Nabiyev Family News


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Pastor Jerry

Peace-Tohickon Perkasie
Dick Burkett

St. Andrew's Perkasie
Lynne Wescott 

St. James
Suzanne Fisher

St. John's Sellersville
Leah Woehr Grande

St. Luke's Dublin
Steve Gratias

St. Matthew's Kellerschurch
Marilynne Bagosy

St. Michael's Sellersville
Bruce Markley

St. Peter's
Line Lexington

Trinity Perkasie
Jim Garcia

Latest News!
Welcome the final three new family Members

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Avazzhon and Azizbek Nabiyev Families Arrived
Saturday, Sep. 24, 2005

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Otabek and Balabek Arrival to Philadelphia
Friday, July 29, 2005

Balabek and Otabek exit airport security escorted by Elena Ivanenko (Lutheran Children and Family Service) as they met members of the church committee.



Church Representatives
They were greeted by Jim Garcia (Trinity), Dick and Joyce Burkett (Peace), and Janet Panning (LCFS).



Meet Our Interpreters
Elena Ivanenko (LCFS case worker) and our own interpreter, Olga Smirnova (St. Matthews).


First Lunch in Bucks County
Otabek and Balabek ate their first lunch at Applebee’s in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. (Jim, Olga, Otabek, Balabek, and Dick)


Church Committee Welcome Picnic

On Saturday, August 6, members of our church committee helped finish painting the Nabiyev home in Telford, PA.  We finished the day with a cookout and had the opportunity to meet Otabek and Balabek along with the other Turkish refugee families in the area.

Otabek Birthday Picnic at Markey Park
August 13, 2005

On August 13, our church community celebrated Otabek's 29th birthday at Markey Park in East Rockhill.


Otabek and Balabek visit to St. James Lutheran Church, Chalfont

On Sunday, August 14, 2005, Otabek and Balabek greeted members of St. James Lutheran church in Fellowship.  They attended worship service with Jen Grove (St. James).  Steve Gratias (St. Luke's) attended to give a Temple talk and introduce Otabek and Balabek to members of the congregation.

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Nabiyev Family News

Two Family Members Have Arrived
Two family members arrived on July 29, 2005.
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Church Committee Picnic

Otabek Birthday

Visit to St. James

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