Don & Jackie Pickinpaugh's Anniversary Dream

Dear Friend,

My name is Sara Pickinpaugh, and I am Don and Jackie Pickinpaugh’s daughter-in-law.  In just two short months is an event that is worth acknowledging in a very special way.  

In a day where promises and marriage vows mean nothing to the average person, Don and Jackie Pickinpaugh have accomplished something extraordinary.

~~~ 50 years of Marriage ~~~

When they began their life together on January 2, 1971, little did they know the direction their lives would take. 

Service defines their marriage.   For the past 50 years, they have served both our country and God in a journey that literally spanned the globe.

~~~ 50,000 Miles and 20 Moves ~~~

How does one describe a lifetime of service and truly do justice to the vast number of souls these places represent? Each place, each person holds a piece of their hearts.

*United States Air Force~ Mississippi, Germany, Maryland, Michigan, Turkey, Cypress, Spain ~ Terrejon Baptist Church

*Bible College~ Tennessee Temple University and Highland Park Baptist Church

*Deputation~ Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Washington, Oregon

*Ministry~ Faith Bible Baptist Church in Praia da Vitoria, Azores, Portugal
Berean Baptist Church in Adrian, Michigan
Grace Bible Church in Tecumseh, Michigan

~~~ 2 + 2 = 12? ~~~

Don & Jackie take great delight in their 2 married children and 8 grandchildren.
Robert & Sara- Jolyn- 21, Krista- 18, Caleb- 16, Joshua- 14
Angela & Steve- Jonny- 17, Daniel- 16, Becca- 14, Zoe- 11 

Through the joys and trials, through the laughter and inevitable tears, their greatest service has been to one another.

Don & Jackie Pickinpaugh
~~~Celebrating 50 years~~~
January 2, 1971 - January 2, 2021

Please help us honor and celebrate their monumental achievement! Despite the challenges caused by Covid-19 and the miles that separate us all, it is our desire to safely honor Don & Jackie’s 50th Anniversary in a way that is as extraordinary as they are. 

~~~Send your Greetings~~~

Your cards and letters will be compiled into an album that we will present to Don and Jackie on their anniversary in January. In addition to surprising them with your love and well-wishes, it is our goal to surprise them with a “Dream Vacation” this summer by providing an all-expenses-paid trip to Jackie’s favorite place- The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. 

Your generous monetary gift will go toward several nights at the amazing and unique Grand Hotel, meals, taxi service, tours, spending money, scooter rental, and more.  Any additional funds will go toward new siding or additional maintenance projects for their home.  

If you would like to share in this celebration in a tangible way, please donate here or send your cards and gifts to the following address:

Don & Jackie Pickinpaugh
℅ Sara Pickinpaugh
140 Canterbury St.
Adrian, MI 49221

~~~ This is a SURPRISE ~~~

*PLEASE share this with as many others as you can from Don and/or Jackie’s past, but please do so PRIVATELY!  We would like to surprise them with your love, generosity, and well-wishes in January on their actual anniversary date.

Thank you so much!
God bless!

Sara Pickinpaugh


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Sara Pickinpaugh 
Adrian, MI
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