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Fountain of Life: Third Annual Dinner for Living Well
On October 25, Living Well's annual dinner at Putnam City Baptist Church was centered around the theme, Fountain of Life . The purpose of the dinner was to share what has happened in the ministry during the last year with those who have prayed for and supported the ministry financially and with those who are hearing about the ministry for the first time. Ed Edwards, President of Living Well, personally prepared dinner (menu and recipes) for those attending. Ed Edwards shared a review of their 2nd year of Living Well. See highlights of those events on the other news & events page. Mike Jestes, Executive Director of Oklahoma Family Policy Council, shared perspectives of Living Well in strengthening families in Oklahoma. OFPC and Living Well office side-by-side and partner on numerous projects during the year. Excerpts from Mike's talk:
Lt. Governor Mary Fallin provided words of encouragement for the ministry and shared about the importance of nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in Oklahoma. The following are excerpts:
Mike and Cyndi Curry shared how the ministry of Living Well made a difference in each of them personally and in their marriage. Mike and Cyndi were both widowed with three children each. They shared how they both had strong marriages of over 20 years when their spouses died. They realized their need of guidance for each of their personal well beings as well as sorting out the relationships of their children and extended families.
Donna Edwards, Executive Director of Living Well, shared her personal testimony of coming to know Christ as her Fountain of Life. She also shared testimonies from three women who had come to Living Well for guidance.
John Cromling , Senior Vice President of Unit Drilling Company, elder at Quail Springs Church of Christ, and board member of Living Well, closed the evening by sharing why he recommends Living Well as an organization to support. An excerpt of his closing comments:
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