Sacred Stones Ministries invites clergy and laypeople from Colorado’s eastern plains and surrounding areas to join us for Tending the Soil: Practices to Enrich Your Ministry, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Burlington United Methodist Church will host a day of worship, workshops, and conversation, starting at 9:30 a.m. and finishing by 3:00 p.m. Four ordained … Continue reading Tending the Soil: Practices to Enrich Your Ministry
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
As we journey through Lent and prepare for the high holy days from Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday, we here at Sacred Stones Ministries want to help you make the most of a season that can be a “thin place” between the earthly realm and the in-breaking realm of God. So as part of our … Continue reading Five Tips for a More Meaningful Holy Week, by Rev. Kerry Greenhill
This June, I spent five days working with a small group of young adults on a mission trip doing flood recovery outside Lyons, Colorado. We pried off branches, logs, and parts of cars that had wrapped themselves around trees; hauled out debris that had washed downriver – everything from kitchen sinks to elk antlers; we … Continue reading The Best Kind of Working Vacation: Five Reasons to Go on a Mission Trip, by Rev. Debra Juarez
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!
We live in a world that craves instant gratification, and expects change to be instantaneous and easy - just look at all of the "makeover" reality shows on TV. But we know that true transformation is rarely fast - just look to the story of the Ugly Duckling. One of my favorite posters is that … Continue reading Of ducklings and swans: A story of transformation