What is Menucha? It's the Presbyterian conference center located near the western boundary of the Columbia River National Scenic Area. (Previously I've posted re. Brother Cyril's positive views on the Scenic Area. Click here to go to the page.)
Okay, I understand property damage.
But why is the LANDdisappearing? Kristina cites two main causes:
In other communities such as Sierra Leone, West Africa, churches find that helping save land is saving people.
I rewrote this post on a Sunday morning in October, 2017, and consider it to be my ministry for that day. (Disclosure: I'm an ordained United Methodist clergy-person.) I hope you'll be inspired by the story.
A prayer: ". . .we thank you. . .especially today, for all who are helping in the wake of recent fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and disasters of our own making." (From the ritual of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, October 22, 2017.)