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Yellow Creek Mennonite Church

175th Anniversary Celebration Because of COVID 19, the 175th-anniversary celebration of the Yellow Creek Mennonite church was postponed.  It is now planned for September 11 and 12, 2021. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 11. They will include a museum, games for children, videos, cemetery tours, trail walks, and concessions. At 6:00 p.m. there will be a hymn sing, followed by a service… Read More

Compassion Fatigue & Self Care Lunch and Learn

LMC and WellSpan EAP are inviting you to a lunch & learn zoom meeting Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at 12:00 pm Compassion fatigue and burnout can lead to significant complications in an individual’s life both personally and professionally. This training focuses on self-care and explores strategies to promote healthy habits and ways to possibly prevent the onset of compassion fatigue and burnout. Zoom link: https://wellspan.zoom.us/j/98634787261?pwd=cGRta0w3Skk1cTZ5SjVJakh4UVJTZz09Meeting ID: 986… Read More

Head, Heart, and Hand’s Article Summary in Karen

ခိၣ်,သးဒီးစုတဖၣ် ခီဖျိ Dr. Marvin Lorenzana တၢ်ကဲထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်န့ၣ်မ့ၢ်တၢ်ဂ့ၢ်လၢယအိၣ်ဒီးတၢ်ဘၣ်ယိၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ. မ့ၢ်မတၤအမူအဒါအိၣ်လၢတၢ်ဂ့ၢ်အံၤ လဲၣ်.ကျိၤကွာ်အဂ့ၤကတၢၢ်လၢတၢ်ကသူအီၤလၢတၢ်ကမၤအါထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်မ့ၢ်မနုၤလဲၣ်, ဒီးဘၣ်မနုၤအဃိ လီၢ်က၀ီၤတၢ်အိၣ်ဖှိၣ်ဘၣ်ဂဲၤလိာ်တၢ်လၢတၢ်ကကဲထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်ဂ့ၢ်၀ီဂ့ၤဂ့ၤလဲၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ. တၢ်သံကွၢ်သ့ၣ်တဖၣ်အံၤမ့ၢ်တၢ်အကါဒိၣ်ဖဲပမ့ၢ်ဃုထၢလၢတၢ်ကဟံးထီၣ်ဖီၣ်ထီၣ်ယွၤအတၢ်ဖံးတၢ်မၤအခါန့ၣ်လီၤ.  