Thanksgiving Dinner

Today Dr. Pat told her grandson that I started coming to dinner at their house since his mother was his size. This is a slight exaggeration, but not by much. I remember when Beth was ten.

I was fortunate to watch Beth, Krissy, and CeCe grow up from an early age.  At one point I was their chaplain in the Civil Air Patrol and this was a real blessing to me.  I also served as the second deacon in the weddings of the first two and Beth was at my ordination. 

Every year when they are in town they have a fantastic dinner at Pascha, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  I have been blessed to attend for about 20 years.

I've said it over and over that my church is my family.  Dr. Pat and her family has been a big supporter of me and my ministry.  We first met when Dr. Carl was teaching a liturgical course at their home and Dr. Stephanie took me there after Sunday Liturgy and when I entered the house, he introduced me to the rest of the people.  I was surprised that he knew me.  I had just recently moved to Baltimore.  

Dr. Pat is a Girl Scout leader and she collects toilet paper tubes, paper towel tubes, empty egg cartons, etc., to be used for Girl Scout crafts.  I am getting tremendous support from some of my neighbors for this. 
 

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