Andrew's Address

Elder Andrew Reay
2250 Meadow Glade Ln.
Apt. 1
Memphis, TN 38134

Elder Andrew Reay
Arkansas Little Rock Mission
905 Kierre Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72216-3709

Monday, October 27, 2014

Guys, daylight savings is coming and I'm scared

Hello everyone! 
So, this week was great! Transfers happened. We lost Sister Aase and Sister Clarke, and gained Sister Deshauer from Mesa, and a newbie, Sister Bryce from..... Pima, AZ!!!! Sorry, Mom, I know you don't like their kind (Mom note: I actually like "their kind" very much but if you are from the Gila Valley you know about the small town rivalry thing :) ), but she's actually pretty nice. Anyhoo, some of the missionaries in our district and the one in Morrilton are doing a special musical number for our next mission meeting. It's a great song called My Kindness Shall Not Depart From Thee. Dad, I say you look up this song, it's very good for choral things. Also, Sister Deshauer wants to do a duet with me too once she found out I could sing. We may be doing Because he Lives from Lamb of God, if we can find someone to play piano. 

In other news, Luis got confirmed yesterday! He also got ordained a priest, so he is all set. We are helping him towards a mission hopefully! Also, we were extraordinarily blessed this week! So ok, in Conway since I have gotten here, we have found two part-member families that went to the branch before. Total. Until this week. We found THREE part-member families that did NOT go to the branch before, in THREE DAYS. Like, it's incredible. The mission set a goal for 100 baptisms and 100 reactivation (never been done here, btw) and with these, we could get 3 reactivations, at least 5 baptisms, and above all that, bring a LOT of people back into the fold of God. Yeah, this week has been awesome. 

Hope to hear from all of you soon! How are things where you are?

From right to left: Elder Wells, Elder Mitchell, Elder Jones, Elder Dyorich, Elder Durham, me,
Sister Cooke, Sister Deshauer, Sister Armstrong, and Sister Bryce. We all have Yoohoos at Sister Clarke's request. 

Here's a picture we took a while ago. This is one of the coolest recent converts in Little Rock, Alfredo. the missionaries are Elder Ludwig, Elder Dyorich, Me, and Elder Butler. Elder Butler is uper cool, btw. He lived in Monterrey with his family for most of elementary school, so even though he came in after me he is fluent in Spanish and sounds like a native. 

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