Monthly Archives: November 2012

Saturday Night Fireside

Last Saturday we had a fireside for Branch members and visitors on the topic of the Family Proclamation. We had 7 investigators there to learn about this wonderful proclamation to the world from our leaders about the importance of strong … Continue reading

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A Delightful Evening

Last weekend we spent an evening with the Chwirut family, Michel, Gosia, and Natalie. Natalie is our only youth in the Young Women’s Organization, and we love her and are so grateful that she made the decision to be baptized … Continue reading

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Independence Day in Poland

This day commemorates Poland being made a country again at the end of WWI. Due to German occupation, this land did not appear on a map as a country for 123 years. Since that time, two more occupations have taken … Continue reading

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Children’s English Class

We have started an English class for children in Poznan. We had advertised the class for several months with no response, but now we have four students – four darling little girls. The sister missionaries teach the the class, and … Continue reading

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Zone Conference

Last week was Zone Conference for the missionaries in our zone, which includes missionaries in four cities. It’s always such a spiritual boost for all of us to be taught by our Mission President, the Assistants to the President, and … Continue reading

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All Saint’s Day

One of the biggest holidays in Poland is All Saint’s Day which is November 1st. Families gather together to enjoy delicious food and to visit and decorate the graves of their deceased loved ones. It is a sacred holiday for … Continue reading

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Halloween Party

The Branch sponsored a Halloween party for our English students, visitors, investigators, and Branch members. The party was a great success with around 30 people in attendance, some saying that this was their first Halloween party. The day is not … Continue reading

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Pierogi Night

At our Tuesday night English class in our apartment, we had a pierogi night where the young adults showed us how to make pierogi. Several weeks ago we had a pancake night and introduced them to American pancakes with buttermilk … Continue reading

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A New Elder and Sister in Poznan

We have a new Elder and Sister in our Poznan Branch. Elder Stockford is from Springfield, Oregon, and has just spent 9 weeks in the Mission Training Center in Provo. His Polish is amazingly good after the intensive training in … Continue reading

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