From the Desk of the Lay Director – Dec. 2019

One Christmas, not long ago, an opportunity arose for me to spend the night at the hospital with an elderly sweet woman. Her family had been 24/7 at the hospital for several weeks. The family let me spend the night and it was a gift I will never forget.  They left and then we began to talk as I had brought her a poinsettia for her room. “That is so pretty,” she said and we both smiled.  It was funny, I asked her what her favorite flower was and she said a violet…I giggled and I said, … [Read More...]

Chrysalis May 2019

What a way to start the summer!  The Young Men's Emmaus Chrysalis is hosting a retreat for young men between the ages of 18-25.  It will be a very blessed weekend; full of worship, fellowship, food (lots of food), fun and experiencing God's Love.  The retreat dates are May 2-May 5, 2019 to be held at the luxurious Mercy Center in Slaton. AND, … [Read More...]

Kairos Outside Needs You

Kairos Outside ministers to women who are at least twenty years old and have been impacted by incarceration.  Through the dedication of volunteers and support of the community, we have two Weekends every year for our Guests.  Kairos Outside provides a safe weekend to share life experiences, struggles, and to learn more about the unconditional love of God. After the weekend we still enjoy fellowship and support from our sisters, creating a family bonded by acceptance and understanding.  If you … [Read More...]