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    news notes fbom the

    hoethews

    ^ kobns? md . .ys,.x nokthup

    Anril 21 IQfi^ ' ' -^-parfcf.do Po-.Uj. 30'J

    ^ Cl. 1907

    Saltillo, Coahuila,

    iffiXICO

    WEi:ro THE

    NOEraifflPS

    FOE A

    :;SEB_AED_TEI,L

    2.

    PACKET.

    Useful for

    VBS,

    youth meetings, missionary study, oamo

    Cost ;

    nn

    Items

    in the packet

    can

    be used for display, fo^'thHiudraL fite; as

    awards,

    or gifts to VBS teachers. When you are through

    with the

    stories

    and

    Items,

    how

    about

    loaning

    it

    to

    another

    church

    friend

    ^

    anothe^^^n?

    WHEIffl DO_I_SEi (D Tlffi BOX

    OP_2H31tGS

    I HaVB_ifflADr_FOE_VBS_];H rfBXIW?

    aome

    items

    which

    the Northrups have requested

    Huge

    vacation

    Biole

    schools

    you

    may send

    them now.

    Packages to

    Rodney G. Northrup Those of you Just

    starting

    to

    Saltixlo Christian I'lission collectjLtems for vhS in yicxico

    c/o Box k63 Seal them later

    so

    that

    they

    Laredo, Texas 780^1

    set

    to the i.aredo address

    by

    the

    i r s t of July , li^67.

    TflIS_idWi)Ji;riAT.

    daring

    the

    middle-of-the-dly

    res?-sLsta

    time i-h'

    school but as

    soon

    as they

    Le

    out

    for i

    chilarea

    are

    still

    in

    tort i l las and whatever else thev have th eat

    their

    VBS classes are held

    You

    should hurry to the place where

    facts

    they

    have memorized' 10^ chilSen f scripture and

    Bible

    La Mesa de

    Gonzaler st fl ohxl^en

    gathered

    in

    the first

    school in

    coahuila Where the' e^o^rs^Lorw'n^L'd L^he^er '''

    held for chiluren

    and

    adults 5 evenings, a service

    is

    each

    night

    which

    amazes

    and

    pieces the

    adults^^ program

    are Ramon and Elizabeth

    kendon

    iar a Starting

    off

    the season

    a school are ready, they load uu'and Harch, when the supplies for

    enthusiastic thev are lF'ivn- x. . school. Being young and

    Between

    chcois7ElILLrwadLs^?:thef

    old fashioned iron. Thev refill th^. o a scrubboard, irons with an

    and they're off again.

    We've

    never heard of^ treat sacks

    honeymoon

    quite like

    i t

    here in Mexico

    hut

    else

    spending

    their

    For those who

    have

    suent

    the ir hrv

    Lope there

    will be others.

    Remember Ramon and Elizabeth in prayer^^ Othe/^^'

    appreciate

    you.

    a

    time,

    as

    school

    permits.

    Ramon

    baptized

    fou^

    afterthrVB^in

    ^a'^MeL ^

    GIMUATION^TLffl,

    covering expenseB^this^yea like''all'tradMti^'

    ^

    d

    has

    fun

    world.

    ShoL, suit, piot^e ?But Hlf ^ in tlxe

    The girls

    at

    lilia s

    school h l l wear

    hers. Mark Northrup

    should

    wear

    a

    dark

    sui^

    if

    ^e

    enough

    to

    measure himl

    Gteetinvs ^ powing long

    jmn greetings

    from Mexico

    to

    you 1967

    graduatei-.

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    TEEN

    SECTION

    What do Teen miaaionariee do to keep from

    getting bored on t he mis sion

    field?

    This year

    I terk

    Northrup, 17 f in i shes the

    las t year of Secondary

    School.

    Let s check

    with him. His classes , taught

    in

    Spanish,

    are Math, Phys ics ,

    Chemistry,

    Civics , Shop

    ( Internal

    Combustion);

    Technology,

    English,

    (his foreign language); Industrial Security,

    Spanish, Spanish Literature

    and Physical Ed .

    Getting off to school on Monday morning is

    harder than other days. He gets to bed l a te

    Sunday

    night a f t e r the t r ip to the

    vi l l ages

    wi t h th e

    t e a c he r s and

    s t uden t s o f altillo

    Chris t ian

    School.

