Monthly Archives: September 2017

Monday at the Office

Hermana Goff was greeted by Yakima apples and lots of missionaries today!  We had a couple of hours to help her get situated in this new wonderful place.Missionaries emailing today:Elder Smith grows all these delicious apples and plums.Staff meeting:Emailing:Dropping by:Not … Continue reading

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Sister Goff Arrives, Evacuated From Puerto Rico

Our first of 4 evacuated missionaries has arrived!!  Hermana Goff is here, safe and sound, after a crazy week in Puerto Rico.  All the Sisters were brought to their Mission Home and the Elders to the Mission Office before the … Continue reading

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Sunday in Yakima

We attended church today in our own Yakima 2nd Ward with these lovely Sisters–Sister Rose and Sister Banks.   I loved being there today.  The talks were fantastic and the lessons were excellent.  And it was great being with new … Continue reading

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Baptism in Yakima!

What a perfect day today in Yakima!  Tim Darnell was baptized.  He’s had a crowd of missionaries loving him these last couple of years.  Today was his day!Now this family is whole and complete!Time for the baptismal service:Bishop and Sister … Continue reading

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Yakima Does Days for Girls with Love!

This morning we unloaded our cars at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church for another excellent day making Days for Girls kits.  I look forward to these events every month.  We have so many amazing women, men and girls who come to … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

It’s nice to be home.  We’re on the road a lot.  It’s nice to be home.This happened last night–a visual about Roots and Branches.  They must balance–in trees, in families, in all things.We had corn from Royal for dinner tonight. … Continue reading

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Interviews with the Selah Zone

What a great day to be in a place like Selah!  Selah is only about 15 minutes from the Mission home, to the north.  We live in the Selah (not Yakima) Stake.  We have a great group of missionaries serving … Continue reading

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Selah Stake High Priest’s Quorum Meeting

This evening was our annual High Priest’s Quorum meeting for the Selah Stake.  It’s so fun to have so many good friends in one place, enjoying hearing from a few who have served as stay-at-home service missionaries, and having some … Continue reading

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Dropping by the Yakima STL’s Apartment

Hermana Cluff and Hermana Bangerter live here.  They’re going on exchanges this evening with Hna Tolliver and Hna Pinckard.  Here’s live in the fast lane:Extra beds for Sisters who come here on exchanges:Study areas:These are my favorite kinds of pictures–un-announced … Continue reading

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Interviews with the Yakima Valley Spanish Zone (Upper Valley)

Zone Leaders, Elder Tapia and Elder Bown welcomed us today in Yakima, where we met with most of their Yakima Valley Zone.  What a great group!Elder Horsley and Elder Blake, serving in the Yakima Union Gap areaElder Horsley:  I would … Continue reading

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