Sunday, March 27, 2016

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Easter Week

We receive a fun box of Easter sunshine from Aaron and Sam Forrest...such a fun surprise!!!

A wonderful baptism in Girona.

The procession welcoming in Holy Week in Zaragoza.

The Hospitalet Zone was blessed by two wonderful baptisms on Easter Week.

The couples in the Spain Barcelona Mission enjoy an evening out watching the Fuente Magica de Montjuic (Magic Fountain). This is located in the plaza de Carles Buiigas.

We enjoy dinner at Oleum which is situated above the National Art Museum--at the sight of the 1929 World's Fair.

Easter Dinner Saturday evening after Elder and Hermana Brems arrive from Utah. 

The Brems share Easter weekend with us and then leave on a ferry with a car to the Island of Mallorca.

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Baleares, Barcelona, Badalona, Lleida Zone Conferences

Lleida Zone Conference--Monday March 21st

We arrive at the train station and the elders have a "Reserved for President" sign on the couch.

Barcelona and Badalona Zone Conference.  The zone leaders wheel in this creative cake reminding the missionaries of the weekly goal of finding 8 new investigators this week leading up to Easter.

Hermana Lofgran does this beautiful chalk drawing of the Savior.

Baleares Zone Conference --Wednesday March 23rd


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Thursday, March 17, 2016

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Zone Conferences--Bilbao, Vitoria, Hospitalet, Valencia

Bilbao/Vitoria Zones are the first Zone Conferences held on Monday March 14th--The ZondeLeaders are kneeling in front--Elder Maurer, Elder Skousen. Elder Murley and Elder Latteier.

We enjoy a beautiful musical number performed by Elder Maurer, Elder Stratton, Elder Latteier, Elder McCreary, Hermana Lieberum, Hermana Iverson, Hermana Roggiero, and Hermana Rica.

Enjoying the stuffed bunny from our Easter display.

Hospitalet Zone Conference--Tuesday March 15th. I taught about Tender Mercies of the Lord, President taught about Faith in Finding and Teaching our investigators to honor the law of procreation. The assistants gave a lesson titled, "Lesson Z: Lifting our Investigators by Dropping Them". We had a lesson in Spanish and teachings by the zone leaders, practica's (practicing with each other by role playing), etc.  We then watched the Easter Initiative Video, "Hallelujah!" We ended with a beautiful testimony meeting.

Our pizza luncheon--favorite missionary meal...

The Valencia Zone ---the conference was held on Thursday March 17th.

Hermana Ward's mother, father and sister come to pick her up. Her sister was the "Big Surprise"

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Missionaries at the airport/Trainers Luncheon/Missionaries Families

We say good-bye to our faithful El Faro missionaries.

Brother and Sister Perkins come to the mission home to pick up their wonderful missionary. They sang a beautiful trio from the hymn book...what a treat!

Luncheon with our new missionaries and their trainers.

The Bastidas Family come to Spain.  We so enjoy visiting with this special, talented and loving family.

Mark, Laura, and James Laney visit us in the mission home.  Mark served his mission in Spain a few years ago.

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