It's been almost a week since we told our church some big news. Quentin and I have been praying and seeking counsel for a while now about moving on to a new ministry. We love the people here and have enjoyed serving the Lord in Colorado. Quentin has been the youth pastor here for five years. I've been here for twelve years, teaching in the Christian school and serving in several capacities at the church. I think it's been the hardest on me since I've called this place home. After church last Sunday night, so many people came up to us in tears telling us that they'll miss us but that they'll be praying for us. Quentin desires to be a senior pastor somewhere in the United States. We don't know where we're going exactly, but there have been some leads.
Will you pray for us as we look for that next place of ministry?
We are very open to anything at this point. Who knows?--we may end up still in Colorado, but in a different town! I've been praying that the Lord would open up a door quickly and that this process will be a learning and growing time for both of us. We are hoping to head out some time in August. I'm also praying that the Lord would give us the desires of our hearts with this new ministry. Quentin has the heart of a pastor and loves to preach; I enjoy encouraging others in music, and hope I can have a children's choir.
God knows what is best in our lives right now, so we are excited for what the future holds.
I thought you'd enjoy this video of my high school choir singing at graduation about a week ago. The song is called, The Lord is my Shepherd, by Lloyd Larson. I held back tears as I directed this choir for the last time. The song is beautiful; I know you will enjoy it.