Sunday, October 20, 2013

Capture the Vision

"We are all in this together. With fellow ward members and missionaries, we plan and pray, and help one another. Please keep the full-time missionaries in your thoughts and prayers. Trust them with your family and friends. The Lord trusts them and has called them to teach and bless those who seek Him."
-Elder Neil L. Andersen-

Palmerston Noth Stake was reorganized today. Elder Paul R. Coward (Area Seventy), Elder O. Vincent Haleck (Second Quorum of the Seventy), President Lewis, President Ormsby, President Hawera, Sister Kezerian and President Kezerian. These are the men who have been faithfully serving.
Sister Kezerian, Sister Russell, Sister Mulipola, Sister Nowers and Sister Glen at the Palmerston North Stake Conference.
Trees, flowers and bushes are all in blossom.
Beautiful morning.
Travelling to Nelson.

Spring in Christchurch.

Elder Smith in Dunedin.
This is Brother Elkington who is the Patriarch in the Porirua Stake. He caught this fish on his last charter fishing trip. He has just been called to serve as a counselor in the Hamilton New Zealand Temple Presidency. He said he now knows how Jesus' apostles felt when he asked them to leave their nets and follow him.
Great member support with Open Houses.
Elder Mataia
Elder Brown
Sister Morris
Elder Nevitt
Sister Olamaleva
Elder Pasa
Elder Siale
Elder Zollinger

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Elder Norford was taught  and baptized by President Mitchell. When Elder Norford was transfered to Westport he served as Second Counselor to President Mitchell. Such a small world in the church.

 This may be a familiar scene for anyone travelling through the Christchurch airport.

The Southern Alps in the background run almost the whole length of the South Island with Mount Cook being the highest peak.