Page 2: Birthday Bonanza 2006 - The Party Begins
After I greet everyone, Maxine Peak leads us in grace before we start our luncheon.
Brianna Stone gives the photographer a happy smile!
John and Betty and Lynn peruse the food!
Alice and Maxine make sure we have enough salads.
Plenty of sandwiches and salads!
Alice begins the program by introducing Maxine, who had a wonderful devotion about sharing our gifts with each other; gifts which come from the heart, and from our special talents which we are blessed with.
She read some scripture, shared some personal thoughts and then passed a box around with pieces of paper, which each had one of these gifts written on it. Each person who received a paper, took the microphone and explained why their word was a gift and how they would use it.
Leora is a gifted speaker and always has something meaningful to say.
Harriet shares her thoughts on her word.
It's my turn - This microphone 'thing' is getting easier!
The children and Lynn prepare for their presentation of their gifts for their part in the program
The children share their gifts with the audience. Brianna announces who will perform and the title of the performer's song.
Clayton and Kate play a duet.
Abby, Clayton's sister, concentrates on her piece.
Reaction shot of Mom Lynn and Brianna
Clayton, a talented musician, also performs very well.
Kate plays her cello for us.
Kate's mother, Dr. Pat Paulson listens as Bob Fields takes digital movies!
Lamb decides to make a blanket -behind the screen. Audience sees hints of what is happening, while the other two humorously comment.Go to Page 3 for more of the story............