Friday, October 28, 2016

A New Season

Newcastle, England 2007
Hello Family and Friends,

We pray this finds you well.  We want to let you know that it's time for a new season in our lives.  After ten years with Mercy Ships we are stepping out into what God has for us next.  Peter has accepted a position at the Target warehouse about twenty minutes away and is looking forward to working with his hands again as a Security Specialist.  Dara will continue to work the early morning shift at FedEx.

Our ten years with Mercy Ships have been incredible and we have made friends and memories that will last forever.  We have also learned more than a few things about God, ourselves, and the world around us that we probably never

Liberia 2008
We don't have any plans to move away from East Texas and will continue to live in our home in Van.  It's a great little town, we've got an awesome church family, and the kids love the school here.  Grace is doing great at UT Dallas.

We are especially grateful to those who have supported us through prayer, encouragement, and finances over the years.  We couldn't have done it without you!  Mercy Ships will continue to process our support through the 14th of November and we would appreciate any gifts until that time just to help us through the transition and with Christmas expenses.  You can give here:
 Any donation made on our behalf after the 14th of November will go into the Mercy Ships general operating fund.
Just before we left the Africa Mercy in 2015

Blessings to you all!

Upward and Onward,
The Koontz Family