Monday, January 17, 2011

Mercy Ministries Residents Enjoy Inauguration Festivities

Residents and staff from our Nashville home were honored to be invited to some special events this weekend, celebrating the inaugural of Governor-Elect Bill Haslam as Tennessee’s 49th governor. On Friday night, the girls attended the “All Together Now” concert at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. They had a great time singing along with award-winning Nashville recording artists Sara Evans, Diamond Rio and Bo Bice.

Diamond Rio
The girls continued the celebration on Saturday at the Inaugural Parade, wearing “Mercy pink” feather boas as they marched and waved to the crowd.

 Here’s what some of them had to say about the weekend’s festivities:

It was great to see a little bit of Downtown Nashville. I enjoyed getting to just hang out with the other girls and have a good time. - Amanda

Every bit of that concert was awesome! I grew up listening to Diamond Rio!! I really liked the energy they brought. - Joclyn

I enjoyed the concert. I was exposed to three music groups that I haven’t listened to before. Thanks for inviting us! – Alma

I had an amazing time today! It was so pretty outside, and it was an honor to represent Mercy and the lives changed through this ministry. I’m glad we got to be a part of it! - Jena

Today was so much fun! It was a great time to spread the news about Mercy and share Christ’s love. It was such a blessing to have been there to celebrate new beginnings for the governor and the city of Nashville. - Madison

Special thanks to Governor Bill Haslam for inviting Mercy Ministries to participate in these special events! Our residents were honored to share Mercy's message of hope and healing with the Nashville community!