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Have you ever found yourself looking up at the stars and an overwhelming sense of awe and wonder fills your being? Have you ever wondered, "What is the purpose of this vast expanse? Does it ever end? Is anyone out there? Why haven't we really seen them yet?

As you drive quickly by the church you have faithfully attended every Easter since you were a child, it seems hard to imagine that the church will be empty even on Easter Sunday. It has been totally empty for a few weeks now, but someone has put up the regular decorations on the front lawn. There it is... the old, rugged cross. Those decorations had always been your cue to start getting your Easter Sunday outfit ready. Once a year, just to honor that special day, which had something to do with the cross and the resurrection, everyone attended. It is the biggest church day of the year. Easter Sunday gave everyone hope, because somehow the cross signified the hope of heaven... that old, rugged cross...

"Dear Mom, I'm going stir crazy. The kids are bouncing off the walls. My wife and I are snapping at each other. The dog whines and looks at me with those sad, anxious eyes. When I slip out to take him for a walk, people glare at me from their windows, but the police haven't stopped me yet. The lines in the grocery store are crazy.

The worried young father holds the precious basin while his son tries to reach to the highest point of the doorway... The homemade brush made from a prescribed kind of bush... The blood of a lamb which had been killed just before sundown, and his blood gathered into the basin, to be used as directed over the doorway...

Just as many people are confined to their apartments, unable to do what they want to do, alone with their thoughts, so will it be in death. It will be a place of waiting, with no distractions, thinking about how you lived your life, and what choices you made, whether good or bad. Most people wouldn't have predicted this catastrophe. Now everyone is talking about all the death from this plague.

You May Have Seen Us


At Our Yellow Delis

At the Deli, we serve the fruit of the spirit.  Why not ask?


On the Peacemaker Bus

We've taken our maroon-and-cream double-decker bus to many concerts and made many friends.


Have You Seen Our Walkers?

We are sent out in pairs to find others that are seeking


Circle Dancing

We dance together in a circle, where all members are important.

Testimonies

I was a loner. And a cynic. I pored over philosophy books on Friday nights with a box of wine. The little time I did spend with other people ended in debates over the state of humanity, which I believed was doomed. I went to class. I wrote my papers. I passed by on the conveyor belt largely unnoticed. I listened to music, blasting, in my apartment in the slums of Worcester, Massachusetts. I would go hiking and camping whenever my meager funds allowed me. I prided myself in being a headstrong woman, rejecting all the societal norms that tried to confine me.

Every relationship I was ever a part of served only to further amplify my loneliness. I could not find a solid rock to stand on anywhere, so I set my sights on a peak unseen and began to climb. But on top of cliffs is not where we were meant to dwell.


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Ishah
Rutland, VT

Our Songs

This World is Perishing

Environmental Crisis 

Broken Relationships 

Collapsing Morality 

Organic Food

Broken Families 

Prophecies Fulfilled 

Forgotten Purpose 

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The Twelve Tribes is a confederation of twelve self-governing tribes, composed of self-governing communities. We are disciples of the Son of God whose name in Hebrew is Yahshua. We follow the pattern of the early church in Acts 2:44 and 4:32, truly believing everything that is written in the Old and New Covenants of the Bible, and sharing all things in common.

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