Monthly Archives: April 2016

L’Arche Long Island Names Executive Director

Dawnmarie Brown has been named Executive Director for L’Arche Long Island, a project of L’Arche USA that is slated to open its doors this fall. L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without … Continue reading

God Says Yes: A Visit to L’Arche Bethlehem

by Isaac Villegas, Pastor, Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship, North Carolina They had told me to come by around eight in the morning. People were already gathered in the main room, seated in chairs pushed against the walls. A woman greeted … Continue reading

Jillian Glasgow Named Recruiter

Jillian Glasgow has been named Recruitment and Administrative Assistant for L’Arche USA, which has nineteen communities across the country where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers. Her role focuses on two critical operational areas: … Continue reading

L’Arche Blue Ridge Mountains Withdraws from Federation

L’Arche Blue Ridge Mountains’ Board of Directors has announced it was withdrawing from the International Federation of L’Arche. It will be closing its doors and operations by June 30, 2016. Founded in 2004, L’Arche Blue Ridge Mountains is home to … Continue reading

‘You Gotta Join Your Life’

by Mary Ruppert “You gotta join your life. People are going to love you. You gotta join your life ….” I repeated to myself, with tears pouring down my cheeks, nose dripping, and no sign of a tissue this side … Continue reading