About the Work Work & Witness Conferences, Retreat Time, and Following Jesus!

Work & Witness Conferences, Retreat Time, and Following Jesus!

Home Assignment 2018 Oh, there is so much to share about our Home Assignment travel this past September and October.  We had rich time with family and friends to fuel our souls for the year ahead.  We also had wonderful conversations with mission’s minded Nazarene’s from California to Portland to Baltimore and to Ohio at …

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About the Work Projects and Planning!

Projects and Planning!

  We did not want to miss sharing our August activity with you all and I prepared this post as we traveled into Los Angeles.  We have been so crazy busy that I never posted it.  So here it is.  We will be posting when we return to the Philippines later this month all that …

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About the Work Team Work at Visayan Nazarene Bible College

Team Work at Visayan Nazarene Bible College

    The Upstate New York District Work & Witness Team arrived to Cebu City in the wee hours of the morning on July 7, and were welcomed by President, Pastor Sam Tabuena and his wife Annabelle.  The team did not know all the blessings they would receive on this trip or the blessing they …

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About the Work Basketballs, Moving, Celebrating Life, Working with Passion, and Strategizing!

Basketballs, Moving, Celebrating Life, Working with Passion, and Strategizing!

It feels like forever since our last blog post!  So much has happened!  So let’s go back to the middle of May.  We were invited to attend the Pastors and Lay Leaders Conference (PALCON).  It was very exciting to see the leaders of our church communities worshipping, learning and sharing together.  We were also asked …

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About the Work Loss and Walking the Journey

Loss and Walking the Journey

Almost two weeks ago we said goodbye to Kevin’s mom, Deborah Alice Trowbridge.  It was not really goodbye…  more like “see ya later”.  But, we will really miss her!  Mom began to have stomach issues last fall.  She was losing weight and not feeling well.  At 91 she deteriorated quickly.  At about 3 weeks before …

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About the Work First Team, Projects, and Car… It has been a month of Firsts.

First Team, Projects, and Car… It has been a month of Firsts.

FIRST TEAM COMES FROM ENC! Wow~  We have had an exciting month!  We had our first Work & Witness Team in early March.   The Philippine Field Office coordinated a wonderful week of learning and experiencing the Filipino culture for a group from Easter Nazarene College (ENC) and Kevin and I learned how to host a …

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About the Work Learning, Leading and Making New Friends

Learning, Leading and Making New Friends

We are about 1 month on the job here in Manila, Philippines.  There is so much to learn.  We have had many good teachers.  They give us training on culture, customs, how to ride a jeepney and other forms of transportation, and even how to shop for things you need.  Simple things can be very …

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Our Journey Going, Going, Gone!

Going, Going, Gone!

It has been an eventful 40 days for Kevin and I. We have done a renovation on our home, updating plumbing, and two bathroom remodels, painting all the walls, inside and out, and cleaning out and up the inside and outside in preparation to rent it.  During this time, Kevin had his last day at …

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Our Journey Road Trips and Fellowships!

Road Trips and Fellowships!

Kevin and I are finding that God is working out our plans in his time and according to his will.  I,  must say I had a wonderful week driving with Kari to Little Rock Arkansas. Life has been stressful and fast paced and I must say, having a 1,663 mile time out was just what I …

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Our Journey Gathering Partners for Our Ministry

Gathering Partners for Our Ministry

FRIDAY NIGHT! We are excited to be On the Journey to the Philippines, but what does that mean?  Well it has meant sharing our  story this weekend with our church family.  We were delighted to have our Faith Builder’s Sunday School class over for a fun time of dessert at Patty’s on Friday night and sharing our vision …

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