Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Erin Turns 26

Wishing Erin Paine a blessed 26th birthday! Born Erin Elise Bates, she is the third of Gil and Kelly Bates' 19 children. She graduated from The Crown College of the Bible in May 2014 with a bachelors degree in music ministry and now teaches piano lessons out of her cottage-style house. 

Erin was the first Bates child to leave the fold, marrying Chad Paine in November 2013. The couple--along with their two children (Carson and Brooklyn), two goats, and dog--resides in Clinton, Tennessee.

Erin Bates Paine

Photo courtesy of UP

26 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Erin. May God richly bless you this coming year. Thank you for sharing your musical talent with everyone. You have a beautiful family

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  2. A very Happy and blessed birthday Eric. May you continue to walk in faith and be a blessing in all you do.

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  3. Happy birthday dear Erin. You are the sweetest young lady. So very pretty too. I love your show & your family. God bless you.

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  4. Happy Birthday. Hope it is a very special day.🎁🎂🎈🎈

    Dan and Cindy Tolar

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  5. Happy birthday Erin. I hope your day is filled and over flowing with blessings. May God continue to richly bless you and your entire family.

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  6. Happy Birthday to a WONDERFUL lady of God!!!

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  7. HAPPY HAPPY birthday Erin from middle TN!! Hope Chad will make it sweet for you. I know he will!! 🤗 🍰 A "Hi" from the Peters family 👋

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  8. Have a wonderful and fun happy birthday Erin! Hope your wishes come true and blessings to you and your wonderful family!

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  9. Happy Birthday to you, Erin!I hope you have a wonderful day!

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  10. Happy birthday Erin!hope you have many more

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  11. Why do they say 'music MINISTRY' and not just a 'music degree'? What entails the ministry part? Is it a real accredited Bachelor's Degree in Music that she can utilize teaching music in an elementary school for example? This is a legitimate question being asked because this poster genuinely doesn't know, not trying to insult anyone. Thank you for your response.

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    1. i think it's because the college is Christian.

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    2. Thats a good question. Crown is acredited now, but it was not at the time Erin graduated, so my guess would be not.

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    3. Greeting 2:24. I believe that because she got her degree in music from a Christian college it would be referred to as a degree in music ministry. She can use for teaching music in a school,giving lessons in her home etc.

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    4. I don't know for sure, but since Crown College is a Bible college, the music ministry degree is probably for those who want to use their music for ministry - like in a church setting, composing Christian music, performing Christian music, etc.

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  12. Happy Birthday Erin

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  13. Happy BIrthday Erin hope you have a wonderful and blessed day you have a very talented husband and 2 beautiful children

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  14. Wishing you a year of blessings.
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ERIN
    Joan,Marion and Marilyn

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  15. Happy Birthday Erin! You are a wonderful wife and mother! A blessing to all!

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  16. Happy Birthday Erin!

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  17. Happy birthday, Erin. I didn't know y'all had goats! Fun.

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  18. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ERIN!!!!! I've watched you/family for 9 years now, and you have grown up to be a lovely young woman. I'm proud of what you have done with your life!!!

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