Category Archives: Caring for One Another

People Offering Resources Together

It’s about so much more then food When the homeless go to a PORT shelter they also get the opportunity to apply for a permanent place to call home as well as other services. Please open your wallet Sunday or … Continue reading

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Changing the world? Us? (part 2)

”Robbing Peter to pay Paul.” If things get a little tight, you may have to do this. Poor Peter. But churches shouldn’t have to do this, right? And yet, we seem to expect non-profits to live from paycheck to paycheck … Continue reading

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Changing the world? Us? (part 1)

Yes! *When there’s a need to join our voices, we load up buses and head out! Whether it’s women’s health care under attack or the systemic racial injustice that affects our country, we are there. *When people are hungry, we … Continue reading

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Where do you turn?

Just when you think your heart can’t break anymore and things can’t get worse, they do. People we count on to make us laugh are just as devastated as we are. Leadership is more like a battlefield. Unlike before, no … Continue reading

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On a scale of 1-10

Imagine all the places where the American Red Cross will be needed this week. You can help.

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UUFP BLOOD DRIVE—SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10

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The Village is in fine shape

It really does take a village to get things done.     When the Wednesday afternoon Fellowship Circle asked for help to furnish underwear, tees and socks, the Fellowship answered the call. Check out what was delivered to LINK!   … Continue reading

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Vision Statement: A Hunger-Free Community

That’s a powerful vision statement. The Social Justice committee chose the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia as a Share the Basket partner because together we as a Fellowship can do something. This is a local commitment to the thousands of food-insecure … Continue reading

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The Underwear Poet Strikes!

Fellowship Circles can be a bit of serious mixed with dollop of caring and a dash of humor. If you haven’t been in one, you really should sign up now for one of the new ones this fall. These were … Continue reading

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Bring your underwear this Sunday!

A lot has surprisingly been said about underwear This morning when I put on my underwear I could hear the fruit-of-the-loom guys laughing at me. Rodney Dangerfield I don’t believe in the afterlife, although I am bringing a change of … Continue reading

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