Monthly Archives: June 2017

Missionaries Helping with Days for Girls in Yakima

Today was another hugely successful Days for Girls Event in Yakima.  Many of our missionaries came to help and to mingle with members of our Yakima community who come to serve.  This is one of our favorite days every month. … Continue reading

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A Special Visitor–Mary Ellen Edmunds!

Today my dearest friend, companion and mentor, Mary Ellen Edmunds passed through town with our friend, Leanne.  They stopped at the Mission Home for an hour or so and we had a sweet reunion.  Mary Ellen and I worked together … Continue reading

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My Grandfather, Franklin Smuin, LDS Missionary 1915-1917, Southern California

    Today I received a fabulous treasure in the mail–these two photographs of my grandfather, Franklin Smuin, who served an LDS mission 100 years ago. I can’t even remember what took me to the Early Mormon Missionaries database, but … Continue reading

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