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Christmas Trip - Part 2 - Being There

Once we got there, our time in Michigan was great! Lots of time with family and lots of extra hands to help with the kids. We went to the Christmas Day service at my parents church and got to hear the church choir's Christmas Cantata. Then we spend much of the day eating and letting the kids open gifts. My parents had also put together a Christmas Memory Game with prize. Make a match and you win what is pictured. It was super fun and Joash had a great time being the present distributor.
 My grandma also came over on Christmas day to spend time with us and meet Mataya.
Thursday we got to see my sister's house, which is super nice. In the evening we got together with entire VerBeek family for family pictures and to have a meal together in celebration of Grandma's upcoming 80th birthday.

Friday the girls and kids visited one of my aunts and cousins on the Overweg side. It was so nice to see them as well.

Saturday we had a sledding party at my aunt and uncle's farm. It was so much fun. Here is a link to a video of all of the fun.

And Sunday was a nice Sunday of worship, food and fellowship. It was so nice to be in Michigan for Christmas again!

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