Blessings, Prayer Requests, and Schedule

Last Week’s Blessings:

  • Getting the leaking waste valves on our trailer successfully repaired!
  • Safely traveling from Lindale, TX to Princeton, TX and getting settled into our home for the next two months at Lake Lavon Camp. 
  • Meeting our new SOWER friends with whom we’ve never worked. We are looking forward to a lot of fun with these two couples this month! 
  • Spending Thanksgiving holiday weekend with our daughter and her family. It has been a blessing to be able to help out when they need an extra hand or driver!

You can pray: 

  • Safety as we begin our work remodeling two bathrooms in one of the camp dorms, as well as helping to organize some storages areas at the camp. 
  • That we always take advantage of the opportunities God places before us to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love however we can, wherever we are. 

Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”): 

  • Dec 2022, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX 
  • Jan 2023, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX
  • Feb 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • March 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 30-Apr 4, 2023, SOWER Ministry’s 40th Anniversary celebration, ALERT Academy, Big Sandy, TX
  • Apr 2023, Sermon on the Mount Camp, Anadarko, OK
  • May 2023, possibly working at Shepherds College in Union Grove, WI ?🤔🙏
  • Jun 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏
  • July 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏

2022.11.21 Blessings:

  • Safely completing our three weeks of flowerbed maintenance at Mercy Ships Training Center. Thankfully, the fire ants left Katie alone because they went underground to avoid the very cool temperatures this week. 
  • Learning more about the work Mercy Ships is doing worldwide and seeing different aspects of work onboard their new ship, the Global Mercy, currently in Senegal.
  • Having a few days of rest before packing up and moving to the Dallas, TX area.
  • Getting to know a new SOWER couple from northern New York (near where we traveled when we took the ferry across Lake Champlain.)
  • Visiting Calvary Commission Bible School in Lindale, TX where we will be volunteering in Feb & March.

You can pray: 

  • Safety as we travel to Lake Lavon Camp and Conference Center 
  • We have another leaking waste valve. These are not enjoyable to work on or easy to get to. Please ask for good weather and that this task to be made simpler, if possible.  
  • That we always take advantage of the opportunities God places before us to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love however we can, wherever we are. 

Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”): 

  • Dec 2022, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX 
  • Jan 2023, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX
  • Feb 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • March 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 30-Apr 4, 2023, SOWER Ministry’s 40th Anniversary celebration, ALERT Academy, Big Sandy, TX
  • Apr 2023, Sermon on the Mount Camp, Anadarko, OK
  • May 2023, possibly working at Shepherds College in Union Grove, WI 🤔🙏
  • Jun 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏
  • July 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏
  • Aug 2023? 🤔🙏

2022 11 14 Blessings:

  • Safely completing our first two weeks of gardening at Mercy Ships Training Center. (Although Katie kept getting into the fire ants! She seems to be an ant attractant! 😳)
  • Special times with our granddaughter, daughter, and oldest grandson (in TX). 😄
  • Getting to know another SOWER couple from northern New York (near where we traveled when we took the ferry across Lake Champlain.)

You can pray: 

  • Safety and wisdom as we finish our work at Mercy Ships. We are the group leaders for the other SOWER couple who are working with us. This is their first project and we want it to be successful and rewarding for them. 
  • We have another leaking waste valve. These are not enjoyable to work on or easy to get to. Please ask for this task to be made simpler, if possible.  
  • That we always take advantage of the opportunities God places before us to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love however we can, wherever we are. 

Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”): 

  • Nov 2022, Mercy Ships, Lindale, TX.
  • Dec 2022, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX 
  • Jan 2023, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX
  • Feb 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • March 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 30-Apr 4, 2023, SOWER Ministry’s 40th Anniversary celebration, ALERT Academy, Big Sandy, TX
  • Apr 2023, Sermon on the Mount Camp, Anadarko, OK
  • May 2023? 🤔🙏 possibly working at Shepherds College in Union Grove, WI
  • Jun 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏
  • July 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho 🙏
  • Aug 2023? 🤔🙏

2022 10 31 Blessings:

  • The SOWER office directors safely returned from their vacation, refreshed and thankful for the time off.
  • Successfully completing our work at the SOWER office. 
  • Getting to know another SOWER couple with whom we’ve not yet worked.
  • Arriving safely at our next project: Mercy Ships in Lindale, TX. This was the first SOWER project we worked in Dec. 2019.

You can pray: 

  • Safety and wisdom as we begin our work at Mercy Ships. We are the group leader for the other SOWER couple who are working with us. This is their first project and we want it to be successful and rewarding for them.  
  • That we always take advantage of the opportunities God places before us to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love however we can, wherever we are. 

Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”): 

  • Nov 2022, Mercy Ships, Lindale, TX.
  • Dec 2022, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX 
  • Jan 2023, Lake Lavon Camp, Princeton, TX
  • Feb 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • March 2023, Calvary Commission Bible School, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 30-Apr 4, 2023, SOWER Ministry’s 40th Anniversary celebration, ALERT Academy, Big Sandy, TX
  • Apr 2023, Sermon on the Mount Camp, Anadarko, OK
  • May 2023? 🤔🙏 heading NW….
  • Jun 2023? 🤔🙏
  • July 2023, visiting family and friends in Idaho? 🤔🙏
  • Aug 2023? 🤔🙏