What a fabulous afternoon and evening we had in Moses Lake! Our lunch ladies fixed our favorite Hawaiian haystacks with all the toppings and homemade treats. We ate plenty.Pres Lewis has his eye on those treats!Elder Jensen got a package with copies of old missionary letters from his great grandparents!Here is our miracle eater, Elder Owen, who never ate any of these things before his mission!Lovely Lunch Ladies:We sing our thanks:Celebrating birthdays:Then it was back to work again for the rest of the day. We were at it until 7:30 p.m.Learning to use the Area Book Planer and enter information:Learning to dictate entries:The Farrers from Royal. They are our JustServe Coordinators!Training on online proselyting by STLs, Hna Graff and Hna Tolliver:Continued by ZLs, Elders Hunt and Hamblin:Receiving new pages for Preach My Gospel:Mobile Device Standards:Pres Lews went taught about our new mobile device standards:
Then we went into our zone break out sessions. Only 30 minutes this time, because we have so many things to do here today. This is the Moses Lake Zone:Here is the Othello Zone:They had a really fun activity on the importance of planning and working together.The companionships had to build the tallest tower they could with 10 marshmallows and 10 spaghetti noodles each–no planning or talking allowed!
While Othello was building, I dropped in on the Ephrata Zone. They were doing some role plays:
Then back to Othello. The 2nd time, they got to communicate and plan. It went much better.Here is the Ephrata Zone again:
We ended our wonderful day with a musical number from Elder Adams on the cello, accompanied by Sis Hatch at the piano. He played an original arrangement of “I’ll Go Where You Want Me To Go.” I video recorded it, so missed the photo.
After that, Elder Adams and others shared their departing testimonies.Hermana Graff:Hermana Tolliver:Elder and Sister Call:Closing remarks by Pres Lewis:Closing hymn:Take down and clean-up:Then we brought in pizza and handed out the newsletters.What a happy bunch of missionaries. The day flew by. Who would guess we’ve been sitting for 12 HOURS???Sis Call took care of the dishes!Life around here will never be the same after this week!Almost as if it never happened? Not true–the excitement still hangs in the air!Pres Lewis, always the last to leave.From here we drove 1.5 hours to Wenatchee to be ready to head north tomorrow for interviews in the Omak Zone.
ALL of the photos taken today will be posted in an album on our FB page.