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Holy Week: Maundy Thursday With The Singing Company and Families

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“And He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.”                             (Luke 22:15) “Before Jesus died He longed to share one last meal with His disciples. Knowing He only had a few days left; Jesus…

A View From The Other Side…. By: Colonel Dawn Heatwole

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I’ve read and preached on the Easter story more times than I can count.  I’ve preached it from every angle, but this year, something new hit me as I read the story from the other side.  I read the story this year as a mom who has a son who will turn 30 this year. …

Holy Tuesday: With The Singing Company And Families

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“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24) “Fig trees were quite common in the Middle East and were one of the first plants cultivated by humans. An average fig tree would be about 30 feet tall and provided delicious fruit…

Throughout Holy Week Devotionals

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As we’ve shared in the blog post from Friday, April 11 our Territorial Leaders of Women’s Ministries are bringing us devotional thoughts during Holy Week. Lt. Colonel Rebecca Sjogren today, Monday April 14, Colonel Dawn Heatwole on Wednesday April 16 and Commissioner Carol Seiler on Good Friday, April 18. On the in between days we…

Holy Week Post One: Triumphal Entry Into Jerusalem By: Lt. Colonel Rebecca Sjogren

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Back in the late 1980’s my husband Dan and I took our first Biblical Education Trip (BET) to Israel. That trip brought alive in my mind and soul, the villages and countryside where Jesus taught his disciples, both men and women, and where he ministered lovingly to the marginalized. The amazing country side was a…

Holy Week Blog Series From Our Leaders

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Our Women’s Ministries Territorial Leaders: Commissioner Carol Seiler, Colonel Dawn Heatwole and Lt. Colonel Rebecca Sjogren will each bring us a devotional blog entry based on the events that take place before and after Jesus death and of course, his resurrection. Be sure to follow along, starting next Monday, April 14.  

The Challenge Of The Disciplines By: Captain Rhegan Stansbury

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 Spiritual disciplines help us to exercise our faith and grow closer in our relationship with God. The disciplines vary and include but are not limited to: solitude, silence, fasting, frugality, chastity, secrecy and sacrifice, study, worship, celebration, service, prayer, fellowship, confession, and  submission.  Last week I asked my facebook friends what their favorite spiritual discipline was and…

Chicago Harbor Light – Mini Gardens For Sale

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 The Chicago Harbor Light Women’s Ministries is creating Mini Gardens, also known as Fairy Gardens to raise money for our Women’s Ministries activities.  These will be for sale at the Metro Women’s Conference and  at the Corps. Call Captain Nancy at 312 421 5753 to have a garden made for you!         

Peoria Citadel’s Jesus Feminist Study By: Major Donna Miller

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“Since becoming the Corps Officer (at Peoria Citadel) I’ve had several conversations with older women at the corps about some of their personal experiences in the christian community of the corps.  One of those conversations was with a 70 year old African American woman. She has been attending the corps since she was a child….

Eight Things you should know about Spiritual Discipline By: Captain Rhegan Stansbury

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 Eight Things you should know about Spiritual Disciplines: a book review of Dallas Willard’s The Spirit of the Disciplines   One of the leading names today on the topic of spiritual disciplines is Dallas Willard. Willard has extensive education in philosophy, and has studied the issue of the spiritual disciplines. His conclusions and writings change the way…