S: Sherm & Carrie, May 30th, 1986
FC: Celebrating our 25th Anniversary
1: A story more than 25 years in the making... So far
2: In 1984, a boy and a girl met at Ozark Bible College
3: They really liked each other | They both loved God, and they liked a lot of the same things. Soon, they really liked each other
4: The boy and girl had other friends, and they were both busy with work and school
5: They were good days | But then, they decided to become best friends...
6: It was a good decision
7: Who knew what a first kiss on the merry-go-round would lead to? | Leonard Park, Joplin, Missouri
8: In December of 1985, Sherm and Carrie were engaged to be married
9: Another good decision!
11: George Washington Carver Memorial Park | Pape Christian Church | George Washington Carver Memorial Park
13: May 30, 1986, Sherm and Carrie were married in Wichita, Kansas
21: Off to a good start...
22: First Home Sweet Home Trailer #22, OCC campus, Joplin, Missouri
26: First Ministry - Pape, Missouri - 1985-1989
28: In 1989 the Nichols Family grew
29: They also moved to St. Joe, Indiana | St. Joe Church of Christ
36: There were some joys as well as some hard times to work through.
38: 1993 the Nichols moved to Hillsboro, Ohio | Jeff Hart Family - Carrie's older brother
39: Hillsboro Church of Christ
40: While they lived in Hillsboro, the Nichols family grew again
53: 1999, another move. Little did the Nichols know that they would be back in Joplin, Missouri, to minister to the Church at Villa Heights Christian Church
56: God grew the family again in 2002
61: In 2010, the family continued to grow
62: It looked much different from when it first began
63: 2010 also brought the Nichols to Rockford, Illinois and Central Christian Church. It was there that they celebrated...
65: 25 Years ~ Together May 30, 2011
67: 25 years...It's a good start!