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Filled with Grace and Hospitality

It has and continues to be one of the best things there is about being involved in mission and ministry, the wonderful people you meet along the way! The Presbyterian Media Mission (PMM) journey couldn’t have been complete without Joan Humphrey of Unity Presbyterian Church https://unitypresbyterianchurch.org/ and Pittsburgh Presbytery http://www.pghpresbytery.org/  . Joan a former board…


Remembering on Memorial Day

We honor those who sacrificed their lives for country on this Memorial Day! Here is the story of a daughter of a World War II veteran during his last days on earth. Listen to Keri’s Story of her father, a WW II veteran, at the time of the construction of the memorial in Washington D.C….


Celebrating Mother’s Day

It was a number of years ago, when visiting Dennis and Marilyn Benson in Michigan,  that Dennis took my wife aside and interviewed her for Passages. Dennis had Tina share about her mother Thelma. Thelma was a great lady having raised 9 children! Tina is the youngest. So here is Tina telling her love for…


Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

We celebrate the contributions and life well lived by Martin Luther King, Jr. Laura is someone who was able to be up-close and personal with Martin Luther King, Jr. She shares on Passages the impact that King had on her and others,  Listen by clicking on the audio button below. Laura shares thoughts on racism….


March For Our Lives

What a wonderful display of non-violent demonstration to allow the freedom of speech and protest giving voice to young peoples concerns about gun violence in our schools. There was another time when marches and protest helped to bring an end to a war that had seen thousands of young men die. It was the Vietnam…


Remembering Fred Rogers on his birthday!

Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. Rogers was famous for creating, hosting, and composing the theme music for the educational preschool television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his kind-hearted, grandfatherly personality, and directness to his audiences.[1] Initially educated to be a minister, Rogers was displeased with the…


All the World is Green today!

Over the years there has been much saddness when it comes to Ireland! We reflect on some Irish stores that shared the sadness that always had an underlining hope that through efforts by the Church and people in their communities they would find peace. Listen to Father Tom a Catholic Priest who shares about the…


International Day of Women Stories

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. Domestic violence happens all to often , women are threatened and attacked violently. Beth shares her story …. International Women’s Day…


Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Premiered on this date on PBS!

It was February 19, 1968 when Fred Rogers debuted on PBS via the first public television station WQED in Pittsburgh. The mission was to reach out to children and their families because between the TV set and the viewer is holy ground where care and love often took place. A paraphrase of what Fred said…


Lenten Journey with Godspell

Today is Transfiguration Sunday on the Christian Calendar.  We begin the Lenten season Wednesday leading to the celebration of Holy week and culminating in Easter with resurrection. Godspell the Broadway play where Jesus as a theological clown helps us to grasp the celebration of living into the hope and love given by God. Article from…