Category Archives: Mission

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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Adam’s Mission Tie Quilt made by Melinda King and Penny Stephenson

Here’s a really fun Mission Quilt  made by the wife of Adam’s Mission President, Melinda King.  My dear quilting friend, Penny Stephenson helped her put it all together.  It was a fun process to watch.  Melinda gathered ties from each … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day from Aaron in Chile 2015!

Oh, How we Love this Missionary!  Missionaries serving out in the world are allowed two phone calls home each year.  One on Christmas and one on Mother’s Day.  We were thrilled to see and hear Aaron Sunday.  He’s doing a … Continue reading

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LDS Missions in Washington and our Mission Home

We’ve been having a lot of training meetings and homework assignments the last few weeks.  It’s keeping us very busy.  One of our meetings this week was in Salt Lake at the Missionary Department where I noticed this map on … Continue reading

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Sent with Love. Received with Love.

Yesterday something pretty exciting happened.  Thirty-three years ago I met Alan and Leigh Chazen in South Africa when I was a missionary there.  For 33 years we have been best friends.  This week they sent their daughter, Baili, off on an 18-month mission.  … Continue reading

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Our Mission Assignment . . .

The assignment has arrived.  We have received a call to open a new mission in the state of Washington, in a place called Yakima!  We’ll begin our mission there on or about the first of July 2015. Isn’t it so interesting … Continue reading

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