Monthly Archives: June 2010

AN EVENING WITH FRIENDS

Last weekend we invited Oleg and Natasha and their friends, Boris and Tatiana, over for dessert. We met Boris and Tatiana at Oleg and Natasha’s home. We viewed the Temple segment of the “The Church in Ukraine” video. Boris and … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PICNIC IN THE WOODS

Last weekend the Institute young adults, plus a four non-members, had a great picnic in the woods north of Kharkov. We all met at a park in the city center, then took the marshrutka (small bus) to the picnic area. … Continue reading

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A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

One of the wonderful perks of this mission is that we are encouraged to go to the civic events in the city. Last night we went to the opera house in the center of the city where “The Marriage of … Continue reading

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PIANO LESSONS

Sister Reed has had opportunities to teach some piano lessons while in Kharkov. Piano players are few and far between in the church here, so we try to encourage interest in the development of this skill. Sister Reed has taught … Continue reading

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WE’RE AT OUR HALF-WAY MARK

We have been in Kharkov for 9 months now, and it’s beginning to feel like home. We are quite comfortable here and seem to be able to get around fairly well. The Lord has watched over us and has always … Continue reading

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GAME NIGHT FOR THE INSTITUTE

Last Saturday there was game night for the Institute YSA. They love to get together and play games, but mainly to be with their friends. They truly do support one another. The game was the one where you describe words … Continue reading

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KHARKOV IS VERY BEAUTIFUL IN THE SUMMERTIME

On our way home from volunteering at one of the English schools (they call them English Clubs) we walk past these beautiful churches in the city and through some of the parks. In the summertime the city parks are filled … Continue reading

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THE RETURNED MISSIONARY CONFERENCE

For several months we have been planning and organizing a Returned Missionary Conference for returned missionaries from the Donetsk and Neptrapatrosk missions here in Ukraine (some even came from Kiev when they heard that some of their old companions were … Continue reading

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A GREAT BAPTISM

Last week two young girls whom we visited with the Elders a month ago were baptized.. We have their family picture on the blog several entries back. They are the family with eight children who live out in the countryside. … Continue reading

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FAMILY HOME EVENING

Family Home Evening this week was so much fun with 7 members and 3 investigators, plus 2 of our missionaries. We had a great lesson taught by the members sharing their testimonies about their favorite part of the Plan of … Continue reading

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