Pat’s Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

During her term as president, Pat has concluded each meeting with a wrap-up of what we have heard and experienced.  Here is Pat’s summation of our 2010 Annual Meeting.

Thinking back over the last couple of days, I am remembering:

We focused on Called to Love – Learn and pray for missions
What a beautiful sight – the flags coming in as we sang “We a Story to Tell to the Nations”
Mission education works – Acteens prayerwalking a mosque.
He put the Koran down and hasn’t looked back.
Great hospitality from the Westport Road folks – thank you.
Bertha telling us “My heart belongs to Jesus but my money belongs to WMU”!
Is WMU in your will?
Karen told us about Rosa’s depression.  Then she met Jesus.  She said “I don’t need pills – God changed my life.”
Won’t you adopt and pray for one of the 42 hills in a city in Chile?
How cool – a missionary praying for missionaries.
22 years of Christmas gifts from KY WMU.
Did you notice the gifts are used mostly for their ministries?  Not for themselves.
Even in Kenya, take-out pizza and hot dogs when mom is out of town.
How would you like to buy 5000 pairs of school shoes?
Every 3.6 seconds someone dies from hunger.
Thank you KY Baptist  – 9,650 buckets for Haiti Relief.
The piano music – heavenly! Thanks David.
Roxanne singing – especially “You’re the Only Jesus” – inspiring

Called to love – support missions
Kaye told us about her Daddy doing surgery under a mosquito net.
An answer to prayer – the X-ray machine named Lottie.
$1,204,763.  for Eliza – we need to think about her being a multi-millionaire!
Happy Birthday Tim.
The deaf are the most unreached people group.
There are 80,000 deaf in Kentucky.
Joy is worried about the lack of mission education in our churches – we should be too.
Goodbye to some board members – a hardy welcome to new ones.
Thanks, Cheryl for the minutes!
I am so proud – my twin is the new President!
Cathy challenged us to teach missions in our churches.  The next Lottie, Annie or Eliza could be in our group!
Glenda still smiling after 10 years.
Joy still going and going after 10 years!
Children and missions – Brenda’s passions – used for 27 plus years for KY WMU.
Was she telling us her retirement was biblical?
Brenda says “I’ll do my best everyday for Jesus’ sake”.
Sock it to Louisville was a great success.

Called to Love – Grow spiritually towards a missions lifestyle.
Kaye says a missions lifestyle was modeled in my life everyday – my daddy carrying a 14 year old boy with leprosy to the clinic.
Can’t you see those little girls with paraffin all over their arms and legs?
My leper friend and I gave our hearts to Jesus at the same time.
Cooperative Program – we can do more together than alone.
Rectangular money goes further than round money – the wisdom of a 3 year old – works for the Cooperative Program too!
Missionaries are still being called at GA camp.
In a Last Frontier Country – no heat in the home – 20 degrees – coat for a child – bought by a missionary Christmas gift.
“I heard – I want to believe” said a 103 year old man.
Baptism in a bathtub?
Roxanne reminded us we are a part of what this Last Frontier representative is doing.
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms – in Korean – beautiful.
To show the Korean’s appreciation for our partnership, Sook Jae gave us a gift from the heart!
To show KY WMU’s appreciation for our partnership, a gift to an endowment in honor of Sook Jae.

Called to Love – participate in the work of the church and denomination
My chains are gone – Amazing Grace.
Water buffalo in the manger?
Children proclaiming Jesus Christ – 16 Buddhist men were saved.
Who’s going to fill your shoes.
Trinity and Gabrielle – future leaders.
I could tell you weren’t from here!
The love of God constrains us.
Road paved with garbage.
He’s at work…not us!
Prayer, love and support sent us  –  prayer, love and support keeps us there.
Linda said “thanks WMU for supporting us and our kids.
5 nationally recognized Acteens
Brandie and Savannah  –  ROCK!!
I was a worm – now I’m a butterfly.
Ministry bus tour – about 170 of you!
About 600 of us.
Best DOM’s in the state.
More of Eileen’s faith…
Can’t keep my mouth shut.
“Find It Here”  –  2,782 decisions
Please come see me – don’t know if I can hold on much longer.
“Jesus left something on our front door.”
Even a missionary kid from Africa is learning about basketball rivalry.
“My heart is African.  I miss my home.”
See you in Bowling Green – March 25-26.

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