July 6, 2021

Pictures from our trip


God blessed us with many opportunities for ministry in NY and OH in the past two weeks. We sang at Berlin’s Fireman’s Festival and in 3 churches in OH and then in 2 churches in NY. In between we spent 5 precious days with my family in NY. Here are a just a few of the pictures that Chelsy (along with my sister Sarah) took.

The song, “Arrows”, sung by our children along with Marissa, who is now back home with her family. We do miss you, Marissa!!Elizabeth met a new friend, Gracie, in OH.
Here is an updated picture of my parents’ garden in NY.Five cousins ages 4-6. You can be sure that there were many happy times!

We planned this trip so we could be at the reunion of Crystal Valley Christian School in Dundee, NY where I attended for the last 2 years of highschool. It was good to see old friends and to reminisce. You would laugh too, if you saw the pictures in this yearbook from 25 years ago!!!!


Some cousins joined us in picking 114 pounds of these sweet little berries early one morning.
We spent an afternoon and evening together with 4 of my sisters and their families and my parents at my sister’s house.

Most of us joined in playing a seriously competitive and physically active game of “Prisoner’s Base”.
There was no lack of action in this game!
All too soon it was time to say good-by.

“The law of the Lord is perfect, convering the soul: the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. The statues of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.” Psalm 19:7 & 8


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  1. Awe…how very precious to see all the love in a family & that God has aloud the time to share the memories together! May you know it is special to see a up-date..and that we will continue to be praying for you all, as you now un-pack the bus and settle back in at home! Smile!
    our love to you,
    The Mayo family

  2. lovely post! The week in NY was wonderful with you all. Many precious memories…plus much, much more with you all in IA!
    I love you all and miss being with you! Marissa

  3. It looks like ya’ll had an amazing trip! Great ta have ya’ll back!
    I LOVE blueberrys!!! They are like one of the best fruits! Mickey=D

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