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Hovey Commissioning Service

We have had the privilege of taking part in the Commissioning Service of our Family from our sending church, First Baptist Church of Waterville, MN.  You can also read some Really Exciting news in our new update letter:   Click to Read Update Letter You may ask what is a Commissioning Service?..... Commissioning in its very base definition is " the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority ". So how does this relate to the local church and the Hovey family? It relates in many ways starting with the Great Commission that is outlined in Matthew 28:19-20  " Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. ” However, the Great Commission does not just apply to missionaries or those who travel to other countries.  While the