Dominican Republic August 3

We fly home in 24 hours so let’s make this day count yeah! August 3 All team prayer.  Ask God to both help us where we are challenged and give confidence where we have need.  What is your one word prayer? Focus on the things Jesus focused upon. “If you want to catch fish, don’t throw…

Dominican Republic August 2

August 2 All team prayer.  What have you seen in this area of the DR to offer thanks about?  What from your perspective are the needs?  What are the needs of our team? 1 Tim 2:1-2  First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgiving be offered on behalf of all men for kings and all those in authority, so that we may lead…

Dominican Republic August 1

August 1 Team engages prayer. When our eyes are opened to the realities of poverty do you see God’s aid?  The gospel reminds us that God created our world and was so moved toward it’s redemption that He gave the richest treasure, HIS only son.  This good news is for all regardless of circumstances. Jesus…

Dominican Republic July 31

July 31 Team engages prayer. The remarkable, nearly incomprehensible, thing about service and blessings given and received in the name of Jesus and the Holy Spirit, is that they seem to multiply. Reflection Reading: Mark 8: 1-9 1During those days another large crowd gathered. Since they had nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples to…

Dominican Republic July 30

At this point we have been in the DR for 3 days, dive in with us as we prepare to serve. July 30 Team engages prayer. God is our provision. Today we are mindful of both our physical needs (ie those of our team) and the ongoing needs of those we are here to serve. …

Summer Pasta Salad (yeah it’s vegan)

1 white onion 1 poblano pepper 2 jalapeño peppers 1/2 cup sliced olives 1 blanched chopped yellow beet 3 sticks celery 2 T fresh chopped dill 1 juiced lemon 2/3 cup vegenaise 2/3 cup vegan cream sauce 1 t. Colman’s (spicy) mustard salt and pepper to taste 1 or 2 packages of cooked pasta (depending on…

Vegan (Creamy) Cheese Sauce

This is for a white cream sauce, great in Potato Salad, or over pasta! 1 cup unsalted raw cashews 1 cup hot H2O 1 cup plant milk 1/2 cup almond flour 1/8 cup liquid aminos 1 cap full apple cider vin 1 quarter of a jalapeno Juice of 2 lemons 1-2 t. liquid smoke (if you have it) salt to taste   Soak the cashews in in the H20 for 30-40 min (or if you have a really strong blender omit). Place all other items in your blender and blend until creamy.  If you want it thicker add more cashews…

Plant Based Potato Salad

1 small white onion chopped 1 bunch of green onions chopped 2-4 sticks of celery chopped 6-8 red potatoes boiled and chopped 1-2 handfuls of fresh asparagus and green beans blanched and cooled 1 t. India black salt (smells like eggs) 1 cup of vegan cream sauce 1 cup Vegenaise 1 T stoneground mustard 1 bunch of chopped chives 1 lemon juiced 1 bunch of fresh chopped dill to taste salt and pepper to taste   Boil and prep potatoes. Blanch and prep asparagus and green beans.  It is important to run them under cool water to stop the cooking…

The Annual Princess Night

LETTER FROM CHARITY Charity Rattray here, Founder and President of United by Love and I am honored to announce our opportunity to go to Uganda, Africa in October 2018.  In our City Wide Worship Community in Ellensburg we have been experiencing God’s work of uniting churches, families, and worshippers and last year we extended these…

Plant based “Field Salad”

1 cup millet cooked 1 cup quinoa cooked 1 1/2 cup corn sautéed 1/2 cup baby arugula 5-7 Brussel sprouts shaved 6-8 mini sweet peppers 1 smaller head of romaine lettuce cut finely 3 stocks of Italian kale chopped 1 hand full of Italian parsley chopped 1 English Cucumber chopped in half-moon shapes juice of 1 lemon salt and pepper to taste 1/2 t. onion powder garnish with fresh avocado and smoked paprika To start run the mini peppers, Brussel sprouts, and cucumber through the slice option on your Cuisinart.  Add chopped lettuce and parsley.  Drizzle in a touch of…