This week’s Vineville Spotlight is on the Windhams
Dan, Marla, Elizabeth (17), Mary Daniel (14) and Beck (9)

 

Which worship service and Sunday school class do you attend? We usually attend the 9:00 a.m. service and are members of the Vines Class.

 

How long have you been a member of the church? 7 years

 

What are some things your family likes to do together OR what are your hobbies? Auburn Football, fishing, spending time on the Ocmulgee, riding dirt bikes,  and playing board games and cards.

 

Tell us a little about your family.  Marla and I met at Auburn and married at VUMC in 1997.  Elizabeth will be a senior this year at FPD and is trying to decide where she will go to college.  She enjoys hanging out with friends and playing soccer.  Mary Daniel will start
high school this year.  She enjoys hanging out with friends, soccer, pole vaulting and is
trying volleyball for the first time this fall.  Beck will be a 4th grader.
He enjoys baseball, reading historical fiction, Legos, and fishing. His
baseball team won the 10U championship this season!

 

What’s the best vacation you’ve been on? Last summer we spent a week at Cherokee Park Ranch, outside of Livermore, CO.  We enjoyed long horseback rides, fly fishing, whitewater rafting and the beautiful scenery.

 

What attracted you to Vineville or what is your favorite thing about Vineville? Initially, we were looking for a church home with young families, similar to ours.  The kids got involved in youth and we found the Vines Class.

 

Do you have any good family traditions?  We attend Christmas Eve service at Vineville with our extended family, enjoy a large family Christmas Eve dinner following the service, and
follow it up with brunch every year on Christmas morning.  We also have a father and kids canoeing/camping trip on the Flint every spring.  We’ve canoed over 100 river miles and counting.  We also try to have dinner together, at our table, as often as our schedule permits.

 

What do you do for a living?  Dan is a pilot in the Air Force, and Marla is a kindergartner
teacher at FPD.

 

If you could choose anything to do for a day, what would it be? Charter a boat and go off shore fishing together.

 

What are a few of your favorite books and/or movies? Favorite Books– Marla- “The Help,”
Dan- “Unbroken.” Beck- “Frindle” Favorite Movies– Mary Daniel- “Soul Surfer,” Beck- “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”