Wednesday, January 4, 2012

11 Months Were has the Time Gone

hello everyone,
      well i have been out on my mission for 11 months now, where has the time gone too. we have been busy here in Grand Rapids. right now we have 5 people with a baptismal date and 3 of them are for this mouth but we are going to have to move one of them to next month cause we want to make sure that he knows why he is going to get baptized and he knows for himself and has a good testimoney as well. so we are just going to move it back a week or 2 but not to far back. i did not know that their was a player that played for oregon that was from st. anothony, that is cool. ya and we herd that they won as well and same with Michigan State as well in 3 over times.
      the weather here is crazy over the weekend it was snowing like crazy sunday night here it was snowning and their was a strong wind but all together here in grand rapids it only snowed a inch or so. are ward here here in Grand Vally had a open house and at the open house their was lots of games and they was watching the bowl games that was on tv. the games that they had was pool, ping pong, and foose ball. and their was lots of food as well. we also have trade offs with greenville tommorow tell thursday when we trade back sometime that morning. we also had interviews last friday with the mission President, President Hess and they went good. he asked me if i think that Grand Vally should have another set of elders in the area and over the campus cause we cant get out to the campus that is here. the campus is the Grand Vally State Unitversity and it is 20 mins away from where we live at. so we dont get out their and President Hess told me that he is going to take a look at it again.
      ok for missionary work now. it is going good right now we have 8 or 9 investigators and out of those 5 of them have baptismal dates. and out of those 5 one of them is getting baptized next weekend on the 14th and she is way excited to get baptized. she told us that she knows that the book of mormon is true and that this is the true church here on the earth. and that jesus is the only way to go back and live with are father in Heaven. and she also told us that everything that we have been telling her is true and she is ay excited to get baptized as well. one of her friends from utah is going to be here for the baptism. this past week we was pretty busy with everything going on here in are area. last tuseday we have 8 apointment but we had to reshulched with some of them cause of things that came up. but then we went down to 6 apointments for that day but we only had 3 lessons happen cause some people was not home. but it was a good day thou. on Friday we distrect meeting here in Grand Rapids and we also had interviews with Presdient Hess. like i said earlyer in the email that President Hess is thinkning about putting another set of missionaries in the area to go out on the campus here and work their. also after that a member took us out to eat at a all you can eat china buffet right by are apartment and it was good and she is going to take us out to eat again this friday at the same place. but after that we had apointment with Elmur Ybaha and he is the one that is 91 years old and he wife has been a member for over 60 years. he has a baptismal date for the 28th of this month but we are going to have to move it back a week just to make sure that he knows that it is true and he is doing it for himself and no one else. Right now we have been meeting with some of are investigators twice a week to make sure that they now and are ready for baptism. Kimberly is going to be getting baptized on the 14th of this month and she is way excited to get baptized. she has a friend that lives in utah and he is going to be here for the baptism and she was excited for that as well. o we start church at 9 in the morning now. at church on sunday they was not that many people their on time but within 10 mins everyone showed up just like the ward back home right mom and dad lol. well we are doing trade offs with the greenville elder tommorow tell thursday morning and i am going to be up their with elder Robles(my old companion) tell thursday morning. so it is going to be a good week this week with everything going on. but thats all for now hope to hear from EVERYONE SOON love ya.
elder Webste

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