By Mary Ellen Mitchell When we were 24 (in 2005), Meridith and I took a trip up the east coast to visit intentional Christian communities and imagine what our futures might be. Our last stop was the Bruderhof, which Meridith described as “kind of Amish, kind of Catholic worker.” We stayed with a family, worked in the laundry, and saw their peace barn. Years passed, Lydia’s House was born, and we looked to lots of places to get help and inspiration for this work. In 2019 Bethany Kurtz came to us, as she was leaving the Bruderhof, having discerned that
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Volunteer Work Day
March 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Join Lydia’s House as we work to transform our new property, 2005 Mills Ave, into the Jean Donovan House, a place where the ministry of Lydia’s House can continue to grow. We will gather at 9:00 am for a light breakfast, coffee, and shared prayer. The work day will last until 3:30 pm with lunch provided. Prepare to work hard and get dirty! If you have outdoor or indoor tools, please label them as yours and bring them along. If you have questions or if you are bringing a group of people, please contact Elizabeth at email@example.com. Space is limited.