A trio of congregations from the Synod of the Trinity received $10,000 DREAM Grants from the Presbyterian Mission Agency to help them start new ministries in their areas.
Images resonating from southern West Virginia in the wake of the June 23 flooding were predictable. Pictures showed roads that were turned into rivers, houses that had been swept off their foundations and cars that were now parked on their roofs. What is left behind is what some have described as a “war zone,” but…
“The Holy Spirit just took it and blew it away. It has touched people’s hearts because the need is great.”
“I’ve never been in a war, but this looks like a war zone to me.”
“The stench is something that a picture can never convey.”
“Flood mud is like no other mud in the world. It is a very, very fine grit, and it’s driven by water that might be traveling at 26, 27 miles an hour.”
The Rev. Kim Wadlington will admit that she’s not an expert with a hammer and saw. But that doesn’t stop her from traveling to Honduras twice a year to help build houses in impoverished communities in this Central American country. The pastor at Middle Spring Presbyterian Church in Shippensburg, PA, is part of the growing…
More than 1,200 homes were severely damaged or destroyed in the state and 23 people have died in the storm.
“The time is right and ripe for action; God’s people are ready to support this venture, if only we give them the reason and the mechanism to do so.”