The Way of Love – A Reflection by Killian Noe

As we strive to embody what Martin Luther King Jr. called “Love-force”, welcoming individuals traumatized by homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, racism, and other assaults on dignity, we become light houses shining in the darkness of our time. Embodying “the way of love” for our surrounding communities to witness is one significant way of confronting […]

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From Church Soup Kitchen to Healing Community: How Recovery Café San Jose Came to Be 

From Church Soup Kitchen to Healing Community  How Recovery Café San Jose Came to Be  by Dana Bainbridge Pastor of Urban Sanctuary (formerly First Christian Church San Jose) and Co-Founder Recovery Café San Jose     On this particular Sunday, it is already hot at ten in the morning in downtown San Jose.  So, the Adult […]

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Giving Back

  “For it is in giving that we receive” – St. Francis of Assisi   One of our Guiding Principles at Recovery Café and across the Network is to Give Back. This principle, as principles often do, may take on a range of interpretations relating to an individual’s expression of and connection to the principle. […]

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