A little ice in Atlanta, but Louisiana folks had to go to an ice rink!
We had a church supper on January 12 to meet Quintell Hill and family.
Four from RTB Atlanta made the trip for a mini-conference in the Gadsden/Glencoe Alabama area on January 28.
We installed Eddie Good and Keith Weaver as elders at MFBC on January 29.
I accompanied Neal and Gayle Hunter for the food pickup for our Food Pantry on January 31.
Winter family activities.
The Happy Hearts group had a banquet on February 9.
We had our winter Lock-In for the children at MFBC, February 10-11.
Jeff and family arrived on February 24 for our Mardi Gras blessing.
We celebrated Becky Ridgway's 20th Anniversary on February 26 with a luncheon.
Awana flag ceremony on March 8.
Ladies Retreat at Shocco Springs Assembly, Alabama, March 10-11.
We enjoyed the preschool choir on Sunday morning and installed Brett Graham as an elder on March 12.
Spring family activities.
Our choir did a Night of Worship on April 9 with Easter music.
We had a senior's trip to the Tellus Museum in Cartersvillle on April 13.
Backyard life keeps us entertained.
Men's retreat at Callaway Gardens on April 21-22.
Mother's Day on May 13 is a day of thanksgiving for life.
Brenda, Rod and Chris Suarez flew to Amsterdam on May 26 and from there to Malaga, Spain. On May 30 we took our first road trip to Seville to meet with Manuel and Alicia Olmo. On May 31 we traveled the crooked road to Ronda for exploration. We moved to Calahonda upon our return. On Friday, June 2 we drove to Gibraltar. On Saturday we stayed around Sitio de Calahonda and on Sunday we attended Calahonda Baptist Church. On Monday we drove to Granada and took the City Bus Tour. On Tuesday, June 6, we made a return trip to Seville at Manuel's invitation for a Paella dinner. On Thursday, June 8, we took a bus tour to Cordoba. There we visited the Mezquita with its Cathedral and the Jewish Quarter surrounding it. We then started thinking about being homeward bound.
The variety of summer activities was greater than usual with both Jordan and Ashleigh away on summer mission assignments.
More summer activities.
We had a picnic with Iglesia de Mableton at Bent Tree on August 19.
Dorothy went to be with the Lord on September 16. We joined family members at the Lassiter's and then had the the celebration of Dorothy's life on September 19. We enjoyed visiting with family on September 20.
On September 23 we had a reunion with Brenda's South Cobb High School class of 1959 at the Freeman Poole Center. Then we headed to Nashville on September 24 to spend some time while Jeff attended a conference. On Friday, September 29 we drove from Nashville to Newport for Rod's 60th High School Reunion. We enjoyed visiting with Bobby and Suzanne and then headed home on October 3.
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