Getting settled in

We have been in Alabama now for a month, and have settled into our jobs in the Mission Office and have begun finding our way around Hoover where the Mission Office is located. Hoover is in the south-eastern part of … Continue reading

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In a nutshell

When we got to the Baltic Mission and settled into Riga, Latvia, we were told the Area Presidency had made a rule that no one in the Eastern Europe Area could post pictures of members, missionaries or others that could … Continue reading

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Working in the Baltic Mission

We started working in the office and quickly settled into a routine, with nothing significant seemingly happening. We get up early, prepare for the day, and then walk to the office. It is our habit to get there early, before … Continue reading

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Starting Out

When we arrived in Latvia, the weather was warm, not really warm but warmer here than in Provo, Utah or much of the rest of the United States as well, so we liked it immediately. We moved into the Mission … Continue reading

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Getting Started Serving

Our travel to Latvia wasn’t as uneventful as I would have liked. Our first leg took us to Chicago where we boarded a Lufthansa 747 bound for Frankfurt. As we boarded, the kindly stewardess took our carry-on luggage promising it … Continue reading

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Where is Latvia?

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, we received a new mission call to the Baltic Mission, Latvia Region to labor as office support and were to enter the Mission Training Center on January 13, 2014. We were told to prepare for … Continue reading

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Things Change

We have just received word that our mission will be changed and that we will no longer be headed for the Michigan Lansing Mission, at least not for a December 2 departure. We will be sent a new mission call … Continue reading

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