Surviving!

Well, folks, I have survived my first few weeks…just in case you wanted to ask. And I have been asked, which is good, because that means people care about me and/or the church. I am a few weeks into my new position at Wright’s Chapel and it has been bumpy,

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You can sit with me!

It was my daughter Sophia’s birthday yesterday.  She turned 21 on January 16th.  Amy says we’ll celebrate more this weekend, but last night we had an ice cream cake and Grandpa came over.  Sophia loves to sing Happy Birthday and blow out candles.  It doesn’t matter if it’s her birthday

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Busy week!

It’s been quite a week at Wright’s Chapel! After a very cold spell here in VA, it has made it a challenging week. Sunday morning Charles called me around 7am to say the heat wasn’t working in the sanctuary. The temperature outside at that point was -2 and inside the

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New Adventures!

Most people around the church, if you have been here for any length of time, probably recognize me either from the 9:45 or 5:30 services, preschool, youth, or vacation bible school. I usually have my camera in my face. For the last 3 ½ years I have taught preschool and

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Motel Ministry

A couple of weeks ago around 20 youth and adults from the church traveled to Winchester, VA to volunteer with Teens Opposing Poverty. We stayed the night at First UMC and that Saturday morning we put together treat bags and signed Christmas Cards. After breakfast we headed out to a

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I love the parade!

I need some hand lotion.  My daughter has used up the bottle I keep in my desk.  I’ve been making a giant paper mache candle for the Wright’s Chapel float for the Bowling Green Christmas Parade next week.  I haven’t decided if I want to tell you to look for

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Six!

Today is my daughter’s sixth birthday.  Six years ago today, I was completely unaware of her presence in the world or that my life was about to change dramatically. Seven years ago this month, I had begun taking classes to become a foster parent.  I had felt this tug from

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