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Every month new topics that are relevant to women and how faith relates to those issues are featured.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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