Last week started out intense. I returned Saturday evening from the Western Mid-Atlantic Training Conference in Pittsburgh. Sunday morning I taught Sunday School, then Ruth and I flew to Dallas for RUF Assessment where we evaluate couples for suitability in campus ministry. The Assessment schedule is relentless, but we kept up and arrived home late… Continue reading February 16, 2020 — Dallas
Indiana, in Pennsylvania, that is. Nestled in the woods between State College and Pittsburgh is the small town where Indiana University of Pennsylvania is. I drove there on Tuesday to see Oliver and Kim Pierce. Last year Oliver and Kim moved to Indiana and Oliver spent much of the year raising funds and learning the… Continue reading February 10, 2020 — Indiana, Akron, Pittsburgh
Ruth and I left first thing Monday and drove to Morgantown, WV to visit Peter, Megan, and the grandchildren. We had a pleasant drive and visit that evening. I left Tuesday morning and drove to Pittsburgh to visit Derek and Luda Bates and the RUF ministry at the University of Pittsburgh. I met with two… Continue reading February 2, 2020 — Pittsburgh and State College
The big event last week was my trip to Providence and vicinity, but that was on Wednesday. On Monday I drove to Lancaster and had a nice lunch with Trip and Joy Beans. Trip is the campus minister at Millersville University and we had campus and presbytery matters to discuss in advance of the spring… Continue reading January 26, 2020 — Providence
I left early on January 6 for a coordinators retreat. Most of us flew to Atlanta and drove to Birmingham where the parents of one coordinator provided a wonderful dinner. We spent the next two days in their nearby lakehouse. Will Huss, our new National Coordinator, led us in discussions about our core values and… Continue reading January 21, 2020 — Back on the Road
...for six more hours! We've had a wonderful Christmastide. We were able to make time for all our children and many extended family and friends. We had great food (too much, but not excessively too much), games, hikes, conversation, etc. I enjoyed writing a daily meditation on a few Christmas carols and posted them on… Continue reading January 5, 2020 — It’s Still Christmas!
Merry Christmas! Last week was a slow time for campus ministry. On Monday we packed up and headed to Warfordsburg, a village 12 miles north of Hancock, MD, and all the Greens settled into a cabin. Daniel, Ginny, and Victoria flew over from England; Peter, Megan, and four children drove from Morgantown, WV; Christopher came… Continue reading December 29, 2019 — Merry Christmas!