Monthly Archives: September 2010

TEACHER TRAINING IN DONETSK

Last Saturday we had Teacher Training for all the Seminary and Institute teachers in the Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk Mission areas. About 40 attended the conference at the Donetsk Institute Building. It was a full day of training which started at … Continue reading

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DISTRICT CONFERENCE

Sunday was District Conference for Kharkov. There were about 250 in attendance, and we all enjoyed learning at the feet of our leaders. We had some investigators (Elder Reed invited a woman who was standing outside the church when we … Continue reading

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FELLOWSHIPPING AND TEACHING

Last week the Elders brought a young man from Tanzania over to our apartment for a lesson. Reidon was baptized about six years ago and has become less active in the church the past several years. He is a student … Continue reading

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PANCAKE AND GAME NIGHT

Last Saturday we started up Pancake and Game Night with the Institute after three months of a summer break. During the wonderful summer days and nights here in Ukraine, everyone would rather be outside enjoying picnics, sports days, etc. The … Continue reading

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ENGLISH CLASS

Throughout the mission we have taught an English class on Saturday mornings. We usually have between 20-30 people attending each week, mostly nonmembers from Kharkov. We alternate as teachers each week, one of us doing the English lesson and the … Continue reading

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KICK-OFF NIGHT FOR INSTITUTE AND SEMINARY

At the beginning of the month we had Opening Night for Institute and Seminary. When this event was being planned, Elder Reed wanted to call it Kick-off Night, and the Institute Council looked him with a blank stare and said, … Continue reading

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WE’VE BEEN MISSIONARIES FOR ONE YEAR

On September 7th of last year we entered the MTC and came to Ukraine on the 17th. It’s hard for us to believe that we have been here almost one year. It has been a year never to be imagined … Continue reading

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THE WEEKEND OF THE DEDICATION OF THE UKRAINE TEMPLE IN KIEV

This past weekend we had the glorious opportunity of attending the dedication of the Kiev Temple and all the events connected with the dedication. Words cannot describe our feelings and emotions during the entire weekend. We both experienced two days … Continue reading

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THE SIGHTS AROUND THE CITY OF KIEV

On Saturday we had some time to look around the city, and what a beautiful place it is! Kiev has a more western European flair than Kharkov and is located near the center of the country. Kharkov is only about … Continue reading

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THE FLOWER FESTIVAL

One of the sights we wanted to see was the Motherland statue in the city. We found the right bus to take, but didn’t know exactly where to get off. Sister Reed asked one of the passengers, and it just … Continue reading

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