Category Archives: Leadership

Searching for Inspiration? Ideas for Vespers

If you have ever been tapped to organize a vespers service or Sunday morning inspirational pause, it can either be easy or a challenge. These are important because they allow a calming point in the day, allowing for reflection, connection … Continue reading

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Freeda’s Findings: The Value of One Member

Greetings Grangers! I hope you all had a great Grange Month, promoting our organization and working on your youth and young adult programs. I was looking through Charlene’s Grange files and came across this poem written by a Granger as … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Increasing the Yields of Our Labors

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Michigan State Master Chris Johnston for this post. This first appeared as part of his Master’s Column in the Michigan State Grange’s newsletter, Michigan Grange News.   “Since God placed man on earth, agriculture has existed. … Continue reading

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Grange Youth Camp Ideas

Youth Camp is one of the most popular events for our youth members. And, it’s a challenge to come up with new ideas for activities for these schedules. There are some tried and true events, friendship circles, campfires and s’mores. … Continue reading

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The $50 Scholarship That Changed My Life

Matt Espenshade Elizabethtown Area Grange Master Fifty dollars. Most of us don’t think twice about spending that much money for a new pair of blue jeans or a nice dinner date. However, I can honestly say that a mere $50 … Continue reading

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Finding what you love, and using your voice

I had the unique experience to meet Greg Peterson from the Peterson Bros. this past weekend. In case you are wondering who is Greg Peterson, he’s one of the trio of brothers who produced a viral video called, “I’m Farming … Continue reading

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FFA and the Grange

This week, FFA chapters are celebrating National FFA Week. The Grange continues to have a strong commitment to this ag education youth organization. Subordinate Granges provide ag education scholarships and outstanding students in agriculture awards. State Granges connect with state … Continue reading

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Motivational Monday: You have to do the hard things

I do enjoy reading the thoughts of great business leaders, agriculture bloggers or an inspirational book. One of my favorite bloggers is Lee Cockerell. Cockerell is the former executive vice president of operations for Walt Disney World Resorts. He runs … Continue reading

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