April 2014 Reminder

April 2014 Reminder Newsletter We continue our Lent journey through Holy Week and Easter. Yes, praise the Lord Easter is coming soon! Get ready for Gloria Dei’s celebration this April 20th. This is a wonderful occasion for baptism; so, if you are planning your baptism or your baby’s baptism, please let me know than soon is possible.

Getting to Know: Dr. Gloria Shafaee-Moghadam

When Dede asked me to write a ”Getting to Know You” entry about my mom for the newsletter, I was overwhelmed because there is A LOT ”to know” in that 5’1” little woman of almost seventy. For almost nineteen years Dr. Gloria Shafaee-Moghadam has been a teacher of Marines and Sailors, as well as a second mother to some at the Newport Navy Base. Her passion for education and expanding her students’ minds has left more…

Turning the Last Page of Winter

As we turn the last page of winter, we look towards spring with renewed hope. Lent has been a period of reflection and a time to examine the theme of change. As we all look to make positive changes in our lives, the council looks to make positive changes as well. We hope to utilize the newsletter as a way to communicate information from decisions or plans that have been made council meetings. Council meetings more…

Hearts & Minds Renewed in the Lord

We continue our Lent journey through Holy Week and Easter. Yes, praise the Lord Easter is coming soon! Get ready for Gloria Dei’s celebration this April 20th. This is a wonderful occasion for baptism; so, if you are planning your baptism or your baby’s baptism, please let me know than soon is possible. Our Midweek services as part of our Lent season have been very inspirational. With an attendance in between 30 to 50 people more…