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This weekend Emmaus House held their annual “Christmas in Peoplestown” event along with two other organizations in Peoplstown called the Rick McDevitt Center and the Study Hall. The event was a progressive event where community members would start of with … Continue reading
While on Mission Year we are given only two breaks: Christmas Vacation and Spring Break. All other holidays are meant to be shared with other members in the community. Our first holiday away from family members this year was Thanksgiving. … Continue reading
So many people are shocked when they hear that we only have $68 a week for groceries for the four of us. Others instantly get worried. “What will you do if your money runs out? How will you eat? Do … Continue reading
2 blogs next Friday. Sorry. It’s late. 🙁
This weekend we had a solitude retreat. We went to a camp an hour outside of the city. It was beautiful! The fall colors were showing and there was a peaceful lake and it was so good to get away … Continue reading
Yesterday, while sitting at the front desk of Emmaus House, I got a call from Charlotte. Charlotte is the After-school program director. “Tell Debbie and Emily that you all need to come with me to pick up the kids because … Continue reading
We’ve been here almost 2 weeks now. We’ve slowly gotten settled in and have started building routines. We’ve walked through our neighborhoods and tried to introduce ourselves. We’ve been to church. We’ve been to 2 community meetings. However, it’s been … Continue reading
We finally made it to Mission Year this past Monday! This past month has been one of the most hectic in my life. Thank you all who have been praying for our stress. I could really feel them! We’ve both … Continue reading
I’m in Southern California for my sister Megan’s wedding!!! This week has been very nostalgic. I drove my car down on Monday and Tuesday and I stayed with my high school best friend, Jilee, on my way down. We had … Continue reading
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