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Jun
12
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by Julie Thomas, Administrative Assistant, PCA As we enter the season of Pentecost, I have been re-reading the book of Acts.  Acts 2:44-47 describes how the first members of the church lived:  "All …
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Jun
03
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America Seldom is there a day in eastern South Dakota that the wind does not blow.  It’s this way year round, but now that it’s summerti…
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May
29
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by Eric Sponheim, former board member Waiting is hard. You may be waiting for the healing of a relationship or of an illness. You may be waiting to finally get a new job or for your life to change i…
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May
21
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by Pamela Deacon-Joyner, PCA Board Member The devotional book God Calling has blessed many Christians and non-Christians since its publication in 1930. In 1985 my mother had just died an unexpected d…
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May
14
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By Rev. Diane Harrison, Grace Place UMC inside the walls of the Tennessee Women's Prison Happy Mother’s Day!  As this Mother’s Day has approached I have heard it over and over.  When I was asked to w…
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May
08
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America One spring a few years ago, my husband Jack and I noticed a beautiful little yellow bird in the tree outside of our kitchen wind…
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May
01
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by Sarah Estes, PCA Board Member When you walk into South Dakota State Penitentiary it’s like walking into any other prison.  Get a pat down, grab a body alarm, walk through two heavy metal doors tha…
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Apr
24
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By Rev. Margaret O'Neal, friend of PCA 23 After they had been severely flogged, [Paul and Silas] were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. 24 When he received the…
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Apr
15
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By Mary Mortenson, Director Prison Congregations of America “Then they remembered his words.” This is verse 8 of Luke 24.  The women who had come to the tomb to minister to a body, were met instead w…
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Apr
09
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By Gloria Gurwell, PCA Board Member We have just finished our last Lenten service at American Lutheran Church in Sun City, AZ.  We have been using the Holden service.  I think it is an evening prayer…
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