THE MANNCHENS 2016 IN REVIEW

16 OF OUR FAVORITE HIGHLIGHTS OF 2016

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THAILAND: WE STARTED THE YEAR OUT BY GOING TO THAILAND TO THE BAM CONFERENCE TO LEARN ABOUT SOCIAL BUSINESS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES 👌🏻

TEACHING PHOTOGRAPHY: ULI AND TAYLOR TAUGHT ON PHOTOGRAPHY FOR A WEEK IN A PHOTO SCHOOL IN FRANCE!

  

PILLALU: THIS YEARS TRIP TO THE PILLALU HOUES!  EVERY TIME WE GO IT IS AMAZING BUT GETTING TO SEE ALL THE KIDS LOOKING SO MUCH MORE HEALTHY AND HAPPY MADE ALL OUR EFFORTS BACK IN 2015 FEEL WORTH IT! 

 

INTEGRATION: AFTER 6 LONG MONTHS, LIZ NOT ONLY FINISHED HER INTEGRATION COURSE BUT PASSED HER POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND LANGUAGE COURSE IN ORDER TO KEEP HER VISA HERE IN GERMANY!

TEACHING: WE WERE ABLE TO DO A LOT OF TEACHING THIS YEAR! FROM SARASOTA DTS, FRANCE PHOTO SCHOOL,  NÜRNBERG MASTER PHOTO SCHOOL TO HERRNHUT MUSIC SCHOOL! WOOT WOOT- PASSING ON TREASURES!

10 YEAR: ULI CELEBRATED HIS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN MISSIONS!  WHAT A WONDERFUL THING TO ACCOMPLISH THIS YEAR!

JUDY STAKEE SONGWRITING RETREAT:  LIZ ATTENDED A SONGWRITING RETREAT IN FRANCE LEAD BY JUDY STAKEE! BLAST! 

JUDY STAKEE SONGWRITING RETREAT: LIZ ATTENDED A SONGWRITING RETREAT IN FRANCE LEAD BY JUDY STAKEE! BLAST! 

ITALY: WE TOOK THE BEST VACATION OF  oUR LIVES IN ITALY THIS YEAR! AMAZING FOOD, AMAZING PEOPLE, AMAZING ART AND AMAZING REST! BUT MAINLY AMAZING FOOD 🇮🇹🍝

MASTER CLASS PHOTO SCHOOL:  ULI LEAD, ALONGSIDE JAN SCHLEGEL THE FIRST EVER MASTER CLASS PHOTO SCHOOL. WITH 12 STUDENTS, 2 LEADERS, 2 STAFFS, 3 MONTHS PRACTICAL TRAINING AND LECTURE, AND PHOTO TRIPS TO 5 COUNTRIES.

SONG WRITING & RECORDING: LIZ HAS BEEN WRITING  AND RECORDING WITH NEW ARTIST THIS YEAR FROM ENGLAND TO FRANCE TO BOSTON- WE ARE VERY EXCITED FOR THE NEW MUSIC THAT WILL COME OUT OF THIS FOR 2017.

PHOTO PARIS: JAN BROUGHT OUT HIS FIRST EVER BOOK AT PHOTO PARIS THIS YEAR AND WE WERE HONORED TO GO AND SUPPORT HIM! 

LATVIA:  LIZ  DID SOME SOLO SHOWS THIS YEAR AND A FEW IN LATIVA. SHE FLEW UP  IN ORDER TO PLAY A FEW SHOWS AT BENEFITS CONCERTS FOR AN AMAZING MINISTRY CALLED FREEDOM61- THEY FOCUS ON HELPING WOMEN TRANSITION OUT OF PROSTITUTION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

90TH BIRTHDAY: WEAVER (LIZ'S GRANDFATHER) TURNED 90 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR AND LIZ WAS ABLE TO GO CELEBRATE WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY ALL TOGETHER IN ALABAMA.

RUSSIA: ULI LEAD A TRIP TO ST. PETERSBURG RUSSIA TO LEARN PHOTO TECHNICS IN A STUDIO FOR HIS MASTER CLASS PHOTO SCHOOL. 

FAMILY FOR THE HOLIDAYS: IT WAS MAGICAL HAVING SO MANY PEOPLE FROM OUR FAMILY HERE IN GERMANY FOR THE HOLIDAYS. OUR NEPHEWS FROM AMERICA HAVE NEVER BEEN HERE! WHAT A TREAT!

 

LIZ TURNED 30: WE'RE ALL PRETTY PROUD OF HER FOR MAKING IT THIS FAR WITHOUT TO MANY SCRAPED KNEES

THANKS 2016!