Category Archives: Newsletters

September 2022

By the time you read this newsletter, these bags will be packed and we’ll be waiting in Detroit for the second leg of our travel to Thailand. The complete trip will take about 27 hours with stops in Detroit and Seoul, Korea, before we finally arrive in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Click on “September 2022” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2022

We finally have airline tickets purchased and will be returning to Thailand in October! It has been three years since we were last there. We waited until October because Korean Air will open up their flights from Seoul, Korea, to Chiang Mai, Thailand, on October 1st. (Click on “June 2022” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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March 2022

They are at the end of the school year in Thailand. Several of the Gethsemane Home children are graduating this year. Wanchai and Joshua are our youngest graduates. (Click on “March 2022” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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December 2021

As I look back on past newsletters, the last time we were in Thailand
was November 2019 for the dedication of the new multi-purpose
building. We had plans in 2020 to return and had to cancel trips three
different times that year. (Click on “December 2021” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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September 2021

Cricket is a sport that we know little about, but several of the children at Gethsemane love it. Two of our Gethsemane girls, Sunida and Rachel, have been playing cricket at a high level for several years and are now on the Thailand National Women’s Cricket Team. (Click on “September 2021” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2021

For us, starting Under the Son Ministries began before June 17, 2011, but that was the day, along with Bobbi, we arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Five days later we were introduced to Titus and Newa, along with the six orphan and at-risk children they had recently taken in. (Click on “June 2021” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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March 2021

On the evening of January 16th, Titus and Newa made a trip to the town of Omkoi so we could surprise Simeon with the news of building a new church in Na Khrai village. Titus and Newa were unable to travel all the way into the Na Khrai because of COVID. (Click on “March 2021” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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December 2020

Philippians 4:19, “And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” God wants (Click on “December 2020” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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September 2020

God has truly blessed Gethsemane Home and these amazing children (young adults)! As we begin our tenth year of Under the Son Ministries, we are so thankful God gave us the opportunity to meet them and help to mentor them. (Click on “September 2020” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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June 2020

When emailing our December 2019 newsletter, we stated the following: “As we look ahead to the new year, there is so much happening with the ministry in Thailand! At this time, we will return to Thailand for the month of March. We’re not sure yet what the rest of the year will look like.” We definitely had no idea what 2020 would look like and still don’t. (Click on “June 2020” above to view the complete newsletter.)

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