Monday, September 5, 2016

Happy Pday folks!

This week was a blast! Both companionships in the district were able to baptize and it was a really good experience! We missionaries sang a special hymn during the meeting where we sang in both English and Portuguese "Come thou fount of every Blessing." It was a great meeting!

I am so proud of Erica and her decision to be baptized despite all of the opposition she has to overcome. It was also a privilege to interviw Gentil and watch him being converted to the gospel. They are both people who took a good time to investigate the church and are very converted. Erica will probably finish the Book of Mormon soon! And they are both excited to get their endownment in a year from now.

I've been working on memorizing the Sermon on the Mount this week. I'm about 7 verses in and it's proving to be a little harder than I thought haha! But I'm learning a ton and it's good to have the words always running through my head.

Other than that, we had a good week of teaching. Unfortunately, many of our investigators bailed on uson Saturday and only a few came to church. But this week we have a good plan to fix that.

Sorry I'm short this week! I'm short on time. I love you guys!!!

Elder Searle
Erica's Family

Daniel baptizing his sister

Elder Searle with Honorato and his friend Edivan

Adrien drew a picture for me

​Elder Carvalho speaking English!

The other elders trying to scare us, but we ended up fooling their plans

The Group

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