Jennifer Brown

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Jenn Brown is the editor of the Schweitzer Spark and serves on staff as the Director of Communications. When she's not in the office, you can find Jenn out exploring in nature, playing music around town, and working on more writing about various topics including grief, fashionable dogs, and traveling adventures.

A Perspective on Saturday

Mark 8:31-33, 9:30-32 We gather together as friends and family. It is a quiet day as we feel the weight of grief. There are moments of silence. It is hard to know what to say. Some of our closest friends are missing; they scattered, trying to process their own heartache. Who could blame them? The noise of the city and the loud celebrations in places...

Palm Sunday

Everyone knew about our two donkeys. In fact, they had become a village joke. No matter how hard my father tried to train either...

Change the World with $1.85

What’s your first response when you see someone on the side of the road holding a sign with the words, “Anything Helps”? Do you roll...

Happy New Year

There is something refreshing and reflective as one year ends and a new one begins. Perhaps as you wrap up 2023 and launch into...

Getting to Know the Schweitzer Kids Team

Each week our Schweitzer Kids team spends time getting to know kids and families at our church and community. We have two leaders who...

Celebrate the Season

From the Ladies’ Tea Party to small group gatherings to a special Christmas lunch for Second Season, the month of December at Schweitzer has...

A Story of Transformation

Refurbishing & the addition of a Mural for Hoffman Hall“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone,...

Find Your People: A Path Out of Loneliness

In May of 2023, the U.S. Surgeon General released a report titled, “Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation.” It turns out that even before...

Building Something Big! A Troll Adventure

This summer, I embarked on a unique opportunity! To build a giant troll with a team of people led by an artist from Denmark....

Summer Sermon Series: David

This summer at Schweitzer we are diving into the life of David. His story is one of victory and battle both physically, spiritually and...

Outdoors in the Ozark

God’s creation is often on full display as we enter spring and summer. The Ozarks is filled with places to explore – including many...

A History of Harmonies

Some say Springfield is a big city and a small town all rolled into one. Everywhere you go there is a connection – this...

Letter From the Editor Summer 2023

Ahhh...Summer! Well...almost, depending on when you are picking up this issue of the Schweitzer Spark.  As we enter this season, we are celebrating some incredible...