Mission San Xavier del Bac

This morning as Mark and I were leaving our RV park to go to church, a whole family of Native Americans walked in front of us.  When they passed and we were driving down San Xavier (pronounced Ha-vee-AIR) Rd., we kept passing small groups of people walking toward the mission.  The mission is about two miles away from where we live. Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

This morning, there was so much sleet and ice that Mark and I and my sister and her husband all stayed home from church.  But this evening, I was committed to read a story I’d written at my church’s Christmas Eve service, so in spite of falling snow, Mark and I went.  Here is the story I wrote: Continue reading

Building bridges

Some of the churches in Door County have banded together to help the foreign students that come here to work in the summer.  The students don’t generally have a car and are unable to get around to places they might like to see and things they would enjoy doing.  They generally live at their work site and that’s about all they get to see.  The church program is called Bridges and they offer bi-weekly activities, English lessons, and they match the students up with Christian families who do things with them. Continue reading