Social Work and Mental Health – By Madeline Stiers

November 10th, 2015

If I were to ask you what a social worker does or where they work, what would your answer be? Maybe it would be that we work for CPS and are in the business of removing children from parents on a regular basis. Well, this is wrong. Unfortunately, so many people have no idea what a social worker does; they can only assume we work…

Anxiety on Campus, and in Life – By The Rev. Rutger-Jan Heijmen

November 6th, 2015

  Houston magazine, in its November 2015 issue, is the latest publication to comment on the anxiety epidemic currently afflicting American campuses. The article, entitled “Anxiety Goes to College,” zeroes in on university-aged students, but for those of us with teenagers, we know that compulsive worry is a concern among High Schoolers as well, not to mention their parents! I am not a medical professional,…

Pot Luck – By Rev. Amy Bezecny

November 5th, 2015

The faith-family that I grew up in, cherished “breaking bread together” and the most common time to share a meal was at our after-church Pot Luck lunch. I remember the excitement and wonder, as each dish was uncovered. Would I like it? Would I be brave enough to try it? Maybe I would add a dish to my “never eat this again” list. Or, maybe…