Sunday Night Mind Dump

Returned home late Saturday night from a fun road trip to the Pitt–University of New Hampshire football game at Heinz Field. Good friends, beautiful city and stadium and knitting time on the road. Doesn’t get much better. One favorite thing: walking across the Ft. Duquesne Bridge from our hotel to the stadium. So, I told…

Seven minutes, eighteen seconds.

One of my favorite blogs (thank you, Jaime Christ!) is written by an American woman who lives and ministers in Haiti.  She and her husband have some biological kids as well as some adopted Haitian kids. I love the blog because I love Haiti. But I also love it because of her writing. She is…

Haiti Photos

Got my pictures uploaded! If you’d like to see all 188: Haiti Mission 2009 If you want to see my Top Ten: Haiti 2009 Top Ten Photos

Haiti, Here We Come!!

The First Trinity 2009 Haiti Mission Team is heading out tomorrow. Most of the team will go in the morning. Us church-worker types  (and relatives) will be at church and leave later in the day.  Here’s some fun facts about the team, the trip and how you can keep up with what God is doing…

Sunday Night Mind Dump

Gotta’ love Sue Brese…we had talked about adding another “set” of communion assistants at the 8:45 service to help communion go more quickly. This morning, she said, “any reason we can’t try that today?” And there really wasn’t. Big thanks to Laura Zimberg who made the switch at the altar with supplies and to Jason, …

Haiti Craft Show & Bake Sale: Biggest Help You Can Give Us

The Haiti 2009 Mission Team is gearing up for their trip in January. It costs about $1500 for each of us to go. Our biggest fund-raiser is the annual Haiti Craft Show and Bake Sale.  Want to know the single best way for you to help the Craft Show? SHOW UP AND BRING A FRIEND!!…

From Nora in Haiti

Just sent an email to Nora Leon, our missionary in Haiti. Here’s what the automatic reply that came back said: “THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4        (my grandson’s 1st birthday!) We arrived home the evening of Thursday, September 4.  It was quite a Haitian adventure!!!  When we arrived at Miragoane, the waters OVER the bridge were still chest…

O Dear Haiti

My heart is heavy tonight with worry about Haiti and those people there that I know and love. It feels like that little country just has one bad thing after another come its way. Gustav and Hanna and Ike is on the way (with Josephine right behind). The land is deforested, so the rain just…

Check out today’s Buffalo News!

There’s a fantastic story in today’s Buffalo News about the Guetti’s–one of First Trinity’s adoptive families. Check it out HERE! …and keep praying that Lovelie and Wisken (two other kids we’re waiting for) come home soon!!

Direct thanks from Nora!

The “famous” Nora Leon posted a comment on the blog today! Check out the link below and scroll down to the comments… Click HERE!