MLC Lunch and Afternoon

2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (73)We are having a Great Day here at the Mission Home!  At 1:00 we broke for lunch.  Today we served sweet and sour meatballs over brown or white rice, broccoli, fruit salad and green salad.  For dessert we had a chocolate chip cake.  It was delicious.  Watch for the recipes!2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (74)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (75)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (76)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (77)Ladies always go first!2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (79)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (81)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (82)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (83)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (84)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (85)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (91)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (86)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (88)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (89)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (90)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (92)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (94)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (95)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (96)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (97)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (98)Elder and Sister McKeen2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (110)Birthday cake for Elder Walker!2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (111)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (112)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (116)They ate it ALL!!2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (104)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (119)After lunch we headed back downstairs, where we went back to work.  Here are our companionships:2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (120)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (121)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (122)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (123)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (124)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (125)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (126)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (127)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (130)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (131)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (132)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (133)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (134)2018-2-6 MLC Yakima (202)Next came Regulating the Mission by Pres Lewis.  He talked about things needing attention like schedules, inviting investigators to the ward and stake Self Reliance classes, Morning sports (exercise) and how that’s being managed in each zone, and the Melchizedek Priesthood activation initiative in our ward and stakes.  This is a time when Pres Lewis addresses policies, procedures and questions from these mission leaders.2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (135)Next we had zone discussions about the upcoming Zone Conferences.  These leaders will be conducting the trainings we received today with the rest of the mission.  They planned who would do what.2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (138)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (139)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (140)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (141)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (142)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (143)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (144)Then we prepared for setting our mission goals.  Something Really Big happened today.  We changed the direction of our mission goal.  We decided that instead of setting a mission goal here, we are going to let each district carefully select their monthly goal, than we will add all their goals to make our mission goal.  Instead of setting a goal for May today, we will let the districts discuss and present their goals.  It’s a huge shift.  We are all pretty excited about it.  There will be more individual ownership this way.  I think some really good things are going to happen!2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (147)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (148)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (151)Final testimonies from Elder Ence, Elder Gaeta and Hermana Lin.  Sorry my camera doesn’t zoom in very well.2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (152)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (155)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (157)Closing remarks by Pres Lewis.  He and I are starting to feel the looming black cloud of our departure in a few months.   We cannot imagine leaving this place or these missionaries.  2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (161)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (164)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (165)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (166)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (169)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (171)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (172)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (174)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (175)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (176)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (177)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (178)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (183)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (186)Loading up proselyting and cleaning supplies:2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (191)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (192)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (193)Visits with Pres Lewis:2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (194)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (195)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (196)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (197)2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (198)Will it all fit?  2018-3-6 MLC Yakima (199)What an outstanding excellent day.  These are some of the finest young men and women on the planet.  Our future is in such good hands.  We love them all.

About Ann Laemmlen Lewis

Thank you for visiting! I hope you enjoy the things shared here.
This entry was posted in Missionary Work in the Yakima Mission. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s