Friday, June 30, 2017

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El Faro Returning Missionaries

One of the joys of being a mission president is greeting former missionaries when they return to El Faro for a visit.


President and Hermana Dayton with Elder Wheat and his parents


President and Hermana Dayton with Elder McKlane Ganowsky and his family: Kevin, Rebecca, Patrisha, and Garrison.


Elder Bennion and his family



President Dayton with two former missionaries, Hermana Lassan & Hermana Salvador



Former El Faro Missionary Elder Moyano



Former Spain Barcelona Missionary Elder Ballam and his lovely wife



One of our wonderful former missionaries Elder Lake and his two brothers, one of whom just received a mission call!

Our beloved Hermana Plant a former El Faro missionary

President and Sister Dayton with a missionary from the former Bilbao Mission.
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Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Family Home Evening and Island Temple Trip

We had 37 people attend Family Home Evening. We had many investigators and recent converts participated. President Dayton a lesson about the Great Apostasy. 

The youth from the Balearic Islands attend the Madrid temple.


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Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Area Coordinating Council - June 25, 2017

Below is a photo of Elder Obando from the Area Seventy, Elder Nelson of the temple presidency, President Dayton, along with Stake Presidents  March, Ferran, Hernandez, Vilar, and Franco and District President Barraza

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Senior and Married Missionary Couples Conference


We held our triannual Senior and Missionary Couples Conference in Andorra. President and Sister Fowers organized a memorable two days of site seeing and adventure.

Opening Night 
We held a three hour meeting where each person reported on their area and shared a spiritual experience. We also discussed health needs of the missionaries, apartment improvements, and a variety of ideas to improve missionary work. Following our meeting we had a delicious meal cooked by a professional chef.

We visit the Fowers' wonderful neighbor farmhouse en La Seu d'Urgell (a small town just outside Andorra).
Elder Fowers

Some Beautiful Scenery in Andorra
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Called to Serve! (Day 2 - June 14, 2017)

After a morning meeting for the trainers we enjoyed a delicious lunch of chicken fajitas with a salad on the side, once again prepared by our spectacular chef Carolina. For desert we enjoyed ice cream and a snickerdoodle. 


After lunch a joint meeting was held for both the trainers and trainees. We discussed the doctrine of Christ, the Vision of the Mission, and how to be an effective missionary. 

And now for the long awaited companionship assignments!!!

Elder Barlow will be training Elder Christensen in Barcelona!


Elder Cox will be training Elder Holbrook in San Sebastian!


Elder Dye will be training Elder Rathke in Bilbao!


Hermana Martens will be training Hermana Baker in Vic!


Hermana Brudnicki will be training Hermana Ligon in San Sebastian!


Elder Kerr will be training Elder Zeeman in Logroño!


Elder Bowman will be training Elder Molina in Zaragoza! (Elder Molina's plane was still on its way when this picture was taken).
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Called to Serve!!! (June 13-14, 2017)


On June 13th, 2017 a good looking group of new missionaries arrived at the train station ready to hit the streets running! We are so excited to have them with us and immensely grateful for their desire to serve!

Welcome Elder Rathke!

Welcome Elder Zeeman!

Welcome Elder Christensen!

Welcome Hermana Baker!

Welcome Hermana Ligon!

Welcome Elder Holbrook!


After a short introduction to the mission we enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Carolina (the mission chef). She served a beautiful plate of enchiladas with corn and a salad on the side to each person present. For desert she served a brownie with ice cream and hot fudge sauce on top.



After the luncheon the missionaries went up to Mont Juic, a local castle with a commanding view of the Barcelona area. President Dayton shared that this is their mission as they viewed the entire Barcelona metropolitan area.
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