ယ့ၣ်ရှူးတဟဲလီၤလၢဟီၣ်ခိၣ်ထဲဒၣ်လၢတၢ်ကဒုးအိၣ်ထီၣ်တၢ်အိၣ်ဖှိၣ်န့ၣ်ဘၣ်. အ၀ဲဟဲလီၤ၀ဲဒၣ်လၢတၢ်ကဒုးအိၣ် ထီၣ်တၢ်ဟူးတၢ်ဂဲၤတခါဖဲအပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်မၤအိၣ်ထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်အဂၤတဖၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ. တၢ်မၤကဲထီၣ်အပျဲၢ် အဘီၣ် တဖၣ်,တၢ်မၤဘျါပှၤဆူးပှၤဆါ,ပှၤလၢအသၣ်၀ံၤသၣ်စ့ၤလၢနီၢ်ခိဒီးနီၢ်သးန့ၣ်တၢ်လုၢ်အီၣ်လုၢ်အီအီၤ, ပှၤလၢတၢ် တ ဂ့ၤတဘၣ်ဒိးအီၤတဖၣ်တၢ်မၤဘျါက့ၤအီၤဒီးပှၤတၢ်ဒဲးဘးဖိတဖၣ်မၤစၢၤဒုးဘျးစဲအီၤဒီးယွၤန့ၣ်လီၤ. သနာ်က့, ပတၢ်အိၣ်ဖှိၣ်တဖၣ်ညီနုၢ်သူ၀ဲဒၣ်တၢ်ကဲအပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်အကျိၤအကျဲလၢတလီၤသူၣ်ပိၢ်သး၀းလၢအပ ညိၣ်လီၤဆူၣ်ဆူၣ်လၢအပာ်တၢ်သ့ၣ်ညါနၢ်ပၢၢ် လၢတၢ်ဆီတလဲခဲလၢာ်ခဲဆ့ဃုာ်ဒီးပှၤကူပှၤကညီအဖီခိၣ်လၢအ လဲၤလိၤလိၤဆူတၢ်မၤဘီမုၢ်အတၢ်မၤန့ၣ်လီၤ. တၢ်ကဲထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်ညီနုၢ်အခီပညီမ့ၢ်၀ဲတၢ်ထီၣ်တီၤဒၢးတၢ် မၤလိန့ၣ်လီၤ.တၢ်ကဲထီၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်လၢယ့ၣ်ရှူးသူတ့ၢ်၀ဲဒၣ်မ့ၢ်၀ဲတၢ်လဲၤခီဖျိလၢအအိၣ်ဒီးတၢ်ဖံးတၢ်မၤတခါအပာ် ဃုာ် “ခိၣ်, သး, စုတဖၣ်” န့ၣ်လီၤ. ခိၣ်သၣ်ဃံ. ယ့ၣ်ရှူးမ့ၢ်၀ဲသရၣ်တဂၤလၢအနၢ်ပၢၢ်တၢ်အါမံၤအါကလုာ်အတၢ်ဘၣ်ထွဲဘျးစဲလိာ်အသးဒီးမ့ၢ်၀ဲဒၣ် ဒ်ယူဒၤဖိတၢ်ဘါအရၤဘံတဂၤန့ၣ်လီၤ. ယ့ၣ်ရှူးပညိၣ်လီၤ၀ဲဒၣ်လၢအပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်အ “ခိၣ်” မ့ၢ်ဒ်သိး အ၀ဲသ့ၣ်ကနၢ်ပၢၢ်ဘီမုၢ်အသီတခါကဟဲ၀ဲဒၣ်အဂ့ၢ်န့ၣ်လီၤ. ဒ်န့ၣ်အသိး, ယ့ၣ်ရှူးပညိၣ်လီၤ၀ဲဒၣ်လၢအပျဲၢ်အ ဘီၣ်တဖၣ် “အသး”န့ၣ်လီၤ.  သး. ယ့ၣ်ရှူးဆီတလဲအပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်လၢအမ့ၢ်တ့ၢ်ပတီၢ်မုၢ်ပှၤမၤညၣ်ဖိဆူပှၤမၤန့ၢ်ပှၤကညီအသးသမူန့ၣ် လီၤ. လၢတၢ်ကမၤတၢ်အံၤအဂီၢ်, ယ့ၣ်ရှူးဆီတလဲကွံာ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်အသးလၢအဆီၣ်တခူထီၣ်တၢ်တဖၣ်လၢတၢ် အဒွဲပူၤန့ၣ်လီၤ. ယ့ၣ်ရှူးနဲၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်ဒီးအတၢ်လဲၤခီဖျိတဖၣ်လၢအကကဲထီၣ်ခိၣ်နၢ်လၢအဂ့ၤတဖၣ် န့ၣ်လီၤ.  အ၀ဲမၤစၢၤအပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်လၢအကပာ်အနီၢ်တဂၤတၢ်အဲၣ်ဒိးလၢအကပၤဒီးပာ်လီၤပှၤအဂၤအတၢ်အဲၣ်ဒိးလၢအမဲာ်ညါ န့ၣ်လီၤ. အ၀ဲဒုးနဲၣ်အပျဲၢ်အဘီၣ်တဖၣ်လၢတၢ်လၢယွၤအဘီအမုၢ်န့ၣ်တမ့ၢ်တၢ်လၢအဘၣ်ဃးဒီးတၢ်လၢ အမ့ၢ် “ယၤ”န့ၣ်ဘၣ်. ဒီးယ့ၣ်ရှူးသိၣ်လိအ၀ဲသ့ၣ်လၢအကဒုးအိၣ်ထီၣ်ကျဲတဖၣ်လၢအဟဲစိာ်တၢ်လၤကပီၤဒီးတၢ် စံးဘျုး စံးထီၣ်ပတြၢၤဆူယွၤအအိၣ်န့ၣ်လီၤ. သနာ်က့, ထဲ”ခိၣ်” ဒီး “သး”န့ၣ်တလၢပှဲၤဘၣ်.  စုတဖၣ်. တၢ်ဆိကမိၣ်လၢအဘၣ်ဒီးတၢ်ဆီၣ်တခူထီၣ်သးန့ၣ်မ့ၢ်တၢ်လၢအကါဒိၣ်လီၤ.… Read More

