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Ministry Designs 2020 … Session 3

This online course is free! MD – 2020 Session 3 … September 17 … 10am CDT  If you have not already done so, you’ll need to receive your Zoom invitation from Tina McCartney at [email protected] In preparation for Session 3, please listen to CUEcast Episode 41 which will be released two days prior to the […]

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Ministry Designs 2020 … Session 2

This online course is free! MD – 2020 Session 2 … September 10 … 10am CDT  If you have not already done so, you’ll need to receive your Zoom invitation from Tina McCartney at [email protected] In preparation for Session 2, please listen to CUEcast Episode 40 which will be released two days prior to the […]

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Ministry Designs 2020 … Session 1

This online course is free! MD – 2020 Session 1 … September 3 … 10am CDT  If you have not already done so, you’ll need to receive your Zoom invitation from Tina McCartney at [email protected] In preparation for Session 1, please listen to CUEcast Episode 39 which will be released two days prior to the […]

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ENHANCED LANDSCAPES 101 – LESSON 12 … A Newly Discovered Blessing in the Form of Bike Trails

Bike riding has always been a preferred means of exercise and “mind clearing” for me. As a kid, my red bike was my major means of transportation down the dusty dirt roads to my friends’ houses. Even when there was no specific place to go, I loved to joy ride in the cool of the […]

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Enhanced Landscapes 101 – Lesson 11 … YouthCUE Alumna Reminds Us to Wear Our Masks

YouthCUE and SAYC alumna Erin Kirn now finds herself serving on the front lines in the battle against the Coronavirus. A patient care assistant, Erin has 16 patients in each of her night shifts, currently all of whom have COVID-19. Erin reports that her responsibility is to take each patient’s blood pressure every four hours, […]

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ENHANCED LANDSCAPES 101 – Lesson 9 … A Symphony for a Broken Orchestra

There are 1,000 damaged musical instruments that reside in “instrument graveyards” within the Philadelphia Public School System. There are cracked cellos, horns with broken valves, flutes that gasp and leak, and violins that have been vandalized. The schools simply don’t have the funds to fix them. A group of civic leaders commissioned a Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

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Enhanced Landscapes 101 – Lesson 8 … Steps Ahead

A light movement of wind, a small ripple in the water, a comment, a tweet, a post, a few words, and it begins. A storm, a tsunami, a hurricane, an eruption sudden and unexpected, a crash, and it begins. Back to normal becomes a place of no return. Have you ever wondered where and what […]

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Enhanced Landscapes 101 – Lesson 7 … The Great Pause

The photo above is the Skagit Valley (near Mount Vernon) in Washington, very near where Dan and Carlene Jean live and home to the Skagit Valley Chorale which suffered an early tragedy in the COVID-19 epidemic. The valley’s world-famous tulips are in bloom at this time of year.   ENHANCED LANDSCAPES 101   Lesson 7 […]

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Enhanced Landscapes 101 – Lesson 6 … Despite COVID-19, the Singing Dream Still Abounds!

ENHANCED LANDSCAPES 101   Lesson 6 – Despite COVID-19, the Singing Dream Still Abounds!   There are approximately 5,400 species that can make repeatable musical vocalizations (i.e., sing!). Of those species, only one—humans—lives on the ground. Humans are also the only singing species with a shared sense of rhythm. This allows us to sing together. […]

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