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GENERAL ASSEMBLY ROUND TWO

This year I had the pleasure of attending the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly for the second time, and it didn’t disappoint. Last year I went as the Youth Representative for the International Presbytery, but this… Continue reading

SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE SUSTAINABLE LIVES

As part of my work with Kalunba Ltd., the official implementing partner of the RCH’s Unit for Refugee Integration, I update and refresh the website. I recently wrote a quick post for them about the… Continue reading

THE JOB INTERVIEW

  This morning started as many of mine do in Budapest – with me running late for my morning at the Ecumenical Office and rushing to get ready on time. Except today there… Continue reading

AN AFFIRMATION OF PARTNERSHIP

  The astrology of Chani Nicholas always speaks to me in deep and moving ways. This week’s horoscope was no different – it reminded me of the relationships I’m involved in here in… Continue reading

CONTEXT MATTERS

  The work being done in Katerini, on the surface, may seem similar to the work being done here in Budapest for refugees. Both ministries started out on a congregational level and have… Continue reading

A GENUINE CALLING

  Written February 24th Today was wonderfully free-flowing and just what I needed. Dia and I were going to spend the morning at the office with Alexandra, but work came up and she… Continue reading

THE POWER OF A PARK BENCH

  Written February 23rd Today began with a full shift in the nursery and when Dia and I arrived at the building to meet the teacher we learned that the two Syrian women… Continue reading

THE DAY I CRIED TWICE DURING LANGUAGE LESSONS

  Written February 22nd As I left the nursery this morning and walked downstairs to attend English language lessons with the kids, one youth in particular caught my eye – a boy that… Continue reading

CONNECTIONS BEYOND LANGUAGE

  Written February 22nd When I first visited the church in Katerini in august 2016 to volunteer, Alexandra was working with a team of five other people to do everything. Now, her team… Continue reading

LEARNING ABOUT HOTEL LIFE

  Written February 21st For our first day, my coworker, Dia, and I met Alexandra in the morning and drove to meet a Pentecostal couple in town – the husband is a pastor at… Continue reading