Thursday, 19 February 2009

Day Out In Birmingham, England

Shelley Curtis and Iestyn

This June will mark the 12th Anniversary of our arrival here in Wales!  It will also be 12 years from the first time I met the Larry Curtis family, missionaries in England.  Over a lifetime, you meet many people, but few leave lasting impressions on your life.  When we arrived in the UK, I was only 19 years old!  There were days when I felt a little lost, so Ronnie drove me out to B'ham to meet the Curtis family.  They had a daughter who is not much younger than me, and the friendship begun on that day has meant a lot to me.  All though we do not get to see each other often, I know that if I ever needed anything, she would be only a phone call away.  Twelve years have passed and we are no longer "little girls", but firm friends.  We were able to go to B'ham yesterday in order to see the Curtis family and be a part of their Sword of the Spirit Bible Conference.  We had a lovely trip to Subway : ) for lunch and then to the Bullring Shopping Center for a bit of shopping.  The meeting was great -as always- with Evangelist Brian Beaver from NC.  It is always nice to hear another Southern accent!  The Curtis Family ALWAYS make us feel at home and ALWAYS takes care of us while we are there. (Bro. Curtis is a great chauffer through the B'ham streets - we would be SOOOOO lost without him!)  We are thankful that the Lord allows us to have such great friends!  May we NOT take so long to get together again!  

Curtis Family, if you are reading this, WE LOVE YOU AND THANK GOD FOR YOU!!  UNTIL NEXT TIME, TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER!

2 comments:

Dr Dave Noffsinger said...

Sounds like a great day for you. Praise the Lord

Brittany said...

Mrs. Tennille,

Wow, I'm so glad you we're able to see someone you know! I know it's really encouraging!

LOL, If you wanted to hear a REAL southern accent, all you have to do is call me up! JK! I most certainly am from the south..... Y'all have a good week!


Brittany