This past week 2 of our long supporting churches were here from Bachelor Creek in Wabash, IN and Elizabethtown, KY to help out at WISE. It is always such a blessing to have churches come see where they are investing, meet the students they are helping, and get to know them better as partners in this ministry.
And one of their gifts was their ladies speaker, Linda Mirante, who came to lead a retreat here for the ladies of St. Vincent. What a blessing to be refreshed and strengthened through laughter and teaching.
We made banners
and bracelets together.
These are my neighbors, moms of my preschoolers,
and sweet friends.
And they had brought 21 in their group, so their 14 men kept all the kids entertained while we met.
Several of the guys just rocked babies for the night.
Then we bused everyone home, which took about an hour as some walked far to get here.
And on the way home, the ladies asked if we could do this every month, I wish:)