Well here is my second prayer letter from over the pond. Well life is very interesting and quite different from what I expected. Although I am enjoying it I still miss Knutsford and all my friends and family. So that is the first thing you could all pray for is my continuing settling in process.
Anyway this is my house (picture that wouldn’t send so use your imagination) that I am living in and with my lovely host who are called Dallas and Betty Pearson. They have two grown up daughters named LeAnn and Missy. I get on really well with both of them and its just like one big happy family. I am ever so grateful for all they have done for me.
So since we last spoke I have been really busy with church life and meetings and everything else that is involved in working for a church. My boss the pastor Bruce Hopler is a great guy and has been a massive influence on me beginning to feel at home in this crazy place. I have had a Youth Group ‘Launch Lunch’ which was a lunch to launch my team’s vision for the work of young people in Cornerstone, this went really well. I shared my testimony, which was quite scary, but seemed to come across really well.
I had a great visit from the Pearson family. We went to DC and did some sight seeing in temperatures of over a 100 degrees, which was so hot, and we all lost a few pounds. So my first to DC was really nice. And it was nice to see one of my best friends in the world.
Coming up in my life in the next month that I could really use your prayer for the starting of the youth group, which meets on a Wednesday night and this will be interesting to see how people react to the ideas we have and hopefully we will see lives changed.
• My continuing missing home
• Settling in
• Pulse Youth ministry and the youth group
• For continuing health and getting sleep
• And for all the guys over here that are about to go off to college
I really appreciate all your support and please email me and send me letters keeping me updated on life.
God Bless Ali x
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