Montana Billings Mission
1848 Rimrock Rd
Billings, MT 59102

Monday, May 13, 2013

Staying in Plains & T-Falls

So we got a call this morning and found out that Elder Packham will be leaving to Great Falls to train a  visa waiter and I am staying. So here is the crazy thing, I'm only one of 4 missionaries staying in my Zone. So that is like 16 missionaries leaving this zone. I'm the only one in my district that is staying. Polson, Lakeside, Zone Leaders, Big Fork, and Kalispell 1& 3 got doubled out. Kalispell 1&3 will be getting Elders, replacing the Sisters. Also Big Fork the Sisters are replacing the Elders. So this is going to be a huge change in my zone. It won't be the same. So I found out my companion will be Elder Keller, who was my district leader my first 4 1/2 months of my mission. He is a great missionary, but I have to say I'm not too excited about this because of the personality. But I'm sure I will get along fine with him and that I just need to remain positive.

So it was great being able to Skype home yesterday and it was also nice talking to Andy for awhile. Haven't talked to him in 2 years! So we are cleaning up our camper and Elder Packham will be packing. I'm hoping this will be a good transfer.

So this week we have been doing a lot of service projects. So we helped a nonmember rake her leaves which took 4 hours and didn't get it all done but we will be coming back. We also helped another nonmember single mom with her yard work. We mowed her lawn, got rid of a huge pile of plywood that was really wet which made it really heavy. Plus we helped get rid of a big tree. That was fun.

We also had to do this survey for the church for our mission. It was a little survey on we as missionaries.

On Friday we had a zone training in Kalispell. We were taught on how to take care of our bikes. How to take care of flat tires and about shifting gears and about the gears. We also learned what we could to improve our studies and on Patience. It went really well.

I have a lot of mixed feelings about this upcoming transfer. I hope it will go well. I found a really good scripture this week. 3 Nephi 11:11.   So I'm about done with my BoM challenge, another 50 pages.

Well that is about it, have a great week!

1 comment:

  1. Can you ask Devin if he could live in any of the areas he has served, what would be the area he would buy a house in? : ) You know me....I've scanned the map of his areas & each one looks so remote but I want to check out his area to see what it's like! It sounds like HEAVEN especially since he never complains about the winters that we've all heard of & most of it steers people away! Love his letters home!