Things Change, Things Stay the Same

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We’ve needed to make a few changes around Patchwork as the number of covid-19 cases in Evansville have increased dramatically. These changes include: Masks are required for everyone inside our buildings. Neighborhood Hospitality is taking place outdoors on our front lawn. Our Bike Shop is closed until further notice. Even with these changes, we continue […]

Big Blessing

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It all started with one vaccination. One of our regulars—we’ll call her “Marge”—heard that last month (April), Patchwork would be the site of a mobile vaccination clinic. It would distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the “one-shot” that doesn’t require a second dose. Marge excitedly pre-registered for the shot. Then the vaccine changed. The Johnson […]

Sozo Health Ministry

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How do you do a health ministry in a pandemic? For a little while, we didn’t. We are not a clinic. We don’t have special access to extra Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). We don’t have a specialized cleaning staff to disinfect at a medical level. We can’t do testing. It took a little while before […]