Everyday Rhythms – Stories of Hope

“Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of boogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of boogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill…

Everyday Rhythms: Streams of Blessing

Every person has a moment in their lives in which they have been blessed. Sometimes it’s a deep and urgent need that arises and someone comes to the rescue. Sometimes it’s a very subtle word of encouragement that changes someone’s whole outlook. Sometimes it’s a family member or friend, and sometimes it’s a complete stranger….

Everyday Rhythms: Eating with Purpose

Eating: something that we all do, so it gives us all something in common. Of course we have to eat to survive, but it is also a way that we celebrate. Every event, from birthdays and holidays to baby showers and weddings, has some form of food to enjoy. “Festivity” and “feasting” both come from the same root word! Since the dawn of time, food has given us not only sustenance to live, but also a deep bond with family, friends, and cultures, providing us a safe place to share our lives with one another…

Seeds of Peace: Celebrating Our Families

Early in December, Convergence Church held its first annual Kids Celebration event. We invited all our families to join us for pizza at CiCi’s, and then went to Monkey Joes for some bouncy house fun! It was such a blast for the kids and the parents. There was good food, good conversation, and most importantly,…