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Kanuga Staff Day in the Garden
It takes a lot of love and attention for Kanuga’s Foster Education Garden to yield fresh and ample produce for the summer harvest. Staff planted this month, but a lot of groundwork was required first, much of it completed by Kanuga volunteers during two service weekends. In early November, these volunteers “put the garden to...
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Kanuga’s Legacy of Sustainability: An Earth Day Reflection
During the early days of Kanuga, almost 100 years ago, self-reliance and resourcefulness was integral to our mission. The leaders at that time knew the importance of being good stewards of the resources that God had given them. They started a vegetable garden and raised livestock to keep food costs down. They felled and milled...
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Winterlight Deepens Personal and Spiritual Lives
by Susan Vickery-Mercer, Youth Minister, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, North Carolina St. Paul’s Episcopal Church high school students savor the annual opportunity for Kanuga’s Winterlight Youth Conference, held this year December 28-January 1, to connect and reconnect with students from Episcopal churches across the Southeast, while exploring avenues for personal and spiritual growth. The...
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Remembering Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The world suffered a deep loss with the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu on December 26, 2021. Kanuga remembers him with love and gratitude as we recall his visits. In 2002, Trinity Wall Street and Kanuga partnered to present a spiritual formation conference that featured Tutu as the keynote speaker. His presence for that event—as...
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