Hola Familia y Amigos,
Martes we had intercombios. Hermana Robinson came to our area and Hermana Lynch went with Hermana Gardiner to their area. I really love intercombios. Its nice to see new ways to teach and ways to find and talk to people. We passed by roasted dog on the side of the road. I'm not quit sure why that is a thing....but it is....just so you all know... Its not pretty and doesn't smell good at all. We also found an awesome women named Ana Maria. We taught her a lesson and invited her to be baptized. We set a date for (2.11.17). When we visited her again this week she was still excited and willing to get baptized. Its cool to see the timing of the Lord and how some people are ready and a waiting to be invited.
Miercoles we attended a world wide missionary broadcast. I'm sure you have all hear about it. We are now just reporting 4 key indicators (Baptisms, Investigators who came to church and who are progressing, Investigators who have a baptism date set, and how many new people we have found to teach) We also have a new schedule. The schedule is more relaxed and puts more responsibility on the missionaries. It's cool to see this inspired new change. I'm excited to put it into practice and see how we can use it to improve.
We also taught Joana and her son Eudi. We set a goal for their baptism for (2.18.17). They are both super excited about getting baptized and they know that it is important.
We also found out that Luigi moved again. This time he just moved into the Elders area which is in our same ward. I'm excited to see how the Elders can help him. Everything is in Gods hands. I think they will be perfect for him and be able to teach him and set an example for him.
Jueves, during our planning time, we were interrupted by someone who needed to paint our house. It looks a lot nicer now and it's kind of fun to have fresh walls. We had correlation meetings with the ward mission leader and the ward leaders. These meetings are always one of my favorite things to look forward to on Thursdays. Something funny ALWAYS happens. This time someone was complaining about the choir and how they have a purple color theme for the clothes. Papo was wearing a purple shirt and told the guy that he can just make a tie out of his shirt. Then we asked Pedro if he could sit by Antonio (our investigator) on Sunday at church and he asked ¨What time?¨ ....Ät church....Sunday....during church¨ HAhah funny men.
Viernes we taught Nicole. We were downstairs at her neighbors house and she yelled up at us, ¨Hermanas! Are you coming to teach me after?!?!?!¨ When we said yes she was so happy and ran and got all her books and pamphlets.
There are a lot of Catholics and small Christian sects of people here who we teach. I am always so glad that they have a knowledge of God and Jesus. It makes it easier to teach them, and they understand. I love teaching them that the things they have learned are true! We just have more to offer. We have the authority of God and we have another testament of Christ!
Sabado we stopped by all of our investigators homes to remind them to come to church. We met Eudi in the streets and he asked us if we were going to teach him. We said yes and he was so excited and he ran home. When we got to the house they had the chairs all ready and were ready to learn.
Domingo we stopped by Joana's house before church. He couldn't come but Eudi came with us. Antonio and Chela and Nicole also all came!
Antonio answered all the questions in gospel principles class and I had a proud missionary moment! He has progressed so much! Then they announced his baptism and he was so happy when they all congratulated him and talked to him about it.
We tracked into this mansion that I've been wanting to contact since I've been in Navarette. A family of 5 live there and they are super cute.
Then we went to Yajairas house and were interrupted by a women running into their house who had just been in a huge fight... That was scary and interesting. I've never heard Dominicans speak so fast in my life.
Every week is a new adventure. I learn more and I grow more. I'm excited and happy to see the people we teach progress and grow in their love for the gospel. I love how the gospel brings happiness and that is why I'm here, to share that happiness with everyone! I love you all and hope you all have a great safe week!