Sunday, December 07, 2008
The month of November was a busy & exciting time for us! We had our first baptism since arriving here in west London. What a joy that was! We also had our first children's activity on a Saturday afternoon. Balloon Blast! We had 26 people in attendance for that! We played balloon games for over an hour with our children ages 2-12 and then had a Bible lesson & some snacks. Some of the other pictures are from different parks in our area. I think that our favorite has become Bushy Park. It's London's 2nd largest park! It's only about 4 miles from our house. I also had my first Ladies Fellowship during this month. My neighbor Hilary came as my special guest! There were 17 ladies there in all. We had a very nice time together. We ended the month with a trip to Northern Ireland to see our friends Travis & Teri Snode and their family and for John to preach 2 mission conferences while we were there as well. We celebrated Thanksgiving with the Snodes & Bakers in Northern Ireland too! We even had some snow in November! God is really blessing us here & doing some amazing things in west London!
Monday, November 03, 2008
This was a fun & busy month for us! My brother Ben who is a missionary in Vancouver came for a visit for the first weekend in October. He was visiting several missionaries that his church in Canada supports. Ben took the picture of Big Ben & I had to post it because it's probably one of the clearest skies that I've ever seen in a picture of Big Ben! Some of the other pictures are from our walks to the parks nearby our house. We also took a day trip to Legoland out in Windsor for John's birthday this month. I guess it was really more for Titus & Sydney but we had a great time too! There were some really neat things there & some fun rides too just the right size for our kids! The kids have made some new friends at our church as well! Joshua (spiderman) & Rianna are brother & sister and are almost the exact ages as Titus & Sydney! What a blessing from the Lord!
Our church here is doing well! One of the pictures is of me with my children's church from one Sunday this past month. I am really enjoying teaching them every week & having a part in their lives. This past Saturday we had our first children's activity and had 20 children there ages 2-12!! It was a blast!