Monday, June 14, 2010


hey folks,

baptisms of narra and rubia
well finally its here, we have had the OPEN HOUSE of our new stake center this whole week, we have been handing out flyers and inviting people to visit the open house, i have even developed a nasty sunburn, but it was all worth it, we had over 250 visiters and tons and tons of people interested in the church. here it what went down... so anybody who showed up at the church would sit and watch a short movie about the church while more people came, then they would form a group and a guide would be assigned, this guide then took them on a TOUR of the church, stopping in each of the rooms where there was somebody prepared with a short 5 min explination about what happenes in that room.. ex: YMYW Elders, RS, primary, geneologia etc.... it was awesome... then at the end, us missionarys would talk with them about any doubts they had and we would write down their address so that we could visit them and bring them the book of mormon.
not only the open house was a success but also in the field, this week we had 2 baptisms... while the WHOLE ZONE only had 3 baptisms, 2 of them were Narrara and Rubia baptised by yours truly... elder Clark! Rubia is a super super super super smart woman... she speaks chinese, english, french, portugues and she already has a degree in law and is finishing up her degree in Petrolium at the local university. she has already lived in many countrys and is currently working as a substitute JUDGE!!! yeah, so her story is pretty awesome! sunday she arrived 2 hours early to "prepare spiritually for her baptism" (my first baptism to do that)  ps. rubia and narrara were the very first baptisms in the new stake center, and i was the first to baptise in the history of the building... i hope many many many more baptisms are to come!!!
here are some pictures of the events that have occured this week...
The best family EVER
The crew in front of the new stake center

This sister gets the award for best LUNCH EVER

Making new friends at the open house