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Monday Night – One of our Favorite Evenings

Monday night we had another great Family Home Evening.  The lesson was on the Holy Ghost in our lives – the importance of listening, recognizing, and responding to  promptings.  The lesson, the game, the refreshments, and the fellowshipping all made … Continue reading

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The Guido Coal Mine

The southern part of Poland is noted for its coal mining industry, Katowice especially.  In Zabsze, a city west of Katowice, is a mine which they have made into a touring attraction in this area.  It was a fascinating experience … Continue reading

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A Reunion

Last weekend a family from The States had a family reunion for their Polish relatives at our Branch building in Katowice.  It was quite an undertaking for them to organize this half way across the world, but from the reports … Continue reading

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Summertime in Katowice

Today after our Missionary District Meeting with our Elders and Sisters we had some errands to run around the city.  When we arrived last January the city was pretty bleak looking, as most cities around here look in those cold, … Continue reading

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Women’s Conference in Warsaw

Last Friday and Saturday a Women’s Relief Society Conference was held in Warsaw.  Three of us from Katowice attended, and we were thrilled that we could enjoy our wonderful sisterhood with other sisters from around the country.  There were about … Continue reading

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A Hawaiian Luau

Saturday afternoon we had an activity which was a first for the Branch, a Hawaiian luau  -  minus the roasted pig!  We had many visitors and investigators join us for the fun, and it was FUN!  To feel the brotherhood … Continue reading

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Family Home Evening Fun

Monday night was again another great Family Home Evening.  Elder Reed taught one of the very important Christ-like attributes, humility.  Why we need this attribute was found in ten scriptures which we all read and discussed.  Pride, the opposite of … Continue reading

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps

Last week the Durrants from Wroclaw and the Lloyds from Lodz came to Katowice for the day, and we all visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau prison camps.  It was a sobering day for us, but yet it is something every person should … Continue reading

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Relief Society Activity

The Relief Society asked Sister Reed to show them how to make a popular American food at a Relief Society activity on Saturday.  I couldn’t think what to make that would be different from what they already serve in Poland.  … Continue reading

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Creative Contacting

The Elders and Sisters decided that they would create some new ways to contact people on the street, so they, along with President Urban, took the ping pong table down to the walkway behind the church and set it up.  … Continue reading

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