As the missionaries waited for lunch, they filled out their arrival forms and wrote letters home. I also took their transfer board photos and photos with us to email to their parents, this first day.Then the local missionaries who will help us today began to arrive. These good missionaries will be their very first companions, but just for a few hours. Elder Taylor’s parents dropped him off and made our group complete!We had a great lunch–chicken vegetable soup, bread sticks, cheese and crackers, and fruit with cookies for dessert.
Here’s how I make this chicken soup–the best comfort food ever:
Most of our favorite Mission Recipes can be found here on this blog in the Recipe category on the right. Go take a look at what we serve here!After lunch, these missionaries were paired up with our local missionaries and they got to go out to work with them for a few hours. They call it “Greenie Busting!” Here are these first mission companionships:And off they went!And while they were gone, we went to work. Laundry, Blog Posts, Letter reading, and then Pres Lewis had about 30 min to rest. Last night was short. Maybe we got an hour or two of sleep between the Mexico arrivals and the early departures this morning.
We are tired, but we are happy here.