Cafe group: God with us

Cafe group: God with us

September 2018 The first day by Jenna Pulkowski A start to a new school year, new job, new home–where is God in this? Read more Faith reflections: Those that cry out for rest and relief by Jenna Pulkowski Psalm 34 is one of many psalms and passages that illustrate God’s response to those who cry […]

Those that cry out for rest and relief

Those that cry out for rest and relief

by Jenna Pulkowski I have a confession to make. As I write this, I am so darn tired. And while part of that’s because I didn’t sleep well last night, another part is that everything around me feels like it’s always rushing. I live in Chicago, so there are always people, vehicles, and activity wherever […]

The first day

The first day

by Jenna Pulkowski It’s that time of year when my social media frequently remind me that summer break is drawing to an end and the school year is beginning. Friends with school-age children have started posting “first day of school” pictures, saying goodbye to summer break and hello to the school year rush. Since I’m […]

Cafe group: Identity

Cafe group: Identity

August 2018 Our identity: Precious, honored, loved by Emily Ann Carson What do you think of when you see your reflection? It’s easy to get caught up with our imperfections–but God wants us to know how we really should see ourselves. Read more Faith reflections: Troubled waters: Our baptismal identity by Angela T. Khabeb Our […]

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, […]