We recently bid a sad farewell to our intern AJ. But as things so often happen with the Neighboring Movement, we realized there was a person who would be a fantastic intern for us--Kristopher! I met Kristopher this summer during a retreat that was organized by Friends University. He was really interested in the Neighboring Movement, and so I asked him if he would be willing to serve as our intern, and he agreed--yea! He is intelligent, articulate, hard-working, considerate, compassionate and joyful! I've asked him to share a little about himself...Read More
SoCe Life Blog
A journey to abundance, one day at a time.
It was great to have some new volunteers come over this morning to help build the next batch of garden boxes. We have boxes in all different stages. Matt dismantled fence panels and cut boards to length. Our volunteers, Dylan and Bailey, caught on quickly and were happy to build box #30!Read More
This week, AJ and I have been finishing the boxes that we built during the build event earlier this month. We paint the outside of the boxes to protect them from weathering and then stencil SoCe Life on the sides. We are down to...Read More
On Monday, we placed our Little Free Library in front of the office. In case you aren’t familiar with the concept of Little Free Libraries, they are small containers set up by anyone who wants to register one. Inside you place books (our books are for children and youth) and people can take a book and give a book. That’s all there is to it. You can learn more...Read More
About two weeks ago I, Matt, and my husband spent a Saturday taking a short road trip up to Kansas City, really it was a small town just outside of Kansas City called Lawson, Missouri, but the reason we drove up to Missouri was to join a youth group from St. Paul’s UMC in Lenexa on their weekend retreat focused on...Read More