Once Again it was a SUPER SUNDAY AT DAPC!!
WE SHARED OUR JOYS:
o Celebrating with Ken & Regina Pugh the marriage of their daughter Shelly on Saturday: Blessings and peace Shelly & Gregory!
o Rejoicing in the return of Shane & Danielle [DeVore] Quesada from their honeymoon in Italy!
WE GATHERED TO BE BELOVED COMMUNIT
We welcomed a new member & our new M.O.M.!
- John Adams, a student at United Seminary and friend of Jermaine Ross-Allam, has united with DAPC as a member – transferring his membership from Church of All Nations!
- Miryana Moteva, DAPC’s new Minister of Music, was WARMLY welcomed and shared her gifts with us during the time for special music, playing a heart-filling Haydn piece on piano!
- We surrounded Jackson & Juliana Gienger with our prayers following the death of their Grandmother (Jodie’s mother), Sandee Steiner ... and PTCA friend Bob Cross’s family who passed in the past week.
- We continued to prayerfully support and comfort those who have experienced recent losses: the Vellenga family & O’Keefe / Maghakian families.
- Uplifting our brother Glenn Neske as the directions of treatment are being decided.
- Praying with David & Elona’s brother in law, Joe Lacey, as he begins treatments for mesothelioma.
WE CELEBRATED OUR MINISTRY OF PEACEMAKING
Sharing Sandy Brophy’s story of international PeaceMaking … that started IN DAPC’s COFFEE HOUR!
Dedicating ourselves to peacemaking in the world by:
- Praying, crying and laughing with others.
- Teaching peace and non-violence to children.
- Becoming more aware of what role(s) to play toward world peace … AND beginning to do it!
- Remaining peaceful with little ones and teaching them to be peaceful with one another.
- Sharing traditional teachings about care of mother-earth and all God’s creation.
- Replacing grief with Music.
- Working to reconcile the LBGT community with the church and communities that shut them out.
- Praying for peace on earth.
- Seeking out my unhappy housemates and listening to their troubles.
- Having “Jesus Salt” in my pocket to sprinkle wherever there is a need in front of me!
- Listening more intentionally and “eloquently”.
- Sharing more of God’s Blessings.
- Bringing the “Salt” of humor and warm welcome.
- Working with the mentally ill and sex offenders.
- Making my home a place of peace.
- Providing guidance for those who are challenged or aged.
- Continuing my spiritual journey of self.