The mission is a buzz with Christmas excitement. We had zone conference/Christmas party this past weekend. Our mission president, President Freestone has a farm that borders Adam Ondi Ahman (sp) and he gave us a great presentation on that and we spent some time learning more about Adam.
Then we ate lots of delicious food and played some games. The elders and sisters loved it. This will be the last time this group will be together because we are having a big transfer on the 29th. Here are some pictures from the day:
Sisters Dealy and Birch. These two are from England and were best friends growing up. They both got their calls to come to the same place on the same day. They will be going to university together after their missions.
the famous candy to the mouth game - we weren't very good at it but provided some good laughs
Elder Martinez, Sis. Hall, Sis.Valles and Elder Klastrup
Sisters Huby, Birch and Dealy
Some of the skits performed - enough said!
Elder Murphy from England and Elder Martinez from Spain. Excellent piano players and we are so glad their moms made them practice!!
All is all it was a great week. On Sunday we went to the Turkish side of Cyprus to visit Jacob. Again, an amazing experience. We got lost on the way - let me tell you - you do NOT want to be lost in Turkey!!!!! But after an hour of driving around we finally made it. He was so glad to see us. We gelt the same. In his prayer, he thanks our Heavenly Father for being so happy. He has very little and only has this monthly contact with the church - talk about a lesson in gratitude. We love going there and feeling of his spirit. We always came away spiritually fed.
Wishing you all a Very Merry Christmas!!