Prayers for our neighborhood Easter party please!

We would greatly appreciate your prayers for a neighborhood Easter party our missional community group is putting on next Saturday. The vision is to not only serve our community with a fun event, but also have the opportunity to befriend and invite more of our neighbors to our missional cell group.  We are firm believers in the power of the prayers of the saints and we feel so blessed to have so many praying supporters.

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Allen and two of his wonderful “Timothys” planning  games, making the invitations and getting ready to tell the most marvelous story of Jesus Christ’s resurrection.  The girls and I took care of putting candy in 500 plastic eggs for the Easter egg hunt. Fun times!

Smith Family Video Update: January 2013

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Greetings from Peru!

We hope that you are off to a good start to this new year.

We have just uploaded our most recent video update. We invite you to see what God is doing in our ministry and family here in Trujillo, Peru.

Feel free to share it with your friends. We are exciting to see what God is going to do this year!

Here are some ways you might pray for us:

  • that we would be consistent in our personal and family devotions.
  • that we would be intentional with non-Christian friendship so that we might see many of them be converted this year.
  • that we would be better encouragers in our family and among our mission team.
  • that God would bless Allen’s leadership at Cristo Rey Church and with the new church planting  apprentices.

Some fun ways to keep up with us this year (other than this blog):

Twitter:  @SandiLSmith   @allensmith76

Instagram:  @sandismith @allensmith

Give us an old fashion phone call : 901-399-0463 (Home)

Grace and peace,

Allen, Sandi, Abigail, Adeline, Mary Allen & Eva

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Leadership Development Director for Peru Mission
http://www.perumission.org

Twin Lakes Camp Peru!!

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Twin Lakes Camp “way down south” has been a huge success once again this year!  This is our 5th time to do a kids Summer camp in Peru and it has been a joy.  Here are a few of my favorite pictures from the first day, but in another post I will go into a little history of how the camp was birth and how the Lord has used it, no time this morning, I don’t want to be late for the last day of camp!

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More than a hobby. . . .

December has been a very busy month for photography projects and also the beginning phases of stepping up my photography “hobby” to a “business”.  I have recently partnered with a Peruvian friend who is an event planner in the city.  She and her husband  have been really great friends to Allen and I for the past several years.  Ever since I did a photo shoot of their family, she has been encouraging me to become more formal with my photography.  I’m not sure where God will lead me in this venture, but for now it surely is pushing me to grow in my skills and also is opening lots of doors for friendships, both great things!

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Here are some of my favorite pics from a recent photo session with a cute 3 month old.    Luuk is blessed to be from a multicultural family.  His father is Peruvian and his mother is from Holland, they are neighbors and friends of ours here in Trujillo.

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The Baker Song

This week we sadly said goodbye to the Baker family as they left Peru to spend a year and a half in the U.S. on Home Missionary Assignment.  They are some of our closest friends, so it was hard to see them go.  As a way to say goodbye our family wrote/sang a 2nd rendition  of “The Baker Song”.