Below you will find links to some past newsletters. You are welcome to sign up for an e-version, or you may contact us to request a hard copy sent to you by U.S. mail.
July – August 2015 Newsletter
Our annual Legacy Picnic to bless nursing home residents and staff was held on July 24th. We had 134 residents and 55 staff attend the festivities - with music, a picnic lunch, the limbo, “dancing” ...even ice cream treats fresh off the ice cream truck!
May – June 2015 Newsletter
What a joy it is to gather with Christians who love the Lord and who love each other! As we joined together in May, at our 14th annual volunteer banquet (PowerNight), we worshipped and celebrated the Lord’s goodness and faithfulness to his servants in nursing home ministry.
March – April 2015 Newsletter
A Miracle Happened Last Week...
As we entered the community room of the memory care unit, the residents were subdued and drowsy. Some appeared troubled and worried. One lady looked up at me, her face creased with anxiety, and asked if I had seen her father. When I said, “No, I’m sorry, I haven’t seen him,” her face fell and she wanted to leave to find him. . .
The “valley of Baca” refers to any place of weeping. How many such places there are in this world - how much work there is for us to do – how many people to comfort and care for and love and befriend. Some of these places of weeping are the long-term care facilities of our nation, where some of our most frail, forsaken, lonely and poor reside.
March – April 2014 Newsletter
Although the Lord pours out many wonderful blessings upon His children, He also allows us to experience many troubles and sorrows. At times, our prayers, desires and dreams seem to drift into hopelessness…and our vision of God can become obscured by dark clouds. This is sometimes seen as God’s disfavor or judgment on us, but we must realize that it is through such storms that we must let down our anchor of hope and hold firm to the promises of God.
January – February 2014 Newsletter
A few weeks ago, while I was on my way to the nursing home, a friend of mine texted me a picture of the church service she was attending. There were over a thousand people in that service, many with hands lifted up in worship, and you could almost feel the joy that must have been experienced in that large fellowship of believers.