- "I was in prison and you came to visit me" (and events)
A meeting with Jelly on June 13, 2013 Demolition of Ambassador College library in 2012, the site of the original Ambassador College (September 14, 2012) Stories and YOUTUBES from 2011 that were on this Home Page have been moved to another site.....looking for something? (posted April 9, 2011 Stories and YOUTUBES from 2010 that were on this Home Page have been moved to another site.....looking for something? (posted September 7 2010) Our visit to the Big Sandy United Church of God on March 6, 2010 UCG member John Wennström of Oslo, Norway talks about his new life in the Church in the January 2010 issue of the United News. See it here NOW! United Church of God Winter Family Weekend in Louisville, KY December 23-27. One of the Seminars was God Wisdom is Full of Good Fruits. See lecture and discussion notes and go to Forum on this site for further discussion. Hopkins Printing is proud to announce it has been named a Best of the Best Workplace in America from the Printing Industries of America. Hopkins Printing prints many of United Church of God's publications and has done special projects for LifeNets. MORE CONGRATULATIONS!! (December 11, 2009) Tom and Sue Peine 50 years together June 13, 2009 Albina Biktimirova from Russia baptized in Phoenix March 15, 2009 On Friday, March 6, 2009 Vernon and DeLee Hargrove stopped at our home for lunch while driving back from Cincinnati to where they live in Crown Point, IN. We had a great visit with friends who go back 43 years Special honor bestowed upon Tom Peine: friend, elder and much more by our Lafayette, IN Church on February 14, 2009 Dr. Samuele Bacchiocchi dies on December 20, 2008. He was a prolific writer, speaker, and, defender of the 7th day Sabbath. MORE. Hilliar Belloc, UCG member, and wife Hti Mu celebrating move into their Habitat for Humanity home in Ft. Wayne. Indiana. The first of its kind in Fort Wayne, it is a cutting-edge, environmentally friendly "green" home. It was designed by IPFW (Indiana University Purdue University Ft. Wayne) students and the entire process was filmed to make a DVD for nationwide release to public television stations and for training volunteers across the whole Habitat for Humanity program. See more about this wonderful story along with photos (August 23, 2008) Profound Forgiveness. Former Japanese and US enemies meet in Pearl Harbor 50 years after the event. FORGIVENESS with a profound twist. August 27, 2008 The ever-wonderful Peinerosa August 1-3, 2008 in Lafayette, Indiana May 23, 2008 Friday afternoon helping out with trapped baby coons. MORE. Worker Bee Program for kids gets started in Lafayette, IN UCG. (May 13, 2008) MORE UCG elder David Smith sends some spectacular photos of icebergs off Cape Spear in Newfoundland taken the first week of May, 2008. He says it's been a great season for sighting icebergs -- see more. Edna Rush, a member of the Indianapolis UCG congregation, was greeted by 27 family members, friends and members from the Fort Wayne and Indianapolis congregations in a surprise celebration of 95 years May 3, 2008. MORE Speech by LifeNets North Dakota Chapter President Pam Redline to the UCG Family Club in Bismarck/Mandan, North Dakota (February 17, 2008) Total eclipse of the moon (Rev 6:12 "...and the moon became like blood." My amateur photo of the eclipse of the moon about 10:00 PM ET from Indianapolis, Indiana on February 20, 2008) UCG member Mrs. Karen Schuster, who attends in Portland, Oregon, is running for Mrs. Washington as Mrs. Clark County. See contestants (posted February 20, 2008) Kayleen Hannaway wins $20,000 scholarship (posted May 8, 2008) Brian Gallagher, CEO of the United Way of America speaks to the Indianapolis, Indiana Economic Club on February 21, 2008. He spoke about how social change comes from making programs people oriented and market driven away from institutional orientation and being process driven The work of God in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia is featured in this segment of "About My Father's Business" when Johnnie Lambert and Victor Kubik are interviewed by UCG president Clyde Kilough. (posted February 9, 2008) Real Media stream. Real Media download. Historic moment in the Lafayette, Indiana UCG congregation as the MEN prepared the potluck meal after Services on January 12, 2008 AD. Family Christian Club with appropriate theme of MIRACLES followed. MORE! Aletra Hampton - amazing Jazz musician dies on November 17, 2007. MORE Tribute to Dr. Herman L. Hoeh who died on November 21, 2004 Our neighbor Greg Ballard won the Indianapolis Mayoral race November 6th. In the story, je is on left with wife Winnie at our Saddlebroook Homeowners Association Annual meeting on October 25th, 2007. Bev Kubik, president of the Homeowners Association is on the right. Where the Indianapolis UCG 1995 pre-conference was held. It was the Holiday Inn that just changed its name ironically to the "Ambassador Hotel." (November 13, 2007) At 4:23 pm, Wednesday Oct 17th, William Robert Todd Bradford was born Do you remember the Muehlbauer family from Royalton, Minnesota? Here is a picture of twins Karen and Sharon at their mother Bernice's 80th Birthday party in February 2007? Maybe you can help me out with some of the names on the photos?? A family trip to the Indiana State Fair on Sunday, August 12, 2007. MOO...RE On August 12, 2007, Dr Garvey Chilopora tied the knot with Gloria Milanzi in a colourful wedding, officiated by United Church of God minister Morgen Kriedmann. It was officiated in Chichiri, Blantyre, and thereafter a reception at the Mount Soche Hotel. See more photos. Dr. Garvey Chilopora is the son of Dr. Sam and Esther Chilopora of Ntcheu, Malawi. Former Indiana First Lady Judy O'Bannon visited and spoke to my Rotary Club on July 11, 2007. She is always an animated and exciting speaker. She is currently hosting a long-standing PBS series "Communities Building Community." More on Judy O'Bannon's visit or go to my blog.
