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About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!

A Visit from Roger & Jeanne Minert

This morning we stopped at Johnson’s Fruit Stand for delicious cherries, apricots, plumcots and peaches.  I love the feel of this family fruit farm.  We also picked up a warm cherry pie and some oatmeal pear cookies, our favorites!  We … Continue reading

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Moving Day for Adam, Heidi and Clark

It shouldn’t feel so sad because we are so far away, but it does.  Adam and Heidi and little Clark drive away tomorrow in this big truck filled with everything they own.  They are leaving the Farm House where they’ve … Continue reading

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The Bamako Mali Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized 9 July 2017!

The first LDS Branch in Mali was organized today in Bamako! A second group was organized near Ouelessebougou in the village of Farako. My friends in Mali rejoice today. I rejoice with them! On May 23, Elder Bednar visited Ouelessebougou … Continue reading

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The Dedication of the Historical Marker at the Churchville Cemetery 8 July 2017

My 3rd Great-grandfather, Theodore Turley moved his family from England to Upper Canada around 1825.  He settled in York, then later moved his family to Churchville, where he acquired some land along the Credit River. This weekend a family history … Continue reading

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Cleansed through His blood

Here is a journal entry I made on 2 April 2008: Last night as I re-read Alma 5 in the Book of Mormon, I was impressed with the words in vs. 21-27 where it describes how “no man can be … Continue reading

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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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