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. 601
    Margie Pendergraft says:

    Allen, TX
    No, I can’t attend, but I did complete it!

  2. 602
    Cindy says:

    Cindy Sandhop
    No – Completed, but cannot attend

  3. 603
    Nancy Stewart says:

    NancyS, Sanger TX
    Have been blessed by hiding His Word in my heart this year and looking forward to attending.

  4. 604
    Joy says:

    1) Name: Joy
    2) City: Peachtree City
    3) I will be there … OH MY GOODNESS I AM SO EXCITED!

  5. 605
    Sandi in MN says:

    Duluth, MN

    No, I am not coming but did the SSMT all year long. It just wasn’t “in the cards” for me this time BUT thoroughly enjoyed the last one and will miss seeing all the wonderful ladies I met back then!

    Have a blast y’all!!

  6. 606
    Shara Langford says:

    Shara Langford

    Somerset, CA

    Unable to attend due to health issues. Very thankful for a faithful memory partner that encouraged me the whole year!!

  7. 607
    Jessica Albers says:

    Jessica Albers, College Station, Texas I will be there!! SOOOO excited!

  8. 608
    Sheila Keedy says:

    Yes!!!! Woohoo~

  9. 609
    Rhonda Green says:

    Rhonda Anderson, IN
    Yes I am coming.
    Yes I completed assignment. Still saying verses everyday.

  10. 610
    Mona says:

    Ramona Schwengel
    Rome, GA
    YES!!! (happy feet and clappy hands!)

  11. 611
    Marilyn Brubaker says:

    Yes! I’m coming from Vicksburg, MS! Siesta spiral in hand! Decided to keep memorizing in 2012…. plenty of room in my spiral… just can’t let this new habit come to an end!

  12. 612
    Missi Woods says:

    Walker, LA
    YES!! I can hardly wait!!!!!!!!

  13. 613
    Rachel says:

    Rachel, Surprise, AZ

    I so appreciated the ability to learn these verses this past year, and my husband and I were saving in the hopes that I’d be able to fly out to Houston and attend. But, unfortunately, after some health scares, major medical bills, and a few other problems, I had to accept that we just can’t afford for me to spend that kind of money to travel. So, with a very heavy heart, no, I will not be attending.

    • 613.1
      Michelle says:


      I know you might find this odd but I feel a prompting by the Holy Spirit to ask you if the airfair only is the reason that you cannot attend? I would like to help out if I can? Can we talk?? I’m not on facebook but maybe we could arrange numbers through LPM??? Just a thought πŸ™‚

  14. 614
    Michelle says:

    Parma, OH
    Not coming:(
    But we are going to use the same idea on our Women’s Ministry FB page to encourage other women to hide the Word!

  15. 615
    Linda says:

    Linda Gallo
    Johnstown, PA.
    No, sorry to say I am not able to make it to SSMTC.

  16. 616
    Karlys says:

    La Place, LA
    YES! I will be there. All my verses are on love, which made for quite a year!

  17. 617
    Jo Ann says:

    Jo Ann Rodgers
    Havertown, PA (just outside Philadelphia)

    I did the SSMT memory work in 2011 and posted all year (except December 1) but I am not coming to the celebration. Of course I wish I was! Hope you all have a great time and are especially blessed for this new year coming up. (And we who can’t come as well!) I am so thankful for this experience, hope to continue with at least one verse a month, and look forward to participating again next year. Thanks!

    • 617.1
      Jo Ann says:

      But…if anyone is driving from my area I could go and split gas and hotel. If anyone sees this and is actually driving from PA, NJ, MD, or NJ, let me know!

  18. 618
    jenny hud says:

    white hall, ar

    yes ma’am!

  19. 619
    Jenny says:


    Des Moines, Iowa

    Sadly, no.

  20. 620
    Nancy Hamilton says:

    Yes! So looking forward to it Beth & LPM staff!
    Little Rock, Arkansas

  21. 621
    Dedra Herod says:

    Dedra Herod
    Madison, AL

    YES!!!! SO grateful to be able to celebrate the work that God has done with all of you gals!!

  22. 622
    Deanna says:


    Willmar, MN

    Will not be able to attend but, will be there in my heart!

  23. 623
    Pam Houston says:

    Dear Siestas,
    I had so hoped to be able to be with ya’all and put faces to the clever names on the blog, but circumstances will not allow me to travel to Houston from So. Cal. at this time. I love Siestaville, and it brings a smile to my face when I consider how much I have gleaned from this blog community and most especially “Momma Beth” of whom I am 10 years her senior, so I do say “Momma” tongue-in-cheek! But she is indeed our spiritual mother, and we are all blessed by the powerful anointing she lives in, moves in, breathes in and shares with us all. Just know I’ll be praying for you all as you have a glorious time of sharing all the verses we have applied unto our hearts by faith. My job was to memorize Psalms 139. I must admit, I have not totally mastered the verses in sinc and am doing another round on Psalms 139 this year! It’s just like me to circle the mountain a few times…but I will “get it!” Victory is sure, saith the LORD!
    Love to you and enjoy the SSMT Celebration,
    “Siesta” Pam H.

