Monthly Archives: November 2010

WORLDWIDE LEADERSHIP TRAINING AT THE REEDS

Sunday evening we had all the young adults who went to the Temple two weeks ago over to our apartment to watch the Worldwide Leadership Training which was on the Saturday we were in Kiev. They were quite concerned that … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING

On America’s celebration of Thanksgiving we went to the English school where we help for a little Thanksgiving party they were having. The Ukrainians like to celebrate our American holidays, but certainly not in the fashion that America does. Miss … Continue reading

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A ZONE MEETING OF THE MISSIONARIES

Last week our missionary zone, which is half of Kharkov, had a special meeting at the Central Branch building. The zone leaders had developed a special program to show extra love for the Ukrainians here in Kharkov, and this was … Continue reading

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CES SENIOR COUPLES CONFERENCE IN TURKEY

On November 15 we left for a CES senior couples conference in Antalya, Turkey, which is on the Mediterranean coast. About 20 couples from various Eastern European missions attended the conference. We all gained new information about our callings, exchanged … Continue reading

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A TEMPLE TRIP WITH THE YOUNG ADULTS

On the 13 of November we accompanied the young adults to the Kiev Temple to do baptisms and endowments. It was very spiritual and uplifting experience for all of us. Many of the YSA had never done baptisms at the … Continue reading

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SOME EVERYDAY LIVING IN KHARKOV

We thought it might be fun to include a little “human interest” blog of things we see and do in Kharkov which have become just our way of life here. Life is simpler here than in the U.S., and it’s … Continue reading

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AN UPDATE OF OUR WORK

October and November have been very busy months. We haven’t taken pictures at some of our activities, but we’ll give you a quick run-down of them. A couple of weeks ago we had a 3 hour workshop at Kharkov University … Continue reading

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A RENEWAL OF FRIENDSHIP

We had an interesting experience last week. In early October a high school friend, Dave Leonard, whom Elder Reed hadn’t seen since high school wrote him an email saying that he had seen his biography at their high school reunion … Continue reading

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A GREAT SERVICE PROJECT

On October 30 the Institute had a Halloween party for the Primary children in the District which was a huge success. Rooms were decorated with mazes for the children to go through, another room had the goblin catcher guiding them … Continue reading

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OUR NEWEST INSTITUTE MEMBER

Last weekend we had another wonderful baptism of a young adult in Kharkov. Benjamin is a student at a local universities in the city and is the brother of a member who is also studying here. He is from Nigeria … Continue reading

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