Monday, June 30, 2008

Talking with Smokers

The picture shows a Smoking Lounge provided by some company, but with a ceiling painting conveying a pretty blunt message. I usually am a bit more tactful.

Yesterday, our landlady was smoking a cigarette on the sidewalk in front of my house. I walked out the front door to greet her. She knows I am a pastor, so she started to apologize.

I told her, "You know, a person can smoke cigarettes and go to heaven."

She said, "Oh?"

I replied, "The only problem is, the more they smoke, the sooner they get there!"

She smiled and nodded her head.

It is a good day when you can get a point across and not alienate your neighbors.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Weddings and Blessings

What a day! I walked Bethany down the aisle, went back and walked Rachel down the aisle and then went to the from and did the wedding. Our daughters were beautiful and the grooms looked good too. We don't have the wedding photos yet, but my dad took a few and posted them here:

Afterwards we had the reception and showed a PowerPoint presentation of the kids growing up. I signed the wedding license and then Rachel and Max went off to their honeymoon in the Tennessee mountains and Bethany and Abe went to Puerto Rico. Rachel and Max are working at the college this summer, and Bethany and Abe are helping a missionary in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.

Monday, June 02, 2008

Wedding Announcement & Future Plans

Bethany and Rachel Prelgovisk are getting married on the same day, Sat., June 7th at 1:00in the Afternoon, in a double wedding ceremony. The wedding will be held in the Allen Chapel in the Crowne Centre of Pensacola Christian College. The grooms are Abraham and Maxwell Kennedy, two brothers from Indiana. Bethany is marrying Abraham and Rachel is marrying Maxwell. The reception will be held next door in the Allen Reception Room.

Bethany graduated with a double major in Comercial Art and Graphic Design with a minor in Advertising. Rachel graduated with a major in Missions with a minor in Office Administration. Abe graduated with a major in Youth Ministries with an education concentration. Max graduated with a Pastoral Ministires major with a minor in History.

Bethany and Abe plan to honeymoon in Puerto Rico, and then fly to St. Croix to help a pastor with a summer ministry. This fall Abe plans on attending Seminary at PCC to get his Masters degree and hopes to work as a Youth Pastor upon graduation, possibly on the mission field. Bethany will be working on campus as a graduate assistant and pursuing a Masters degree in Commercial Art.

Rachel and Max will honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and then return to Pensacola, where Max will attend seminary and Rachel will be working in the business/records office.

Mail may be sent to:

c/o Mark Smith

920 Langley Ave

Pensacola, FL 32504

Both couples are registered at: Target and Bed, Bath & Beyond.