Monthly Archives: March 2010

WOMEN’S NIGHT

Last Friday evening we had Women’s Night at our apartment. We thought a night for just the “girls” and girl-talk would be fun for all the women. After a spaghetti dinner and dessert, we talked about the type of man … Continue reading

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FLAPJACK NIGHT!

We have started Flapjack Night once a month with the Institute. Elder Reed and I make the pancakes (flapjacks) for the young adults, and afterward they play games. We have to call the pancakes “flapjacks” because when we say pancakes, … Continue reading

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Baseball at English Class

All the missionaries have told me that you can’t teach American baseball to the Ukrainian people. Well here is proof, it can be done. We set up a diamond in our cultural hall / chapel cleaned up an old tree … Continue reading

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The Current Elders in our District

It is the tradition for the Elders here in Ukraine to have District ties. Ukrainian ties are wide, you have to tie them with a big knot at the top, and they are very inexpensive. Some of the Elders develop … Continue reading

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A WONDERFUL TRIP TO ISTANBUL

Last week we attended a Senior Missionary Couples Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. There were 15 couples in attendance from all over Eastern Europe who serve in the Church Education System as we do. It was a tremendous spiritual uplift for … Continue reading

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A WOMEN’S DAY SURPRISE

We taught a lesson today at the English School where we volunteer each week, and at the end of our activities the teacher, Anya, presented Sister Reed with a cake and a bouquet of tulips for Women’s Day. In the … Continue reading

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A PRIMARY ACTIVITY

Last week we were at the Branch building when the District Primary was having an activity for all the Primary children. They were making cards for their mothers or other women for Women’s Day, which is March 8th. This day … Continue reading

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RETURNED MISSIONARY NIGHT

Last Friday evening we had returned missionary night at our home. We had each of the missionaries tell about one of their favorite missionary experiences. There were some very touching stories related. The man with Elder Reed’s bulava is (believe … Continue reading

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A SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY

We had a surprise birthday party for a part member family we are fellowshipping with the help of his son and his wife. This is the couple that took us to Swan Lake for Elder Reed’s birthday. Valary was totally … Continue reading

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MEN’S DAY IN UKRAINE

Last week was Men’s Day, and all the sisters at institute sang a song for the men in the groups after the lesson was over. Sister Reed had no idea what they were singing, but she smiled a lot and … Continue reading

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