Zone Conference in Wenatchee with the Wenatchee and Omak Zones

Today we met in Wenatchee for Zone Conference #2.  The goodness continues.  We have the Best Missionaries Ever.  And they are Everywhere we go!   Come take a look at our day:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (6)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (3)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (4)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (5)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (2)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (7)Getting things ready:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (8)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (9)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (10)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (11)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (12)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (16)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (19)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (20)Reviewing the agenda with our Omak Zone Leaders, Elder Donakey and Elder Nielson:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (21)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (23)Ready to roll:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (24)Prelude by Elder Bown:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (25)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (28)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (29)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (30)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (31)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (32)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (33)And we begin at 9:00 a.m.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (34)Today’s agenda:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (35)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (36)I got to go first.  I’ll post my notes a bit later.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (37)Pres Lewis taught next about coming unto Christ as we prepare for the holiday season.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (38)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (39)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (40)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (41)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (44)Then the STLs, Hna Lindsay and Hna Shewell did an hour long training on the new Light the World Christmas initiative.  We are so excited!2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (46)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (49)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (50)We played a game filled with role plays and fun.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (51)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (52)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (53)These STLs are Great!2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (54)Here are the teams for the game:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (55)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (56)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (58)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (59)

Next the Assistants did a great training on Weekly Planning.  Every companionship does up to 3 hours of weekly planning every Friday.  It’s a big deal.  We use our time wisely.  Preach My Gospel has great instructions and teaches us the process.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (61)The Wenatchee Zone Leaders, Elder Bown and Elder Walker actually planned for one of their investigators with all of us.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (63)After, all the ZLs and the STLs, as a panel, answered questions about weekly planning, daily planning and companion study.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (64)Then it was time for the group photo before lunch.  We were HUNGRY!!2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (67)Today’s delicious menu:  pulled pork sandwiches, chips, all sorts of salads and a special cake for dessert.  We are So grateful for the members who feed us such delicious food. 2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (81)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (84)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (85)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (87)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (88)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (89)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (90)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (91)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (93)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (94)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (95)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (96)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (97)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (98)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (99)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (100)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (101)Here are some of our lunch helpers.  We love them.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (102)While we finished eating, we got to hear from our new Daily Dose couple, the Nelsons from Chelan.  They’ll be fantastic!2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (103)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (104)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (105)Then we had a special guest–Pres. Hal Hunsaker from the Wenatchee Stake spoke to us about a new missionary effort being piloted in this stake–working with Melchizedek Priesthood holders who are resting right now.  It’s time to love them back into activity.  Pres Hunsaker is an incredible stake president.  We are so grateful to have him here.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (107)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (109)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (110)Then we celebrated birthdays (November and December).2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (112)Then Elder Pendlebury gave his vehicle instructions.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (113)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (114)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (116)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (117)Regulating the mission (that means going over things we need to do or not do) and bits and pieces about things like “who needs a swifter?”2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (119)Then we had an hour for zone break-out sessions.  The Zone Leaders in each zone get to decide what they want to talk about in their groups.  Here is our Wenatchee Zone:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (120)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (121)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (122)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (123)And our Omak Zone:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (124)At the end they rehearsed their special musical number, before performing for the whole group.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (127)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (129)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (130)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (131)When we were all together again, they sang a beautiful rendition of “How Firm a Foundation.”2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (135)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (136)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (137)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (142)Then we had departing testimonies from Elder Aguirre and Hna Shewell,  It’s hard to imagine them leaving us.  Then Pres Lewis added his closing remarks and we finished with our closing hymn around the piano.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (144)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (145)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (146)After the meeting ended we gave out the newsletters and t-shirts to those who missed getting theirs at the Mission Home a few weeks ago.2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (149)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (150)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (152)Recording some medical information for Elder Woodward:2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (155)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (157)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (159)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (160)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (162)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (164)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (165)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (168)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (170)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (174)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (175)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (176)2017-11-8 Zone Conf Wenatchee (177)

Another excellent zone conference is over.  The APs stayed in Wenatchee to work with the Elders here and we headed to Ephrata for stake meetings there tonight.  Snow is expected.  But we are filled with warmth.

All the photos taken today will be posted in a Facebook album on our mission page.

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