Sunday, September 28, 2008

Happy Sunday

Today the church at Delta ordained Bro. Ray Bellew to be an Elder. It is such a blessing for us because we have doubled our Elder population. It has been 30 years since they last ordained here. Everything went very smoothly. We had a very good meeting. It was also church dinner day and many people stayed for dinner. Our new building is coming along nicely. It is trussed and sheeted, now for the windows and doors. The little kids have really been enjoying playing baseball in there with the tennis rackets. That will definately have to stop once the windows go in. Looks like by this time next year we will be in the new building, Lord willing.

The brethern have had so much unity lately. That feels so good. To know that the brethern truly love and care for one another. It was our intent to ordain two more elders, but neither of them felt that this was their time. But hopefully next time it will be easier. We are so blessed that things went so well this time. I will post pictures of the new building soon.

In other news....I curled Amy's red hair for church this morning. She looked a lot like Shirley Temple until she got her face dirty playing in the dirt pile. Oh well. Tom boys make the best girls I've always heard. Randy & Sheri N. & kids came by after church and we had a very good visit. We sure do enjoy them. That little Melanie is a doll.

7 comments:

michelle said...

So glad everything went okay out there today and you all were blessed with another Elder.

Trina said...

What a blessing!! We heard who the other two men were. Had no idea. Den just called and chatted with his Dad a couple of weeks ago too. That is so great about the new building. I sure hope the Lord blesses us with a situation like that someday. Thanks for sharing the news with us all out here in the blog world.

meNmykids said...

Melanie is a doll! I am so glad about the ordination. It is such a blessing to an assembly to have adequate leadership. It will be so strange to sit in another building when we come to visit.

JoAnn said...

Gale-That coming to visit thing, I am going to hold you to it!!

Neena said...

That's so good. I remember when we had bishops ordained here. Since it was only a few years ago. I must have been 11 or 12, but I was in awe about it. Well, and Dad was going to Church, which was uplifting, and was a big change in our home life. I hope we really do get to come visit. Wonderful brethren out there, wonderful brethren.

Sis. Lori P. said...

I'm not sure I remember who Bro. Ray is. Maybe he wasn't there this summer when we were? At least I can picture where your new church is being built! That's cute about the Shirley Temple with dirt on her face!

Amber Lois said...

I'm so glad to hear that about Delta there has been lots of prayers about that.

And I don't care what anyone thinks Amy is cute.