    The

    group

    is distr ibuted

    among

    the

    vi l^gea

    on th e

    circuit

    t Salero,

    La

    Press

    de Gamez, Jesus Maria, El Hefugio,

    San

    Vicen te , Oanelo,

    Ranches

    LXievos, La Mesa

    de Gonzalez, Santa Ana, Tecolote and la

    Presa

    de

    los Arzola.

    Mark usua l ly preaches

    tw ic e ea ch Lord s

    Day.

    In

    September

    one

    of

    h is

    classmates from

    Tech.

    accompanied him an d

    made

    h i s

    c on fe ss io n o f faith

    in

    Ch r i s t at

    Salero where Mark was preachipg. This friend

    got to see someone

    bap t ized

    t h a t day.

    When

    he to ld

    his

    parentT

    they

    were strongly

    agai rs t his

    decision. The

    rel igion

    of your

    parents

    is

    good enough

    for

    youl No

    dul l

    moments

    a t

    t h a t boy s house. Hs s se t on

    l iv ing

    fo r

    Chr is t l

    Pray

    fo r Memin .

    To s t a r t the school

    year ,

    Mark helped

    overhaul

    the motors on th e mission Dodge

    and Jeep here a t Mountain View Ranch under

    the

    superv ieion

    of Prof . Frarxsisco

    Luna.

    The

    mission

    Dodge

    takes care of

    the

    c i rcui t

    each

    Lord s

    Day when

    i t clocks

    up

    aoout

    50O

    miles.

    During

    the summer it was busy

    in

    the vi l lages

    of the

    back

    country. The Jeep does more

    of

    l oc al t ranspo rt ing for th e

    students who go

    to night c lasses in Sa l t i l l o . Added to the

    co l l sc t ion i s

    a

    1950 Model

    A Ford.

    I t takes

    tinkering tool (Flat t i re

    now and then.)

    Mark

    spen t his

    vacat ion in a r a the r

    unique

    way. He was part of a Christ ian crew

    who

    threshed wheat in the back country

    for

    Mexican farmers who

    had

    cut

    the i r

    wheat

    with

    hand sickles. (Just as

    in the

    time of Christ).

    He

    met

    people, made f r iends,

    l earned more abou t t h e i r

    l oca l custcxns

    and

    on on e

    occa s i on

    he ld an

    i n f o rma l

    conversation in

    a

    vil lage

    s to re ,

    explainiiTg

    Chr i s t

    and th e s c ri pt ur e s, t ha t

    lasted about 5 hours.

    Mark

    l ikes

    spor ts

    but

    he

    leaves

    a thle t ic honors fo r

    h is s i s t e r . His classmates

    tJhke turns coming to th e

    ranch to

    help

    get

    th e

    work

    done so Mark has few du l l

    momen t s .

    Mark

    TRIP TO MEXICO?

    This cap should help you get to Mountain Viev/

    flanch. To communicate ahead write

    to

    the

    Sa l t i l l o

    Pos ta l

    Address.

    The ranch i s not

    connected by

    telephone

    with

    the outside world.

    The

    proces s o f having

    a

    telephone involves

    buying stock in the Telephone Company or

    moving into a house that

    already

    has

    one.

    J

    WiW m u

    , , (^AtLrajL l7

    jj i. in

    TEUVELERS TO MEX ICO

    I f

    you

    plan

    to

    v i s i t

    missionary famil ies

    in

    Mexico an d if you have some ex t ra space i n

    your

    oar ,

    you can be

    of

    help by taking an

    extra

    su i t case

    f u l l

    o f

    used

    clothing

    or

    t ake

    along

    a box

    of

    food. Check

    oni^fhat

    is

    needed

    and then

    l e t

    your

    f r iends

    help

    you

    co l l ec t .

    You l l enjoy

    th i s

    t^ pe

    of

    foreign

    a id .

    THE RESULTS ARE BETTER WHEN YOU PRAY

    Among the needs of

    the

    Lord s

    work, prayer

    is f i r s t

    on

    the l i s t . I t s

    been p roven again

    and again

    tha t the vil lages

    being remembered

    in prayer

    s t a r t moving fo r the Lord, Check

    th e l i s t of

    vil lages

    mentioned

    under

    the

    Teen

    i ec t ion and on the map. Select one

    or two

    tha t you wil l remember every day during your

    p ra ye r t ime.

    Let s

    watch thingS happen

    fo r

    t h e

    Lord

    I

    Did you pray for a missionary family today?

