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Appreciation from Our Guests

Thank you notes to: Leawood Baptist Church (Host) 4-24
Curè of Ars Catholic Church (Support)
Connect Group (Support)

"I appreciate you all May God bless you."

"Breakfast was wonderful."

"You were so wonderful and understanding with the kids."


Thank you notes to: Shawnee United Methodist Church (Host) 4-17
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Support)
St. Andrew Christian Church (Support)

"Thank you for the wonderful food and providing a place for us to sleep."

"May God bless you all. Amen."

"Thank you for your help and kindness. We appreciate your hard work."


Thank you notes to: First Christian Church, Olathe (Host) 4-10
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church (Support)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Support)
Blue Valley Christian Church (Support)
New Life Community Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Support)
Valley View United Methodist Church (Support)

"Thank you for taking the time for our family. The kids had a great time and everyone was so wonderful."

"It was really nice meeting everyone. You're great cooks. I enjoyed the good food."

"Thank you for everything. It was nice getting to talk with everyone."


Thank you notes to: Knox Presbyterian Church (Host) 4-3
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Support)
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church (Support)
Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Support)

"Thank you for all your hard work and for making our stay a pleasant one."

"Thank you for your hard work and concern."

"Thank you for everything."


Thank you notes to: Prairie Baptist Church (Host) 3-27
Old Mission United Methodist Church (Support)
Shawnee Presbyterian Church (Support)
Just Faith Group (Support)

"Thank you so much for your time this week. We really enjoyed the pulled pork you made."

"Thank you for your care, prayers and hard work on our behalf."

"I enjoyed meeting you so much. you are so sweet and made me feel so welcome!"


Thank you notes to: Southminster Presbyterian Church (Host) 3-20
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church (Support)

"Thank you for your hard work and making sure we were well cared for."

"Thank you for the Easter gifts, my son loves his bunny."

"Thank you for all your many words of encouragement and support."


Thank you notes to:
New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church (Host) 3-13

"You and the volunteers were so generous with your time & the meals were all so good!"

"Thank you for the wonderful week and getting to know you!!!"

"Thank you & everyone for their help & cheer towards myself & the group."


Thank you notes to:
Overland Park Church of Christ (Host) 3-6

"Ya'll are a great bunch of soldiers for the Lord! Keep up the great work."

"I like everything about your church. Movie night with popcorn Friday was awesome!"

"Thank you for the wonderful meals & care from the volunteers. I'm so happy to have discovered your church."


Thank you notes to: Olathe Bible Church (Host) 2-28
Church of the Ascension Catholic Church (Support)
Heritage United Methodist Church (Support)
His Helping Hands Group (Support)

"I always enjoy OBC. Thank you so much."

"Thanks for the sacrifice of your schedule to volunteer for IHN."

"God bless you for all your help & concern."


Thank you notes to: Overland Park Christian Church (Host) 2-21
Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church (Support)

"Thank you for everything. We really enjoyed watching the volunteers interact with the kids."

"Thank you for making my stay comfortable."

"Everyone was nice and the food was great too."


Thank you notes to: Asbury United Methodist Church (Host) 2-14
Leawood United Methodist Church (Support)
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Support)

"Thank you for all your hospitality & care."

"Thank you and your congregation for everything."

"God bless you for your loving service."


Thank you notes to: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Host) 2-7
Indian Heights United Methodist Church (Support)

"I pray God blesses you for your kind service."

"Thank You! We enjoyed getting to know everyone."

"There are not enough words to say how much I appreciate you."


Thank you notes to: Shawnee United Methodist Church (Host) 1-31
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Support)
St. Andrew Christian Church (Support)

"We enjoyed our stay."

"Thank you for your caring service."

"Not enough words to thank you. God Bless."


Thank you notes to:
Prairie Baptist Church (Host) 1-24
Old Mission United Methodist Church (Support)
Shawnee Presbyterian Church (Support)
Just Faith Group (Support)

"Thank you for everything."

"God bless you all & many thanks."

"May you be blessed in other ways for your blessings towards us."

Thank you notes to: Leawood Baptist Church (Host) 1-17
Curè of Ars Catholic Church (Support)
Connect Group (Support)

"Thank you for your very kind and gentle soul."

"I thank God you’ve chosen to do this kind of mission. I only wish there were more out there like you and your wife."

"Thank you there are no words that can express my gratitude."


Thank you notes to: Southminster Presbyterian Church (Host) 1-10
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church (Support)

"It is always a joy coming over there. Thanks for the casserole on Sunday."

"Thank you for the wonderful experience."

"You made me feel welcome at your church."


Thank you notes to:
Overland Park Church of Christ (Host) 1-3

"It is always a fun week at your church with great volunteers."

"Thank you bunches for all your work. It takes a special kind of person to do what’s needed for this organization to run smoothly. A+ as usual."

"Thank you for your kindness and care."


Thank you notes to: First Christian Church, Olathe (Host) 12-27
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church (Support)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Support)
Blue Valley Christian Church (Support)
New Life Community Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Support)
Valley View United Methodist Church (Support)

"Thank you sooo very much for making my daughter’s birthday special."

