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BUILDING PUENTES: CALLED

The following is a reflection from Kendra Hernandez, a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Las Cruces (New Mexico), another one of the volunteers working in Puerto Rico this week to aid in recovery from Hurricane Maria. Over the next weeks, volunteers will serve and...

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BUILDING PUENTES: CONNECTING

The following is a reflection from Meg Blodgett member of Calvary, Mt. Airy, another one of the volunteers working in Puerto Rico this week to aid in recovery from Hurricane Maria. Over the next weeks, volunteers will serve and support as a part of the Building...

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BUILDING PUENTES: GRATEFUL

The following is a reflection from Sharon Stromberg from Frederick, one of the volunteers working in Puerto Rico this week to aid in recovery from Hurricane Maria. Over the next weeks, volunteers will serve and support as a part of the Building Puentes initiative with...

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BUILDING PUENTES: FINDING PLACE

The following is a reflection from Alicia Ribeiro, member from Holy Trinity, Laurel, one of the volunteers working in Puerto Rico this week to aid in recovery from Hurricane Maria. Over the next weeks, volunteers will serve and support as a part of the Building...

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BUILDING PUENTES: ARRIVING

The following is a reflection from Victoria Broderick, Ellicott City, one of the volunteers working in Puerto Rico this week to aid in recovery from Hurricane Maria. Over the next weeks, volunteers will serve and support as a part of the Building Puentes initiative...

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A rest or break from work

by Bishop Bill Gohl In the seventh year there shall be a sabbath of complete rest for the land, a sabbath for the Lord... – Leviticus 25:4 A sabbatical (from Hebrew: shabbat (שבת) i.e., Sabbath), is a rest or break from work. The concept of the sabbatical is based on...

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