SSMT Roll Call

Siestas! We are less than two weeks away from our Siesta Scripture Memory Team Celebration! In case you realized how much of a mouth full that is, that is why we lovingly refer to it as the SSMTC around here. Grin.

With Christmas, New Years and Passion 2012 behind us, we are looking very forward to the celebration, especially because of how quick it will land on us. Sometime during the next week be looking for a fun FAQ post about the weather, food and all things regarding Houston, but until then, we want to hear from you.

We are anxious to know who completed the scripture memory challenge on this blog EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT GETTING TO COME TO THE CELEBRATION. That just means that you have your spiral filled with 20-24 scriptures, posted your verses on the blog, and have hidden the Word in your heart, we want to know who you are.

If this applies to you (and you completed the commitment), we’d love for you to comment and tell us three things:

1) Name:
2) City:
3) Are you coming to the celebration? Yes or No. (Because we want to acknowledge and celebrate you either way!)

Remember, this is for anyone who completed the 2011 scripture memory challenge! When we say there is NO condemnation for those who didn’t finish please hear us loud and clear: there is no condemnation or guilt! We just love a good party here at LPM and want to celebrate with you.

So, even if you have no plans to come to the celebration, but have completed your memory work, let us hear from you!

We love y’all dearly. T-minus 11 days. We cannot wait!

P.S. Some of you have been looking for the SSMT FAQ page, here is the link to help you out.


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  1. 451
    Rosalee says:

    Rosalee, Oklahoma City

    Unfortunately I will not be able to attend the celebration. I submitted and memorized 23 out of 24 vs. I referred back to those verses many times when praying about different circumstances. Thanks SO much for the challenge! I’ll be missing you all next wknd. and praying for you!

  2. 452
    Medstudent2012 says:

    Princeton, WV
    No, but so much wish I could make it! Y’all have fun! πŸ™‚

  3. 453
    Sonjia says:


    Raleigh, MS

    I had planned on coming, but unfortunately, my friend and I are not going to be able to make it after all. Praying you all have a grand time.

  4. 454
    Mimi of Six in Al. says:

    Mimi of Six in Decatur, Al. I wish we would do it again. So awesome. No I was unable to memorize all of them. Parts of them but they so blessed me and helped me each day. Did I awesome? Just AWESOME. I just can’t believe how each scripture was just what I needed. One more Awesome.
    I am going to do this again. Why stop when you have a good thing go. Thanks everyone. Can’t make the met.

  5. 455
    Tanya says:

    Tanya- Sheffield, AL: I will not be able to make it because I am due with my first baby (a little girl) any day now!

    • 455.1

      I used to live in Sheffield! My dad was youth pastor at York Terrace. I moved away when I was 7, but still have DEAR friends there. Small world! Blessings on your sweet girl!


  6. 456
    Autumn Ferguson says:

    Autumn Ferguson
    Foster, KY
    No on the celebration – bummer

  7. 457
    Terry says:

    1. Terry Detrick

    2. Louisa, VA

    3. Signed up, but not sure at this point. Will make a decision by week’s end.

    I think Jenn Nahrstadt’s suggestion for a live stream for those who cannot attend is a marvelous idea! Not the same as being there in person, but the next-best-thing! πŸ™‚

  8. 458
    Laura Atwell says:

    Laura Atwell
    Tomball, TX

  9. 459
    Sheilah Hughes says:

    Sheilah Hughes

    Melbourne, FL

    HOPING to come to a celebration, but can’t make this one! Have an awesome spirit-filled time Siestas!

  10. 460
    berni says:

    Berni Sivage

  11. 461
    Kimberly Miller says:

    Lynn Miller

    Lubbock, TX

    Yes, I will be there!!

  12. 462
    Jill says:

    Jill; Plano, TX
    No I cannot come this year. RATS!!

  13. 463
    Leanne says:

    Sallis, Mississippi
    no I won’t be able to make the trip this year, but I did learn all my verses

  14. 464
    Lori Deevers says:

    Lori Deevers
    Velma, Ok
    can’t not make it to Houston, but want to send a short video of me saying a couple of verses if that’s ok??

  15. 465
    Hannah Lee says:

    Hannah Lee
    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    I am coming with my Mom, her best friend, my Sister, her best friend and myself! I am thrilled and can’t wait to hear a good word from Beth!

  16. 466
    Linda says:

    Linda Dameron
    Carolina Beach, NC
    NO, unfortunately will not be attending. Celebrate for me!!! LOVE YOU ALL!!!

  17. 467
    Angela J says:

    Angela Jackson

    Grand Ridge, Florida

    Not coming. So sad!! πŸ™ Wishing I could be there… you siesta’s o’mine will be in my prayers though!! Love you dearly! πŸ™‚

  18. 468
    Lorna Beth says:

    1. Lorna Beth

    2. Minneapolis, MN

    3. Yes, I’m going to Houston! Siesta Candice and I are counting down the days and are hoping to meet up with some of the same siestas we got to know at the SSMTC in 2010!

  19. 469
    Tammy says:


    Monroe, Ga.

    No, cannot make it. So…. loved memorizing alongside you gals. Have fun:)

  20. 470
    Bridget (Strong Butterfly) says:

    Bridget in Phoenix –
    by God’s grace I did complete the goal for the year!

    I had planned to attend; then God provided a wonderful new job, but as an accountant I am not able to take any days off in January so will have to cancel my reservations.

    Blessings to you all – and Joy in the Lord!

  21. 471
    Meggie says:

    Meggie, Winnipeg, Canada
    I did memorize all 24 Scriptures.
    And YES, I will be coming!!! Praise you, Jesus!!!

