Monday, July 24, 2017

Swanton Ministry Trip

Anna and Lydia went to Swanton, OH, to help Grace Bible Fellowship
with their VBS.

Adopted sister :)

Emma

Elliott

Fun with the big balls


We love the water games!

Red team leader...

...and Blue team leader!







Pastor Ben taught about the birth of Christ


Snack time!



Anna taught Treasures of the Snow to the older ones

Lydia also taught the same lesson to the younger kids


A story about John Newton







Ultimate Frisbee!!







Pastor Ben taught a final Bible lesson

Ally and Elizabeth





It was a blessing to work with folks from the church!




May God bless the ministry of Grace Bible Fellowship in Swanton, OH!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Part 2 - Memorial Day weekend: Lydia's graduation open house + Memorial Day celebration

Lydia had her graduation party the day after BCS graduation...
But before that...

Our cousin Esther came over to help with the preparation!


40 pounds of meat for sloppy joes!

All work and no play makes these girls dull!

Picture time...



 
Finished products!

We like ketchup?!?!?

The job list...

Cleaning :)



Ya do what ya gotta do... :D










Lydia's photography







Lots of help!


Friends and family :)



Surprise! Grandma and Grandpa came even after Grandma had her surgery!!




Good conversation!

Lots of frisbee...

Friends from church :)

You want me to smile? I am so serious :-)

Competition!!

Kind gifts and words of encouragement...

Later that weekend...
Family movie night - The Ten Commandments!

FaceTime!! Sierra is getting so big!!

Memorial Day fun at the Alessio's!

Special folks!

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo

That's all, folks!