  24. 624
    Tara N. says:

    Tara N.
    Stevensville, MD
    NO πŸ™

  25. 625
    Beverly says:

    Vicksburg, MS

    I completed my verses. I will not be able to attend.

  26. 626
    Cynthia says:

    Benbrook, TX
    Not attending, but definately have been blessed by being on the team and doing the work!

  27. 627
    Anne says:

    Anne, Simpsonville, SC Yes, I am looking forward to meeting a lot of siestas after this wonderful experience this past year. The other siestas’ verses were so meaningful to me and became many of mine.

  28. 628
    Ann says:

    Ventura, CA

    I completed all of my memory verses! I never posted them, though. I am not coming, but hope to next time! Memorizing God’s Word has been huge for me. Thank you so much for your loving encouragement.

  29. 629
    DI says:


    Cowpens, SC

    Yes! I finished the year with 24 scriptures (plan to do it on my own this year) It has been a great source of strength for me.
    No-I won’t make it to the celebration but I would so love to-will be celebrating with you in spirit!!!

  30. 630
    Deb Whittemore says:

    Deb Whittemore

    Windsor, Connecticut

    Yes, I will be there!!! πŸ™‚

  31. 631
    The Apple of His Eye says:

    Karen H., Stephenville, TX and YES I will be there.

  32. 632
    Kelly says:


    Huntsville AL


  33. 633
    Katie says:


    Firestone, CO

    YES!!!!! (I wasn’t planning to but my husband TOTALLY surprised me for Christmas and am going to be there)

  34. 634
    Heather says:

    Heather, Hot Springs, AR,
    I completed it, but am unable to come this year.
    Hope yall have a wonderful time!

    Am I missing the information to post for 2012 verses? I did not find it anywhere.

    Thanks for the motivation to learn God’s Word!

    • 634.1
      Sandy Bowers says:

      Heather, There isn’t going to be an “official” SSMT for 2012, but we are encouraged to continue on our own. There will be a Siesta Summer Bible Study to look forward to, and God willing, a SSMT for 2013.

      Stay in the word!

  35. 635
    Susan Flynn says:

    Susan Flynn
    Nashville, IN
    Not able to attend. *sad*

  36. 636
    Shelly says:

    Shelly, Rochester MN
    I finished! But I won’t be able to come to Houston πŸ™
    Our family is heading out skiing instead — have a great time!

  37. 637
    Patrice McKinney, Midland, TX says:

    I’m coming! I can hardly wait for the Siesta Fiesta as the girls at the Lubbock Living Proof Live called it.

    SSMT has meant so much to me in 2011 and continues to bless me every day. Thank you for challenging all of us to write God’s word on our hearts.

  38. 638
    Margot Martinez says:


    Round Rock, TX


  39. 639

    Cheryl | Peoria, AZ | No, so wish I was but have a friend that I’m going to celebrate with that did it too!

  40. 640
    Kate says:

    Kathryn Stoker
    Aurora CO
    YEESSSSSSSSSSS!!! Wooo Hooo!

  41. 641
    Barb Lanktree says:

    Barb Lanktree, Shelby Twp.,MI
    I am unable to attend but will be going to lunch with the 1 other person I know who did the challenge & will share our Verses. Was so blessed by hiding His Word in my heart & mind that I have started my own challenge again for 2012 with the LORD directing me to learn 24 verses on TRUST. blessing to everyone on the SSMT whether they are able to travel or not. Please continue to CELEBRATE all the work the Lord has done in our heart through His Word in 2011 & beyond.

  42. 642
    Jennie says:

    Glendale, CA
    No, I can’t come but I’m so grateful for all these wonderful verses that keep on popping up in my mind at needed times! Hope you have a wonderful time! πŸ™‚

  43. 643
    Tina, Success says:

    Success, MO
    No, I’m not going but I’m so glad I got 20 verses under my belt AND I’m looking forward to 2012. Yay!

  44. 644
    Longmeadow Mama says:

    Dayton, OH
    No, not this time. I still treasure my time at the 2010 SSMTC. It was a once in a lifetime experience (wishing it could be a twice in a lifetime one!)
    And if any siesta is still on the fence about going…just do it! You won’t regret it if you do and you will regret it if you don’t! Love and prayers to all!

    • 644.1
      Sandy Bowers says:

      There’s a siesta in Arcanum, Ohio who is wanting to plan a gathering of siestas who can’t make it to Houston. You might check out her post a little ways above your post. Her name is Heather.

  45. 645
    Kristie says:

    Kristie Lovely
    Queen City, TX
    Yes, I am coming with 6 other ladies from our church! So excited!!!!!!!! Oh, and it’s on my birthday! Best present ever! πŸ™‚

  46. 646
    Christa Copenhaver says:

    Christa Copenhaver
    Kansas City, MO

  47. 647
    Sarah says:

    Sarah Spencer

    Marion, KS


  48. 648
    Siesta sue says:

    Sue Middeldorf
    Troy, Michigan

  49. 649
    Melissa says:

    Melissa, Perry, GA
    I’m going!

  50. 650
    MiChal says:

    MiChal in College Station, TX

    Yes, I’m coming!!

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