New Missionaries, Evening at the Mission Home

2016-9-27-arriving-group-84Here we are finishing letters home and a questionnaire that Pres Lewis and I will keep.  When each missionary they complete another questionnaire about what they’ve experienced and learned while they’ve been here.  These will be our keepsakes of each missionary.2016-9-27-arriving-group-852016-9-27-arriving-group-862016-9-27-arriving-group-872016-9-27-arriving-group-89Then it was time for dinner.  The Mexico group was STARVING!!  2016-9-27-arriving-group-902016-9-27-arriving-group-912016-9-27-arriving-group-922016-9-27-arriving-group-932016-9-27-arriving-group-942016-9-27-arriving-group-962016-9-27-arriving-group-972016-9-27-arriving-group-992016-9-27-arriving-group-1002016-9-27-arriving-group-101Be sure to check the recipes to learn how to make this killer good Pumpkin Crunch Cake!  You will see they licked their plates clean!2016-9-27-arriving-group-1022016-9-27-arriving-group-1062016-9-27-arriving-group-1072016-9-27-arriving-group-108After dinner we gathered everyone downstairs for some orientation time with the office couples, the Thompsons and the Calls.  2016-9-27-arriving-group-1102016-9-27-arriving-group-112Sister Thompson takes care of mission finances and housing.  Elder Thompson is our Car Czar.2016-9-27-arriving-group-113Sister Call is our mission secretary.  She takes care of lots of things, including phones, proselyting supplies, and communicating with families when needed.  Elder Call is our recorder.  He crunches numbers and makes reports.  He also handles all the mail and all the referrals.2016-9-27-arriving-group-114Here we are getting ready to start our testimony meeting.  We encourage each to learn to bear a brief clear testimony.  What these missionaries shared was powerful.2016-9-27-arriving-group-1152016-9-27-arriving-group-1162016-9-27-arriving-group-117Here is our beautiful new group, hiding their exhaustion!2019-9-27-arriving-group-7

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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One Response to New Missionaries, Evening at the Mission Home

  1. Marilyn DeBry says:

    Thanks for all the photos! I am excited to try the pumpkin dessert.


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