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    THE

    MARK L . MORTHRUF

    FAMILY

    MEWSLETTER FROM MEXTCO

    KEEPING BUSY

    WITH

    FALL

    199A

    iBits

    PieTces

    ERENI E

    At

    th e t ime I

    graduated

    in

    Ju ly

    from

    B a c h i l l e ra t o e q u i v a l e n t

    to High School , I

    wanted

    to he

    s tudying Odontologia hy

    now.

    There was space fo r 60 in t h a t

    f ield . (Dentis try) .

    I wasn*t

    one

    o f

    th e 60

    on th e list so

    wi t h

    that

    door

    c l o s ed

    f o r

    now

    I

    was one

    o f abou t

    5 ,000

    who had

    to

    look

    around for something as

    an a l te rna t ive

    fo r t h i s year .

    The State

    Univers i ty

    system has

    not

    grown to match

    the

    popula t

    io n e xp lo sio n.

    I am now enrolled in

    a 72

    week

    computer-

    course . The peop le

    s tudy ing

    t he re

    a re

    se r ious ly s tudying

    COMPUTER

    because t h e i r jobs

    depend on computers .

    hours

    th e re a re from 9

    to 1 .

    Two

    o f class and two hou r s

    t o

    f i n i sh

    ass ignments .

    I

    a l s o e n r o l l e d

    in a

    s c h o o l

    I

    a t t end from 3 to 7

    p.m.

    which

    drains

    b e au t i c i a n s .

    I*M

    no t

    su re

    bu t

    I may have

    b i t

    o f f a

    little

    more

    t h an I can chew I

    wi l l

    have to round

    up

    l o t s

    of

    my

    f r iends to f u l f i l l

    my

    cuotas

    o f p erm an en ts , m a n ic ur es , e t c .

    Our

    family

    had

    a happy summer

    on

    the

    camp c i r cu i t .

    Camps

    a re

    a g r e a t help

    to

    th e churches in

    Mexico.

    They

    may

    be

    popular

    because so many f ami l i e s l i ve

    so crowded

    t oge the r

    and camp

    i s

    a

    t ime

    to e njo y o utd oo r

    life

    in a

    Chr i s t i an

    atmosphere. To

    ge t to the Chamacuero camp where

    my Dad was on the

    s t a f f

    youth

    week ,

    some

    o f u s w en t on t h e

    t r a in .

    That

    week

    a t camp rea l ly

    got Diana,

    a

    new Chr i s t i an , on

    th e

    r i g h t t r a ck .

    She is

    even

    to be a song l e ade r a t our next

    youth re t rea t ^erenjct

    Youth Events

    4:

    ANA

    SILVIA NORTHRUP

    will

    be

    15

    on

    November

    3 r d , 1994-. Fo l low

    in g a

    custom

    b rough t

    from

    Spain,

    g i r l s

    may

    have

    a spec i a l

    p a r t y on t h e i r 15 th . Pa r t i e s

    a re

    popu l a r in

    Mexico so

    Dec.

    23 r d

    is t h e

    d a t e c ho s e n f o r a

    Christian

    r e u n i o n

    a nd

    1 5 t h

    b i r t hday p a r ty in her

    honor .

    FAMILY

    AND

    MISSIONS INST ITUTE

    MARK AND MAGDALENA NORTHRUP

    Mail ing

    addre ss :

    APARTADO POSTAL 306

    SALTILLO

    25000,

    COAHUILA

    MEXICO

    The Mark

    Northrups l i ve

    on

    Obregon

    (Street) Sur (South)

    Number 935

    i n t e r io r

    3

    MARK S

    MILEAGE

    Heat ,

    r a in

    and

    co ld

    n igh t s

    were p a r t o f our

    summer

    camp c i r cu i t

    in

    our two

    bedroom

    t en t

    During t he se

    camps, severa l

    dozen

    young

    people

    and severa l

    adul ts

    were bap t i zed . There were

    nume r ou s r e c omm i tme n t s .

    Our kids

    helped being

    team l eade r s

    (wi th

    lot ' s

    of exper ience) ,

    and

    by

    making l o t s of

    f r i ends .

    When the

    camps

    in Mexico

    we r e

    ov e r

    we d r o v e

    f rom

    Mexico City

    to

    Dal las ,

    Texas

    fo r a Labor

    Day

    weekend Camp

    fo r

    f ami l i e s

    in

    Spanish . It

    became

    a

    camp

    of

    r e conc i l i

    ation

    We*re

    Home Again

    To you who

    have

    been keeping

    us in your prayers and you

    who have been shar ing to

    make a l l o f

    t h i s

    pos s i b l e ,

    WE t h a nk

    you

    AND PRAY

    God*s

    c o n t i n u a l

    b l e s s i ng upon you.

