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Making space for God

Making space for God

by Jenna Pulkowski “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. And God said, 'Let there be a dome in the midst of the...

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Boldcafe dinner invite

Join Boldcafe writers + friends for conversation and dinner, Thursday, September 2 @ 7 p.m. (CT)!

Once a month we meet with some of our popular writers to talk about our favorite articles and more! Bring your own dinner (B.Y.O.D) and sign up via Zoom.

The Rev. Lisa Heffernan is a pastor, advocate and popular Boldcafe writer. She will lead our conversation about creating authentic community through accessibility. Plus, we will be celebrating the first anniversary of the Boldcafe Monthly Dinner. Join us!

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Belonging to the body of Christ” Lisa Heffernan

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