1. Kids can be kind This is the hardest one, and the most important, for my money. Many adults would recognise that it’s easier to be the CEO of a do-gooding international charity than to be consistently kind and loving to your spouse, that socially awkward relative or a difficult staff member. Wouldn’t the world be better if … Continue reading Six Ways Kids Can Change the World – Reblogged from Sacraparental.com
This story was originally published on RMCUMC.org on September 4, 2015. View the full story and photos. Sacred Stones Ministries, Inc., provided a week of mission from Aug. 10 to 14 for four Denver youth who had not been on a mission trip before primarily due to funding. Adrien Robinson, Jade Beals, and Cameron Steelman … Continue reading Sacred Stones Ministries offers Denver youth their first mission trip, by Rev. Denise Bender
Sacred Stones Ministries invites adults, both clergy and laity, to join in a trip to Ft. Washakie, on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, this August. We will work on a variety of projects in the community while building relationships with those who live there. We will be working in conjunction with the Wyoming Association … Continue reading Building Understanding and Cultural Bridges: Adult Mission Trip to the Wind River Reservation
Friday, February 6, marked the first anniversary of Sacred Stones Ministries' launch and operation as a Colorado nonprofit organization. As we reflect on our first twelve months of finding new ways to equip, empower, and encourage the people of God on the path to spiritual flourishing, Rev. Debra shared this with our team: I was … Continue reading In the Boat All Along, by Rev. Debra Juarez
During the recent Harvest Festival at one of my churches, we had the usual chili for lunch, skeleton hands made with disposable gloves (100 for $1.00 at the Dollar Store), bobbing for chocolate donuts, TP mummy wraps, and musical chairs with the top two winners going home with a cake! The only problem was that … Continue reading When There Is No Music, by Rev. Denise Bender
Colorado Flood Recovery Young Adult Mission Trip June 1-5, 2014 Begin your summer helping others! Join our group of young adults as we get dirty cleaning up a small part of our world. This mission opportunity is open to any and all young adults, age 18 to early 30s. This is a chance to meet some … Continue reading Young Adult Mission Trip – 2014 – Register Today!
As a solo pastor serving half time, at what is considered a small congregation, I quickly learned that although we are small and cannot have multiple staff members, we still deserved quality Christian Education for our children and their families. Many Sundays with more than half of our congregation consisting of children and youth, we … Continue reading Thoughts from a Pastor – Rev. Bich Thy (Betty) Nguyen
In July, 2007, I led a Senior High mission trip to the first ever National Special Olympic Games in Ames, Iowa. Upon arrival we received our assignments for the week: announcers and referees for the volleyball competition; assistants in swimming, bowling, and weight lifting; and even party helpers in Olympic Town. But it was our … Continue reading Human Arrows