Entries by Kathy Graves

Read Ship to Shore

Ship to Shore is Mayflower’s monthly newsletter, sent electronically to all who request it. Ship to Shore is chock full with important news about faith formation opportunities, social justice events, fun activities for children and youth, and much more.

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Benefits of Family Dinners

By Susan Lampe

I recently read an online article that encourages families to eat dinner together on a regular basis. There are many benefits which include:

  • Better academic performance
  • Higher self-esteem
  • Greater sense of resilience
  • Lower risk of substance abuse

Backpacks & School Supplies for Creekside

As in previous years, Mayflower will be providing backpacks for all the students at Creekside Commons, preschoolers through college. Our greatest need is for filled backpacks, but we can also use lots of specific supplies.

If you wish to provide …

Let’s Talk About It

Summer Sundays at 9 am

Brought to you by the Race Matters Team! Please join us for some stimulating conversation about current topics and events in the news. We will drink some delicious coffee and talk about whatever is on …

Report from the Annual Meeting

Rev. Sarah Campbell shared her annual “Mayflower Index” (think Harper’s Index!) at the Annual Congregational Meeting on May 16:

  • 100 people participating in Lenten groups
  • 31 clergy members at Mayflower
  • 2 Emily conversations with Dayton’s advisor re: Line 3.
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Global Justice Advocacy Dispatch

Jack Nelson Pallmeyer spoke a Mayflower Adult Forum on March 11, sponsored by the Global Justice Advocacy Team. Pallmeyer addressed issues of power and of how congregations can be more effective in being advocates for international justice. Since we do …