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Get to Know Madison

Madison Atkinson grew up in Southern Indiana and was always highly involved in the United Methodist Church. After graduating college in 2015, she felt led to do missions for a short period and worked with several different organizations, but never felt...
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Get to Know Josh

Josh Woeckener was born in California, but most recently lived in Niceville, FL. He first came to Hungary in 2017 as a volunteer for Summer English Camp. During his time at Summer English Camp, he felt God calling he and...
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Get to Know Rhoda

Born and raised in a small town in central Georgia, with a graduating senior class of 45 students in 2002, Rhoda Woeckener had no idea the amount of places and adventures that God would lead her through in the next 16 years. She served...
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Get to Know Anna

Anna is the newest OMS missionary-kid-turned-missionary on the field. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky but grew up in Hong Kong, where her parents served with OMS. Prior to moving to Hungary, she was living in Lafayette, Indiana (Boiler Up!)....
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Dealing from a Distance

Distance can be a difficult thing. They say it makes the heart grow fonder, but at some point it just sucks. Moving is never an easy thing, and growing up, my family moved quite a bit. At some point though,...
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A Passion for Kids and Books

Over the years I have lived in many places—four different states, and now Budapest. And I have held many different jobs, from cashier at a carnival supply store, to office manager, to missionary and homeschooling mom. One of the things...
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Beyond Myself

When I first graduated with my masters in communication sciences and disorders, I distinctly remember praying that God would help me love the kids I would soon be working with. Many people enter the field because they have a personal...
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2018: Looking Back

When I sat down to write this blog, a post-game press conference was playing in the background. The coach of a National Football Team was taking questions from the media, and while some questions were focused around positive parts of...
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Re-thinking Christmas Traditions

There is a common misunderstanding of me as a person, namely that I want to get rid of all traditions. See, traditions are a weird thing for me. Recently we had some team exercises where it came out that I...
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Creating Christmas Traditions

Christmas 2018 will be our 14th Christmas in Hungary. When we arrived to Hungary the first time, Hannah was almost two, I was pregnant with Matthew, and Jonathan’s arrival on the scene was years away. At first glance, Christmas traditions...
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