    MARK AND MAGDALENA

    B ere nice 1 7, Ana

    Si lv i a

    14

    Mark

    Caleb

    11 ,

    She i l a

    8

    Packages

    may be s en t

    t o :

    Mark

    L. Northrup

    c /o COLEGIO BIBLICO

    264.

    Brazos S t r e e t

    Eagle P ass,

    Texas

    78852

    (p lace i n s t ruc t i ons with

    i n s ide con t en t s . )

    Please note: Do

    not

    s e n d

    boxes or packages to Mexi

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    RODNEY

    ND

    MAYSEL NOR THRUF NEWSLETTER FROM

    KEKIGO

    FALL 199^

    FAMILY AND MISS IONS

    INSTITUTE

    RODNEY AND

    MAYSEL

    NORTHRUP

    APARTADO

    POSTAL

    306

    SALTILLO 25000 , COAHUILA

    MEXICO

    A

    HI^UTE

    w t

    MAY S E L

    The

    v i l l age

    up

    in

    th e

    mounta ins o f

    San

    Juan ,

    where Rodney and

    Baldo dr ive

    to

    each

    Fr iday

    to hold a

    s e r v i c e ,

    i s

    busy

    ha rve s t -

    app les . That means it s apple p ie and app le sa uc e s ea so n.

    The

    other

    morning I

    got

    busy and

    made severa l

    p ies

    to take to

    th e

    women's

    meeting

    and

    th e youth

    meeting. While se rv ing ,

    Sandra, a young

    mother

    of

    l6

    whispered

    in

    my ear in

    Spanish:

    I f there

    i s any l e f t ,

    may I take a

    piece

    to

    my

    husband?

    (There

    was

    and

    I

    plan

    to

    teach her

    how to make them.)

    We

    had more

    r a i n than usua l because o f th e t r o p i c a l s to rms .

    I t was

    a

    greener

    summer

    but

    we

    also had more than the usual

    number o f

    s co r p i on s . -

    Rodney and I read about s ix

    chapters

    of the Bible together

    each night and

    I

    was reading

    Luke 10:19

    where Jesus was t a lk

    ing

    to

    the Seventy. (Read

    i t . )

    I t

    made

    me feel

    better

    about

    a l l the

    scorpions I 've

    stomped on

    Sa l t i l l o ce l eb ra t ed its 4-17 b i r thday

    t h i s

    year .

    The a rea

    now

    has more than a

    mil l ion

    peop le . Prayer needs . . . f o r the 7

    congregations

    of

    Christ ians

    in Sal t i l lo

    to be

    fa i thfu l

    in

    t he i r dai ly walk among the non-chr i s t i ans .

    . . . . f o r

    enthusiasm

    h e a l t h and means t o con t i nu e t o

    r e a c h

    t h e lost.

    ...for

    t h e

    young

    men

    and

    women

    studying

    to

    become

    Chri st ia n s er van ts .

    Praises . . . f o r you

    who

    remember the

    Northrup

    fami l ies

    in

    your

    prayers.

    Did you know?

    . . . t ha t about 60,000

    Mexico

    ci t izens are

    in

    U.

    S.

    prisons?

    Right there i s qui te

    a ministry

    I t happened in MEXICO August 21st ,

    199-i

    was the pres ident

    i a l elect ion day.

    There

    was a lo t

    of

    te ns io n le ad in g up to

    it

    but

    prohibit ion was in ef fec t 98 hours for

    the

    sale and use

    of a lcohol ic

    beverages in bars ,

    r es tauran t s ,

    s tores

    and

    any

    places tha t

    sold

    such. This

    las ted

    unt i l

    the

    night of August

    22nd. I t

    produced

    such

    a calm and

    pleasant

    atmosphere

    in

    our

    city tha t

    one

    20

    year old

    young

    man

    commented:

    I t would

    be

    nice if it were t h i s way a l l of the

    t ime

    Watch th e

    News

    December

    1 s t ,

    199^. The

    new p re s i d en t wi l l

    be

    inaugurated that

    day.

    I t ' s

    usually

    quite

    a show

    and

    i t only

    happens

    once every s ix yea r s .

    We' l l be espec ia l ly

    busy Octobe r 21,22

    and

    23 when

    the

    missions

    convent ion wi l l

    be he ld

    on

    Rancho

    Al tami ra . Every nook and

    corner wi l l be f u l l of people fo r the th ree day meet

    Christmas

    i s

    coming

    and the days f ly by

    so f a s t

    t ha t we might

    as w e l l take t h i s

    oppor tuni ty

    to wish you a Merry Chris tmas

    a s we remember t h a t th e Lord came to seek and

    to

    save th e lost.

