Frank Reed (Reed) and Joshua
Pennekamp started the evening out early at about 6:30
with our Speaker Terry Hogart from Convoy of hope.
Terry did a great job. Bolivar Praise and Worship
was very good and we enjoyed this service very much.
Jerry Millhouser (Night Hawk) visited and brought
in the many things that District Directors do to
keep things working.
We started crafting all kinds of
things right after the ice-cream and cookies and
when you looked around there was all kinds of fire
craft going on. Bow drills, Flint and Steel, Bird
nest lessons with handles, Ruger Roll and tinderbox
candle lighting and other fire craft things.
At other stations Knives were being
ground and leather handles put on them with rivets.
Lantern Kits and candle lanterns. Another station
we saw possible bags being made out of all kinds of
materials leather, canvas to name just a couple.
Haversacks, belts, chokers, beadwork and more. We
even sealed up a couple of wooden cups made from
previous lock ins with wax.
Ray Reece (Yarrow) handled
registration. Ryan Reed (Pike) handled pictures and
praise projections. I think everyone helped out in
many of the stations. I saw Pat Davis (Plainsman)
assembling lantern kits and helping the men and
boys burn on a finish on their lanterns. Naming
names there is another 20 guys that know your
appreciated. Leaders that bring their boys is the
highest calling. Dads that come with their sons and
bring along those boys friends. Wow Discipleship in
Saturday night I opted to sleep in
the back of my cargo trailer. YUP it was cold at 22
degrees. I left the door open and the vent open and
slept little... I was warm but always sleep light.
6:30 I was up and folks were stirring. I heard
rumors they shut the heat off inside and it got Cold
Saturday morning biscuit and gravy
with sausage breakfast was prepared by the Bolivar
Folk and coffee. Rieder Sprague was detained we
missed you Rieder! Two Forks brought the
message and did a great job of it. We gave out
Squirrel Skews to the guys that went on the 32
degree Trek and talked that up a bit. Other news
was talked about and soon we were back over to the
Gym crafting once again. At National Rendezvous
our Chapter was number one in the Nation!
Central AOG had the Highest
attendance with 14 there with Ozark AOG a close
second with 12 attending. Great job Leaders on
stirring the hearts of your outposts and bringing
doing the real work of Royal Rangers. Reaching,
Teaching and Keeping folk for Christ. Living the
Day concluded at around 2:30 p.m. and
we had once again been blessed by God's people doing
what God has called them to do. YOU are a blessing
to others. I thank God for you.