Three UCG members (Katherine Rowland, Mr. Rowland, Chris Rowland) who participated in the Annual Indianapolis NITE Ride. This is a 20 miles bicycle ride through downtown Indianapolis that began at 11PM June 30, 2007. See Video! This is the fifth year in a row that I have done this fun bike ride. Watch Streaming Real Video version (best) or download YouTube version
A Special Lady: UCG member Ethel Landes of Mulberry, Indiana. A surprise 90th birthday tribute was given to her on Sunday, June 3, 2007. See 1 minute streaming video clip. Or other options. See blog entry. Graduation receptions in West Lafayette, IN for Arielle Falardeau and Andrea Pacelli. Family and Friends had a wonderful Sunday afternoon on May 20. Gladstone and Alice Chonde of Lilongwe UCG Malawi are happy to announce that their son Meshack Chonde and Tionne Nyioringo were united in marriage on May 13, 2007. Father of the groom, Gladstone Chonde officiated at the ceremony -- photo on right. A charming wedding in France. UCG members Laëtitia Bernal and Chad Demarest were wed on October 6, 2006. You've got to see these beautiful photos! Dennis Ryerson, Editor of the Indianapolis Star speaks to my Rotary Club on March 14, 2007 Malawi UCG members Dr. Garvey Chilopora engaged in colorful traditional engagement ceremony to Gloria Milanzi of Blantyre, Malawi. An August 12, 2007 wedding is planned. March 10, 2007 Lafayette, IN Annual Variety Show. New member of the family for Mark and Karen Halvorson born February 9, 2007 New member of the Paul Spenser family: Erin, born January 24, 2007 Our good friends Wayne and Nancy Stephens of Eustis, Florida survive vicious tornado in February 2007. Lafayette, IN carnival held on December 9, 2006 -- group photo We went to hear David Manning, British Ambassador the the United States speak at the Indianapolis Economic Club September 25, 2006. Here is what he said. Tinenenji Banda’s prize-winning essay on Sabbath-keeping addresses how attending university affected her ability and desire to keep the Sabbath. Her father is elder and LifeNets director in Zambia. Dr. Bryant Lambert and Linda Goodale were married August 12, 2006. He is the son of elder Johnnie Lambert in New York. The families have been super-instrumental in our Church's work in Estonia. Photos Scott Englehardt weds Wendy Jewell on August 5, 2006. MORE UCG member Mike Wood manages the purification of half of Indianapolis, Indiana's waste water treatment. I got the tour July 12th. VERY INTERESTING-- no kidding! Indianapolis NITE RIDE July 22-23, 2006 See pictures Also, NITE RIDE, THE MOVIE -- 94 second Real Video clip. Lafayette, Indiana's Melody of Music. See the July 2-4, 2006 See the story in pictures and video clips Joel Falardeau (Lafayette, IN) and Susan Fike (Tampa, FL) were married Sunday, July 2nd in Dahlonega, Georgia Two elders ordained -- Nelson Arnold and Don Turgeon on Pentecost, June 4, 2006 Three North Dakota ladies ages total 277 years. (July 12, 2006) Amazing story of spiritual conviction and courage as young UCG athlete stands for her values in keeping the Sabbath. The story of Bridgette Sexton again -- also see earlier story (posted May 26, 2006) UCG member meets President of Pakistan (posted May 4, 2006) On April 24th, 2006 17 year-old Jonathan McClure who attends the Lafayette United Church of God with his family makes outstanding insightful presentation entitled "Who's Buying It? The Relationship Between Technology, Advertising, and its Effect on American Culture" He spent two years working on this Global Scholars project. The most interesting audience that I have ever spoken to: The third-graders at Thompson Crossing Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana (posted May 2) The engagement ceremony of Mark Chonde and Charity Chonza in Lilongwe, Malawi. Mark's father is the newly-ordained elder in Malawi. See more photos and read about the interesting customs! (posted April 11, 2006) The story of UCG United Kingdom member Don Beard. I met and talked with him in Watford, England on March 12, 2005, two months before he