Posts by Suzy Lindeke

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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 […]

Deacons – A Ministry of Compassion

by Suzy Lindeke

Your JKPC Deacons fulfill a ministry of compassion and service to those in need. Do you know what your Deacons do in this important ministry? We have several active teams that address a wide variety of needs. Assistance is provided in the following ways.. Home Help Team coordinates hot meals to families recovering from hospitalization […]