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Book Cover: "Sacred Shelter—13 Journeys of Homelessness and Healing", Edited by Susan Celia Greenfield
We are delighted to welcome our friend, Marc Greenburg, executive director of The Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, NYC.  He recently helped publish a book titled: Sacred Shelter—13 Journeys of Homelessness and Healing", Edited by Susan Celia Greenfield.
 
“In a metropolis like New York, homelessness can blend into the urban landscape, In Sacred Shelter, New York is the place where a community of resilient, remarkable individuals are yearning for a voice.  Through frank, honest interviews, this book follows the lives of thirteen people who experienced homelessness and graduated from an interfaith life skills empowerment program.  They share traumas from their youth, the devastation of homelessness, and the healing they discovered through community and faith.  By listening to individual stories, we are urged to confront our own woundedness and uncover our desire for human connection, a sacred shelter on the other side of suffering.” 
 

The book features 13 people who each contribute a chapter describing their journey from homelessness to healing and wholeness.  We’re privileged to meet and hear from one of the authors, Sophia Worrell, who will share her powerful story.  Welcome to you both!

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Daily Bible Verse

11 November 2019

  • 2 Peter 1:16-21

    20First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation, 21because no prophecy ever came by human will, but men and women moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

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Collecting Food for the Hungry and Homeless

As the weather begins to change, life for those who are hungry and homeless becomes even more difficult. Please bring non-perishable food items and place them in the baskets at the sanctuary entrance. The food we collect will be taken to the food pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lower Eastside.

 

Healing Services

We offer brief healing services on the 1st and 3rd Sundays each month. These are powerful times of anointing and prayer. They are held in the sanctuary after the 11 AM service.

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