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

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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