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“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.” 

Link to the book: “Sacred Shelter—13 Journeys of Homelessness and Healing", Edited by Susan Celia Greenfield.

 

 

 

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Daily Bible Verse

23 February 2019

  • Genesis 44:18-34

    34For how can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I fear to see the suffering that would come upon my father."​

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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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