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. 101
    Christy Youngblood says:

    Christy, Karen, Cheryl “A Cord of Three Strands”
    Jay, OK
    YES!YES! and YES! We’re so excited we can hardly stand it!!

  2. 102
    Amy-ga says:

    Amy L.


  3. 103
    Jean Anderson says:

    Jean Anderson, Rosetown, Saskatchewan, Canada

    I have been thrilled to participate in this memory challenge. It has been a great encouragement to me. I will be looking for reports of your celebration.

  4. 104
    Cindy Childers says:

    Cindy Childers

    Virginia Beach, VA (only the last 11 days….all of 2011 I was in Newton Tony, England)

    YES!!!!! I am coming to SSMTC! So excited I can’t even stand it πŸ™‚ Can’t wait to meet you girls πŸ™‚

  5. 105
    Emily Jordan says:

    Emily Jordan
    Virginia Beach
    I will not be able to attend. I do wish I could be there.

  6. 106
    Lisa Curtis says:

    Lisa Curtis
    Jackson, MO
    I have all 24 verses in my spiral. Checked in 24 times and Am COMING to HOUSTON! Hoping to recite all 24!
    Excited is an understatement.

  7. 107
    Karen says:

    Karen Stark
    Tallahassee, FL
    I don’t get to attend this year, but I’ll never forget the buzz of hearing all the verses being recited two years ago. Amazingly powerful!

  8. 108
    Andrea says:

    Cartersville, Ga

    YEAH BABY!!!

  9. 109
    Brenda K. Orlow says:

    Yes-with the Lord’s help and a bit of discipline, incredibly I was able to memorize 20 verses in 2011:). Simply amazing for me! I can’t make it to Houston to celebrate but trust me … when I’ve recalled the verses from memory for application…I celebrate!
    Have a blast.

  10. 110
    Karen, Lincoln, NE says:

    Lincoln, NE

    YES! YES! YES! Three more Siestas from Lincoln and I will be there! Can’t wait!

    I have also been wondering about posting memory verses for 2012???

  11. 111
    Edna says:

    Edna πŸ™‚
    O’Fallon, MO
    YES, I’m coming!! With bells on!

  12. 112
    Marilyn says:

    Marilyn from Mission Viejo, CA and

    no, I won’t be able to attend but I will be thinking of you. I sure loved doing this with you all.

  13. 113
    Heather F says:

    Heather F. Beaumont, TX

    So excited that I’ll be there!!!! I missed it the first time and I didn’t want to miss it again!

  14. 114
    Laura Tuel says:

    Laura Tuel
    Morgantown, WV

  15. 115
    Stephanie says:


    Ft. Pierce

    I won’t be there, but I pray that everyone will have a blessed weekend.

  16. 116
    Kristen says:

    Kristen, Denver, Sadly no! But yes, yes, yes, I did finish my 24 memory verses! Woohoo!

  17. 117
    Radical Abandonment says:

    Brighton, CO

    Yes, looking forward to it!

  18. 118
    sherry says:

    I’m coming with my bestie!

    Question: DO you have any recommendations for awesome mexican restaurants? We have to find one!!!

  19. 119
    Angel says:

    Angel Haynes

    Tucson, AZ

    Sad, but no. However, I’m throwing a party for the ladies I’m blessed to lead who participated in this challenge with me…about 20 of us!

  20. 120
    Jana says:

    Quitaque, TX
    Would love to be there, but won’t be able to come.
    Hope you all have a wonderful time!

  21. 121
    Mildred Rogers says:

    Mildred, Fayetteville AR
    Thank you for the memory year! I’ve finish both times!
    Not coming – makes me sad πŸ™ Will be praying for y’all!

  22. 122
    bethany says:

    Modesto, CA.
    I’m so sad that I am not coming this year. But to u siestas who are going, know that you are in for an incredible time πŸ™‚ I think that a live stream is a great idea. Pretty please πŸ™‚

  23. 123
    Donise & Sarah says:

    Donise and daughter, Sarah, that turned from 10-11 during the year. Longmont, CO and no we are not able to come-big bummer. But it was such an AMAZING experience to do this together-worth 1,000 trips to Texas:) Thank you for the challenge and encouragement.

  24. 124
    Peg Suveg says:

    Peg Suveg, Naperville, IL. YES!!