    F IRST CLASS

    MAIL:

    a

    ARCEL POST: 1 y

    Rodney G Northrup

    altillo

    hristian

    M i s si o n

    c /o Box

    ^6 5

    Laredo , Texas

    Rodney G. Northrup

    Apartado

    Pos t a l

    306

    Sa l t i l l o ,

    Coahuila ,

    Mexico

    PLEASE advise the Northrups

    a t Sa l t i l l o

    of

    any PARCEL POST sen t to th e LAREDO r ece iv

    ing

    address.

    Except for

    g i f t s , send

    no

    c lo th ing

    excep t

    t ha t l i s t ed .

    NOTE

    the

    mailing

    schedule. There are two t r ips .

    Mail

    e i the r

    the f i r s t week of Dec. I966

    or wait

    un t i l

    f i r s t

    week of May 196?.

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    N EWS MOT E S fro m TH E M BTHH P3

    fipWT

    and l u sm mnmup

    May 26 ,

    1967

    Apartado Postal 306

    Salt i l lo Coah.,

    MEXICO

    A

    CAMPAIGrN OP PR1YBR la

    the

    idea for

    us irfrlting

    to missionaries

    wrote a lady from

    Ohio Vftiat a

    blessed

    campaign and ^ e we know God

    ca n bless,

    Itrs^

    Wittmer s l e t t e

    has

    been

    oneoof ih Q n i c e s t we have

    received

    in months

    because

    she h a s touched on on

    of

    t he g re at es t needs we

    missionaries

    have She vianted a

    project

    o r a

    person for

    whom she coiild

    especially

    pray for

    in

    her

    daily prayers,,

    Needless to say we are

    moat

    happy

    to siq^ply

    h e r

    request*

    NHY FRAY

    FDR ^ilSSIDKARIES?

    Because

    they

    are

    human, Christian humans from tovms Jus

    like

    your tovm. Just because

    they

    have gone

    tp

    a foreign field does

    not

    make them

    exas^t

    from

    tesqitation and

    trails

    and

    sin.

    On

    the

    contrary they

    are

    constantly

    under a t t a c k b y S at an , t he r el ig io n s o f th e

    l and

    and even fellow

    C h r i s t i a n s , ,

    ,asfc

    th e A po st le P au l a bo ut th e Christian ? ) P ha ri se es ,

    IclHEN

    31OUC1D XESPEiCXAIXY PR \Y FOR AxQBSIONARY? Pray for him especially

    when

    there

    have been

    some victories

    on

    th e

    field and v ien Ihings have been a t a stand s t i l l

    Pray vrtien there have been

    victories

    because Satan vnlll make a special effort to brin

    about d ef ea ts v d th in

    the

    missionary

    and

    h is family

    or

    vnlthin

    the national

    workers.

