“We chose that it was less safe for them not to be meeting given the addiction issue.”
The wife of longtime Synod Executive Director Bill Rusch, Ruth wrote a children’s book at age 91.
“I didn’t want something ‘in your face,’ but I wanted something honest.”
Two days of online meetings with Synod commissioners and presbytery representatives focused on the stay-at-home mandate and “civility.”
A Water Walk to raise awareness and funds for water insecurity in Malawi raised more than $1,300 locally and in excess of $202,000 nationally.
“It’s very clear after two years of operation, our preschool is beloved not only by the children, but their parents, families and our community.”
“Voices and energies need to be raised against this wickedness of our generation, and pastors hesitant to wade into these waters are charged to re-examine their reluctance.”
“Las voces y las energías necesitan ser elevadas sobre esta maldad de nuestra generación, y pastores indecisos a vadear en estas aguas necesitan preguntarse por que.”
PDF version of this letter is available here.
“In a real sense, the women in the Bible were pioneers, for their stories were told in a society and time that did not value their leadership or their voices.”