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    THE M RK L. NORTHRUP FAMILY NEWSLETTER FROM MEXICO FALL

    199Y

    GET

    acqu a i n t ed

    w t A N A SILVI NORTHRUP

    I am

    14 .

    School

    going

    on

    15

    My c l a s se s

    taught

    in Spanish.

    I^m

    scheduled

    i n t h i r d year o f

    Secondary

    i nc lud ing English

    are

    a l l

    to gradua te from

    Secondary

    in

    June

    1995 . I

    marched

    with th e Drum Corps in th e parade

    th e

    16th of September celebrat ing Mexico 's independance from

    Spain.

    The parade was

    about

    two

    hours

    long

    and thousands

    do

    watch other thousands march by . When th e 1993-1994- yea r

    of school was o ve r, B e re ni ce , my o lde r s i s t e r an d I went by

    bus

    to a t t e n d th e

    CONFRATERNIDAD NACIONAL

    CRISTIANA

    in th e

    ci ty

    of

    MONTERREY Mexico

    July

    l l -H ,

    1991. I t was

    held

    in

    a ne w convent ion c en t e r , Cinte rmex. It

    wa s

    a g r e a t

    conven

    t i on an d we

    saw

    l o t s

    o f

    our f r i end s . When it wa s

    o ve r o nly

    68

    stopped overnight a t Rancho Altamira where

    Rodney

    and

    Maysel, my

    grandparents

    have

    the i r

    home base. Mi

    abuel i ta ,

    my

    grandmother)

    go t up early and made a special bread for

    them

    t o

    have on

    t h e i r

    t r i p home.

    T^RGGTI

    . . .w i t h M A R K C LEB NORTHRUP

    Thi s s choo l

    year

    I am in

    th e

    6 th g rad e.

    s i s te r .

    Sheila Maysel

    i s

    in

    the 3 rd

    grade. I

    was 11 on

    June

    26th, 1994-.

    classes

    are in

    Spanish .

    My school ce l eb r a t ed its CENTENNIAL

    l a s t

    year.

    In June 1995 I am scheduled

    to

    graduate and then I

    go to

    Secondary Schoo l for th ree y ears . This

    summer

    as

    soon

    as

    school

    was ou t I

    t raveled

    with

    my

    father , Mark Northrup,

    and

    ou r family to th e camps

    in

    which

    we

    a l l

    part ic ipate .

    I

    have

    been

    going

    to

    camps with

    Mothe r and Father

    a l l

    my l i f e

    so I

    d o n 't r ea ll y, know

    how

    many

    I

    have

    a t t ended .

    One

    summ-erwas

    bapt ized

    a t a camp,

    know

    l o t s of people

    of school because I wanted to ^

    th e program,

    think s h e h ad

    When

    you're

    a Missionary

    Kid you

    get

    to

    in

    l o t s of

    p l aces . I missed

    the first

    week

    go to Dallas , Texas

    fo r

    th e

    Family

    camp, in Spani sh . My f a t h e r wa s

    scheduled

    on

    th e program. The

    whole

    family went excep t my little s i s t e r . I

    enough t r ave l i ng

    s i t t i n g

    on

    th e ic e

    ches t

    CELEBRATING w i t h

    SHEIL

    M YSEL

    BACK T O S CH OO L

    NORTHRUP

    Have you ever been

    to

    MEXICO

    CITY?

    I t ' s b ig

    an d l o t s o f people

    l i v e

    t he r e . When camp

    wa s

    ove r

    in

    Quere ta ro we t r a v e l e d to

    Mexico

    Ci ty

    8th birthday was August 26th so my mother

    made a cake

    and

    a

    little

    pa r t y wi th bal loons

    wa s

    pu t

    t oge t h e r . Th e

    bes t

    pa r t

    o f

    my

    b i r t h

    da y t h a t I wi l l always remember

    i s

    the t r i p

    to CHAPULTEPEC

    PARK

    The r e

    a r e

    lots

    o f ne w

    c a r n i v a l r i d e s

    and

    some

    a re

    th e s p la sh k in d

    I t wa s

    g rea t fu n

    even

    if

    I did ge t soaked.

    Back in

    Sal t i l l o

    there was one(?) more camp

    fo r the

    fami ly

    to

    a t t end an d I would miss my

    first week o f sch oo l so I dec ided to s tay in

    S a l t i l l o

    wi th Maysel

    Nor thrup ,

    my

    grandmother .

    She

    took

    me to and

    from

    school . We p r a c t i c e d

    mu l ti p li ca ti o n t a b le s ,

    Engl i sh , cap i ta l s an d

    s t a t e s and

    sh e had me

    r e ad

    th e Bible e ac h d ay .

