Category Archives: Mission

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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God, our Father

Missionary Farewell Talk, 21 June 2015 Happy Father’s Day! Every month there are more than 100 billion searches requested on Google. Google (and Siri) have become the sources of knowledge and the bestowers of answers to every question. Even when … Continue reading

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Having Trouble Stopping

I’m supposed to be packing my bags.  Instead I keep packing kits.  This morning we prepared 520 kits to be picked up off my front porch.  Daniela Larsen and her non-profit organization, Small Candles, are taking 210 kits to Nepal this … Continue reading

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