Apison – Day 3

They’re making me put my foot up for a while (recovering from a previous sprain), so I’ll write a little about our day so far… We had scrambled eggs and ham for breakfast this morning, along with Psalm 127:1, and got over to Dave and Betty’s house by 8:00. We unloaded all the tools and…

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Apison – Day 2

…posting from my phone… still can’t get on my site. Tempted to try to find a coffee shop with WiFi here pretty soon… Last night we decided to get an earlier start to our workday today, to try to beat the brutal heat (it’s been getting to the upper 90’s by mid-afternoon, under a blazing…

Blogging update

Well, as of Monday evening, I still haven’t been able to access my site through the church’s WiFi proxy, so I’m using my Verizon connection, which means I’ll probably need to do text only so I don’t go over my MB quota. I’ll go back and add the photos as soon as I can. Grrr.…

Journey to Apison

Our caravan of vehicles got underway shortly after 7 am this morning after Pastor Brad led us in a prayer… Well, not a caravan exactly… we were all following the same directions, at least theoretically [looking at you, Princess Tracy Lost… :-)], but we didn’t want to try to keep so many vehicles together. We…

Almost ready!

We had our final organizational meeting last night for our trip to Apison. We each got one of these (very bright!) t-shirts… I love the slogan! We got our rides all sorted, and discussed what to bring (things like sunblock, gloves, boots, high-power bug spray…). There was a nice article in Monday’s Ellwood City Ledger…

Tornado relief work trip to Apison TN

Dear friends, I will be traveling to Apison, TN (near Chattanooga) later this month with a group of about 30 people from Concord United Methodist Church (Beaver Falls, PA). We will be working with Open House Volunteers to help the Apison community recover and rebuild after April’s devastating tornadoes, which killed 8 people there and…