Scripture Memory Team Celebration! (in Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

Siestas! Guess what time it is???

Here is some exciting information with a video message from Beth!


For SSMT Celebration, register here.

For SSMT Celebration PLUS Living Proof Live event, register here.

SSMT Celebration Info: ssmt-2018-celebration_information-faqs


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  1. 1
    Lori from Gorman TX says:

    I never dreamed it wouldn’t be in Texas. 🙁 please pray for me that I can find the cash to come to FL.
    but even if I don’t make it to the party- I have REALLY LOVED doing the SSMT! ❤️❤️

  2. 2
    Geri Patterson says:

    Geri, Deer Park, TX
    The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks. –
    Luke 6:45 ESV

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    Meredith Buchanan says:


    I am very disappointed in this change of place and change of date for several reasons. SSMT has been on MLK weekend for at least the last 2 times which gave us a 3 day weekend to work with. Plus this was always a free event that was just about the SSMT. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is so far southeast. How about making it a simulcast?


    • 3.1
      Media says:

      Hi Meredith! Sorry for the late response and we’re so sorry to have caused any disappointment. Our hope was to add to the celebration and give a chance for some new Siestas to join us who maybe don’t have the opportunity to travel to Texas. We landed on Florida because we were trying to keep it early in the year and felt Florida would offer more for ladies than the January Seattle LPL. We won’t be able to simulcast the event, but we sure hope you will be able to join us for the free SSMT event ( Thank you for understanding!

  4. 4
    Deb Cochran says:

    Milan, MI

    2 Corinthians 4:8-9

    We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed;
    we are perplexed, but not in despair;
    persecuted, but not foresaken;
    struck down, but not destroyed

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    Jackie says:

    Jackie, Noblesville, IN
    For we are Gods masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 NLT

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    Julie Behnke says:

    Dear Beth,
    I am so disappointed that the event is not in Houston this year, or at least somewhere closer than Florida! I am in California, and to fly across the U.S. for a weekend does not make sense to me. Also, last year, the entire weekend with you was free of charge, but this year I need to pay $59 for Friday night and Saturday morning. I know you will probably find some of our siestas excited to get out of the snow and go to Florida, but this siesta is so sad. I will try to get some girlfriends to go to the San Diego event with me.

    • 6.1
      Sabrina says:

      oh Julie – I am so sorry we caused any disappointment. Our hope was to add to the celebration and bless. You absolutely do not have to attend the LPL portion which is the discounted ticket price of 59.00 – The SSMT portion is still free of charge. We landed on Florida because we were trying to keep it early in the year and felt Florida would offer more for ladies than the January Seattle LPL.

      Please forgive us for the sadness this brought you.
      love, sabrina

      • Meredith Buchanan says:

        Heh Sabrina,

        I originally posted a comment here that was never answered. Now it has disappeared. Do you know why?

        Meredith Buchanan

  7. 7

    New Braunfels, TX
    For by their own sword they did not possess the land and their own arm did not save them. But Thy right hand and Thine arm and the light of Thy presence, for Thou didst favor them. Ps. 44:3 NASB

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    Kathy Freshwater says:

    Revelation 22:12 (NIV)

    “Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done.”

    Vonore, TN

  9. 9
    Vonnie Baker says:

    Vonnie Baker
    Marble Hill MO

    For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:30 KJV

  10. 10
    Joan Griffin says:

    Joan from Baytown Texas

    But in keeping with His promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth where righteousness dwells.

    2 Peter 3:13 (NIV)

  11. 11
    Barbara Menefee says:

    Barbara, Fisherville, KY: “I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you.” Phil 2:19 (sounds random, but I’m memorizing the whole chapter!) 🙂

  12. 12
    Vicki says:

    Vicki – Broken Arrow, OK

    “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised us is faithful.”

    Hebrews 10:23 (ESV)

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    Suzanne in RI says:

    Suzanne Bailey, Harrisville, RI
    “Now, therefore, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name.” 1Chronicles 2913 CSB

  14. 14
    Janet Waid says:

    Psalm 19:5 NIV “which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.”

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    Ann K from San Antonio says:

    “for the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭1:6‬ ‭ESV‬‬

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    Tammy Martinez says:

    Tammy, Burleson, TX
    For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.
    1 Corinthians 13:12

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    Georgia Smith says:

    Georgia from Bristow, Oklahoma:

    I John 4:4 — Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. (ESV)

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    Anne says:

    Anne from Parma, OH:

    For God was pleased to have all of his fullness dwell in him,

    Colossians 1:19, NIV

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    Susan Knowles says:

    Susan Knowles, Bradenton, FL
    When I am afraid I will trust in you.
    IN God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?
    Ps. 56:3-4

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    Michele Jacobs says:

    Michele Jacobs from Springfield,Virginia

    “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will.” –Romans 12:2 (NIV)

  21. 21
    Susan says:

    Hello from OP, Kansas
    He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve.
    Psalm 103:10 NLT

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    Nancy says:

    from Jenks, OK
    And now dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Phil. 4:8 NLT

  23. 23
    Cindy McLaughlin says:

    I am so excited for the celebration. This is my first year. It has been a long, hard year & a half, looking forward to something exciting. Praying for God to send some wonderful ladies into my path, since I will be by myself. Thank you Jesus.

    • 23.1
      Tammy says:

      Hi Cindy,
      My name is Tammy Causey. I am from Humboldt, TN. This has been my first year to do the challenge. It has been a very long time since I have attempted scripture memory.

      I hope to get to Ft. Lauderdale for the celebration. I am praying for $$ issues to be worked out.

