Posts by Suzy Lindeke

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Shop Amazon Smile and Help JKPC

by Suzy Lindeke

If you are like a lot of us, you probably shop on Amazon. If you do, you can shop at Amazon Smile and use JKPC as your charity. We will get a small donation from Amazon for every dollar you spend. Amazon Smile isn’t some stripped down version of Amazon, it is precisely the same […]

In Light of the Refugee Crisis in the Middle East

by Suzy Lindeke

Important Notice: Change of Venue for World Relief’s Refugee Training Program Because of the huge response for their Refugee Training Program, World Relief has changed the location to a larger venue: Where: Bellevue Presbyterian Church, (Room UC-303) 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue WA 98004 When: Thursday, September 24 from 6:00pm-8:30pm What: Hosting, Housing, and Welcoming […]

Legacy Fund Established

by Suzy Lindeke

In its sixty-year history, John Knox Presbyterian Church has received many generous, one-time gifts and bequests. However, the Church has never had a mechanism for receiving these gifts other than to include them in the general or designated funds of the church for annual distribution. In particular, there has never been a mechanism to build […]

Winning Aicha’s Heart – A Mercy Ships Story

by Suzy Lindeke

Aicha was burned in a house fire. Her right ear was missing.Without proper wound treatment, the burned skin contracted, severely restricting her arm movement. A free surgery on-board the Africa Mercy solved the physical problem, but her glassy eyes remained round and wary. Her little body had endured a lot in its four years, including […]

Miracles at Hospitality House!

by Suzy Lindeke

Hospitality House provides a 90-day program to help homeless women find home, health and hope. “I was blessed by phone calls from two former clients who called the House to say thank you for providing a warm home and encouragement during a difficult time,” said Jan Lentz, office volunteer and Hospitality House Board member. “One […]

What is Ash Wednesday?

by Suzy Lindeke

By Marla Evans Through the new eyes of a diehard Evangelical Until this year I have never sought an in-depth answer to this question.  Raised in a typical 1970’s Evangelical tradition it quite frankly never came up.  In 1987, as a new student at Pacific Lutheran University, I remember seeing students with smudges on their […]

Haley Ballast Shares at Conference

by Suzy Lindeke

January 17-18, I had the privilege, along with a few others from JKPC, of attending a conference in Seattle called Transformation: Worship, the Arts, and the Renewal of Christian Imagination. The conference was sponsored by Fuller Seminary Northwest, Bethany Community Church, and the Brehm Center of Fuller Seminary, and featured a diverse group of artists, speakers, and presenters. Visual art, drama, poetry, […]

Belize 2 Relections by Susan Basher

by Suzy Lindeke

Belize 2 Mission Trip, November 7-11, 2013 This was my first mission trip. I was not dreading it, but was not necessarily filled with excitement either.  It is hard to tie up loose ends at home and look forward to what you do not know… but I had an expectation that I would see God […]