Archive for the ‘Mission’ Category


“Torn bandage” box service project: craft idea

For our July 2017 meeting, I suggested we order “torn bandage” boxes from the Brethren Service Center, so that those thoughtful stewards could be relieved of their bandage-storage responsibility. As someone who volunteers in managing collections, I think ordering the box and then tossing it blesses the Brethren Service Center mightily. I throw things away […]

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One year later: USA Mission Experience to San Francisco/Bay Area

One year ago, Janet Theus was preparing to travel with Presbyterian Women sisters to the Bay Area for nine days, to be a part of the 2016 USA Mission Experience. You can read her full account here, but below are a few excerpts: We were going to witness the faithful work being done by our […]

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Mission service for our upcoming meeting

Looking through Together in Service (2012), I noticed an unusual option: Torn bandage request form You may remember tearing sheets into 3- to 4-inch strips and rolling them tightly to form simple bandages. At one time, these were an important part of the Together in Service program. They were sent to medical clinics in developing […]

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USA Mission Experience and MyStrength.org

Janet Theus gave a moving discussion of her time participating in the 2016 USA Mission Experience (USAME). She is available to share what she experienced, what she’s learned, and what she’s discovered you also can do to help address the issues surrounding human trafficking. One resource you can share immediately are these posters:

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