Cafe group: Grief and transition

Cafe group: Grief and transition

July 2018 Sacred spaces that require no words by Ralen M. Robinson A chaplain who walks alongside the grieving, shares what she’s learned about transition. Read more Faith reflections: We are claimed in the wilderness by Joy McDonald Coltvet Jesus is baptized and named the Beloved and then is immediately driven to the wilderness. Comforting […]

We are claimed in the wilderness

We are claimed in the wilderness

by Joy McDonald Coltvet And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.” And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.  Mark 1:11-12 Jesus is baptized and named the Beloved and then is immediately driven to the wilderness. Comforting or disturbing, this is life. […]

Sacred spaces that require no words

Sacred spaces that require no words

by Ralen M. Robinson God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 The sun slowly crept into the room as I held her frail bony hand, pierced with needles and festooned with tubes. As the light cascaded into the sterile, impersonal room, it highlighted her sunken face. I peered […]

Cafe group: Self care

Cafe group: Self care

June 2018 The revolutionary act of self care by Rozella Haydée White The quality of our relationship with self can reveal a lot about the quality of our relationships with others. Do you practice self-care? Read more Faith reflections: Lives of wholeness by Rozella Haydée White What if God wants us to be clear about […]

Share the gift of Boldcafe

Share the gift of Boldcafe

by Elizabeth McBride There’s something pretty awesome about going to a cafe. Of course, there’s coffee, but besides that, it’s a welcoming space whether you are alone or with friends. It’s comfortable. It’s casual. It’s a place for everyone. Since 2003, Café (http://boldcafe.org), Women of the ELCA’s on-line space for and with young adult women, […]