    If there

    have

    not been recent victories pray so the

    Holy

    Spiilt can break the grip

    o f Satan and

    release the missionary

    and v;orkers

    to

    accomplish

    the

    work

    God has for

    him

    to

    do. Often this i-jork cannot be done

    until

    God s people have earnestly prayed

    fo r

    it

    ESPECI.ULY PRiY F H

    THE NDRTHRUPS AND THE

    MI^IDN IN aUTILLO BECAUSE THERE

    HAVE

    BliEN

    VICTORIES

    THAIHCS

    TO THE

    LORD,

    l . i i i at h i n

    t h e

    l a s t

    fo u r

    months

    12

    have been

    baptized and

    others

    have made their confessions

    of

    faith, 2,

    Rodney

    vias privlledge

    to hold

    two successful

    Faith-Promise Rallies

    in

    the states,

    3 ,

    In

    April we

    held

    th e t h i r d

    Spanish Church Growth Camp on Mountain View Ranch, 4,

    Three

    hundred an d

    twenty

    Mexican ^i ldren

    attended the f i rs t four Siesta-Time VBS in

    the

    area. Satan

    has

    nob been asleep and we

    a r e

    Under

    a tt ac k b ut

    your earnest

    prayers

    can send

    the

    Xiord s

    work

    here in Oie Saltillo area

    on

    to

    even greater victories. Pray Brethren

    p r a y i

    TRINK YOU THANK YlUj

    I t seems

    quite in^ossible to

    adequately

    Uiank

    each of you

    \dio have so

    faithfully

    prayed for

    the

    mission here in Saltillo throughout the years

    and have been so fai t h fu l

    in

    your financial support of th e Lord s vtoxk,

    AH

    v/e

    can

    do is

    sa y

    we

    thank the

    Lord

    for

    you and tr y

    to

    report

    to

    you

    \diat

    He

    ha s

    been able

    to acc

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    N i:. :J S N c T 3 S

    fro-.-

    T H 3 N 0 P. T H P U I- o

    P^.^e

    7

    ijL-13r\-Tlii3 VBS in liKCIGO i s fjomebniiig ne;/

    with

    us

    tu t

    H. is C ^-o

    cv^r

    oiv:: o o- -ugs

    This

    jz-ear

    the

    work

    in t he v il lage s

    has

    started

    by haviujg

    VN S

    classes

    during

    bt.e

    middle-of-the-day

    rest-siesta time and

    evangeli st ic services

    a t night The village

    children

    are s t i l l in

    school

    but as soon as they are out for

    lunch

    they

    run

    home and

    eat

    their tort i l las

    beans

    and

    whatever

    else

    they ciin

    find,

    then they hurry to

    the

    place

    v/ere

    VBS c la sses a re

    held, Ramon and Elizabeth Rendon

    are dedicating their

    t ime

    to

    th i s ministry .

    320

    CHILIBEN

    IN

    k SCHOOLS OR

    IffijUlLY

    EViSi^Y CHILD IN THE VILL.Vffi have

    tu rn ed o ut for

    the

    VBS

    classes, 104 children gathered in the f irs t school in La Mesa de Gonzales,

    state of Nuevo Leon, 90 enrolled in Hedionda, Coahuila, Z^6 in San Vicente,

    Nuevo

    Leon and 80 more in Jeus Maria, M L. Those in VBS have a

    short

    part in the evening

    ivargelis t ic

    meeting vrtiere

    the

    children amaze and please

    th e a du lts with the

    ner;

    cho:.uses and scripture verses they have learned,

    R.\iC N

    AND

    3LISA3ETH

    Aiffi

    AH

    I?5?ACT

    on these villages for the

    Lord

    with

    their

    youth and enthusiasm as they work

    with

    the

    children

    and

    persuade t he adu lt s,

    Ramon

    bapt ized

    four

    af t e r

    the

    VBS

    in La

    Mess

    und s ince then there

    have been

    four confess*

    ions

    of faith. Twer

    of

    the men

    vrore baptized after the

    Church

    Grovrth

    Camp and a boy

    and a

    lady i.^ere

    baptized iiay 21, Please pray

    for the villages

    of La Mesa and San

    Vicente as

    others are

    on

    the

    point

    of deciding f or Chr is t,

    BETjEEW SCHCOL j

    Elizabeth imshes clothes on a scrubboard, irons v/ith an old fashion

    sad

    iron.

    'Je

    refil the VBS

    supplies and they pack

    the treat

    sacks, food, mattress

    and bed

    roll

    and

    then

    we take them cub to the* next village and school, Thanlcs to

    the

    many folks who

    have sent

    tortilla clothes,

    cloth

    cutouts

    and so on they

    io.ll

    bsv

    able to

    have

    hand work for

    the

    VBS now. Thanlcs so much.

    Please

    remember

    Ramon

    and

    Elizabeth

    in

    prayer.

    Lord

    i/illing

    other

    couples

    vrill

    be

    joining

    them soon

    in

    this

    minis try .

    NECESaOT INGREDIENr FOR A SUCCESSFUL SIET5 TIME VBS

    CAKE.

    The basic in

    gredient is a bountifiil supply of eainest prayer.... Drop in a-dedicated couple

    to

    teach and preach..Generously mix about GO children, crayons, Bible stories, hand

    work and love. Bake i t about seven daj^s in a dusty hot village...Add a

    thick

    f rost ing of

    patience

    and care... .Sprinlde on about 30 pieces of

    silver

    and le t

    the

    Lord rejoice in

    the

    finished

    product.

    Last year we were priviledged

    to

    mix together 14 of these cakes VBS schools)

    and to reach over 1,000

    children

    during

    the

    months of

    July

    and August and st i l l

    ther

    vrere so many

    villages

    unreached, Tlie thought

    came

    to us, vihy not have VBS classes

    nearly the year around? We aare

    readj--

    i f you v/ill help us vrith the

    basic ingredients

    of prayer

    and

    30

    pieces of si lver.

    God bless

    you,

    TICS

    THIRD SPANISH

    GHIUCH GRO iTH

    C

    HIP

    was held

    at

    Saltillo Christian School'in April

    1967.

