Magazine article Anglican Journal

A Harvest of Blessing

Magazine article Anglican Journal

A Harvest of Blessing

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WHEN ASKED why she acts as one of the two PWRDF parish representatives at the Cathedral of St. Michael and All Angels in Kelowna, BC, Ruth Buenting replied,"I feel a real call... it is our Christian duty to help and to love other people." She continued, quoting from Galatians 6, "Let us not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time, we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up."

Ruth and her fellow representative, Linda Little, have been working together for three years (of Ruth's five as a parish representative) creating displays, communicating about the work of PWRDF and helping to raise funds through innovative programs. Last year St. Michael's raised over $6,400 for PWRDF through the Fred Says Food Security Campaign, Christmas cards and general donations.

In the spring, Nissa Basbaum, the Dean of St. Michael's, worked with parishioners at "jamming sessions" to make jam and hot relish to support the "Let's Jam" and "Some Like it Hot" Fredisms. …

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