Month: January 2020

Drawn Through Love

By Meghan Leary, Good Shepherd Volunteers The following reflection is a notable entry to our annual Volunteer Story & Photo Contest. Each year, we ask our member programs to submit stories and photos of their daily life to celebrate the experiences of faith-based service. I remember the moment I decided I was going to do… Read more »

Unusual Kindness

A Letter from the Executive Director January 18-25 is the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The text chosen for this year is Acts 27-28, which focuses on Paul being shipwrecked on Malta and being shown “unusual kindness” (28:2).  In reading about this week, I was moved by a reflection by the World Council of Churches which invites… Read more »

Living Simply in New York City

Madelyn Reed, Covenant House Faith Community The following reflection is a notable entry to our annual Volunteer Story & Photo Contest. Each year, we ask our member programs to submit stories and photos of their daily life to celebrate the experiences of faith-based service. Last year I completed a year of service through Covenant House… Read more »