Monthly Archives: February 2013

Our Neighborhood in Katowice

We know that people usually are interested in where we live and what it looks like.  Katowice is an industrial city known for its coal and salt mines.  The metropolitan area is quite large, around four million people.  There is … Continue reading

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Farewell Lunch With Our Missionaries

Tomorrow three of our missionaries are being transferred to different cities.  We feel like we are just barely getting to know them, but we’re sure our paths will cross again before we all leave the mission.  They are all such … Continue reading

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A Great Family Home Evening in Katowice

We had a great Branch activity last Saturday evening with the “Armor of God” theme.  This activity seems to be a favorite wherever we go.  Our warrior, Patryk, ended up with some pretty fantastic armor to keep him safe in … Continue reading

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Marta from Poznan Received Her Mission Call!

Last week our beloved Marta received her mission call.  Since we are now  in Katowice, we weren’t there to share in the jubilation.  Elder and Sister Sheley, the senior couple who are now in Poznan, took pictures of the exciting … Continue reading

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A Ping Pong Tournament

Saturday evening was a ping pong tournament for some of the men in the Branch, plus some visitors.   The competition was keen, and everyone seemed to enjoy the challenge.  Two of the visitors who were there agreed to meet for … Continue reading

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YSA Institute Night

We have some wonderful young adults in the Branch here in Katowice.  This week the Institute class was especially fun with them.  The lesson was from the first few chapters of the book of Acts in the New Testament.  In … Continue reading

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English Class

On Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 the missionaries teach English classes  -  beginner, intermediate, and advanced.  The Reeds teach the advanced class just as we did in Poznan. Our class usually ranges from 4-8 people, and they are a delightful bunch. … Continue reading

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Katowice, Here We Are!

We have been in Katowice a little over a week now, and after getting lost many times in and around the city, we are slowly orienting ourselves. We live in the center of this large city, so everything we need … Continue reading

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