  22. 472
    Gena says:

    1) Name: Gena Roberts
    2) City: Houston, TX
    3) Are you coming to the celebration? Yes – Friday; No – Saturday (It’s a 7 hour drive to my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary dinner!)

  23. 473
    Chrissy Jones says:

    1. Chrissy Jones
    2. Clemmons,NC
    3. YES!! I am coming and so excited! My mom is coming as well and this will be her FIRST trip on an airplane! Say a prayer for her! πŸ™‚

    • 473.1
      Jennifer T says:

      Chrissy Jones –
      That is precious! My man WAS a fearful flyer for years… still not to keen on it! I remember one therapy which suggested wiggling his toes during takeoff. Wacky, I know, but it forced him to relax his leg muscles and conentrate on a specific muscle group. That and your VERSES could be a great combination! I’ll be praying her in, Siesta!

  24. 474
    Kristi Hensley says:

    Kristi Hensley
    Charleston, WV
    Yes, I will be there for my first time! Can’t wait!!

  25. 475
    Ola says:

    Ola Kabazzi
    Yes! By God’s special grace.

  26. 476
    Julie Bottger says:

    Julie from Alliance, Nebraska. Yes, I completed the challenge, but unfortunately will have to celebrate with you from up here this year!Have a wonderful celebration!

  27. 477
    Heather Jacobs says:

    Heather J

    Macclenny, FL

    No – I will not be attending this year.

  28. 478
    Sue Kirkman says:

    1. Sue Kirkman
    2. Clemmons, NC
    3. Yes, I will be attending!

  29. 479
    Carolyn Stutz says:

    Carolyn Stutz


    Sadly, I won’t be attending the celebration. (but that’s okay cause we sent our son to Passion 2012 – that was way more important!)

  30. 480
    Phyllis Taylor says:

    Phyllis Taylor
    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    No, not attending, but my heart is with you’all. Love this community of friends, Thank you Beth and ALL the LPM Team.

  31. 481
    Jo Ann says:

    Jo Ann/ Lincoln, NE
    No, I’m not able to attend the celebration but will be there with you in Spirit!! Will be watching for pictures etc. Thanks Beth for all the encouragement!

  32. 482
    Tracy from Westland says:

    I completed all 24 verses!! I am continuing this practice into 2012 as well. I will not be attending the celebration, but know it will be an encouraging and fabulous time for all.

  33. 483
    Susan says:

    Susan Jobe


    No, very sad that I can’t come but rejoice that I have 24 verses of His Word in my heart. Blessings and prayers for those coming and those wishing like me they could be there. I 2nd the idea for live streaming previously suggested.

  34. 484
    Hayley says:

    Yes! I’m so excited!!

  35. 485
    Kristin says:

    Clearwater, FL
    No, unfortunately. πŸ™

  36. 486
    Debbie Schindehette says:

    Howdy! I am coming, too, by myself from Westerville, OH (a suburb of Columbus). I can’t wait! Doing the memory work (all 24) as a discipline was an amazing work of God in my life this past year, and I have started this year with Roman’s 8:28. See ya’ll there!

    • 486.1
      Audrey says:

      Would love to meet up with you, Debbie! I live about an hour northwest of Columbus (near Bellefontaine) If you post a comment on my blog we can chat from there!

  37. 487
    Katherine Johnson says:

    Katherine Johnson
    Elgin, Minnesota
    No, but I sure will miss you Beth! Good thing I’m doing one of your studies right now.

  38. 488
    Dawn says:

    Monett, MO
    No will not make it to the celebration but hope you all enjoy it!

  39. 489
    Beverly Parrish says:

    Beverly Parrish
    Jackson, MS

  40. 490
    Deb Weaver says:


    Pelzer, SC

    Yes, I completed the verses and will continue to pray them and review them.

    Though I initially registered, I am unable to attend. I’m sure it will be a mighty celebration! Savor!

  41. 491
    Laurie says:

    Laurie, Gibsonville, NC

    No, I can’t afford to come to the celebration. I’m celebrating from home! I sure do miss our SSMT…feels like something is missing from my day each 1st and 15th!

  42. 492
    Megan Fralich says:

    Megan Fralich
    Grants Pass, Oregon
    No, I will not be attending, but how I wish I was!

  43. 493
    Jennifer says:

    Houston, TX
    Yes, I will be there and can’t wait!!!

  44. 494
    Stacey DeYoung says:

    I finished but can’t be there this time:-(

  45. 495
    Denise Untersee says:

    Denise-Davis, IL. No, I can not afford the trip. It was a blessing to be a part of this amazing journey. THANK YOU!!

  46. 496
    kerry says:

    was hoping to come but finances are just too tight.
    thanks for the motivation and encouragement to get this challenge completed. love how my verses have been referenced and how they become special to me when my pastor used them in teaching.

  47. 497
    Terry Felix says:

    Terry Felix
    Washington, IL
    I will not be able to attend the SSMT Celebration but I so much enjoyed participating in the challenge. It is a good form of accountability to keep me memorizing πŸ™‚

  48. 498
    Tiffany says:

    Sandwich, IL
    I can’t make it to the celebration this year, but will be praying for all the siestas who are there!

  49. 499
    Amy says:

    1. Amy Patton
    2. Marion, Virginia
    3. No, but you all have a blast!!

  50. 500
    Lynn says:

    Argyle, Texas
    No, deeply sad I can’t. I have all 24 scriptures in my spiral, along with my mom and sister. This is the 1st year we cannot make it. But girls, you will be blessed!!! The LPM ladies’ love they share is awesome!! And mama Beth’s teaching just blew our minds and hearts. If you are by yourself….GO! It will bless bless bless you!!!

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