Drinking from a Fire Hose

Pouring old and new business into a leadership retreat sometimes leaves participants falling asleep.  However, this year’s IOKDS Officer and Board retreat felt like drinking out of a fire hose.  We were awake! Our President arranged and presided over two days of concentrated and vital information for decision making with both immediate and long-term outcome…

News from the Ontario Branch

Here we are in the final days of preparation for the 69th Ontario Branch Biennial Convention being held in Ottawa, Ontario, September 13,14, 2019, with leadership by Ontario Branch President, Barbara Gray. Reports have been written and submitted to Secretary, Norma McLelland who has compiled the reports, agenda, minutes, and important information for the membership…

Helping the Campers

The Ernest Workers Circle of Meridian, Mississippi had a field trip to Center Ridge Outpost, a summer camp for autistic youth. Campers are given the opportunity to express themselves through art, athletics, and worship. Through the years the Ernest Workers Circle has supported the camp by providing funds to build several cabins to lodge the…

BIG FAITH BIG GOD

Book Review by Cathie Jeffery, Ontario Branch   Growing up, I’d heard of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, had seen the choir on TV and knew their music was special. I didn’t know anything about the church …uh…Tabernacle until I happened on Jim Cymbala’s book “Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire”. It’s not new. Pastor of the church…