  25. 125
    Laura says:


  26. 126
    Maria says:


    New York, NY

    I cannot make it….A Big Big Big Whahhhhhhh…. I’ll get there one day… I know you ladies will be so blessed!! It will be so much fun!! Big hugs coming your way!!

  27. 127
    Laura says:

    Laura, Englewood, Co….Yes, very much looking forward to it.

  28. 128
    Marie Davis says:

    Byhalia, MS
    Yes, Lord willing (and the creek don’t rise) πŸ™‚

  29. 129
    Kelly Watson says:

    Greer, SC
    YES!!! WOOHOO!

  30. 130
    Tatia Cook says:

    Tatia, Elkridge, Md –


    I know that you’re gonna have a blast anyway πŸ™‚

  31. 131
    Lori says:

    Pueblo West, CO
    No – I’m sad that I won’t be able to attend, but will be praying for all those who will be in attendance.

    Mama Beth – This is my first year of SSMT and it has been life-changing. Thank you inspiring me to actually digest His Word instead of just ingesting it! Love ya!

  32. 132
    Sandra says:

    Swainsboro, GA
    No, I will not be joining y’all.

  33. 133

    Lanie Beth Sinclair
    Locust Grove, GA
    I am SO coming! Can’t wait!!!

  34. 134

    1. Robyn
    2. Birmingham, AL
    3. YES!!!!

  35. 135
    Deb says:

    Deb Brown
    Becker, MN
    Sadly, no, but will be celebrating with you across the miles.

  36. 136
    Jocelyn says:

    1. Jocelyn Keefer
    2. Greenville/Greer, SC
    3. YES! With my dear friend Kelly Watson and the timing couldn’t be better!

  37. 137
    MaryLisa says:

    Mary Lisa
    Glenwood, MN
    No — And I will honestly admit, it was *partially* because I was a little chicken to come by myself. Isn’t that just dopey? Bawk. Bawk.

    • 137.1
      Leslie says:

      NOT dopey, but I wish you’d come! I came by myself last time and felt really awkward about it – until I met two women who were also on their own and we had a great time – and we’ve kept up email accountability for the past two years! Can’t wait to reconnect with them. If you change your mind, email me at [email protected] and I’ll try to meet you at the door!!!

      • MaryLisa says:

        Oh, Leslie! Thank you so much for your kind offer! In addition to being a little chicken, I am in the deep trenches of motherhood and the timing just isn’t right for me this year.

  38. 138

    Hickory, NC
    YES, I’m coming!!

  39. 139
    Rebecca Stewart says:

    Rebecca Stewart
    Julian, NC
    Unfortunately, I won’t be able to be at the SSMTC. πŸ™ Have a wonderful time!! πŸ™‚

  40. 140
    Lyli says:

    Fort Lauderdale

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    Lora says:


  42. 142
    Lisa says:

    Lisa H

    Waikele, Hawaii


  43. 143
    Laurie Anderson says:

    Spokane, Washington
    Sadly, no – I’m a teacher and its also a little far! Can’t wait to read about it. I am going to dinner with my daughter, and we are going to go over our Scriptures for each other!

  44. 144
    Shelly says:

    Amarillo, Texas

    Sadly, no, I will not be attending this time. I was able to go last time and it was absolutley amazing!! I’m hoping that the sessions (with the praise) might be made available to us? Ooo! Or even live streamed?! (Fingers crossed!!) God bless you, Siestas!

  45. 145
    Brittany Kay says:

    Brittany Kay

    Gainesville, FL

    Yes, I’ll be there! Get excited!!

  46. 146
    Molly says:

    Gainesville, GA
    We are excited about coming to the celebration!

  47. 147
    Marty says:

    Mobile, AL

    Not coming ;( Praying for safe travels for you all!

  48. 148
    Mindy says:

    Mindy from Granger, Indiana memorized ALL 24:) I didn’t think I could do it at first since it is NOW (40+) so hard to memorize but I did it!!!

    I’m not coming but maybe some year… (I’ve already started my verses for this year and so have my hubby and 16 year old daughter:)

  49. 149
    Elizabeth says:

    Gainesville, GA
    I know all 24 of my verses and am so excited about the celebration!:)

  50. 150
    Gretchen says:

    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Yes, I’m coming! I still can’t believe I actually did it. Thank you, Lord!!

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