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“Clothing” by Marilyn Mitchem

The Soul Winner October 1909 The approaching winter admonishes us that many of the poor Highlanders will suffer with cold, unless clad by generous hands, who are able to help them. This is especially true of widows and children, whose … Continue reading

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Under the Willows in our Yard – by Marilyn Mitchem

For all of us who love the Christy Mission, the picture mission worker Bertha Abernethy paints–a summer evening, moonlit mountains, guitar music, a rustic bench sheltered by willow trees–is pure pleasure. From Ebenezer Mission. July 1914, The Soul Winner magazine … Continue reading

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The Riches of Poverty – by Marilyn Mitchem

        On Sunday afternoon, October 2, 1910, Leonora Whitaker Wood launched a new ministry for children served by Ebenezer Mission: the Sunshine Band of the Little Gleaners. A missionary society for children, the Sunshine Band’s weekly gatherings included singing, Bible … Continue reading

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