Head, Heart, and Hands’ Article Summary in Laotian

ຫົວ, ຫົວໃຈ, ແລະມື By Dr. Marvin Lorenzana ຄຳວ່າອັກຂາສາວົກເປັນຄວາມກັງວົນຂອງຂ້ອຍ. ໃຜເປັນຜູ້ຮັບຜິດຊອບສິ່ງນີ້, ອັນໃດແມ່ນການປະຕິບັດທີ່ດີທີ່ສຸດໃນການທີ່ຈະເພີ່ມທະວີອັກຂາສາວົກ, ແລະເປັນຫຍັງຄຣິສຕະຈັກທ້ອງຖິ່ນຈຶ່ງພົບຄວາມຫຍຸ້ງຍາກທີ່ຈະເຮັດຫນ້າທີ່ເປັນອັກຂາສາວົກທີ່ດີ? ນີ້ແມ່ນຄຳຖາມພື້ນຖານຈຳເປັນຖ້າພວກເຮົາເລືອກທີ່ຈະຍອມຮັບເອົາພາລະກິດຂອງພຣະເຈົ້າ.  ພະເຢຊູບໍ່ໄດ້ມາເພື່ອເປີດຕົວແຕ່ຄຣິສຕະຈັກ. ພຣະອົງຍັງໄດ້ມາເປີດຕົວການເຄື່ອນໄຫວເພື່ອໃຫ້ອັກຂາສາວົກເຮັດໃຫ້ຄົນເປັນອັກຂາສາວົກດ້ວຍ. ອັກຂາສາວົກໄດ້ຖືກສ້າງຂຶ້ນ, ຄົນເຈັບປ່ວຍໄດ້ຮັບການປິ່ນປົວ, ຜູ້ທີ່ຫິວໂຫຍທາງຮ່າງກາຍແລະທາງວິນຍານໃດ້ຮັບອາຫານ, ຄົນທີ່ຖືກຄອບຄອງໃດ້ຮັບການປິ່ນປົວ, ແລະຄົນບາບໄດ້ຖືກນຳມາຮ່ວມສຳພັນເຂົ້າກັບພຣະເຈົ້າ. ເຖິງຢ່າງໃດກໍ່ຕາມ, ຄຣິສຕະຈັກຂອງພວກເຮົາມັກຈະໃຊ້ການເປັນອັກຂາສາວົກທີ່ມີຊື່ສຽງເຊິ່ງເນັ້ນໜັກເຖິງຄວາມຮູ້ກ່ຽວກັບການ-ປ່ຽນແປງທັງໝົດຂອງການເປັນຄົນທີ່ນຳໄປສູ່ການເຮັດວຽກງານຂອງອານາຈັກຂອງພຣະເຈົ້າ. ສ່ວນຫລາຍການເປັນອັກຂາສາວົກໝາຍເຖິງພຽງແຕ່ການເຂົ້າຫ້ອງຮຽນເທົ່ານັ້ນ. ຄວາມຈິງການເປັນອັກຂາສາວົກຂອງພຣະເຢຊູແມ່ນໄດ້ໃຊ້ປະສົບການທີ່ຫ້າວຫັນທີ່ກ່ຽວຂ້ອງກັບ“ ຫົວ, ຫົວໃຈ, ແລະມື.” ຫົວ. ພຣະເຢຊູເປັນຄູສອນທີ່ກ່ຽວຂ້ອງຄືກັບພວກອາຈານຊາວຢິວ. ພຣະເຢຊູມຸ່ງໃສ່“ຫົວ” ຂອງພວກອັກຂາສາວົກຂອງພຣະອົງເພື່ອໃຫ້ພວກເຂົາເຂົ້າໃຈເຖິງການສະເດັດມາຂອງອານາຈັກໃໝ່. ແຕ່ພຣະເຢຊູຍັງແນໃສ່ຫົວໃຈຂອງພວກລູກສິດຂອງພຣະອົງ. ຫົວໃຈ.  ພຣະເຢຊູໃດ້ປ່ຽນອັກຂາສາວົກຂອງພຣະອົງຈາກຊາວປະມົງທຳມະດາໃຫ້ເປັນຜູ້ຫາມະນຸດ. ເພື່ອເຮັດສິ່ງນີ້ພຣະເຢຊູໄດ້ປ່ຽນຄວາມຕັ້ງໃຈພາຍໃນຂອງພວດເຂົາ. ພຣະອົງໄດ້ແນະນຳປະສົບການຂອງພວກເຂົາໃຫ້ກາຍເປັນຜູ້ນຳທີ່ດີ. ພຣະອົງໄດ້ຊ່ວຍພວກເຂົາໃຫ້ຖິ້ມຄວາມເຫັນແກ່ຕົວແລະເອົາໃຈໃສ່ຄົນອື່ນກ່ອນ. ພຣະອົງໄດ້ສະແດງໃຫ້ພວກເຂົາເຫັນວ່າອານາຈັກຂອງພຣະເຈົ້າບໍ່ກ່ຽວກັບ“ຕົວເຮົາເອງ”. ແລະພຣະເຢຊູຝຶກສອນພວກເຂົາໃຫ້ນຳພາແນວທາງຕ່າງໆທີ່ນຳເອົາລັດສະໝີພາບແລະກຽດຕິຍົດມາສູ່ພຣະເຈົ້າ. ແຕ່“ຫົວ” ແລະ“ຫົວໃຈ” ຍັງບໍ່ພຽງພໍ. ຂ່າວປະເສີດແມ່ນເຕັມໄປດ້ວຍຕົວຢ່າງທີ່ພຣະເຢຊູໄດ້ເຊື້ອເຊີນພວກລູກສິດຂອງພຣະອົງໃຫ້ມືຂອງພວກເຂົາເ-ປື້ອນໃນວຽກງານການເຜີຍແຜ່ພະທຳ. ພວກເຂົາໃດ້ລ້ຽງ, ໃດ້ປະກາດ, ໃດ້ປິ່ນປົວ, ແລະໃດ້ບັບຕິສະມາຝູງຄົນ.ເປັນຫຍັງຈຶ່ງເປັນການຍາກສຳລັບຄຣິສຕະຈັກອາເມລິກາທີ່ຈະເຫັນສິ່ງນີ້ໃດ້? ຄວາມລົ້ມເຫຼວທີ່ບໍ່ຍອມຮັບເອົາທັງສາມຢ່າງໄດ້ສ້າງຄວາມອ່ອນແອໃຫ້ກັບອັກຂາສາວົກໃນຄຣິສຕະຈັກ. ພຣະເຢຊູມຸ່ງເເນໃສ່ຫົວ, ຫົວໃຈແລະມືຂອງອັກຂາສາວົກຂອງພຣະອົງເອງແລະພວກເຮົາກໍ່ຕ້ອງເຮັດເຫມືອນກັນ.

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