Daily Archives: July 18, 2017

18 July 2017 New Missionaries

Welcome New Washington Yakima Missionaries!

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Dinner and Evening Orientation Meeting

We had a fabulous meal tonight.  Tri-tip cooked on the grill, funeral potatoes, steamed seasoned green beans, glazed carrots, green salad with our garden herbs, and angel food cake with berries and whipped cream for dessert.  YUM. For those of … Continue reading

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New Missionaries Report Back

After 2-3 hours in the surrounding areas with our local missionaries, everyone returned excited, with stories to tell.  “Fear busting” lives up to its name.  The first doors are sometimes scary, but it quickly becomes fun and exciting.  That only … Continue reading

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Lunch is Served! and meeting fellow missionaries.

We scooped our new missionaries right up and fed them well.  We had sloppy joes, chips, fruit salad, and lots of fresh local fruit topped off with chocolate chip cookie brownies (“brookies”).We were joined by several of our local missionaries … Continue reading

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Our New Missionaries Arrive!

At 11:00 we were back at the airport to welcome our next group of  new missionaries to Yakima!   We got word yesterday that Elder Redford will be delayed (broken ankle in the MTC), but the other 14 were on … Continue reading

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A visit from the Sailsberys

Elder Sailsbery’s parents came to pick him up later this morning.  We had a lovely visit and breakfast with them.They were very kind to help transport some things home for other missionaries who couldn’t fit everything into their cases! Then … Continue reading

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An Early Morning Departure

We were all up just after 3:00 a.m. to begin this emotional day.  Many never went to bed at all last night.  It was a short night.  I didn’t sleep at all either.  During nights like this, I feel like … Continue reading

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Evening Fun with the Departing Group

This evening after dinner, we all went for a little stroll along Scenic Drive.  It’s so beautiful here.Elder King should be a professional tour guide.Lovely homes with lavender.After we returned home, Elder Leavitt presented me with a gift from his … Continue reading

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