Meet our new Assistant to the President, Elder Taele!

2016-9-25-sunday-32You may have noticed an addition to Elder Shugart and Elder Cannon’s companionship this weekend.  Elder Taele will be taking Elder Shugart’s place when he returns home this week.  We are so thrilled to have him join us to help regulate the affairs of this fantastic mission!  Elder Taele has been serving as a Zone Leader in the Selah Zone.2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-22016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-14

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Monday at the Office. Transfer Meetings.

2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-1Who’s excited about all the new missionaries coming this week??  WE ARE!!!

Here are the faces at the office today.  Many of these missionaries will be transferred to new areas this week, so enjoy them while you can!2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-10Checking mail:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-12Everyone LOVES seeing the post cards from Sis Smith’s Dad.  We try not to read them.  He’s pretty amazing.  2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-132016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-162016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-18Care package from home with a Frozen blanket for the cooling weather:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-212016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-222016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-24The Mail Master, Elder Call:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-252016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-262016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-272016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-28A special gift sent to Elder Cannon:

2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-33Elder Smith’s Jonagold Apples!  And Elder Van De Venter’s POPCORN!2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-342016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-35The treat table:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-36Preparing for those coming:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-372016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-38Getting ready for our Transfer Meeting:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-39Here we all are!2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-412016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-422016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-432016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-442016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-452016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-472016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-482016-9-26 Monday Office, transfer mtg (52).JPGMissionaries emailing home:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-552016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-572016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-582016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-592016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-602016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-62Look who I ran into on my Costco run!2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-63Back at the office again:2016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-642016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-652016-9-26-monday-office-transfer-mtg-66We LOVE our missionaries in the WYM!!

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Baptism in Engelwood Rama tonight!

2016-9-25 Baptism Selah  (24).JPGWe celebrated another two baptisms in Selah tonight!  Raymundo and Gregorio both entered the waters of baptism and then received the Gift of the Holy Ghost.  It was a wonderful service!

We picked Hna Clark up at the airport this afternoon and went straight to Selah where she was reunited with her waiting companion, Hna Stocking:2016-9-25-baptism-selah-162016-9-25-baptism-selah-202016-9-25-baptism-selah-212016-9-25-baptism-selah-262016-9-25-baptism-selah-28Elder Kiser made it down from the north country to attend tonight.  When missionaries have helped to teach investigators, they get to come back for the baptisms.  2016-9-25-baptism-selah-302016-9-25-baptism-selah-342016-9-25-baptism-selah-372016-9-25-baptism-selah-382016-9-25-baptism-selah-392016-9-25-baptism-selah-402016-9-25-baptism-selah-422016-9-25-baptism-selah-432016-9-25-baptism-selah-442016-9-25-baptism-selah-462016-9-25-baptism-selah-482016-9-25-baptism-selah-492016-9-25-baptism-selah-502016-9-25-baptism-selah-532016-9-25-baptism-selah-55I think Karla’s baby will be here this week!2016-9-25-baptism-selah-562016-9-25-baptism-selah-582016-9-25-baptism-selah-592016-9-25-baptism-selah-602016-9-25-baptism-selah-612016-9-25-baptism-selah-622016-9-25-baptism-selah-642016-9-25-baptism-selah-662016-9-25-baptism-selah-672016-9-25-baptism-selah-682016-9-25-baptism-selah-692016-9-25-baptism-selah-702016-9-25-baptism-selah-72There is so much love here.  Wow.2016-9-25-baptism-selah-85

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Missionaries on a Sunday afternoon

2016-9-25 Sunday (32).JPGHow fun to send these Elders off to their appointments today!

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A Visit to Selah. Missionary moves begin.

2016-9-25-sunday-13Elder Leavitt and Elder Taele live in Selah with Elder Najarian and Elder Bown.  Today we started moving some missionaries, preparing for  transfers this week.  Here’s a look at this very fun Selah Elders’ Apartment:2016-9-25-sunday-15Tie collection:2016-9-25-sunday-17Elder Najarian and Bown’s place:2016-9-25-sunday-18Elder Najarian’s study area:2016-9-25-sunday-19Elder Bown’s study area:2016-9-25-sunday-202016-9-25-sunday-212016-9-25-sunday-222016-9-25-sunday-242016-9-25-sunday-252016-9-25-sunday-272016-9-25-sunday-282016-9-25-sunday-292016-9-25-sunday-31Elder Taele’s stuff!2016-9-25-sunday-352016-9-25-sunday-36Look who was at the office today, preparing for transfers:2016-9-25-sunday-38

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Sunday in Yakima–Yakima 2nd and 3rd Wards and the Engelwood Rama

Here are a few friendly faces from church this morning!2016-9-25-sunday-12016-9-25-sunday-22016-9-25-sunday-32016-9-25-sunday-42016-9-25-sunday-52016-9-25-sunday-62016-9-25-sunday-82016-9-25-sunday-102016-9-25-sunday-112016-9-25-sunday-422016-9-25-sunday-43The District:2016-9-25-sunday-46

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Pat and Gerald Celebrate in Selah!

2016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-2We had 8 baptisms in the mission today.  Here is another wonderful celebration in Selah with Pat and Gerald.  They are a LOVELY couple.  Pat is from England.  Everyone loves them already!2016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-32016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-52016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-102016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-132016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-152016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-162016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-272016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-19Members of the Selah 1st Ward turned out in droves!2016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-212016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-232016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-242016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-252016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-262016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-292016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-31What a happy happy day.  Pat and Gerald were Thrilled!  So were all of the rest of us!2016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-322016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-332016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-342016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-352016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-362016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-372016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-392016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-412016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-422016-9-24-dahlberg-baptism-selah-44

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