"Thank you for everything!! We had a lovely time."

"Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, especially through the holidays."


Thank you notes to:
New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church (Host) 12-20

"Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, especially through the holidays."

"Thank you for having stockings for the kids to decorate and call their own. Thank you so much for the Christmas trees all in our own rooms. You made all of our Christmas better!"

"May the Lord Bless you! I am grateful from the bottom of my heart."


Thank you notes to: Knox Presbyterian Church (Host) 12-13
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Support)
Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Support)

"You do so much with the center and your church. I enjoyed your Saturday’s breakfast."

"Thank you for the blessing of giving us a safe place to sleep and all the wonderful food."

"Thank you for your great hospitality."


Thank you notes to: Overland Park Christian Church (Host) 12-6
Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church (Support)

"Thank you for opening your doors to make me feel welcomed."

"Thank you guys for making our stay exceptional."

"Thank you for all your kindness."


Thank you notes to: Olathe Bible Church (Host) 11-29
Church of the Ascension Catholic Church (Support)
Heritage United Methodist Church (Support)
His Helping Hands Group (Support)

"Food was spectacular."

"There are no words to express my gratitude and appreciation for your kindness."

"Thank you for pulling together as a group to make such a small time so precious."


Thank you notes to: Asbury United Methodist Church (Host) 11-22
Leawood United Methodist Church (Support)
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Support)

"Thank you for a wonderful experience."

"May God bless you for having such a heart to help others."

"Thank you for everything."


Thank you notes to: Shawnee United Methodist Church (Host) 11-15
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Support)
St. Andrew Christian Church (Support)

"You are such a kind and warm person. I truly appreciate your work with IHN."

"It was such a joy to stay in the church’s house. Great food, loved the brownies."

"We felt very welcome and comfortable. Thank you sooo much for letting us fell normal again."


Thank you notes to:
Prairie Baptist Church (Host) 11-8
Old Mission United Methodist Church (Support)
Shawnee Presbyterian Church (Support)
Just Faith Group (Support)

"Thank you for helping my family through this transition."

"Thank you for everything you did for us."

"Thank you for helping my family thru this trying stage in our lives."


Thank you notes to: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Host) 11-1
Indian Heights United Methodist Church (Support)

"Thank you for a wonderful experience. You made me feel welcome at your church."

"Thank you for everything."

"Thank you for your work with IHN."

Thank you notes to: Leawood Baptist Church (Host) 10-25
Curè of Ars Catholic Church (Support)
Connect Group (Support Group)

"Thank you for making my stay there wonderful. I truly appreciate your love & dedication for helping in a time of need."

"You made me feel welcome at your church."

"We enjoyed our stay at your church, we already miss your cooking."


Thank you notes to: Southminster Presbyterian Church (Host) 10-18
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church (Support)

"This has not been the easiest journey, but people like you have made it so much better!"

"It was a pleasure coming to your church. Thank you sooo much for making sure our stay was as good as possible."

"Thank you for volunteering, my kids are still talking about playing tag with you."


Thank you notes to:
New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church (Host) 10-11

"Your generosity will never be forgotten."

"Thank you so very much for a wonderful time."

"Thank you for your heart to serve others. God Bless you!"


Thank you notes to: First Christian Church, Olathe (Host) 10-4
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church (Support)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Support)
Blue Valley Christian Church (Support)
New Life Community Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Support)
Valley View United Methodist Church (Support)

"You are truly an Angel! Your generosity while there at First Christian was overwhelming."

"Thank you for a wonderful stay."

"Thank you for all you do to make our life a lot easier during this time."


Thank you notes to:
Overland Park Church of Christ (Host) 9-27

"I truly had the most amazing time at your church. My kids haven’t stopped talking about how much fun they had while there."

"You are an awesome man of God. Thank you for all you did to make sure we were comfortable."

"Thank you so much for treating us like an equal."


Thank you notes to: Asbury United Methodist Church (Host) 9-20
Leawood United Methodist Church (Support)
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Support)

"The time spent in your church, what we called home for a week, really made my family feel welcome."

"Thank you for making my time there a beginning of healing."

"Thank you for all your kindness & love shown to me while I was there."


Thank you notes to: Knox Presbyterian Church (Host) 9-13
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Support)
Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Support)

"Thank you very much for assisting with this program. The food was great."

"You have a wonderful church, so well organized."

"Thank you for the part you have in IHN. This has been a huge help to me and I’m very thankful."


Thank you notes to: Overland Park Christian Church (Host) 9-6
Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church (Support)

"My family and I want to thank you for the warm welcome back to your church."

"Thank you for your volunteer work for IHN. I truly appreciate it."

"Thank you for a wonderful experience, you made me feel welcome at your church."


Thank you notes to: Olathe Bible Church (Host) 8-30
Church of the Ascension Catholic Church (Support)
Heritage United Methodist Church (Support)

"Thank you for your time and effort that you do for IHN."

"My family and I want to thank you for all of your support and kindness during our time of need."

"Thank you for your support of IHN. I appreciate it greatly."


