Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

Departing Group Final Evening

Here are our departing missionaries:  Top row:  Elder Sandholz, Elder Woodard, Elder Roe.  Middle row:  Sis Lewis, Elder King, Elder Carson Christensen, Elder Favila, Elder Saitman, Elder Kiser, Pres Lewis.  Front row:  Sister Miller, Sister Grigg, Sister Don, Sister Mork … Continue reading

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Dinner and Relaxing at the Mission Home with the Departing Group

The kitchen was busy preparing a great final meal while the missionaries visited and filled out their departure questionnaires.  Tonight we served one of our favorite meals:  beef bourguignonne, noodles, steamed green beans, glazed carrots, garden herbed salad, angel food … Continue reading

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Monday afternoon: the goodbyes begin

Between 4:00 and 6:00 this afternoon, the departing missionaries began to arrive at the Mission Home.  Members and missionaries dropped them off, lingering a bit as goodbyes are said.  The good drivers always have a hard time tearing themselves away, … Continue reading

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Monday at the Office

Here is a look at our Monday at the Office.  It’s the calm before the departing storm begins this afternoon.Office Meeting:Elder Call with his Wonder Board:Opening hymn:Today’s to-do list:slight typo:Vehicle puzzles:Mail is always good!Good bye to our trusty car.  In … Continue reading

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The History of LDS Missionary Name Tags

Have you ever wondered when LDS Missionaries began wearing name tags? There were no standardized name tags before the 1950s.  Between 1950 and 1980 individual missions began to allow and then authorize name tags. In August 1980 a standard name … Continue reading

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