Letters Home!

Mondays in the Mission are Preparation Days.  Top priority on P-Days is sending emails home to loved ones.  Today the local library computer system was down, so we had a steady stream of missionaries coming into the Mission Office to use the computers here.  We have access to the employment services computers in the rooms next door.

Missionaries also send a letter to President Lewis every single week.  (It takes him about 2 days to read them all, which can be tricky if we are on the road or having a busy week) (usually the case).

In their private letters to the President, they usually report on the FACTS.

F = Family
A= their Area
C= their Companion and how they are getting along
T= their Testimony and how it’s growing
S= any Spiritual experiences they’ve had during the week.

Every now and again, with permission, President Lewis will share a story or experience with me.  I love these highlights.  When the missionaries go home, they get a CD with every letter they’ve written to the President on it to keep for themselves.  We hope it will be a nice collection of their experiences, their growth and their testimonies.

About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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3 Responses to Letters Home!

  1. Thank you for taking a picture of our missionary, Elder Hanna and for letting him use the computers at the employment services office. We love getting letters. They make Mondays special!


  2. Laura says:

    THANK YOU for being such a wonderful record keeper of all these amazing mission experiences! It brought tears to my eyes to see that you send each missionary home with a copy of their letters to Pres. Lewis. What a gift!! Thank you for all your time and efforts!


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