Wednesday, January 7, 2009

New Year at the Foreign Mission!

Hello to all! God's Peace!

As this New Year begins I am very much looking forward to a year of getting to know many more Christian people in the USA and around the world! Please be in prayer often for our efforts as we labor in the Lord's vineyard! Nothing good will happen without the Lord's blessings and guidance! I will not write much here, as this portion is set aside for just quick updates!

* Pray for safe travels and wonderful services for Colin Kinnunen, Al Traffie, Kathy Traffie, Frat Aho, Randy Kinnunen, Scott Niemitalo, and Bruce Niemitalo as they are leaving for the Philippines on 1/13/09.

* India trip by Dennis Hilman and John Ruotsala is on schedule. Feb 9-24 for John and a week or two longer for Dennis.

* Ryan in Guatemala has started a blog to keep you updated on things in Guatemala. It is

* Leona Matson also has a blog for her around the world travels. Leona and Amanda Matson are on an around the world trip. This is not a funded foreign mission trip, but when they are close to countries that we work in, they do help us out greatly by visting our people. The blog is

There is room for several more youth to go on a mission trip this summer, 2009. Please email me at for more info.

Now that NH has power back and the Holidays are over, I will update this as often as I can so please keep checking back! I will be traveling a lot, but hopefully I can do some of it from the road as well.

In His Service! John

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