Hi Soul Platter Cafe Friends! It's been longer than we've liked since writing a blog entry. I like to think it reflects how much activity we've had preparing for the cafe and welcoming guests to the Red Mission House this summer.
Before the teams arrived this summer, my husband Jim and I had a chance to escape to Orlando for a few days. Jim was attending a business conference at The Coronado Springs Disney Resort and I decided to tag along.
I am SO excited to be a part of the core team opening The Soul Platter Cafe. Even though we didn't get "serious" about our "pay what you can" cafe until last fall, many of us have been dreaming about the possibility for several years. It all seemed overwhelming when we thought about location, cost, and need for volunteers. The desire was real, but obstacles seemed to be in the way.
I'm the pastor at First United Presbyterian Church and our...