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A little extra help to keep the home fires burning

Seems like in one way or another, Jack and Kate Eisel have always been busy putting out fires — unless they were building them. The couple met practically fireside in 2009 at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center, where Kate was the conference manager, and Jack, then a recently retired pastor, was volunteering in the maintenance department.

As natural disasters grow, Presbyterians respond

On Tuesday, The New York Times ran the headline “Two Americas: One Parched, One Soaked” over a map that showed a marked increase in rainfall over the eastern United States in the last 30 years, and decreasing precipitation over the West during the same period.