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WELCA Campus: Class of 2020 student talks about grief

WELCA Campus: Class of 2020 student talks about grief

The Rev. Kristen Glass Perez, College Chaplain, talks with CarolAnn Miller, WELCA Campus student leader ('20), Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa., about experiencing grief as a graduating senior during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Learn more about WELCA...

A litany for lament

A litany for lament

by Kristen Glass Perez The word lament can be used as a verb (to express sorrow, mourning, or regret) or a noun (wailing, crying out in grief). In the Hebrew Bible, the book of Lamentations is made up of five poems that express grief over the destruction of Jerusalem...

Boldcafe group: Faith

Boldcafe group: Faith

During this time of change and uncertainty, one thing is certain. God is with us and we are not alone even though we may be self-isolating. Boldcafe has offered content written mostly by young adult women of faith since 2003. College students, seminarians and young...

WELCA Campus: Class of 2020 student talks about grief

The only way through grief

by Kristen Glass Perez This year, what I thought Lent would look like on Ash Wednesday, has radically changed. I serve as a college chaplain at one of the ELCA colleges. With the reality of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it seems as if we are all in this period...

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...

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