      I hope to meet you. I too will be going alone as far as I know as of today.

      Pray for me and I’ll pray for you and hopefully we can meet!

      In Christ,


  24. 24
    Joy Thompson says:

    Joy Thompson, Fort Worth, TX – Psalms 139:18
    If I would count them, they are more than the sand.
    I awake, and I am still with you.

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    Hannah Belle says:

    Shut up! I am too excited about this! I had just resigned myself to the fact that I would (once again) not be able to make it to the celebration in Houston this time around, but I was already planning on attending this LPL since it’s only a few hours from my home!! This will be my first SSMT Celebration after 3 years of participating in an SSMT challenge. Can’t wait!

    • 25.1
      Cindy McLaughlin says:

      Hannah this is my first year too! I am so excited!! I am a native Floridian, but live in Maryland now. It will be my first LPL, also.

    • 25.2
      Veronica says:

      Hannah I dont live as close as you, but Ive also tried for three years to make it too, Im so happy your getting to go!!!! Im giving everything ive got to make this as ive never been to siesta celebration nor a lpm live event, this is exciting!!

    • 25.3
      Tammy says:

      Hi Hannah,
      My name is Tammy Causey. I live in Humboldt, TN. This is my first year to participate in the scripture memory challenge. Unfortunately Houston and Fort Lauderdale are a great distance from me. I too was very excited to hear the final plans for the celebration. Unfortunately as I checked lodging fees around Fort Lauderdale I have to admit I am unable to offord those. I can afford a flight and my meals and will be happy to contribute to back and forth gas. Would you be willing to help a sister with lodging. I can bring a sleeping bag and sleep on a couch or a floor.
      My phone # is 731-414-5829 (text or call) and my email is [email protected].

      In Christ Love, with hopefulness,
      Tammy Causey

  26. 26
    Janet says:

    Janet from Midlothian, Texas

    Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving
    let your requests be made known to God.

    Philippians 4:6 NASB

  27. 27
    Jackie Hill says:

    Jackie from Rockwall, TX: Mary and Martha: “…  but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:42, NIV)

  28. 28
    Lisa Gomez says:

    Lisa from Mesquite, TX: In the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time. Titus 1:2 (NIV)

  29. 29
    Natalia Dryer says:

    Natalia Dryer, Longview Texas

    “I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭77:12‬ ‭ESV‬‬

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    Gail Peacock says:

    Gail Peacock, Longview, TX

    “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”
    ‭‭Acts‬ ‭2:42‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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    Nancy Maddox says:

    Nancy Maddox, Crowley, TX 1 Thess. 5:18
    In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

  32. 32
    Sarah Gittemeier says:

    Sarah from Kansas City:
    I, Paul, am under God’s plan as an apostle, a special agent of Christ Jesus, writing to you faithful believers in Ephesus. I greet you with the grace and peace poured into our lives by God our Father, and our Master, Jesus Christ.
    Ephesisans 1:1-2, MSG

  33. 33
    Jana Wright says:

    Jana Wright from Bennington, Vermont
    Psalm 71:14 – As for me, I will always have hope;I will praise you more and more.

  34. 34
    Judy Dreeszen says:

    Judy from Clay Center, KS “May those who try to destroy me be humiliated and put to shame. May those who take delight in my trouble be turned back in disgrace.” Psalm 40:14 NLT

  35. 35
    Heather Smith says:

    Heather Smith
    Nashville, TN
    Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone.

    -Romans 12:18 (NLT)

  36. 36
    Kelley Baker says:

    The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. Psalm 25:14 (NIV)

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    Veronica Lee says:

    Veronica- Nashville, Tn
    For in the day of trouble, He will keep me safe in his dwelling, He will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock. Psalms 27:5

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    Carolyn Dypsky says:

    Carolyn Dypsky, Bishopville, MD

    For we are not fighting against flesh and blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 NLT

  39. 39
    Kathy Krimsky says:

    Kathy, Houston, Texas
    James 1:16-18 (niv)
    Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

  40. 40
    Brady Bradshaw says:

    Brady Bradshaw, Orlando FL. “With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.””
    ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭91:16‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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    Elaine Puckett says:

    The LORD is a friend to those who fear him. He teaches them his covenant.
    (Psalm 25:14 NLT)

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    Liz Guttowsky says:

    Liz @ Nashville, tn:Yes, I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing…. John 15:5 ; NLT

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    jamie l nelson says:

    Jamie @ Brentwood, tn: “You’ve kept track of my every toss and turn through the sleepless nights, Each tear entered in your ledger, each ache written in your book”.

    Psalm 56:8 MSG

  44. 44
    DiannE Wade says:

    Dianne WadMaineville, Ohio

    If I go up to heaven, you are there. If I go down to the Grave, you are there.
    Psalm 139:8 nlt

  45. 45
    Ann Medford says:

    Ann Medford, Sunset, TX
    to grant to those who mourn in Zion– to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he may be glorified. Isaiah 61:3 (NIV).

  46. 46
    LeAnn says:

    LeAnn. Spring, TX
    James 1:12 (ESV)
    “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love Him.”

  47. 47
    Caroline Schollaardt says:

    Caroline Schollaardt from Calgary, AB, Canada
    “For his unfailing love towards those who fear him is as great as the height of the heavens above the earth.” Psalm 103:11 NIV

  48. 48
    Carol says:

    They said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.”

    Jude 18 NIV (2005)

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    Gina says:

    Gina from Naperville, IL

    They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of Lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.”
    Revelation 17:14 NIV

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    Donna Smith says:


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