Thank you notes to: Shawnee United Methodist Church (Host) 8-23
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Support)
St. Andrew Christian Church (Support)

"My children enjoyed the playground! They also enjoyed the toys, and story books!"

"I appreciate IHN and your involvement in this program."

"My family and I want to thank you for all of your support and the lovely dinner."


Thank you notes to: Prairie Baptist Church (Host) 8-16
Old Mission United Methodist Church (Support)
Shawnee Presbyterian Church (Support)
Just Faith Group (Support Group)

"My family and I want to thank you for the warm welcome."

"Thank you for your warm hospitality. I am very grateful."

"Thank you for all that you do. You are very much appreciated."


Thank you notes to: Leawood Baptist Church (Host) 8-9
Curè of Ars Catholic Church (Support)
Connect Group (Support Group)

"Thank you for making me feel comfortable."

"We appreciate your hospitality, kindness and nourishment."

"My family and I want to thank you guys for all of your support and drives to and from the church."


Thank you notes to: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Host) 8-2
Indian Heights United Methodist Church (Support)

"Peace, Love and God bless. Thank you for all you do."

"My children were very happy to play Mario Cart and numerous toys you provided."

"Blessings to you for your service last week during our stay."


Thank you notes to: First Christian Church, Olathe (Host) 7-26
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church (Support)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Support)
Blue Valley Christian Church (Support)
New Life Community Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Support)
Valley View United Methodist Church (Support)

"Thank you for all you did to help us."

"My family and I want to thank you for all of your support and kindness."

"Thank you for all of your empathy, support and hospitality."


Thank you notes to:
New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church (Host) 7-19

"We were made to feel welcome and truly enjoyed your church’s kindness to us. True Christianity at work."

"Everyone was very kind, considerate and giving."

"Thank you for the entertainment provided for the children. We’re all very grateful."


Thank you notes to: Southminster Presbyterian Church (Host) 7-12
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church (Support)

"Your presence made my week very wonderful. You are an angel."

"We appreciate all you do. Thank you for the school supplies too!"

"Peace, Love and God Bless."


Thank you notes to: Asbury United Methodist Church (Host) 7-5
Leawood United Methodist Church (Support)
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Support)

"Thank you for the kindness and warmth."

"Thank you so much for all of your generosity, hospitality and kindness. It is greatly appreciated."

"My family and I want to thank you for all of your support, kindness, meals and playtime for the kids."


Thank you notes to: Overland Park Christian Church (Host) 6-28
Church of the Holy Cross Catholic Church (Support)

"Peace, Love, and God bless for all your help and patience."

"Thank you for the warm welcome to your church."

"It is much appreciated. Especially for going out of your way for the kids and I."


Thank you notes to: Knox Presbyterian Church (Host) 6-21
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Support)
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church (Support)
Colonial Church in Prairie Village (Support)

"I felt really welcomed and well taken care of. Thank you so very much."

"Thank you so much for going out of your way to help the kids and I."

"I want to thank everyone, for the helping hand, and all you do. I felt right at home."


Thank you notes to:
Overland Park Church of Christ (Host) 6-14

"Thank you so much for all of your kindness, compassion and support. You really made us feel welcome!!"

"I appreciate you guy’s for all you do for us at IHN. God Bless."

"In this crazy world it is refreshing to have people who care."


Thank you notes to: Shawnee United Methodist Church (Host) 6-7
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Support)
St. Andrew Christian Church (Support)

"Thank you so very much for your hospitality, kindness and caring spirit."

"Thank you for your warm welcome and encouraging words."

"We appreciate your kindness, hospitality and nourishment."


Thank you notes to: Olathe Bible Church (Host) 5-31
Church of the Ascension Catholic Church (Support)
Heritage United Methodist Church (Support)
His Helping Hands (Support Group)

"Thank you for your kind words and encouragement. We enjoyed our stay."

"My family and I want to thank you for the warm welcome to your church. Playtime was really fun."

"The kids had a great time!"


Thank you notes to: Prairie Baptist Church (Host) 5-24
Old Mission United Methodist Church (Support)
Shawnee Presbyterian Church (Support)
Just Faith Group (Support Group)

"You were so helpful and made us very comfortable."

"Thank you for the warm welcome to your church."

"We appreciate your kind words and generous hospitality."


Thank you notes to: Leawood Baptist Church (Host) 5-17
Curè of Ars Catholic Church (Support)
Connect Group (Support Group)

"My family and I are very grateful for everything you’ve done for us."

"You made us feel at home and very well loved."

"Thank you for all the love and support you showed our family."


Thank you notes to: First Christian Church, Olathe (Host) 5-10
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church (Support)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Support)
New Life Community Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Support)
Blue Valley Christian Church (Support)
Valley View United Methodist Church (Support)

"We are new to this program and you alone made our first church experience such a wonderful one."

"We appreciate your kindness and support."

"Please continue to bless other families as you blessed ours."


Thank you notes to: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Host) 5-3
Indian Heights United Methodist Church (Support)

"My family and I want to thank you for your warm welcome to your church."

"Thank you for your hospitality, nourishment and kindness."

"We are very grateful."