Carolina on Our Minds

On April 18 we’ll be piling into two vans and setting off for the east. Twenty-something students from EJS, mostly twenty-somethings, along with one pair of pentagenarians (us), and our fearless leaders are heading to the Carolinas on our end of term mission trip. Encounter Jesus School (EJS) is a training program in spiritual ministry … More Carolina on Our Minds

Triple Jubilee

Little hospital founded by Madame the Countess d’Imecourt for the sick of Roucy, Concevreux, Gernicourt, etc. In service since Sept. 11, 1862 by the Sisters of St. Charles of Nancy. So reads the description from a turn of the (twentieth) century post card of this property, known as the Hospice of Roucy. 150 years ago, … More Triple Jubilee

Double Dutch Treat

Meet Anne and Menno Menninga. Here is a pre-post quiz: Anna and Menno are (a) merchants (b) artists (c) craftsmen (d) innkeepers (e) teachers (f) missionaries (g) restauranteers? Answer: all of the above—though (g) is in the planning stages. The Menningas are originally from the Netherlands, but have been missionaries for some thirty years, first … More Double Dutch Treat