Blog Archives: September 2013

Hospitality: Jamie Hawthorne's Story

September 18, 2013
Hello, I am Jamie Hawthorn.  I am currently serving as a parish leader in Alameda and as the Hospitality Coordinator for our Oakland service. As many of you know, my husband, Daniel, and I moved here one year ago, in August 2012.  Daniel is a software engineer and after praying about a move to the West Coast, he found a perfect career opportunity in San Francisco.  We knew no one out here, but we were excited about the adventure.  At the time our oldest son was 2 and I was 3 months pregnant with our daughter, now 6 months old.     Though I ...

Michelle's Story (Our CCK Oakland Site Coordinator)

September 05, 2013
My name is Michelle DeVito and I am the Oakland site coordinator for Christ Church Kids.   My childhood heroes growing up were Indiana Jones and Anne of Green Gables. In fact, if you had asked me, "Michelle, what do you want to be when you grow up?", I would have said "a globetrotting archeologist, who lives on Prince Edward Island and picks apples." Obviously.   But what also drew me to those stories was the mysterious presence of God and the supernatural realm. The God of Indiana Jones was invisible, powerful, and able to take out a ...