Overby Odyssey – March 2022

March 17, 2022

Scott for Heather, Stanley, Holly, Stuart, and Samuel   Every journey is like a mountain. The first half is the long climb up that feels like it will go on forever. Then there is the second half where you are rushing down towards the end, feeling like everything is going too fast. It seems like […]

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Overby Odyssey Quick Update

March 4, 2022

Hello Everyone, We want to get a proper update out, but today we need to settle for a quick email to update you on a few items. Praises: 1. Stanley is doing much better, his foot is still a little tender, especially with the bandages taken off yesterday, but we are thankful for his quick […]

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Half Way Mark

February 1, 2022

Scott for Heather, Stanley, Holly, Stuart, and Samuel   Wow, this has been a month to remember! We have seen God move in amazing ways, but there have also been days of doubt and discouragement. We are reminded in Philippians 3:14 to “press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has […]

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Overby Christmas and New Year 2021-22

January 3, 2022

Scott for Heather, Stanley, Holly, Stuart, and Samuel Hello Everyone, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! This Christmas was a relaxing time for our family, although it was not exactly what we were expecting. The week before we took an impromptu trip out to Bend to get away, spend time as a family and […]

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Scott and Heather Overby

November 20, 2021

Scott and Heather Overby ~ home assignment praying for Germany next year. In March we made the decision to enter full-time mission work. This meant leaving our city, work, and friends in Germany where we lived for the past 10 years. We are on home assignment until the necessary funds are raised to return and […]

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Overby Odyssey September 2021

September 6, 2021

  Scott for Heather, Stanley, Holly, Stuart, and Samuel     Hello Everyone, Thank you for all the prayers this past month. God has been good and faithful to us as we settle down here in Oregon. The past five weeks have been super packed, but we have had a lot of good times with […]

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We Made it to Oregon

August 3, 2021

Hello Everyone, Thank you so much for your prayers this past week. We made it safely to Oregon and everything went smoothly. Here is just a sampling of all the praises this past week: We were able to get most of our boxes into the moving truck. We were able to get “everything” into the […]

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Moving Days

July 25, 2021

Hello Everyone, I want to keep this short today. It is 1:20 am and tomorrow (today) we begin the moving process. First of all, praise God for all of the answered prayers, amazing friends, and smooth transition thus far. It has not been easy, but God has sustained us and brought together so many pieces. […]

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Overby Odyssey – 3 Weeks and Counting

July 5, 2021

Hello Everyone, We cannot believe that the clock is ticking and we only have three weeks until we leave Weimar. As we draw near the end of this chapter, we have a few urgent prayer requests that we wanted to share with you. 1. With VDM (our German mission agency), Heather has received a contract […]

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Overby Odyssey: Fully Accepted by BFA!

June 21, 2021

Hello Prayer Team, After months of prayer, application, more prayer, interviews, even more prayer, and waiting, we are thrilled to announce that we have received full approval from Black Forest Academy, Be One Together (B1-2G), and Vereinigte Deutsches Missionshilfe (VDM) and we can now officially begin our support raising process to join BFA fall 2022. […]

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