Sunday, July 23, 2017

SEE YOU SOON, HAGUES!

Over the last four years, we've gotten to know the Hague family in our small group at church, and it has been a joy and privilege to "do life together" during that time.  Sadly, we all have to put that on pause as they head to Montgomery, AL due to a job assignment for Jeremy for at least the next 10 months.  We decided to send them off with a pool party last Monday night, and in a small summer miracle, everyone from our D-group was able to be there!

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(as you can see, this is no small feat!)

We had rented out the pool, but even with just our group, we have 26 children, so it certainly felt like a party from the word go.  Also, I convinced John to buy several giant pool inflatables, which we then had to blow up. 😳😵  Our kids' exact words about these were, "I can't believe you are letting us have these! You never let us buy stuff!" 😂😂😂👊🏻

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We had pizza for dinner and spent the rest of the night playing in the pool before wrapping up the evening with cake.

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(Isn't Lizzie delicious?!!!)
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Truly, we are so thankful to have had these years with the Hagues.  I have learned so very much from watching the way they follow the Lord, and it has been an extreme privilege to know them up close.  Lynn and I traveled to Rwanda last fall, and there are so many other little cherished memories!

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We'll miss you and your kiddos so much and are praying God's best in this next phase! It's not "goodbye," it's "See you soon!"


And, in case you were wondering, there is not enough room for all three giant inflatables, all four kids and all of our normal swim stuff, so here is our Swagger Wagon with a cherry on top.

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