We flew to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada for their bi-annual Missions conference at McMurray Gospel Assembly (MGA) from April 25th to April 30th. This was the first time all 15 missionaries whom MGA supports were in attendance.
Thursday night, we joined the Young Adults meeting for a time of awesome worship.
Friday night we attended the Youth meeting where many teens came forward for prayer.
On Saturday, we gave a 10 minute presentation about our ministry with Wycliffe Bible Translators to 15 different small groups.
All 15 missionaries had a booth in the foyer, so between services, the foyer was a buzz of activity.
Saturday afternoon, the MGA missions committee hosted all the missionaries and pastoral staff for a banquet. After the banquet, we had a wonderful time of communion and worship.
Larry and Christine did a wonderful job of hosting us in their home. It was great getting to know them. Thanks Larry & Christine!
It was a great experience and wonderful to be there. MGA did such a excellent job of making us feel welcome and valuable to the Kingdom of God. Thank you MGA!
From the field
Dale Duhu, a Bible translator in the Philippines wrote: Hi Verna & Team,
Wow! I was able to open the main.odm. It sure looks good. In an earlier email, I said you saved me a month of cut & paste with the CC table output. But with this export through Pathway and into LibreOffice Writer, you have saved me another month.
Thanks for taking the time to do that for me.
It is always a pleasure to see how our work positively impacts Bible translation projects.
We are planning our summer trips around family get-togethers, but we hope to also visit you, our wonderful supporters:
We plan to arrive in Manitoba on July 6th, in time for a Penner (Verna's) family reunion.
We plan to visit Indiana for Robert's siblings get-together on August 2nd.
Thank you for your friendship, your prayers, and your financial support. Without you on our team, we would not be able to do the work Father God has called us to. We pray for you daily. May Father God continue to prosper you and keep you in health. May all your prayers be answered. Please drop us a line with your prayer needs, so we can pray more knowledgeably for you.