Freely you have received, freely give. Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts; take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals or a staff; for the worker is worth his keep. - Matthew 10:8b-10
Andrew's club soccer team won the State Championship for Louisiana in June and went on to compete in the Regional Championships with the top 16 teams in the Southeast. Click here for some in-action pictures.
Josiah finished a year of dance at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). Next year he's looking to do drama, basketball, & cross-country. For Barb's birthday, he created a rap video; check it out here.
Daniel turns 6 on June 29! He had a great year at Kindergarten; he loved EVERY day! To see some pics of him & Dad playing at Splash Pad in NC, click here.
Paul Malinich & Barb Sack were married in 1991 while they were members of Grace UMC in Lemoyne, PA. In 1992, they moved to Mount Joy and became active with St. Paul's UMC before beginning to minister in full-time roles in 2000. At St. Paul's, Barb was involved as a worship leader, youth counselor, and in women's ministry. Paul served on the Staff-Parish Relations Board and Council on Ministries. He also taught Sunday School for several years as well as the Disciple Bible Study. They are currently members of Grace Church in Shrewsbury, PA. Paul and Barb have three children, Andrew who was born in 1995, Josiah who was born in 1998 and Daniel who was born in 2005. In 2000, the Malinich family began a full-time focus as missionaries with Set Free. They trained with Youth with a Mission in Tyler, Texas and participated in a month-long outreach to Northern Ireland. They have also worked for extended periods of time with churches in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Both Andrew and Josiah have participated in skits/drama during local outreaches.
In May 2009, Barb needed to have her pacemaker battery replaced. Click here to read the details and testimony to God's provision.