Author Archive: Sarabeth :: the dramatic

WORD on the street

WORD. Why are we learning the story? What happens after we know it? We get to be a part of it! We have the chance to become part of the big story God is telling, part of the redemptive WORD of God in our community. Sunday, May 6, we’re becoming the WORD on the street. […]

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Black History Month: sugar

I picked this book up in the Children’s Department at our library a while back.  It is a haunting history of sugar.  I had never understood how much the desire for sugar in England (and around the world) drove the slave trade in the 1700s. In the bibliography, I found that a book was often […]

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Looking Toward Lent

We know, we know, it’s Fat Tuesday. Lent doesn’t start until tomorrow. But we wanted to share a couple of links that you might find helpful as you enter the season. If you’ve ever wondered “Why do we even observe Lent?” – you’re not alone. There’s some great background, explanation, and what-it-means-for-us-today in this post […]

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Black History Month: Benjamin Banneker

On February 1, when Sarabeth announced that we would be celebrating Black History Month on the Fellowship North blog, I became very excited.  I love to study history.  In her post, she included Dena Nash and Barbara Scorza’s experiences of celebrating Black History in the church.  My experience was similar to theirs.  There would be […]

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Black History Month: a place to start

Are you ready, black or white, to learn a little history? I’ve got some places you could start! For me, learning the history surrounding our very own area is interesting. The Central High School National Historic Site has a wonderful interactive museum in the visitor center, filled with displays to read, old radio broadcasts to […]

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What’s new, Kenya Relief?

For nearly 8 years now, we at Fellowship North have been involved with Kenya Relief, an organization built up from the ground by a man many of us know and love from his days as an Elder here at FN, Steve James. We’ve become very connected with the community of Migori in Southwest Kenya in […]

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