The Common Good
January-February 2002

Connections

by Bethany Spicher Schonberg | January-February 2002

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Good Samaritan Center for Health and Wholeness, a Christian health center serving a rapidly growing immigrant population in Goshen, Ind., seeks an executive director. Candidate must be bilingual in English and Spanish and skilled in cross-cultural communication, spiritual leadership, grant writing, community development, and medical management. Contact Dr. Carolyn Klaus, (219) 534-0981; rcdklaus@ juno.com or Chaplain Clair Hochstetler, (219) 533-2141; chochstetl@ goshenhealth.com.

The campus ministry of Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. seeks a campus minister. This is a full-time position with full-time staff support. Check www.ccmcenter.org for a job description. Contact Search Committee, CCM Center, 500 SW 27th St., Lawton, OK 73505; (580) 357-7226 or Dr. Lynn Musslewhite, Chair of Search Committee, (580) 536-6219.

Volunteer Opportunities

L’Arche Harbor House, a L’Arche community in Jacksonville, Fla., seeks assistants to live and share their lives with developmentally disabled adults. Responsibilities include: assisting in creating a home, developing relationships with members, assisting in personal care, and community life. Stipend, room, board, insurance, and formation in L’Arche spirituality and philosophy are provided. Contact Patrick Mayhew, 700 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211; (904) 721-5992; larchfl@aol.com.

Hour Children seeks volunteers to live in the Hour Children house in Queens, N.Y., and work with incarcerated mothers and their children. Contact Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, Hour Children, 36-11 A 12 St., Long Island City, NY 11106; (718) 433-4728; hour.children@ world.att.net.

The Norfolk (Va.) Catholic Worker seeks volunteers interested in feeding and sheltering homeless people and nonviolently resisting war. Community living, room, board, and a very small stipend are available. Contact Norfolk Catholic Worker, 1321 W 38th St., Norfolk, VA 23508; (757) 432-5420.

Plow Creek (Ill.) Mennonite Church seeks interns to live in a Mennonite Christian community and share in the work of growing vegetables and fruit. Spanish skills or interest a plus; stipend provided. Contact Louise at Plow Creek Mennonite Church, (815) 646-4851; mstahnke@juno.com.

Retreats and Conferences

The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center holds its first Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights Pilgrimage March 1-4. Join the annual memorial march, visit museums and historic sites of the civil rights movement, discuss the spirituality of the movement and consider its implications for current social justice efforts. Contact Kirkridge (610) 588-1793.

Compassionworks (formerly Kingdomworks) sponsors Beyond the Norm—In Society, in Ministry and in Personal Life, a conference for urban youth and children’s workers March 1-3 in Chicago, Ill., and March 8-10 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Iowa Institute for Social Action in Newton, Iowa, hosts its ninth annual leadership training, Education for Solidarity: Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Life, featuring the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, January 20-21. Contact Dan Ebener, ebener@davenportdiocese.org.

The following individuals in prison request correspondence from people outside of prison:

Rickey D. Mullins, 283396, 8602 Peach St., Lubbock, TX 79404;
Rudolfo Villanueva, CM3434, PO Box 1000, Houtzdale, PA 16698-1000;
Skip Norman, 456072B/ 406381, BSP Unit C 216, 4293 Route 47 Box F1, Leesburg, NJ 08327;
Chester Smith, 92023911-South, Putnamville Correctional Facility, 1946 West US Highway 40, Greencastle, IN 46135;
Pasquale DeAngelis, 416698/491161B, Bayside State Prison, 4293 Route 47 Box F1, Leesburg, NJ 08327;
Josh Anderson, P-90380, PO Box 3030 C1-10SUP, Susanville, CA 96127;
Rodgerick Hicks, 452170, DSP PO 276, Chester, GA 31012;
Yohany Sigler, 191212 C2110, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution, 5850 East Milton Road, Milton, FL 32583;
Terry Lehman, 05879-021, Federal Correctional Institution, PO Box 724, Edgefield, SC 29824;
Tyrone Hobbs, 629046, Ellis 1 Unit, Huntsville, TX 77343.

Correction

Earl Bowman’s address was incorrect in the September/October 2001 list of prisoners requesting correspondence. His address is: Earl Bowman, DG9987, Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426-0244.

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