A Baptism in the Wahluke Ward in Mattawa!

img_8270We attended a beautiful baptismal service today in Mattawa.  What a delight it was to meet Mira and her family and be with these wonderful Elders on this perfect day.img_8272img_8277

img_8278Visiting with a recent convert family:img_8283

img_8284img_8289This is Mirna’s Seminary Class with their beautiful teacher, Sister Calaway.img_8292img_8295

img_8280img_8296img_8281This ward building is surrounded by fields and apple orchards.img_8298img_8307img_8299Refreshments after:img_8300img_8301Mirna and her mother:img_8303Happy Elders!img_8304img_8305The Young Women’s room:img_8306img_8309What a beautiful farm setting!img_8316img_8317img_8318Between 4000 and 5000 people live in Mattawa.  Most are Latino.  The farms here are beautiful.  Here’s where Mattawa is located and what it looks like from above:map-mattawamap-mattawa-google-earthYou will see the church building in the center of this photo, surrounded by beautiful farms: map-mattawa-google-earth-close

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