Saturday, 25 December 2010
Here I am in the bottom right picture displaying one of the many delicious treats. It looked so good I thought I should have a picture of it. In fact I wanted to impress you all with my baking abilities!! I also now confess that Sister Bell was the creator of this impressive dessert.
We enjoyed an evening together that was truly satisfying to the soul. We ate well, we exchanged gifts, we sang carols. One of the highlights of the evening was watching excerpts from the Mormon Tabernacle Christmas Presentation. This was the one with bells as the theme. What music, what visual beauty the whole thing was amazing. Sister Ollerton told us the origins of the hymn Silent Night and then we sang this beautiful song. A perfect evening.
Thursday, 23 December 2010
Still at Athens Zone Conference, I thought I should include these to prove that we just didn't spend the time eating!! Elder Ollerton reminded us about the importance of having a daily multi vitamin and mineral supplement. They are crucial to helping our missionaries maintain good physical and mental health. We have been taught well and have much to do with the many invitations to improve.
Wednesday, 22 December 2010
Dimitrios Sotirios Tsolakis was baptised on the 11th December 2010 by Elder Smith. The baptismal prayer was said in Greek. Dimitrios grew up in Zimbabwe, his mother is Cypriot and his father Greek. In Elder Mossner's words " Dimitrios is just great"