    Now I sometimes

    s ing in Engl i sh in the shower

    Sshetlq Ho^y^el hJo^fkrup

    h ad

    r o

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    RODNEY

    AND

    MAYSEL NEWSLETTER

    RODNEY

    R VI WS

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    portable

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    MM

    pro jec tor

    and

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    f i l l ed

    wi th t h e

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    we have

    been

    privi ledged to

    use

    in the

    Lo r d ' s

    work

    i n

    Mexico

    have made

    many

    t r ips ,

    A

    wall

    i s

    usual ly

    th e screen and the

    people

    a l l

    help by prov id ing s ea t i ng .

    Approx. value

    o f equipment:

    $^ ,175 .00

    Times are

    changing

    and now the

    VCR

    has become p a r t o f many

    hou s e ho l d s a r ound t h e wo r l d .

    ^Center,

    R n D N E Y

    RE OMMENDS

    thatYOU

    l o ok

    a r ound

    and se e

    what kind

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    you

    a re l iv ing in . You no longer have

    to

    t r ave l

    to fa r

    away

    p laces

    to

    f ind people

    who

    don ' t

    know JESUS

    or

    who

    speak

    a d i f f e ren t

    language.

    The

    J

    E S U S f i lm ha s been i n

    use

    fo r s ev e ra l yea r s .

    By

    January 1,

    1992 it

    had been

    shown

    t o

    more t h a n A85

    mi l l i o n

    people in 183 countr ies .

    By

    then

    .t had

    be^

    translated into

    l anguages .

    I t

    was made

    using

    p ro f e s s i on a l

    a c to r s

    and t e chn ique s

    and

    cos t

    qui te a few

    mil l ion

    DOLLARS to

    produce. Thanks to

    t h o s e who had a

    bu rden

    f o r th e

    l o s t who

    made

    it pos s i b l e , today

    you and I

    can

    obtain a Video copy

    o f

    t h e J E S U S f i lm for a s

    l i t t l e

    as

    $^0.00.

    t;.The\

    J-.E'S

    U S

    f i lm

    i s based on th e Gospe l

    o f

    LUKE. The Video is two

    hou r s

    i n

    length . I

    recommend tha t

    a

    mature

    Chris t ian su pe rv ise th e

    showing.

    There should

    be prayer prepara t ion ,

    Bible

    reading . Planned

    in termis- .

    s ions

    should be

    par t of the plan ,

    provid ing t ime for discuss ion .

    n ^ y

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    FALL

    199A

    FAMILY

    AND MISSIONS

    INSTITUTE

    Rodn.y

    nd Horthrup

    Aeartkdo

    Poitl

    30^

    Salt l l lo,

    Cohull 25000 H * 1 c

    Krk

    nd Herthrup

    sS?auo/c hiiu 25000 M X1C0

    RODNEY'S

    RESOURCE

    REPORT

    The September i s sue

    o f th e

    Nat iona l

    Geographic Maga

    z ine

    has

    a doub le supp le

    ment of th e map

    of

    Mexico.

    Locate someone wi l l i ng to

    sha re

    t h i s

    map wi th

    you.

    For miss ion s tudy o f Mexico

    it has most o f th e p la c e s

    wh e r e

    hristians h a v e

    cong rega t i ons .

    RODNEY

    R JOI S

    Many

    years ago while evangel

    i z ing in a

    40 v i l l age

    area I

    di scove red

    some

    p r iv a t e l and

    no t

    in

    any way

    connected

    with

    t h e u s u a l

    communa l f a rms i n

    Mexico.

    I t

    was

    purchased

    and

    th rough th e yea r s has been a

    p lace

    to l i ve fo r

    seve ra l

    of

    the hristianwo r k e r s .

    The summer camp on th e grounds

    h as d ev elo pe d i n to one

    of th e

    outs tand ing Chr i s t i an camps

    in

    Mexico. While

    a t t end ing th e

    Chr i s t i an Family Camp in Ju ly

    I

    re jo ic ed to see

    how

    well the

    younger

    generat ion

    i s '

    t ak ing

    interest

    iiv.^^rrying the

    work

    forward. / / /^ B

    //

    REPLIES

    I want to

    thank you

    who

    sen t

    b ir th da y c ard s.

    There i s a

    Bir thday cake in

    th e

    deep

    f r e e z e with Happy Bir thday

    Rodney

    on

    it We hope

    to

    have a family

    dinner one

    of

    these days now t h a t Mark and

    h is

    family

    a re

    back

    from

    th e

    summer camp d e t a i l .

    Three o f

    us have b ir th da ys in August

    RODNEY

    MAYSEL

    MARK

    MAGDALENA

    BERENICE

    ANA

    SILVIA

    MARK

    CALEB

    SHEILA MAYSEL

    August 30

    November

    18

    August 17

    February 22

    March 24-

    November 3

    June

    26

    August 26