Since September of 2015 we have been testing the first draft of the program with six partners in different settings. This weekend will be the fourth of those six tests. With each test, we have been learning about different aspects
I read an article last week that has stayed with me. It’s a simple article, one of those “10 Ways to…” -type articles that are always familiar. I was struck by the range of options they recommended: everything from lighting
Journey to the Table has two great images built into it: Journey and Table. This table was at Camp Casowasco in the Finger Lakes of central New York. It existed only during our Journey to the Table test with students from Syracuse
Like so many others, I’m reminded today of so many people and things for which I am thankful. When I started working on this program almost two years ago, I understood how to design a process that could produce something
This is a prayer I’ve said many times. I’ve said it a few times by myself, countless times with a small group of others, and many more in a room filled with people. I’ve said this prayer enough now that
#3: Conversations can look more like art. There’s plenty of research data out there that says people with smart phones are distracted. And there’s plenty of people in ministry who ask what to do about that. Don’t do anything. In
#1 Smarties are better than poker chips or pennies. How are we supposed to balance our lives when there are so many different things that need our attention? Balancing does not mean we give everything equal attention, but instead that we
Kate Dickinson, Associate Director of Emmaus Ministries Kate gets to experience the odd delays that always seem to happen when we visit JTT test locations.
Over fall break, some Martin Methodist College students took part in Journey to the Table, a new program in the Emmaus tradition for 18 to 24 year-olds that The Upper Room is testing in partnership with Martin
Journey to the Table was first imagined by the leadership of Emmaus ministries. Rev. Stephane Brooks, the Director of Emmaus ministries, shares his thoughts after seeing JTT in action for the first time.