|April 2019-President's Message|
I hope this new season has been treating you well. With springtime comes the promise of so many wonderful things. This couldn’t be truer for us here in Minnesota where we are finally beginning to see changes in the weather-- I knew there was still grass beneath all that snow!
Spring is a fun time of year, and with spring comes Easter. As a child, I looked forward to celebrating Easter with my family. Easter eggs and candy aside, Easter has always been a time to pause and remember the great love given to us through the death and resurrection. To know that we are loved so much that this great sacrifice was made for us should inspire us to extend love to our neighbors and community at large.
While renewing us, Easter challenges us to think of ways that we can be a greater blessing to those around us. How are you showing love to your world? There is a lot of love missing in this world. There are so many points of contention that tear us apart from our neighbors. How can we move past what divides us and come together in a place of love, respect, and mutual care for all humankind? Our call to faith and service propels us forward into our communities to impact the world for greater good. Please take pause to reflect on what you are doing daily in the place you call home, and then bring those stories with you to Portland for our Kappa Sharing time.
Please remember that member participation at the upcoming Convention is vital to the longevity of the organization. Every voice is important. If you haven’t already done so, please complete your registration form and arrange your travel plans for our time in Portland. And, if you feel so called, please consider volunteering to serve on one of the temporary Convention Committees.
Please do not miss out on the opportunity to direct Kappa’s future and to connect with your fellow Kappas at this Convention. Should you have any questions, please contact the National Office for assistance.
See you all soon in Portland!
In Faith and Service,
St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, ’10
Kappa Gamma Pi National President