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Friday, August 6, 2010

It Takes A Village!

      This week the theme was 'education' and the UM House was the 'village' that provided the guidance and the patience to make seven young children comfortable in their first Chautauqua/UM House experience.
Nick, Ben, Zack and Sam

Robbie and Caitie (and Mom)
Jessica (and Mom)

     This was also the CLSC week to induct their new members.

The Gatekeeper
Flag bearer

Alice Cripe followed family tradition by graduating
from the CLSC as her great grandmother did in 1911.
John and Susan; Class of '98

     Our chaplain, Rev. Mark Terwilliger is musically talented, ecologically minded and an inspirational speaker.  He  complimented the 'village.'

Phyllis, Mark and Michael

  The week's other activities:
Juanita Jackson

The ladies from Warren UMC

First Night Run survivor
Serious Uno game
UM Bikers