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  • October 2014 - Reformed family called to ‘pray globally’ as it marks special days

    Published October 1, 2014

    October contains World Communion Sunday, Reformation Sunday and All Saints Day. While the Reformation is not just about the Reformed family of faith, I would like to share with you what some of our Reformed saints-in-the-making are doing in the world.

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    From Stated Clerk's Column

  • New Member of the YAV Team

    Published September 30, 2014

    David Wigger and Amy Wadsworth, YAVA-Kenya ’11-‘12

    Hey all. This is David, I have just joined the YAV staff as the new Louisville Seminary Field Education Intern.

    My wife, Amy, and I were YAVs in Kenya in 2011-2012. I taught English, Math, and PE at Ratta Mixed Secondary School in Western Kenya. After my YAV year I started at Louisville Seminary, where I am currently pursuing a Masters in Divinity with a Concentration in Black Church Studies.

    I was not planning on doing any more Field Education until Emily told me the YAV office was looking for an Intern ...

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    From A Year of Service

  • A Blessing of the Goats

    Published September 30, 2014

    I often have moments that make me think, "I love my job!" One of these was meeting Will Christians, pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Michigan. He shared this story with me, and I'd like to pass it along here:

    "After a whole year of collecting small offerings, the Sunday school class was able to raise the $178 needed to purchase a pair of goats through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. The church wanted there to be some sort of special recognition for their patience and accomplishment, so we planned a “Blessing of the Goats” to be a part ...

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    From Daily Offerings

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