Sunday, February 3, 2008

ALREADY BEHIND FOR 2008!

I feel like I am so behind on my blog once again! I have so many Disney pictures that I have been breaking them up into smaller portions and now I am behind on everything else! Here is a brief recap of what has been going on in the New Year for us.



TOGETHER FOR LIFE 2008

Square Peg took a group of middle school kids downtown to the capitol for this years

Together for Life.

We took Marta because it's Smarta!
Don't you love Nora's face!

Lydia wanted to take my picture too.

3 middle school boys...

and 1 middle school girl!




Nora was having some problems with her snow bunny hat:)



It was cold and rainy:( Cute hat Lydia:)




One of the speaker said something about all the babies who had lost their lives. Nora heard it and said, "I not lose my live mama."

Yes that is Mike Huckabee!
Huckabee was one of the speakers for this years TFL and he was awesome! I was very impressed with what he had to say about ProLife. Hey, you know, I think I like Mike!



Even though it was yucky outside, the people were still true to the cause! It was so encouraging to hear the words that were spoken and to see all the faces of the people who are fighting for life. If you are intresed in more info check out http://www.grtl.org/ .


After our silent march around ATL. we took our kids to Johnny Rockets. Nora got herself a stawberry/banana shake. Yummy!



RUMC GLOBAL IMPACT CELEBRATION 2008

RUMC puts together a huge missions festival each year. They call it the GIC. They invite missionaries from all over the world to be a part of this BIG weekend. Square Peg was invited to be missionaries at the GIC this year. Here is our Square Peg booth. Looks good!

This is a picture of the signs that they hung up in the hallways of the building. This was our room, we are a local Atlanta mission that works with internationals. There were 3 other Atl. based missions in our room as well.


This is the view of our room from the door. Church member were invited to bring their friends and visit all around the world in one day to see what God is doing for His people. Everyone who attended was given a passport that directed them to the different rooms and ministires. Then we would tell them about our ministry, give them brochures and things, and stamp their passports. There was also food from different countries all over the building for people to taste. They called this day "The Taste of Missions." It was a very fun day!



Square Peg Plinko! Yep, we had a plinko game at our booth and you could win prizes!


Good old Bob was there to help us out! He was a big hit!





This is a little girl who had just escaped with her mom and dad from their country like 2 weeks prior. Isn't she adorable! One of the ministries in our room with us focuses on refugees in America. They work at hooking refugees up with Christian Americans who can help them find jobs, apartments, go grocery shopping and lots more. This little girl and her family are recieving help from them. For better info about this ministry click World Relief.


This GIC weekend was incrediable! God is doing so many big things all around this world to reach His people. Through this weeked God is also calling Square Peg to train children's leaders in Kenya! Connections were BIG this weeked and it really shows you how we truly need everyone everywhere working for the Kingdom.



BOWLING

We went bowling to celebrate Jason's aunt's birthday.

Nora's first time to wear bowling shoes!



Here is a serious bowler!



Daddy helping Nora bowl.




Grandmama helping Nora bowl.


Nora loved bowling!



NORA'S JANUARY SCHOOL WORK

She is learning to trace her name.




Learning to trace rectangles.




Learning to cut, glue and put things in order.



More things going on...

My mom had a birthday this past week. We celebrated at the Olive Garden! But Jason and Nora had to stay home because...

Nora has been sick this whole week with fever, cough and stuffy nose. I avoided taking her to the doctor becuase she seemed to be getting a little better each day, but last night her cough got worse and her fever was 101 this morning. So, to the doctor we will go in the Monday morning!


Jason hit a deer Friday morning on his way to work:( He was so sick about it! He took his car to a shop and they looked at the engine. They said they didn't see anything wrong with the inside just the body would need work. Today Jason and his dad went to a junk yard to see if they could get a new hood and light for the car. Thank the Lord, Jason is ok and that the car is still in good working order. To see how Jason feels about this check out his blog.


I guess that is the run down for now!







3 comments:

mandi said...

I hear you ... I'm behind too!!!
I hate to hear about Jason's car:(

oh amanda said...

*whew* That WAS a recap! Cute pics, of course!

Rebecca said...

Wow! Looks like an awesome missions event! The church i went to in college had a missions conference like that each year and it was so fun!