    About

    50

    church leaders

    from

    ten congregations

    met

    to be instructed, inspired

    and

    to

    share their experiences, Eugene Morgan, raissionar;);- from Ei Paso, Texas

    was

    the

    featured

    speaker v^ho

    inspired

    and challenged the campers to get

    out

    and

    start

    nevf

    congregations. Hot ions on

    how to

    hold a funeral and courses on person? evangel

    ism and

    scripture

    memorization were given by the facul ty of Saltillo Christian

    School

    The church

    leaders especially

    look forwrrd to these

    camps

    and the opportuna.ties

    they furnish

    for exchange

    of experiences, a closeness hs brothers

    in Christ,

    rap.ld

    instruction in essentials and t he inspi ra ti on

    to

    continue

    in

    the Lord s

    work x\

    t h e i r ovm a r ea .

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    N 3 U S N O T E S from T^'H E N 0 R T H R U P 3

    Fa/^e 3

    liay 26, 1967

    S A D FINANCIAL

    F A C T S

    A1CIUNC3

    srnii DUE

    2b^

    Promotional expenses, stamps

    and

    printings 78e02';

    Notes

    and

    old debts

    paid

    S0,8S-

    Mountain

    View Ranch

    e:^enses 32.36

    Salti l lo

    Christian

    School

    expenses . . . . . . . . .

    21i{..2p

    Student

    aid 11,76

    Salti l lo Christian

    School teachers

    vmiges A400

    Norbhrup

    family, 114,43

    Insurance 45,65

    Mission

    car repair 12,89

    School Jeep

    repair

    10.34

    Transportation and village evrngelism 102.^

    Cedars

    Christian

    School Project

    Banlc

    Hospi ta l

    and

    medical

    iaisc,

    .32,48

    S i e s t a t i m e VBS

    Church

    buildings

    Spanish Church Groiirth Camp.

    11ARCH

    APRH,

    .9^36/

    37-cl2 .

    512.18

    167.23

    227.12

    81.90

    130.

    fiO

    225,44

    45.65

    308.87

    3.20

    43,13

    1 0 . 2 0

    i6:oc

    O3.,424ao

    51.00

    131.73

    84;

    00

    102 48

    87:56

    29;20

    66^29

    175.40

    8 4 0

    87.96

    4.30

    71.74

    32,00

    133 84

    313.00

    2,274.00

    60,00

    EXPENSE totals per

    month. i?779.74

    Feb.

    1 balance on hand 2

    Feb.

    income

    332.00

    Tot a l .

    ,.,?834,00

    Less Feb. expenses,, . 779.74

    Feb, balance. . . . . . . . . . . . ' 54,^6'

    a,769-63

    :il,119>57 i>4,076,10

    IJOUMTS

    STILL

    DOB.r.,54,076.10

    Iferch 1 bal ,

    5 54.26

    i-Jarch

    income.,

    1,936.51

    Tota l . . .

    1,990.77

    Less expenses, 1,769,

    Iferch balance.5 221,09

    pril

    deficiency...

    12.-94

    DEBTS NOW

    PAST

    DUE.. . 4,089.04 TOTAL

    April

    1 bal . .0

    April

    income,,

    . V.

    Total , , .

    1,106T^3

    APRIL DEFICIENCY.. 12.94

    (2t\DUATI0N

    T H ,

    Javier

    Carcaho

    graduates

    from pidmary

    school.

    His dad, Guillermo,

    is

    a

    preacher

    and

    teacher

    and

    has

    fun covering expenses this

    year

    like

    aU

    '^graduating parents an;^waer

    else

    in the

    v.'orld. Shoes,

    suit, pictures. -(Biit

    dad, graduation

    comes just

    once

    In

    avjhil^

    The

    girls

    at

    Lilia.Luna's school iidll

    v/ear

    long vjhite dresses.

    Lilia

    plans

    to make hers,

    ikrk Northrup should wear a dark

    suit, i f

    he

    stops grcn-dng

    long enoug

    to

    measure

    him,' Two

    preacher

    boys

    ^/ill

    be

    graduating

    from

    Salt i l lo Christian

    School

    Greetings from liexico to you 1967 gradijates.

    I/HRITE THE TOTHRUPS

    F(B A SEE ND

    TELL PACKET.

    Useful for VBS, youth meetings,

    missionary study, camp. Cost 5.00, Items in the packet can be used for di plas'-,

    for

    the

    study and la ter as*awards, or gifts

    to

    V S teachers. IJhen you

    are

    through

    \d.th the s tor ies and i tems, how about loaning

    it

    to

    another church

    fr iend

    in another

    town?

    221.09

    385.54