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Welcome to the blog of the Enough for Everyone program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). By "just living" we mean both justice-based living and just simply living – freeing ourselves from the clutter of stuff so we can focus on living faithfully and living well. Join us in the exploration!

About the Author
Bryce Wiebe coordinates Enough for Everyone, a ministry of the Presbyterian Hunger Program. He loves slow food and is fascinated by the way things are made.  He is excited to dive into experiments in simplicity with you.  His sacred cow of consumption: kitchen gadgets.

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April 14, 2014

Easter Children's Sermon

An idea for an Easter Children's sermon.

 

 

Text:  John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 or, you know, any of the Gospel accounts of the women arriving at the empty tomb.

 

Lesson:  God’s love can turn our disappointment into a surprise. 

 

What you will need: 

2 large plastic Easter eggs filled with candy,

1 large plastic Easter egg left empty

Candy to give to each child at the end (optional).

 

Show the Easter eggs to the children.  Ask them what you have.  They will, of course, know right away. 

 

Take one of the filled eggs and shake it ...


April 14, 2014

Dennis Dewey's Nicaragua Reflection

The Rev. Dennis Dewey is a biblical storyteller and pastor of Stone Presbyterian Church in Clinton, New York. His church’s Fair Trade shop sponsored his participation in the January 2014 trip to Nicaragua sponsored by the Presbyterian Hunger Program and Equal Exchange. He offers these reflections on his experience with profound gratitude to his church’s shop and to the Presbyterian Hunger Program, Enough for Everyone, and its Associate, Bryce Wiebe.