Saturday, January 31, 2009
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
To all our dear friends and family:
We are hoping this letter finds you happy and healthy and enjoying your family and friends during this most blessed of seasons.
This year has been full of ups and downs but we are always serving the Lord with all our hearts. We have become more deeply involved in Nenana and with the people here. We have been told many times over that we are the right people to reach out to Nenana and that we are a blessing to the town. Some acquaintances that have lived here longer than we have came to us to ask how to become involved in the community. We were able to tell them how to find out what’s happening and help them find activities to enjoy.
We have had many good times. We started an every other month community activity called a Freecycle – like a yard sale but everything is free, and we provided dinner too. We traveled to
There have been many tragic deaths in Nenana this last year. In July, Cindy, a church member, died of metastasized breast cancer, leaving a husband and three children. In October, the mayor’s 15 year old son, Josh, was killed when his snow machine slid in front of a car on the highway. A man, Richard, died of alcoholism, just two weeks after Josh. A week later, another young man that grew up here, Freddy, was killed in a snow machine accident in
We are looking forward with great expectation to the new year. We are sure that we are where God wants us to be and doing what God wants us to do. So whatever this next year brings, we know God is in control. We update our web pages often so come and see what we are doing.
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