December 12, 2003 Christmas meeting of Oita GOF
In the morning of Christmas meeting, we affixed stained glass on the window of our GOF house.
|A vase of crimson cyclamen was set on the table.|
|When we constructed ourGOF house, Mr. Iwata , a clergyman in Beppu Furoumachi, performed the ceremony of laying the cornerstone and celebrated the completion. Today he held the divine service.|
|"In the beginning, there was a word" he cited a phrase from John and told us about the meaning of Christmas. What is real love, what is Jesus love, he explained very easily.|
|We contribute money for Christmas. Yamade prayed to God saying "Please accept our small donation."ました。
We looked back our own hearts and decided to become a new woman.
|The general leader Kuroiwa reviewed the activities in this autumn, including family budget study class(FBSC) and friendship sales. Tanaka records the words.|
|Iwahashi told the hard work and many helps in the FBSC.|
|Fumi Gotoh told her impression of the big work as public relation. She could understand a little the meaning of being grown up in GOF, she said.|
|Keiko Gotoh told that she could keep house account in the process of the preparation for FBSC.|
|Nyu looked back the friendship sales.|
|Fujiwara reported that Motoko Hani's, the founder, own handwriting was given to our group.|
|Before the cerebration party, we relaxed on the second floor. From left, Yoshino, the eldest member, Nagano, Ogata, and Iwata.|
|Beautiful salad dishes in the kitchen.|
|Many dishes were arranged beautifully on the table.|
|During the party, many holly songs filled the hall.
We have had a good day today by looking back the new house construction, busy works, and today's Christmas meeting.
|Christmas meeting program.....omitted|