Much of last week was spent traveling some of the mission. Whenever we're traveling we try to make contact with priesthood leaders, CES teachers, and missionaries. It is part of our assignment to be there for whomever we can give a boost to. All other senior missionaries are assigned to a specific area, whereas we're assigned to the entire mission, under the direction of our CES Coordinator, Rick Cartier, and our mission president, President Leavitt.
We have the north Atlantic Ocean in the background at Brackley Beach, on the north side of P.E.I. It is a little cool here, but note Marcie's winter parka.
Okay, here we are!
We always carry "pass along" cards to hand out to the non-members we meet and introduce ourselves as missionaries (always with our name tag showing). The card has web sites they can go to to learn more about the Church. It's actually quite fun to introduce the church to them.
DIG IN AND ENJOY!! It was a very nice evening spent with Sister T's family. They seem to have overcome their apprehensions and false ideas about our church and our voluntary service as missionaries while we have been here. We try to share our testimonies as often as we can about the church and the things we believe, and they are more receptive than ever.
As we mentioned, we do travel around the mission a lot, but it is part of our assignment, and we are constantly in the missionary mode and meet with the missionaries as often as possible - the young to get a boost of enthusiasm, and the seniors to get more ideas of how we can improve our own service, even though we are the only CES couple in the mission. Whatever we can learn from others, we try to put into our own area of service. And of course, we meet with the teachers and priesthood leaders, if possible, to teach and learn.