Do deadlines energize you like they do me? 2017 Summer at The Well is two weeks away and today is the last day to register in order to receive a blessing bag. Head on over here to the ticket system. Speaking of that ticketing system, given we changed systems from last year, I ask all Read more about Everyone Needs Deadlines (At least Walt Disney said so)[…]
I am not sure about most of you, but the idea of being spoiled is something that is not a totally familiar concept to me. I mean, I love my life, my family, my friends, etc, and they are amazing and appreciative and generous. But being spoiled? Like my parents do to their grandkids? Lavish, Read more about A Door Prize Extravaganza: A peek at what we’re giving away at The Well on June 24[…]
Uffda. Oy. Oopsie daisy. Mea culpa. #MyBad. In other words, I made a mistake. I mistakenly set our ticket system to stop receiving registrations this past weekend. Oops. If you attempted to buy a ticket for Summer at The Well on June 24 and weren’t able, I am sorry! Have no fear … but please know the real Read more about Oops.[…]
Feel free to be excited, too! 🙂 Summer at The Well tickets available here. Details about the gathering here.
The excitement is building around central Iowa for Saturday’s opening day of the 2017 Des Moines Farmers’ Market. Fresh and Local: urban and rural communities coming together, 300 vendors helping to nourish the community with locally-grown produce and flowers, farm fresh eggs and cheese, locally produced baked goods and Iowa-raised meat. The encounter at the Read more about Like a Farmers’ Market: Fresh and Local[…]
Tickets for the June 24 Summer at The Well encounter are now on sale. To purchase tickets, please click over to the Whoozin ticket registration system here. The early bird registration rate is $60 through May 22. After, the price increases to $65. The gathering will be held at Palmer Hall in St. Thomas Aquinas in Indianola; Read more about Summer at The Well: Tickets On Sale Now[…]
“The bigger the dreams God plants in our hearts, the more easily we can become discouraged.” I recently heard that quote while listening to a Fr. Mike Schmitz’ podcast. He was paraphrasing St. Thérèse of Lisieux, and it immediately caught my attention because 1) as those who will attend the summer gathering on June 24 will soon Read more about Ticket Launch Update | 2017 Summer at The Well[…]
Registration is now open for Advent at The Well. Details follow. The Details Tuesday, December 6 – the Feast of St. Nicholas. The event will be held at the Windsor Heights Community Center, just west of Des Moines with easy access off I-235. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Programming for Advent at The Well ends at 9:00 PM. Women Read more about Register now for Advent at The Well[…]
The RSVP invite for Advent at The Well goes live tomorrow, Saturday, November 12, at 7:00AM. Also, here’s a sneak peek at your “Well-inspired” coffee mug for the event. Ordering info available tomorrow as well. See you back here soon!
The Des Moines faith community recently celebrated the long and fruitful life of a dearly beloved priest, Father Jim Kiernan. Given he was retired, he was a frequent “sub” at various churches around town, and many had the opportunity to encounter him. Since his death, I’ve been reflecting and revisiting various messages he’s delivered in Read more about An Invitation to Feed the Little Sheep[…]