Monday, June 26, 2017

Week #94

Hey Mis!

That sounds like a super fun week! I'm glad you were able to visit your mission! That's awesome. It sounds like the rest of your touring was pretty fun too, that's good to hear!

My week was busy! I'm in the Arrowhead Ward, in the Eldorado Stake. It's a little bit south of my last area. It's pretty cool! I already like the members there, and there's a lot of housing areas and complexes too. Elder Shiffler is pretty cool. He's from Walla Walla, Washington. He's been out a transfer less than me. He's really into computers and technology, and he's pretty good at it. The area is kinda dry right now, so it seems like we're starting from scratch. But that's okay! It'll be a good challenge. 

We found some pretty cool people this week, one's name was Willie. He's pretty cool, but he works a TON! He does Events and stuff on the Strip, he's in charge of coordinating parking and stuff like that. Poor guy haha. He was pretty chill though. It's kind of funny cuz my MTC companion, Elder Aitchison, used to serve here, so I've heard some funny stories about him haha. The zone is on the uprise again, so I'm excited to help it build up!

I hope you have a great week!

Love you Mis!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Week #93

Hey Mis,

Sounds like your rip has been super fun! My week was pretty good! Summer and Sky got baptized!!! Which was awesome. And the father of the family, Brian, attended too! It was awesome! We also received our transfer calls this week, and.... I'm leaving. I'm going to the Eldorado Stake, Arrowhead Ward. Still a zone leader as well. It'll be interesting being in zone #4, but it'll be fun! I'm getting Elder Shiffler. I've heard good things about him, so I'm pretty excited! Sorry I don't have much time today. But I hope you have a great week!

Love you Mis!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Week #92

Hey Mis!

No, I don't have my travel plans yet haha. And yeah, just three more months! It's crazy, it has definitely flown by. It seems like you've had a lot of fun studying abroad! That's really cool you get to go back to Armenia for a little bit, that's fun!

I had a pretty good week. I had a BUNCH of exchanges. I was first with Elder Shepherd in his area, which is a YSA ward. He goes home in a few weeks, but he still works super hard! We had some good lessons. He covers the whole Green Valley stake. We went into a complex where a family called the Batemans live. Elder Shepherd and I served in Castle Ridge about 4 months apart from each other, and we both taught the Batemans, so we stopped by because we were in the area. It was so cool to visit with them! Jennifer, who is the grandmother, is still being taught, so it was really cool to get to see her! 

I also went on exchange with Elder Loutzenhiser. He also goes home in a few weeks, but he still is working hard too! He was in our area, and we had some good lessons and found some cool people to teach. We ate dinner with a part-member family, and we had a great lesson! Their daughter accepted baptism for July 14th! It was awesome. 

I also was on exchange with Elder Aquino in my area. He's from the Phillipines, and goes home the same time I do. We met some pretty cool people throughout the day, and had some good talks since I had never really served around him.

I also got to go to the temple this week! Since I'm super close to my old area, I hit up the Van Ordens and asked them to take me. We went Saturday morning, and it was a really cool experience! Afterwards, we met back up with my companion, and they took us to lunch, so I got to visit with them a little bit more. Their son is expecting his mission call soon, it's neat to see the people you take teaching go out on missions. I'm excited to see where he goes!

That was pretty much my week! We should have Summer and Skye get baptized this week! Which I'm super pumped about. We also receive transfer calls this week, so it'll be interesting to see what happens! I hope you have a great week!

Love you Mis!


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Week #91

Hey Mis!

Sounds like a super fun time! I love the pictures! That's cool that you met Sister Dalton, and you got to see the Halls! That's funny that that guy was trying to bash you too haha.

This week was pretty good. I got to do an exchange with Elder Williams from my MTC district! It was super cool to actually get to serve with him. It's fun seeing the progress that we've both made on our missions, I loved it. 

The Merrill family that we're teaching is doing really well, they all came to church this Sunday! And the mother and daughter are getting baptized a week from this Saturday. And we also found two part-member families this week that we're teaching as well. I'm super excited for them. 

Elder Cook and I are also planning a stake activity called A Night Around the World. We're having 20 or so RMs
who served in foreign countries set up little booths about their missions and the country they served in. I'm pretty excited about it, it should be good! 

We also had zone conference this week. It was pretty cool, but also sad. It was President and Sister Snow's last
zone conference tour. But, I definitely learned a lot, and am excited to apply it into the zone!

Have a great week! Bring me back some souvenirs haha.

Love you Mis!

Zone Conference Tour