For the latest on the Mt. Calvary monastery fire and how to help, the brothers have a website with up-to-date information. Also, one of the brothers posted photos from the fire on Flickr. Our friends Tim and Candace report they are back in their home at Westmont College, but report that there is ash and smoke damage everywhere on campus, and the college has had to delay re-starting the semester.
Don't forget to check out (and sign if you agree) the Pledge & Prayer for Real Change which is a letter to President-elect Obama, sponsored by Jim Wallis at Sojourners. You can also click on the icon to the left on this page to find the letter and pledge.
There is a lot of good things going on at CIVIC, including a success story with an Iraqi civilian whose legs were saved after being injured in the cross-fire.
Have a look at my friend Peter Carey's blog, he has some interesting items and a lot of links worth clicking.
And, finally, check out Lori's food blog -- Lori K's Cafe -- she has tips for turkeys and a do-ahead Thanksgiving meal. And some other fun foodie items. Lori and Betsy Poist will be cooking the Thanksgiving-Eve turkeys at St. Paul's next Wednesday, so come join us at 6:15 pm and bring a dish. And we will be doing a Baptism at the regular 5:30pm service in the chapel for a member of our teen youth group, come join us then if you can!