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The Imitation of Christ

Posted on March 20, 2017

I have personally enjoyed and been challenged by the devotional portion of the Lent † Daily 2017 study. It has allowed me to reconnect with an old devotional classic, Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ. My first exposure to this book was... read more »

The Rev. Taylor Ishii
Director of Student Ministry


First Full Week Observing a Holy Lent

Posted on March 6, 2017

Welcome to the first full week observing a Holy Lent. Let's riff on three themes Fr. Taylor laid out in the last newsletter: Repent. I often misdiagnose my sins. Do you? If I've gained a few pounds, do I have a problem with gluttony? If my... read more »

Amber Noel
Associate Director of Student Ministry


DNOW - A Whole-Church Retreat

Posted on March 6, 2017

The DNOW retreat this year ran alongside the adult Prepare: Lent retreat. DNOW helped engage students in getting ready for Lent as their parents did the same across campus. And we had a great time! But that's only part of why we call it... read more »

Amber Noel
Associate Director of Student Ministry


Lent is Right Around the Corner

Posted on February 20, 2017

It's hard to believe, but 2017 is flying by and Lent is right around the corner. And as we approach this season of preparation, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you about keeping a Holy Lent. Repent: Lent is a time where we remember our utter... read more »

The Rev. Taylor Ishii
Director of Student Ministry


Complaining to God

Posted on February 6, 2017

Did you know you can complain to God? Maybe you’re not the complaining type. But we all have our moments. And of course if all you are doing is complaining, you might want to take stock. But if you never complain to God, why not? Is it because... read more »

Amber Noel
Associate Director of Student Ministry