales on […]

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