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Women’s Leadership Retreat

Sixty-five women, who serve in various ways in a variety of churches, gathered at the Delta Hotel in Guelph for a Women’s Leadership Retreat, Nov.15-16, 2014.  Alissa Vernon was there, and wrote about the retreat for the Banner.  Thanks Alissa!  You … Continue reading

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My Remembrance – My Dad

This week we’ll observe Remembrance Day, and honour those who have given their lives. I have a deep respect for Remembrance Day. But this is not that kind of remembrance. For the last 20 years, Remembrance Day also reminds me … Continue reading

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Last Day in Indonesia

Sunday was our last day in Indonesia.  We attended church where Untung was preaching.  I regret that I couldn’t understand his message; he spoke with such passion. We met some delightful women who spoke to us in English and Dutch.  … Continue reading

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Workshop in Surabaya

On Friday, we flew from Yogyakarta to Surabaya.  We enjoyed lunch at a great Indonesian restaurant, called Bon Ami (French name) with Dutch delft blue décor. 🙂 After lunch we walked from the hotel to the Holland Bakery, which is common throughout Java, … Continue reading

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Training in Yogyakarta

On Thursday morning we led a training workshop at a Christian University in Yogyakarta.  Over 100 pastors and church leaders, predominantly men, came to learn about Coffee Break.  I had practiced the Indonesian greeting “Salamut Pagi”, which simply means good morning.  … Continue reading

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Today We’re Tourists

On Tuesday morning, we flew from Jakarta, to Jogjakarta, a city about 8hrs away by car.  There are 48 Universities here in this city.  Among other things, it means much of the population gets around on motorcycles. The next workshop … Continue reading

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Training for Teachers

On Sunday we enjoyed leisurely breakfast, and some time in the gym and the pool before joining Untung and Ivany for evening church.   Untung had to preach in the morning, but his church started at 6:30am so he assumed correctly … Continue reading

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