in 1956 attended a few meetings in Napa, Calif. and Paso Robles Calif.
In 1958-9 went to a few meetings in Phoenix, Az
Moved to Prescott, AZ and was Baptized at 15 yrs. old in 1961
Worked on a farm in southern AZ and attended meetings in Avondale, AZ
Moved to Albuq. NM and went to south
Moved to Denver, attended Cherry Creek
Arrested, went to prison during Viet Nam and went to Mt. Lemon, Tucson, AZ
Fed. Bur. of Prisons shut down Mt. Lemon in 1966 and sent us to Springfield, MO by way of La Tuna, Texas and El Reno, OK where we had a few meetings.
In Springfield, MO eventually had over 80 brothers in the pen in our congregation.
Released to Aurora, MO, went to the Hall there
Moved to Conway Arkansas where I got married, in 1968
Went to Hall in North Little Rock Arkansas, then started a cong in my home in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
Brother Nonkes, now Secty of Christian Congregation, sent me and my wife to Newport, Arkansas, to pioneer and help out, believe it or not just turning 24 years old and on the "committee".
The congregation servant in Newport tried to DF me for challenging his authority (both of us were smart asses) and I left in a hurry to
Aurora, Mo. Had three kids there and got in the 1972 KM School in Chicago and became an elder.
Moved then to Gladewater, TX.
Moved to Austin, TX., (two Congs)
Finally to Kansas City, Ks.
Quit going to the Hall following the District Assy last June, 2005.
That's 21 congregations! Served as an elder in all of them from 1969 to 2000. (30 plus yrs.)