I Think We Just Ate Part of the World’s Longest Sundae…and It Was Yummy!

It's Done! at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptI’ve never been a part of any attempt to set a new record Baby playing with cell phone at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptin the Guinness Book of World Records,Selfie at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt but Alan and I just happened to pick last weekend to go camping in Ludington, 6,000+ participants at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptand we joined some 6,000+ happy spoonlickers who had the privilege of helping Enjoying sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempteat what I believe will be officially the world’s largest sundae Waitress wearing tee shirt at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt(pending 6-8 weeks for paperwork and approval). Police patroling line at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptAnd, in order to win,People had to EAT the sundae too at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt the sundae had to be eaten, so we were definitely part of the team, Poster advertising at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempteven though we didn’t know about it soon enoughVolunteers at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt to be  one of the hundreds of volunteers Scooping Out the ice cream at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptladling out some 12,750+ scoops of ice cream, Cherries on top at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt spreading the 600 cans of whipping cream, I put the cherry on top at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptdoling out the 2,000 maraschino cherries Pouring Chocolate syrup on top at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt or sloshing on 800 pounds of chocolate syrup, Hundreds of tables line Ludington Ave. at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempton this amazing 2970.71-foot sundae Gutter stretched between tables at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt(that’s over a half a mile) Boy checking gutter at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptthat stretched along eight blocks of Ludington Avenue Keep Calm and Play Dead at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptlast Saturday, June 11, 2016.  House of Flavors at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThe event was hosted by Barry Neal, third-generation owner of House of Flavors,Turkey dinner at House of Flavors famous in our family (and probably every family) for their fabulous turkey Scoops Sundae at House of Flavorsdinners as well as spectacular, homemade ice cream treats. Working on gutter for ice cream sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThe current record holder for the title of World’s Longest Sundae is held by the town of Manurewa, which is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. Table spread for 8 blocks along Ludington Ave. at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThe sundae was made on February 28, 2015, was 1,957 feet,Pirate at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptand cost the town $17,000. Hats and Preparations at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptI believe the sundae made in Ludington handily  beat all these records, Baby waiting for ice cream at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptbut it was privately funded, Camera Man 2 at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptalthough many aspects of the event were similar, Camera Man at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptincluding the hundreds of volunteers who helped make it such a success. One end of the trough at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptLudington’s sundae trough was crafted from 2,971 feet of Superior gutter, Lining gutter with tin foil at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptlined carefully with tin foil, Pouring Chocolate Syrup at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptand then loaded down with truly scrumptious ingredients. Superior Seamless Gutter at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThe whole process was probably a logistic nightmare, Tinfoil lining gutter at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptbut it was a culinary success, Little boy asleep in his father's arms at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempteven though it took until nearly 7:00 pm Drone checking out sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptbefore the artistic creation was completed and verified both by a drone above Camera Crew validating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptand by a live camera team running the entire length beside it.Sunshine at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptIt was a beautifully sunny but warm day, Ice Cream at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptso all the ingredients had to be delivered and served very expeditiously, Scoops at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptbut everybody rallied to the cause, Ice cream scoops had to touch at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptand the whole enterprise was a smashing success! Sign in House of Flavors Ice Cream ShopBarry Neal made the comment that one of the best aspects of the event Young, old, and dogs waiting at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptwas how it “binds people together; it creates community.” Verfiying length Kathi eating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptAfter the sundae was complete and verified, Receiving sundae Kathi eating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attemptvolunteers scooped out thousands of individual sundaes for us to enjoy. Making sure all lis in order Kathi eating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptI was also especially taken with one leader, who ran tirelessly back and forth encouraging “the troops” and making sure everybody had what they needed. Salt and Light at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptA vibrant believer, he was being “salt and light” in his community! Tourists waiting at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThe whole event made me think of the great Supper of the Lamb,
which God is preparing for anybody and everybody who will come. Spoon lady at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptWhether we’ve known about it for a long time
and are hard at work as a volunteer, inviting others to join in,Kathi eating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae Attempt or we just “happen” to discover God’s gift to us in Christ,
it’s all being provided for us completely free. All we have to do is come and enjoy!Streets lined at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptThere is a book so much better than the Guinness Book of World Records.
It’s called the Book of Life. Will you join the record-breaking millions
who’ll have their names written there?Little boy stepping over petunias Kathi eating sundae at Ludington's World's Largest Sundae AttemptAnd I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books” (Revelation 20:12).

Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come
(Revelation 19:6-7).

One response to “I Think We Just Ate Part of the World’s Longest Sundae…and It Was Yummy!

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