Another weekend conference is complete, and our hearts are rejoicing in our Lord Jesus. As we drove through downtown Moncton, it was so pretty: old, large stone buildings graced with brilliant red, yellow, and orange colored-maple trees, people briskly walking along the streets, with a mission in mind, stately churches, and quaint restaurants. As we were driving through the city, we think we made a few people a bit nervous as they backed up to allow us room to turn on some narrow streets 🙂 . It took us a little time to figure out where the best place would be to park Uriah: he requires at least three or four parking spots! Highfield Baptist Church graciously allowed us to have the conference in their facility, which was a blessing. They were in the midst of a remodeling project, but they spent several hours cleaning up an area for our book tables.
Friday night dinner was provided, and each meal has been such a blessing. We know it isnâ€™t an easy or quick task to prepare dinner for 9 people, and weâ€™re grateful. Our music concert went well, with the addition of Annaâ€™s new demonstration of what a violin sounds like compared to a fiddle.
Saturday goes by very quickly, as we move from session to session. Two moms had lunch ready for us, which was again a blessing. Several families drove from a distance to attend. Christopher talked to a father after the conference who is a street preacher, and they enjoyed discussing evangelism. Packing out seemed to go very smoothly as many people helped us (which was even more of a blessing since there were stairs involved to getting our things out to the bus). Then, our conference coordinator brought pizza to us at the hotelâ€”and we enjoyed hot, fresh pizza for dinner.
Our conference coordinator was not from Moncton but rather from a city several hours away. She did an incredible job with having all the details in order, welcoming our family, and making sure everything was ready, and we are grateful for the work each coordinator does.
Only for Jesus,
Sarah for the rest