died. Read his story and see more pictures. (posted April 5, 2006) Lafayette, IN congregation holds last Family Christian Club of the season on February 18, 2006 December 7, 2005 taping of Beyond Today television program UPDATED Nov 9th: Inspiring story about the June 10th naturalization of Hilliar Beloc who was a Burmese refugee, now a United States Citizen -- by Scott Moss (posted November 9h) Jonathan McClure Awarded Highest Eagle Scout Award at Court of Honor ceremony on September 25, 2005 Visit with the Bismarck, ND UCG congregation on September 24, 2005 We hosted visiting Russian judges Sept 17-21, 2005 Oliver Hooser and Clarissa de Campos were married in a beautiful ceremony in Covington, Kentucky on Sunday, September 4, 2005. More pictures! Lafayette UCG's Youth Day August 20, 2005 ABC Graduation held Sunday, August 14th in Cincinnati. The 8th Annual Peinerosa held August 5-7, 2005 - a special event of the Lafayette United Church of God Ben Swenson and Cara Carlson were married Sunday, July 3rd in Indianapolis, Indiana. See MORE PICTURES Visiting to my brother Eugene and his family July 18-20, 2005. More PIX Inspiring story about the June 10th naturalization of Hilliar Beloc who was a Burmese refugee, now a United States Citizen -- by Scott Moss (posted June 17, 2005) A Great Pentecost Church weekend at Turkey Run State Park in Indiana from June 10-12. See lots of fun pictures! Inspiring story about Bridgette Sexton who stands up for her beliefs and yet is still a champion. (posted May 28) See cool pix of lots of people you know who were at United Church of God's General Conference of Elders in Cincinnati, Ohio from May 13-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio.(posted May 18) Trip to the United Kingdom March 11-14, 2005 -- pictures of people you may very well know! (posted April 6, 2005) Miscellaneous photos (posted April 6, 2005) From Australia: Family photo of recent wedding of David and Lynn Sandland's daughter.(posted March 15, 2005) Tributes to Dr. Herman L. Hoeh (updated May 23, 2005) In Tartu, Estonia, Bev Kubik with Helga Mägi from Jõgevamaa after Sabbath services on June 26th. Twelve of us had a wonderful meeting. It was a great reunion with people we hadn't seen in some time. Greetings from the Estonian brethren to ours in the United States. August 1, 2004 Wedding Photos of Randy D'Alessandro and Mary Snyder! Eric and Jessica Harris of Lafayette, Indiana were married on Sunday, July 25, 2004 Meeting with Counterpart Founders in Santa Monica, California on July 12, 2004 Our visit to Newfoundland for Pentecost. May 29-30, 2004 See lots of pictures.... UCG Ministerial Conference in the St. Louis area on May 23, 2004. See other photos of people you may have seen in a LONG TIME. Photos of the Cincinnati GCE 2004 Memories and History The Hoyers, a special UCG family....working for the Department of State currently in Cyprus where there are no other brethren. Read about their first-hand experiences! (March 12, 2004) Hilliar Beloc along with wife Thi Moo and grandson Asian Wayne who are Karen's who emigrated from Thailand in 1999 now live in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area. (MORE) (March 7, 2004) Tribute to the Hampton Sisters - November 16, 2003 - Indianapolis -- Wonderful Evening....see, read and HEAR parts of that once in a lifetime evening!! Salt Lake City Ski Weekend February 19-21, 2000 Tribute to Indiana Governor Frank O'Bannon (posted September 26, 2003) Michael Kubik and Alexandra Rhodes were married Tuesday, January 7, 2003 in Indianapolis, Indiana MORE PICTURES!! Jonathan & Ryan McClure were each presented an award for Excellence in Media Production at the International Student Media Festival Contest at the "Association of Communications & Technology Convention" in Dallas Texas. (posted November 29, 2002) Photos of the November 10, 2002 Power of Positive Womanhood Conference in Hammond, Indiana. UCG member Katherine Rowland is making her literary debut by publishing her first full-length novel. Press release. (May 2002) Cory Roufs and Jessica Fox were