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January 2019 Update

It was a busy month with several events that helped us a lot, as spending time with friends and being involved in various activities kept the blahs away.


“PEP
We did our retirement in Kenya slide presentation at the PEP (People Encouragring People) gathering at Noroton Presbyterian Church. This group meets every third Thursday. There is always a speaker, and there are always lots of good snacks.


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“Small
Our small group of 12 people met on a Sunday evening to finish our discussion of the “Chase the Lion” book by Mark Batterson. We are now ready to start “What’s so Amazing About Grace?” by Philip Yancy. We always have great desserts before we begin our discussions.


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“NPC
Marilyn, and around 90 other women, spent a weekend at the NPC Women’s Annual Retreat at the Incarnation Conference Center in Ivoryton, CT. The theme was “Considering Joy” and the guest speaker, Rev. Pat Battern, encouraged everyone to “Rejoice in The Lord always” - Philippians 4:4. Her book on parenting will be published in April.


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“Evalyn
Our Kenyan friend, Rev. Evalyn Wakhusama, who is the founder and director of Nambale Magnet School, spoke to the NPC Mission Team about the joys and needs of the school. NMS opened its doors in 2009 with just 35 students, and now ten years later, there are 425 nursery and primary students in twelve classes.


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Please pray with us –

Lord, thank you for bringing
Grace into our lives.
You know our innermost thoughts,
our strengths, our weaknesses,
and the goals that we strive
towards each and every day.
It is only with Your Grace
that we can discover our talents
and utilize them to bring
good into the world.
May Your Grace always illumine
our hearts and shine through us
in service to all Your children.
~The Christophers