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In the footsteps of Jesus: Local group makes pilgrimage to Holy Land

February 15, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON While floating in a boat on the sea of Galilee, they envisioned the sight of Jesus walking on water.
They collected rocks from the Valley of Elah, the place where David slew Goliath.
In the waters of the Jordan River, they were baptized.
They prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane. Continue Reading

A firefighter’s view of NYC

September 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Fire chief and wife make pilgrimage to Ground Zero
WORTHINGTON For Worthington Fire Chief Rick von Holdt and his wife, Dayna, a recent trip to New York City was more than just a way to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. It was also a pilgrimage to Ground Zero of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and a way for Rick to honor his fallen firefighting brethren. Continue Reading