dear family and friends,
I don’t feel like typing at all…
here is some of spencer’s email.
I’m glad you are havin a good week. Zone conferences are the best. So much good food! So who is the driver in your area? Oh and your apartment is amazing compared to ours. We have 2 rooms, 1 bathroom, 4 missionaries, and no dishwasher or washer and dryer. BE THANKFUL for what you have. Anyway we did have something sweet happen this week. Usually we invite a ton of people to church and one or two come. This week we had 5 come! we had more non-members in elders quorum then members. (we have a small ward) It was so much fun to see that many people at church. On thanksgiving we had a turkey bowl. we had permission from our president to play in it. We had a fun time, it wasn’t as fun as our ward ones though. When bishop and trevor are the qb’s it gets intense. On thursday this week we saved up some miles so we can go to Hoopa. Its a big old indian reservation in our area. There are some less actives we are going to visit. Should be a lot of fun. I’ll take some pictures. Have a fun week!!
i will be praying for your investigators.
So there you have it. On monday we played football at the beach again. Lots of fun. Then we had a great lesson with the Elder Family. They live in manila. (google map it) its a CRAZY place. Lots of dogs and travelers. lots of fun too. But they are so sweet, they fed us even though we had already eaten. They said they were sure our moms were out there praying for us to be taken care of. We had a great lesson with them and they came to church on sunday! they were very hungry by the time it ended. But thats normal.
On tuesday we exchanged and i spent the day in Mckinleyville. We bible bashed with some JWS. (not my fault) then had some good lessons. I cant really remember that day.
Wednesday we did service for Brother Woody. We dug out the dirt under his barn so he could put in a new foundation. we cleaned out the gutters of a “grange” for another guy and had a good lesson with our investigator named Richard. Who also came to church. When he started reading the book of mormon he started in the book “mormon” haha he’s a good guy.
On thursday they let us play in the turkey bowl! i scored quite a bit and got a few interceptions. AND no one got hurt because of me. No one got hurt at all actually. one of the elders was sick so he took a few videos on my camera. you’ll really enjoy them when you get to see them. He did a good job. We ate a great thanksgiving dinner and had a few good lessons. We read 1 nephi 8 with brian and told him to hold to the iron rode. (scriptures) they would help him throughout his life. He was at church too!
On Friday we went black friday shopping and go some nice ties on clearence.. not really. We did start listening to christmas music though. We had a great lesson at Irene’s house. Her grandaughter and great-grandson were there. So we taught them about the book of mormon. Irene even helped us teach! it was very cool to see someone i’ve taught teach someone else. I was very proud of her.
On sunday we saw tom, gave him a large print book of mormon and talked to as many people as we could. One of our mission goals is to talk to 10 new people a day. its hard on somedays but on saturday we got 11! (we don’t count tracting)
Sunday was church! we had a lot of people there. 3 elders in elders quorum and 4 visitors! I was super happy about that. They were alll talking to eachother and asking if they were visiting too. It was good to see. We were able to go to a baptism that night and stand in the circle as someone named ben got confirmed a member of the church. It is great to see the work progressing one person at a time. It never stops. Its a lot of fun being a part of it.
Today at wal-mart someone came up and asked us to help them. This happens all the time, everywhere we go people mistake us for employee’s. We told him we weren’t but he asked if we were mormons. We werel like YEAH! and he asked if we made house calls. We were like HECK YEAH! and we got his address and phone number. It was was sweet. But he lives in eureka so i may never see him again. But thats ok!
anyway, love you! transfers are this week. Or the info anyway. They are next tuesday. But my address is the mission home anyway so if you send it to them they will know were i am being transferred. They do this all the time. They don’t make mistakes.
love- elder tu66sy
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