married May 18, 2002 in Little Falls, Minnesota. Cory is my nephew. Kent Robinson/Nicole Pacelli wedding in Lafayette, IN on April 21, 2002 Remember Colin and Penny Jackson? Some recent family photos... (September 2001) For those of you who remember and UCG members Kai and Monika Peters from Hamburg, Germany--here are some photos of their children (August 2001) UCG pastor Don Hooser wife Elsie say goodbye to Dallas as they move to new assignment. Story. Nadia Kubik and Ben Atkinson married in Buffalo, New York July 7, 2001. See wedding album by clicking here. Jonathan and Ryan McClure First Prize Winners (posted June 16, 2001) UCG Germany Operations Manager Paul Kieffer with grandson Sean (posted June 6, 2001) Kurt and Jennifer Hoyer visit Lafayette, IN June 9, 2001 Carburetion Day (Thursday May 24, 2001) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Paul Spenser and Kira Engholm, UCG members, were united in marriage in Linkoping, Sweden on February 24, 2001. See wedding photos by clicking here. My visit to Canterbury, Kent, England on November 14, 2000. Pix All the photos from the December 2000 Cincinnati Family Weekend -- seminars and services along with the sports activities
See photos of Sharon (Treybig) and Brendan Babcock September 2000 wedding here at http://communities.msn.com/SharonBrendansWedding
UCG member Arnold Mendez making presentation about Noah's Ark. Shown with one of several models. More.
3rd Annual Peine-rosa UCG Lafayette outing July 28-30, 2000
Photos from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 21, 2000 -- qualifications for Indy 500 on May 28th
David Shaw Helps Design Adam M-309 corporate airplane (April 2000)
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks to the Indianapolis Economic Club on Thursday, March 9th
A snapshot of ABC in Cincinnati February 25, 2000
Photos of Salt Lake City Ski Weekend Feb 19-21, 2000
A day in Vienna, Austria January 19, 2000 Report on the Cincinnati Family Tournament weekend December 23-26, 1999. Includes photo report Thanksgiving 99 at the Vic and Bev's Our visit back to the Paducah, Kentucky Church October 30, 1999 My photographic day in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 13, 1999, one of the world's most charming cities Pictorial report of visit with Ukrainian Sabbatarians in Portland, Oregon August 27-29, 1999 A trip to the Indianapolis Zoo with the Terre Haute Church August 1, 1999 Our visit to Toronto July 9-12, 1999 for UCG GN Seminar. Photos of people you may know. May 26 - 27, 1999 Visit to Phoenix and Denver André van Belkum writes interesting report about his May/June 1999 visit to Malawi. With photos. Memorial Day May 31, 1999 at John and Tanya Roufs, Little Falls, Minnesota
Dedication of the Allison Transmission Plant in Indianapolis, special visit from General Motors Chairman and CEO Jack Smith
Some photos of my trip to Phoenix and Denver this past week (May 1999) Combined services in Danville, IL on Last Day of UB 1999 My visit to the United Kingdom March 24-25 Ben and Nelia Trautmann were married in Ukraine December 31, 1998.He is a former Ambassador University graduate, she is from the Khust, Ukraine, a Sabbatarian. They now live in Germany. UCG Council member Aaron Dean returns from Thailand, visits with Karen brethren. Report with photos (December 23, 1998) A visit to one of our favorite places--Minneapolis/St. Paul November 28th My Visit to New York City on November 6, 1998 FW de Klerk addresses the Indianapolis Economic Club September 17, 1998 United Church of God Home Office Cincinnati Open House - August 16, 1998 July 18, 1998 Lafayette Church Outing at the Home of Tom and Sue Peine UCG Home Office in its new home in Cincinnati, Ohio--a July 10, 1998 pictorial Visit to Boston for New England's Third UCG Anniversary (June 10, 1998) UCG member JEAN REDLINGER, founder of Family Umbrella Network, featured in the Minneapolis Star and Tribune April 28, 1998 Our visit with former McDonald's vice-president, Mr. John D. Cooke December 3, 1997 A Little Wisconsin Dells Nostalgia? (December 5, 1997)