The Asylum Tent Is Moving

The Asylum is moving to a new site at Cornerstone Festival. Rose, Mike, Donna, Ramona, and Lara met with John Herrin from JPUSA a few weeks ago to work out a solution to our noise problem at the Asylum. The area has become the generator stage area, and although the bands are wonderful, it has been hard on the Asylum ears and voices. We were going to wait until next year to move, but John Herrin worked diligently to find us a place this year. We will move across the street and down a few spaces. Signs will be put up so that you can find us. If this does not work for us this year, our relocation team, Lara and Ramona,
will find us a new home. 

Lara was able to work out our security issues at the meeting. We now have a security plan in place. After last years adventures, it is very important
that we have a plan of action. 

The Asylum Web Site Is Moving

Within the next several days, the Asylum web site will be moving to its new home. Staff member, Natalie Free, who is our new web mistress, has updated and improved our site, making it a great family gathering place and also an outstanding ministry tool. You won t want to miss checking out the new home.

If you would like to get in touch with Natalie, her e-mail address is: She would love to get your input and ideas. 

There will be a redirect on the old site for a while until you get
the chance to bookmark the new site.

Those Who Mourn

Those Who Mourn, in the Washington, DC area, are having another spectacular event. No matter where you live, you are invited by our Goth brothers and sisters. If I was not already committed for that weekend, I would be packing my bags and going. If you are thinking about relocating, I would suggest locating to the east coast where so many spectacular things are taking place. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Phil Powell at If you have any questions about their home group, please contact Naomi Joy at

Phil invited you to “Victorian Museum Crawl” on Sunday, May 17 at 1:00pm.

Event: Victorian Museum Crawl
“Dress in your finery, stroll about the Castle and view Illuminated Wonders!”
What: Club/Group Meeting
Host: Those Who Mourn
Start Time: Sunday, May 17 at 1:00pm
End Time: Sunday, May 17 at 5:00pm
Where: Smithsonian Castle Grounds

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:

Rainy Day Reunion

The Rainy Day Reunion will take place, next week in Des Moines, Iowa,
April 17th through the 19th. Ramona s step father passed away, but she
still wishes to have the Reunion. There will be a memorial service for her
step father on Saturday afternoon if you wish to attend. If you have any
questions about the reunion, costs, transportation and so forth,
please call Ramona at (515) 867-4783.

Passing the Newsletter Torch

You will be so very happy and excited when I tell you that there is going to be an updated and spectacular Asylum newsletter coming out in the very near future. One of our Asylum staff members, Lara, will be giving the newsletter a much needed face lift. It will be full of all kinds of wonderful things. She has so many new ideas; you wont want to miss one page of this new publication.

This will be the last newsletter that I will be writing. If you wish to contact
Lara with questions or ideas, contact her at

Home Groups

Zoe is working hard on getting the home groups established. If you are
interested in having a home group, please contact her at If you live in the Los Angeles area in California and would like to be involved in a home group, we have a contact there that is willing to host one. 

Prayer Minister

Ben Rau is our new Minister of Prayer at the Asylum assisted by his lovely fiancée Liz Thompson. If you have a prayer need, an idea, or would like to
join this team, please contact Ben at

Virtual Awards Ceremony Hosted by the
Worldwide Christian Goth Network

Rooted in the Goth Community are a group of Elder Goths that are anointed
and ordained by God to do his work within the Goth Community. So often
they are behind the scenes praying, ministering, counseling and sharing the
love of God to the world. Many times their efforts go unnoticed. The World
Wide Christian Goth Community wanted to recognize their years of
service to the Goth Community by hosting a Virtual Recognition Ceremony.

The virtual recognition ceremony was to take place on Palm Sunday afternoon, April 5th, 2009. Due to the rain and bad weather, the ceremony was postponed until April 6th. Although the day was scattered with rain, sleet and snow, the virtual ceremony took place in front of a lovely mausoleum at 3:45 pm, which was the only time that there was a lull in the storm.

Here is a brief synopsis of the service:

Date: April 6th, 2009 at 3:45 PM

Place: Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

Opening prayer: Goth Mom Donna

Scripture: Philippians 2: 1   11 Reading by Goth Mom Donna

Short Sermon: The servant s heart. Each of these ministers has a servant s
heart for the Goth community. Speaker: Goth Mom Donna

Awards of Recognition: In Alphabetical Order Given out by: Goth Mom Donna

David Dellman of for his outstanding contributions in Leadership, teaching and organization.

Dani Downward of for her outstanding contributions of ministry, outreach, generosity and fruit of the spirit.

The Lady Michaela of for her outstanding contributions as web mistress, minister and counselor.

Rose Kurczab of the Asylum Ministries for her
outstanding contributions of leadership, teaching and ministry.

Lady Kathryn Loveless of the Hope for the Rejected Ministries for her outstanding contributions of prayer,
ministry and counseling.

Dan Rodgers of for his outstanding outreach,
ministry and leadership.

Prayer of Blessings for each of these ministries: Goth Mom Donna

Closing Prayer: Mike Sheehy via telephone

That is it for this month s newsletter. Check out the web site from time to
time for updates between newsletters.

My love to you all,

Goth Mom Donna (