Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight

Walk with me down the halls of Living Threads, listen to the murmur of the voices of the women sewing in the Mary and Martha rooms. We won’t be able to hear what they are saying, but our hearts will hear the friendliness in their voices. We’ll hear these ladies are not just sewers—they’re “family”, lifting each other up in both joys and sorrows. Let’s go inside and meet Kathy Kempema, a volunteer sewer who’s...

Friends With Jesus

Friends With Jesus

“What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear. What a privilege to carry, everything to God in prayer.” What  A Friend We Have in Jesus, Joseph M. Scriven, 1855 I love the words of the classic hymn “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”, don’t you?  Isn’t it wonderful to know that Jesus is not only our Savior, but our friend? That he wants us to come and pour...

Bringing Comfort When Life is Hard

Bringing Comfort When Life is Hard

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is the Father who is full of mercy and all comfort. He comforts us every time we have trouble, so when others have trouble, we can comfort them with the same comfort God gives us. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) Christmas looked a little different at my home this year. You see, my husbands father went to heaven this past summer. We had just...