Arriving Group 13 January 2016, Morning

2016-12-13-aadeparting-group-29This transfer brings 4 new Spanish-speaking missionaries to our mission.  Our total number of missionaries is now 174, and 51% speak Spanish.  60 of or missionaries are Sisters.  As Sister Fox and Sister Hirsche left, Hermana Petersen and Hermana Graff arrived.  Their paths crossed in the airport for a few minutes.  The flight arriving from Seattle with the Hermanas would return to Seattle with the Sisters going home.  This is the changing of the guard.  We will receive 2 more missionaries from the Mexico MTC this evening.  2016-12-13-arriving-group-182016-12-13-arriving-group-20Welcome to the Mission Home!2016-12-13-arriving-group-22And a hot bowl of sweet chili with some bread just out of the oven!2016-12-13-arriving-group-232016-12-13-arriving-group-242016-12-13-arriving-group-26After lunch, some of our local Hermanas came by and whisked these two away for an afternoon of missionary work.2016-12-13-arriving-group-272016-12-13-arriving-group-282016-12-13-arriving-group-302016-12-13-arriving-group-342016-12-13-arriving-group-35While they were gone, we regrouped, started laundry, and started preparing the next meal. 2016-12-13-arriving-group-47They returned at about 4:00, full of stories and new experiences.  We met together downstairs to hear all about it.  2016-12-13-arriving-group-492016-12-13-arriving-group-502016-12-13-arriving-group-512016-12-13-arriving-group-54Snacks while waiting for the Mexico MTCers to arrive:2016-12-13-arriving-group-55Farewell to the other Hermanas:2016-12-13-arriving-group-57It’s getting very cold here.2016-12-13-arriving-group-58

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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