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Our LAST Mission Leadership Council

20 Jun

A few weeks ago we held our last Mission Leadership Council.  Rather than the quick “working lunch” we usually have we decided to clear out the garage and have hamburgers and pasta salad.  The council members were surprised and happy as you can tell.

It was a lot of fun.  We’re going to miss meeting with the mission leaders.

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Seniors Elder Priddis and Elder Waits cooked the burgers.

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A few pictures taken after the meeting…

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True Disciples-One and All just like it says on the flags!

 

 

 

 

Zone Conferences

10 Jun

We have just finished our round of Zone Conferences.  What a joy it was meeting with all of the missionaries! (And there sure are a lot of them now.)

Takamatsu Zone

Takamatsu and Matsuyama Zones

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Kobe, Akashi, and Fukuchiyama Zones

Kobe, Akashi, and Fukuchiyama Zones

Kyoto and Osaka North Zones

Kyoto and Osaka North Zones

Okayama and Yonago Zones

Okayama and Yonago Zones

Beautiful Sister Training Leaders

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Osaka, Sakai, and Wakayama Zones

Osaka, Sakai, and Wakayama Zones

What a beautiful week it was!

 

Seven New Missionaries Arrive

3 Jun

More missionaries arrive from the Missionary Training Center!  We are thrilled to have them join the Japan Kobe Mission.

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We always look forward to having them sign the True Disciple Quilt and we love the pictures!

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Here they are matched up with their trainers.

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These missionaries came from Japan, USA, and Brazil.

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Welcome to all.

 

 

Three Missionaries Return Home

2 Jun

Three of our wonderful Elders returned home a few weeks ago.  They are returning home to Idaho, Texas and Georgia.  It was a pleasure meeting some of their parents.  We miss them already!

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Elder Fredericksen and his father.

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Elder Greenburg with his parents.

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Well done Elders!

 

 

Interviews – Week Three

6 May

 

Fukuchiyama Zone

Fukuchiyama Zone

Osaka Zone

Osaka Zone

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Sakai Zone

Sakai Zone

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Akashi Zone

Akashi Zone

 

Interviews – Week Two

6 May

 

Osaka North Zone

Osaka North Zone

Kyoto Zone

Kyoto Zone

Kobe Zone

Kobe Zone

 

 

Interviews – Week One

6 May

April is Interview Month.  We travel the mission pretty much the whole month.   It was a little difficult getting pictures of everyone.  They were either with President or me or talking with the assistants…but by the second week I was able to figure out when I could grab the group for a quick picture.  So the first week there are quite a few missionaries missing!  I am so sorry if you aren’t able to see your missionary…but I can tell you they are all well and happy!!!

TAKAMATSU ZONE:

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The Zone leaders riding their rental bikes back to the train station.  A little glimpse of the bicycles here in Japan!

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MATSUYAMA ZONE:

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OKAYAMA ZONE:  Unfortunately, I didn’t get any pictures until the end of the day.  I was loading the car and caught a glimpse of two sister missionaries contacting someone right as they left the meeting.  Isn’t that the way it is supposed to be?  So great…

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YONAGO ZONE:  And this sweet sister grabbed me for a picture.  Did that clue me in that it was time to gather the group…unfortunately, no.  Sorry.

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I promise next week will be better.  You will get to see all of our wonderful missionaries!