Category Archives: Mission

Week #2 at the MTC!

Last Monday we returned to the MTC for a second fabulous week of training.   I love the MTC.  As a young missionary learning Afrikaans, I was there 15 weeks in 1981-1982 learning and waiting for my visa.  The MTC was … Continue reading

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WYM Reunion October 2019!

Last night we had our 3rd Washington Yakima Mission Reunion here in Orem at our Stake Center.  It was incredible!  More than 200 loved ones came to celebrate and reminisce about the wonderful time we spent in Washington together.   It … Continue reading

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A Week in the MTC!

Because of our unique assignment, the wonderful powers that be included us in a week of Humanitarian training at the MTC this last week.  It was amazing to be back on this campus, learning and preparing again to “go forth.” … Continue reading

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First things First!

John told me this week that I have to finish unpacking from Yakima before I can start packing for Mali.

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Something Big is Coming! A Call to West Africa!

We are finally able to share some very exciting news!  We have received another mission call!  We will be serving in the Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan East Mission which includes our dear friends in Mali!  On October 14th we’ll report to … 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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Inside a Mormon Mission

If any of you every want to take a look inside the world of Mormon Missionaries, come join me here: https://yakimamission.wordpress.com/ I’m keeping track of our mission experiences on this other blog.  Our lives are full and busy every single day.  It’s joyful … Continue reading

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Elder Aaron Lewis in Santiago–An Exciting Transfer!

Here is our son, Elder Lewis, who is serving in the Santiago South Mission.  We received some exciting news from him this week in his letter home–he’s been transferred–and not just anywhere.  I know now, first hand, how Mission Presidents … Continue reading

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Our Welcome to Yakima!

We are in our new Mission Home in Yakima!  Oh My, this is FUN!  After 4 days in the MTC, we packed our bags, turned the house over to the kids and Tuesday we drove away after one last stop … Continue reading

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The Missionary Training Center Welcomes New Mission Presidents!

We are having a fabulous time at the MTC this week.  We have 4 days of training before we head out to Washington.  There are 126 new Mission Presidents attending the 2015 Seminar.  Every year 1/3 of the Mission Presidents … Continue reading

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