In March, the Florida Times Union ran an article on HFM when Kelly took over as our Executive Director.  Jane was looking for a successor and I knew I wasn’t … Read More

Tom, Barb, and Volunteer #480, Ron

My husband, Ron, is such a trooper.  We were not even moved into our home here in Jacksonville when a Hart Felt Ministries volunteer application was placed in front of … Read More


Lillie’s home was built in 1947.  It has been a place of refuge for her family, and it was passed down to Lillie when her mother passed away.  Lillie, who … Read More

Stephen Ministers

Sunday I attended a commissioning service for new Stephen Ministers at what is now named BEACH Church (previously Beach UMC).  This is an outreach program originated by the Lutheran Church … Read More


As I was driving to the office this morning, I was thinking about the traditional African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  When I was an elementary … Read More