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The “Road to Real Change” is paved with Hope

| March 21, 2012 | Comments (0)
The “Road to Real Change” is paved with Hope

The “Road to Real Change” is paved with Hope The annual Road to Real Change Banquet, hosted by the Redwood Gospel Mission, is not your usual fundraising banquet: it focuses on the benefits of giving, serving, and connecting with the poor and needy. By Cathleen Jones Admit it, during your last experience at a fundraising [...]

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Aaron – A New Face of Homelessness

| March 17, 2012 | Comments (2)
Aaron – A New Face of Homelessness

By Linda Jo Jenkins CB Contributor In 2011, there was a new face in the homeless community here in Sonoma County. Yet, Aaron Sacks isn’t new to this area at all. After high school, Aaron went to work as a Junior Processor in the Semi-Conductor field that was just beginning in the area. While he [...]

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2012 Pray Santa Rosa

| March 16, 2012 | Comments (0)
2012 Pray Santa Rosa

Pastors, marketplace and ministry leaders, and intercessors in Santa Rosa are joining together for 40 days leading up to Palm Sunday to pray prayers of Biblical hope for our community.  Led by Together in Christ—Santa Rosa, pastors were encouraged to lead their congregations through this focused prayer time using the 2012 Prayer Guide published by [...]

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What’s the deal with that Guy and His Pen Covered Mercedes?

| March 15, 2012 | Comments (0)
What’s the deal with that Guy and His Pen Covered Mercedes?

By Linda Jo Jenkins CB Contributor This month, Costas Schuler, received his biggest donation yet, from TerraCycle in Trenton, New Jersey. They sent 30,000 used pens on a pallet around five feet tall with just these words written on the side, Pen Guy. Costas has earned that title since he started his project over seven [...]

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Redeeming Old T-Shirts

| March 15, 2012 | Comments (0)
Redeeming Old T-Shirts

  Back on January 28, 2012 an elder’s wife of Sonoma Ave. Church of Christ, Shirley Whitney, got together with a small group of 20 ladies from various churches in the area to teach them to crochet strips of material from old t-shirts into Bible bags, purses, and laptop carrying bags with the purpose of [...]

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Local Leaders Serve Overseas

| March 1, 2012 | Comments (0)
Local Leaders Serve Overseas

Local Leaders Serve Overseas Senior Pastors from Sonoma County report from the mission field. By Dana Bryant Recently, the Christian Bee has been made aware of at least four local Senior Pastors that are either currently out of the country, leaving soon or have just returned from Missions Trips. Chris Bauer from Santa Rose Bible [...]

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Christian School Thinks Outside the Box

| March 1, 2012 | Comments (0)
Christian School Thinks Outside the Box

Christian School Thinks Outside the Box Pre-school becomes ministry outreach as tuition becomes donor based. By Dana Bryant St. Luke Preschool has been educating children about God’s love for the past 36 years. Recently, the school reevaluated how to better serve and reach the community. Many local families have been struck hard by the current [...]

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“Serve a Little” Says a lot

| March 1, 2012 | Comments (0)
“Serve a Little” Says a lot

“Serve a Little” Says a lot Opportunity for Churches to Engage By Dana Bryant   The ministry, Serve a Little, was born in September of 2009.  The Executive Director, Matthew Nalywaiko, says the idea came to him at 4am on a Tuesday morning and came from is eight year journey to figure out what God [...]

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Christians Launch ‘Doing the Right Thing’ Movement

| February 1, 2012 | Comments (0)
Christians Launch  ‘Doing the Right Thing’ Movement

Christians Launch ‘Doing the Right Thing’ Movement Christian Post Reports www.christianpost.com ASHBURN, Va. – America is in what evangelical leader Chuck Colson is calling an “ethical mess” and it’s time for Christians and the rest of the population to start “doing the right thing.” Chuck Colson, founder of Prison Fellowship, speaks at the launch of [...]

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