Birmingham, *Missouri, Colorado* and back home!

The week after James started with Family Life Church we headed out for the last leg of the roadtrip! The church staff and some volunteers were attending a conference in Birmingham! The only place East of Colorado that we hadn't gotten to see our family! So good to see Dan, Morgan and their beautiful kids! … Continue reading Birmingham, *Missouri, Colorado* and back home!


Road Trip Round-Up!

We started talking about this roadtrip before we were ever even engaged. We met some of James' extended family and said, "We should go visit them. Then we could go straight to so-and-so's and then see such-and-such after that! We'll if we're that far then we might as well see. . . I think we'll … Continue reading Road Trip Round-Up!

Washington DC… Tourists!

After Willis and Kristin's wedding we went to DC in order to actually get to spend some time with James' sister, Erin, and to get to see our Denver friends too! Erin and Johnny took such great care of us with delicious gluten free meals (including bison burgers at Ted's!) And Shannon gave us a quick capitol … Continue reading Washington DC… Tourists!


I Heart Serving

Now for a post with pictures! First off congrats to Willis and Kristin Somervell!! What a beautiful wedding! We had so much fun and are so glad to have more married friends. Also let it be known when Sam is famous that we know him!   Next, worship in New Jersey went really well last … Continue reading I Heart Serving


“So what do you do?” “I’m an adventurer.”

The Hagens left Colorado on May 5th and have since: Driven 4,100 miles Driven 72 hours/3 full days Visited 18 family members (including 2 brand new babies!) Visited 12 friends Made at least 9 new friends Been through 17 states  Served others: Photographing Unpacking boxes Setting up furniture Unloading Moving Trucks Painting Watching kids And … Continue reading “So what do you do?” “I’m an adventurer.”


Hello America!

Our first week back we spent with family and friends in Denver and Colorado Springs. It was such a blessing to go back to Denver United and see so many familiar faces. Hugs from the nephews were awesome and some other-out-of-towners were back in town for a nice reunion. James even got to lead worship … Continue reading Hello America!