Arriving Group 8 November 2016

2016-11-8-arriving-group-3Here they come!!  Our departing group greeted our new arrivals as they came into the terminal, before loading the same plane they came in on to head to Seattle, then home.2016-11-8-arriving-group-6We are filled up again.  There’s a hole of emotion between the departing group and the arriving group.  Gratefully, it only lasts a few minutes!  Here are our new missionaries!  Two more are arriving this evening from the Mexico MTC.2016-11-8-arriving-group-9Self-serve baggage claim:2016-11-8-arriving-group-102016-11-8-arriving-group-122016-11-8-arriving-group-142016-11-8-arriving-group-162016-11-8-arriving-group-172016-11-8-arriving-group-182016-11-8-arriving-group-19Arrival at the Mission Home!  It’s a BEAUTIFUL Fall day.  Temperature is in the comfortable 60s, the sun is warm.  The Fall leaves are gorgeous.  The air is crisp.  A perfect day to land in Yakima!2016-11-8-arriving-group-272016-11-8-arriving-group-292016-11-8-arriving-group-31We had a little time to settle in and relax a bit while the interviewing began with Pres. Lewis.  Some enjoyed the warmth of the sun, some played some Spike Ball.  2016-11-8-arriving-group-33In the kitchen we had soup on the stove and bread in the oven.  And Washington apples sliced and ready for a good home-cooked lunch!2016-11-8-arriving-group-30The weather was so nice, we all opted to eat outside!2016-11-8-arriving-group-372016-11-8-arriving-group-392016-11-8-arriving-group-412016-11-8-arriving-group-422016-11-8-arriving-group-43Elder and Sister Call from the office came over to help take the photos to send home to parents while everyone wrote their first note home from the WYM.  It’s good to have these fine missionaries here!2016-11-8-arriving-group-47This afternoon many of our local missionaries came by to pick up a new companion for the afternoon.  We love sending them out for a couple of hours to introduce them to the fun and joy they are stepping into here.2016-11-8-arriving-group-502016-11-8-arriving-group-522016-11-8-arriving-group-59Playing with my African Frogs:

2016-11-8-arriving-group-612016-11-8-arriving-group-63Beautiful Sisters!2016-11-8-arriving-group-65And off they go for the afternoon!2016-11-8-arriving-group-712016-11-8-arriving-group-722016-11-8-arriving-group-732016-11-8-arriving-group-742016-11-8-arriving-group-752016-11-8-arriving-group-76

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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