Zone Conference in Quincy, Afternoon

2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (170)Here are these Amazing Missionaries!!  2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (182)And here are our Senior Couples, who are equally Amazing:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (188)Then lunch was served!  The Quincy Relief Society is so good to us!  They served delicious chicken salad sandwiches, lots of great salads and fruit and brownies and a beautiful cake.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (193)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (195)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (197)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (198)The balloons were to celebrate our WYM 3rd Birthday!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (199)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (203)Sister Reynolds made these very fun aprons and all the missionaries signed them for us!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (206)Line waiters:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (207)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (208)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (209)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (211)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (212)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (213)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (214)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (215)Happy happy missionaries:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (216)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (217)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (218)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (219)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (221)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (222)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (224)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (225)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (226)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (227)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (229)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (234)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (235)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (236)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (237)And happy eaters!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (244)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (245)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (246)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (247)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (248)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (249)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (250)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (251)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (252)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (253)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (254)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (255)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (256)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (257)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (258)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (259)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (260)Singing our thanks to the Lunch Ladies!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (263)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (264)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (265)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (266)Arizona high school friends:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (267)Birthdays!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (269)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (270)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (272)Then back to work!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (273)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (274)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (275)Here’s how the afternoon unfolded:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (276)Regulating the Mission:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (280)Here are the kinds of things needing regulating:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (287)Introducing the Jackmans!2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (286)Then Elder Nicoll and Elder Hamblin taught about key indicator accuracy in the area book planner app.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (288)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (290)And then we had our break out sessions, each zone met in a different room and the Zone Leaders led their own trainings/discussions.

Wenatchee Zone:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (291)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (292)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (308)Ephrata Zone:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (296)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (298)

Moses Lake Zone:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (300)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (301)

Othello Zone:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (302)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (303)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (304)Then it was time to come together again.  We started with a standing ovation for our Senior Couples and Mission Presidency and their wives, followed by their final testimonies.  They are all released when we go, but will be available to help until Pres Jackman calls new counselors.  They have all served with us these 3 years and we love them.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (311)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (313)Pres and Sis Smith:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (317)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (319)Pres and Sis Reynolds:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (325)Pres and Sis Garner:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (328)Then we heard departing testimonies from Elder Anderson, Elder Bonny, Elder Johnson and then me.  Wow.  This is not easy.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (333)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (338)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (343)Pres Lewis concluded with his parting testimony and final remarks.  Before these last testimonies, Pres Lewis surprised the missionaries with a special musical number.  He has a beautiful voice and today he sang to his missionaries, “Let The Lord’s Arm Rest Upon Your Shoulder.”

2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (348)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (349)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (352)We ended the meeting by singing “Press Forward, Saints” gathered around the piano.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (355)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (356)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (358)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (360)After the meeting, area maps were given out and everyone got the latest newsletter.2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (361)2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (367)During the next hour, we hugged and loved every single missionary.  Elder Pinhey was kind enough to take the camera and capture those tender moments.  When I get the photos from him, I’ll post them.  It was a teary sweet tender time.  Oh how we love these missionaries.  We are trying to hold ourselves together, but it’s not working so well.

The last to leave:2018-6-7 Zone Conf Quincy North (400)

ALL of the photos taken today will be posted in an album on Facebook.

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