The Surprise of Small Groups

By Rev. Tammy Mitchell For years, the thought of being in a small group was terrifying for me.  I had absolutely no interest in being with people I didn’t really know, or having to pray out loud, or being asked to share something personal.  It was definitely not my idea

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The Journey Back to France

From Gentle Nudges to Answered Prayers by PCJH attender Pamela Konstant “God’s Gentle Nudges Begin I had a great job with the State. I was in an amazing location that I loved. I was making a positive impact to my community and I could stay there for another 15 years

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Take the Wild Stairs

by Addie Pascal “We popped out of the dusty trail below the Acropolis, sun just beginning to drop in the summer evening sky. It must have been 7pm already and no dinner in sight, which no one really seemed to mind. I mean, we were in Europe after all, and everyone

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A Part of History

Salzburg Festival 2019 by Kenny Hadden, Worship & Music Director Click here to hear the bells of Salzburg. “If you remember one thing from your time in Salzburg, I hope it is the sound of the bells.” That’s what Salzburger Dom Music Director János Czifra told us in his tentative

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Insights From Abroad

Insights, Quandaries, and Hilarities, Episode 3 by Addie Pascal “Bambino. One too many meltdowns in the last month had Ben and I hell bent on finding a playground for our kids to just run, without risk of being hit by a car/donkey/bajaj/motorcycle or just simply losing them into an unmarked

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A Blessing for All

2019 Rummage Sale Wrap Up This year’s Annual Rummage Sale was a true blessing for all. We raised $9,000 and distributed items before, during, and after the sale to 12 nonprofits. Our biggest benefactor after the sale was the Idaho Falls Rescue Mission, which accepted most of what we could

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Make Joy

Encountering Heaven in Rwanda by Addie Pascal “Father Ubald held his chin and furrowed his brow. Several moments passed as he considered our request. Traveling with kids is not a common practice for him, and we knew we were throwing him a curveball here. “Yes!” Came his response, emphatically. “We

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What is your Mission?

Lessons from Mongolia by Amanda Lack, Little Lambs Preschool Director I recently had the opportunity to travel to the country of Mongolia and love on people. The team I was with partnered alongside a local church there in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. We went out each day with a

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Great is Thy Faithfulness

In Awe of God’s Unending Guidance  by Megan Walker, PCJH’s Whitworth Fellow Since I first arrived in Jackson nearly two weeks ago, I have started each day at my desk looking at a card that my dad mailed me months ago. His short note was accompanied by this anthem: “Great

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Insights From Abroad

Revelations, Quandaries, and Hilarities. Episode 1 by Addie Pascal I’m really excited about this little series, because a) I have a lot of material and b) I like to infuse my writing with just a little bit of snark. I’ll make various installments throughout our time abroad, and I hope

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