Crumbs of Faith and Love

a Stephen Ministry introduction from Deacon Rob Lewis Do you want to get away? Jesus did.  But Jesus can’t get away. A Canaanite woman whose daughter is possessed by a demon accosts him. (Matthew 15:21-28; Mark 7:24-30) The story quickly gets complicated as it juxtaposes Jesus’ desire for solitude with the woman’s desperate love for […]

Coming & Going: the Rhythm of the Souls

reflections on mission from Deacon Rob Lewisand Annemarie Zimmerman And he rejoiced with great sadness. This describes my conflicted emotional state when I say goodbye to friends who leave All Souls.  The emotions start to rise with the first buds of spring, when our students prepare to head out to parts unknown. I know it’s […]

In Communion

Deacon Rob Lewis shares an update about a friend of All Souls. Two Sundays ago, Chris Morgan took communion for the first time at All Souls. He broke our COVID rule of essential participants only, so his receiving was all the more noticeable. To those of us who know Chris, it was also deeply moving. […]

Dandora COVID update

Our Kids in Dandora are Back in School! The good news in the slums of Dandora: KDS/KDSS is back in session! After almost 10 months of being away because of COVID, the children were SO excited to be back in their classes! We received a report from Kenya Children’s Fund that the first 2 weeks […]

Chick-Fil-A Wheaton’s Community Outreach during COVID-19

Ben Brittain is in the Chick-Fil-A Leadership Program and currently works in Wheaton’s Danada store. He hopes to eventually operate his own store, and become a partner in the business. Chick-Fil-A’s ownership culture is one of the keys to its success. Ben gives us some other reasons why it’s one of the fastest growing restaurants […]

Shelter-in-Place at Hawthorne House

Sara  Zimmerman is a houseparent (along with her husband Doug) at Hawthorne House, a transitional housing program in Wheaton for homeless young women. Sara reflects on the significance of Shelter and Place for her family and the women at Hawthorne House.   Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1) Living in community has never been […]