Blessings, Prayer Requests, and Schedule

Last Week’s Blessings:

  • Safely completing our first week at the Lake Retreat Camp SOWER project with great co-workers.
  • Our nice, warm, and dry home on wheels during this past week’s cold and rainy weather.
  • For an afternoon of pleasant weather for Bruce and Jim to make the window and shelf for the snack shack.
  • We continue to be blessed with the beauty of this project location.

You can pray: 

  • Work safety as we continue our work at the camp.
  • For good weather for the work they need to be done. It is usually damp and rainy in this part of the country. However, we really could use some warm, dry weather to accomplish some of the outdoor projects. 
  • That we keep our eyes always open for opportunities to serve and encourage others around us on the road and wherever we currently call “home”. 

Calendar of Activities (subject to change): 

  • May 2021, SOWER project Lake Retreat Camp.
  • May 22-28, travel to Mission Aviation Fellowship project via Pasco, WA and our favorite WA boondocking site! 😄 
  • June 2021, SOWER project at Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  • June 18- July 16, 2021, Family time in ID
  • July 16-23, Escapade 2021, Rock Springs, WY, manning the SOWER booth at the rally; (https://escapade.escapees.com). 
  • August 2021, Cedar Canyon Wesleyan Camp.
  • September 2021, Timber-Lee Ministries
  • October 2021, Ethnos360?
  • November 2021, SOWER project New Life Ranch, Frontier Cove?
  • December 2021, SOWER project, Lake Lavon Camp and Conf. Center.

2021 05 03 Blessings:

  • Our safe arrival at Lake Retreat Camp.
  • A wonderful few days visiting our dear friends and their family in Pasco, WA last week.
  • Meeting our new teammates for this month’s project. This is their first SOWER project and their excitement is contagious! 
  • The beauty of this project location.

You can pray: 

  • Work safety as we begin our first week at this camp.    
  • Wisdom as we meet with the folks at Lake Retreat, review the assignment(s), and determine what we should tackle. We never know what skill sets will be needed and  can be applied to what projects, but God does and he supplies.
  • Good weather for the work to be done. We see there is a high probability for rain this week. We know it is normal for this time of year, but outside work is best done in drier weather! 
  • That we keep our eyes always open for opportunities to serve and encourage others around us on the road and wherever we currently call “home”. 

Calendar of Activities (subject to change): 

  • May 2021, SOWER project Lake Retreat Camp.
  • May 22-28, travel to Mission Aviation Fellowship project via Pasco, WA and our favorite WA boondocking site! 😄 
  • June 2021, SOWER project at Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  • June 18- July 16, 2021, Family time in ID
  • July 16-23, Escapade 2021, Rock Springs, WY, manning the SOWER booth at the rally; (https://escapade.escapees.com). 
  • August 2021, Cedar Canyon Wesleyan Camp.
  • September 2021, Timber-Lee Ministries
  • October 2021, Ethnos360?
  • November 2021, SOWER project New Life Ranch, Frontier Cove?
  • December 2021, SOWER project, Lake Lavon Camp and Conf. Center.

2021 04 26 Blessings:

  • Finishing the bookshelf construction and installation project at Hope House.
  • Safely traveling to Pasco, WA with a nice stay at a Boondockers Welcome  near Pendleton, OR.
  • Seeing our good friends with whom we worked in E. Asia for many years, and their family again.
  • Enjoying the warming weather here in Pasco, WA.

You can pray: 

  • For travel safety as we complete our trip to Lake Retreat Camp in WA on Thursday.
  • Wisdom as we meet with the folks at Lake Retreat, review the assignment(s), and determine what we should tackle. We never know what skill sets will show up that can be applied to what projects.
  • Good weather for the work to be done. We see there is a high probability for rain next week. We know it is that time of year, but outside work is best done in drier weather! 
  • That we keep our eyes always open for opportunities to serve and encourage others around us on the road and wherever we currently call “home”. 

Calendar of Activities (subject to change): 

  • Apr. 29 Travel from Pasco, WA to Lake Retreat Camp, near Ravensdale, WA
  • May 2021, SOWER project Lake Retreat Camp.
  • June 2021, SOWER project at Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  • June 18- July 16, 2021, Family time in ID
  • July 16-23, Escapade 2021, Rock Springs, WY, manning the SOWER booth at the rally; (https://escapade.escapees.com). 
  • August 2021, Cedar Canyon Wesleyan Camp.
  • September 2021, Timber-Lee Ministries
  • October 2021, Ethnos360?
  • November 2021, SOWER project New Life Ranch, Frontier Cove?
  • December 2021, SOWER project, Lake Lavon Camp and Conf. Center.

2021 04 18 Blessings:

  • An amazing Barn Sale for Hope House, with sufficient volunteer help, perfect weather and incredible provision for the kids here.
  • Observing God’s creation on a beautiful, sunshiny day prior to the sale

You can pray: 

  • For our continued safety and needed energy as we finish constructing, painting and installing the two bookshelf units.
  • Preparing to get our land yacht underway for the trip to Lake Retreat Camp in WA..
  • Continued direction as to our future projects to sign up for. 
  • That we keep our eyes always open for opportunities to serve and encourage others around us on the road and wherever we currently call “home”. 

Calendar of Activities (subject to change): 

  • Apr. 24-29 Travel to Pasco, WA and then on to Lake Retreat Camp, WA
  • May 2021, SOWER project Lake Retreat Camp.
  • June 2021, SOWER project at Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  • June 18- July 16, 2021, Family time in ID
  • July 16-23, Escapade 2021, Rock Springs, WY, manning the SOWER booth at the rally; (https://escapade.escapees.com). 
  • August 2021, Cedar Canyon Wesleyan Camp.
  • September 2021, Timber-Lee Ministries
  • October 2021, Ethnos360?
  • November 2021, SOWER project New Life Ranch, Frontier Cove?
  • December 2021, SOWER project, Lake Lavon Camp and Conf. Center.

2021 04 12 Blessings:

  • Our safety as we worked on our projects.
  • Celebrating our niece’s birthday and spending the day visiting Katie’s sisters and their children and grandchildren. So good to be with family.
  • Although Katie’s sister supposedly tested negative for COVID-19, she had all the symptoms and was quite sick. We’re now extremely glad she is feeling her normal self!
  • Being able to serve Him at this special home for children of all ages.
  • Our continued good health is a huge blessing! 

You can pray: 

  • For our continued safety and needed energy as we prepare for the Barn Sale, scheduled for next Friday and Saturday. 
  • That we will have adequate help for the actual sale days.
  • That the good weather predicted for the Barn Sale will indeed come to fruition. 
  • That we keep our eyes always open for opportunities to serve and encourage others around us on the road and wherever we currently call “home”. 

Calendar of Activities (subject to change): 

  • Apr. 2021, SOWER project at Hope House.
  • Apr. 23-29, 2021, traveling to Lake Retreat Camp in WA.
  • May 2021, SOWER project Lake Retreat Camp.
  • June 2021, SOWER project at Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  • July 2021, Family time in ID
  • July 18-23, Escapade 2021, Rock Springs, WY, manning the SOWER booth at the rally; (https://escapade.escapees.com). 
  • August 2021, Cedar Canyon Wesleyan Camp.
  • September 2021, Timber-Lee Ministries
  • October 2021, Ethnos360?
  • November 2021, SOWER project New Life Ranch, Frontier Cove?
  • December 2021, SOWER project, Lake Lavon Camp and Conf. Center.