The purpose of this blog is to highlight the beautiful city of Guadalajara; the faithful members, the valiant missionaries who serve here, as well as the people, culture, and food.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Our 9 new missionaries!

Yesterday we welcomed our 9 newest missionaries.
Smiling, prepared, and ready to begin.

A quick picture outside the airport.

And, in front of the Guadalajara Temple.
Already holding the Book of Mormon
in the four finger power hold!

Day one.  Companionship's from here in Guadalajara,
ready to accompany our new missionaries on their
first day in the mission. I love their smiles, their
confidence, and their eagerness to be guides
and role models for our newest missionaries.  Day one.

Our new missionaries.  Anxious to be off 
on their first day in the mission!

Ready to head out!

Day two.  In the mission home, for breakfast, 
interviews with president and a full day of 
training begins.

Back to the church by the Temple for a bite to eat
and our training continues.

Luggage and bedding awaits.

Here are 9 of our finest!  Our trainers,
ready to meet their new companions.

These missionaries are ready to meet their trainers!

The waiting is over.  Here are our newest

Here we are holding our most important message.

Trainer Hermana Acor with Hermana Rojas

Trainer Hermana Lopez with Hermana Rosado 

Trainer Hermana Valdez with Hermana Loria

Trainer Hermana Garduno with Hermana Martinez 

Elder Stubbs with trainer Elder Medina 

Elder Moreno with trainer Elder Ocampo 

Trainer Elder Chavez with Elder Padron 

Elder Powley with trainer Elder Simpson

trainer Elder Ramirez with Elder Castillo