Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Elder Martin Completes His Mission

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Elder Martin will return to his family in Canada today. We are grateful for his diligent, service for the past two years.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Clinton Fireside planned by Sister Beckstrand

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Sisters Beckstrand and Wright involved many from the Clinton Ward in a wonderful missionary fireside.

Jackson Branch Primary Program


We visited the Jackson Branch and enjoyed the sweet testimony of the Primary Children. It doesn’t matter the size of the Primary, the songs they sing and the thoughts they share always bear testimony to all.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Baptisms for Saturday

We were privileged to attend two baptisms on Saturday,our newest members are from the Jackson Branch and the Brandon Ward.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Happy Birthday Sister Rogers


We love and appreciate all that Sister Rogers does! She deserves a Very Happy Day!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Sign that Fall has begun


I was told that Fall is starting when the Spider Lilies appear. I was walking one day and in a neighbors yard I saw them. According to the internet, they appear, grow to 18” and bloom all in about a week. Because of this they are called “surprise lilies”. Their foliage will start to appear later in October.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Monroe Stake Conference and a Trip To Texas

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We spent the weekend in Monroe for Stake Conference with Elder Stephen D. Posey and his wife. Our testimonies were strengthened as we met with and shared testimony with Elder Posey, the members and those learning more about our church. On Monday we traveled to Texarkana to meet with some of our Elders, along the way we saw some cotton that had just been harvested and of course some oil wells. The purple and pink flowers in Monroe were beautiful and I couldn’t resist a photo of them.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Elder & Sister David F. Evans Visit The MJM


We were privileged to spend a few days with Elder and Sister Evans. Saturday and Sunday we spent at the Jackson Stake Conference. We were reminded of “The Rescue” and were committed to help someone come back.


Monday we met with the Shreveport and Monroe Zones in Monroe.

Tuesday we met with the Hattiesburg and Gulfport Zones



Wednesday we met with the Jackson and Clinton Zones. We spent each day with Elder Evans helping us understand how Obedience will allow us to have the Spirit, The Doctrine of Christ and Finding Quality Investigators. In addition to the wonderful teachings, the privilege of having one of the Lord’s anointed in our mission was truly a blessing.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Missionaries going to Belgium Today!

President Brubaker, your missionaries are on their way!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Elder Shoell Master Trainer

Elder Shoell has trained Elder Schwartz for the past month. Now Elder Schwartz is headed for Belgium, so he has a new missionary to train - Elder Halgren

Welcome Elder Halgren

Today Elder Halgren joined us from the MTC. He is on his way to Brazil, but will spend some time with us while he waits for his Visa.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Our Drive Home from Church

As we returned home from the Collins Branch, we decided to return home "a different way", we are always amazed at the beauty of the tree lined streets.

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Friday, September 3, 2010

September Zone Leader Council

Time again for Zone Leader Council, we appreciate our leaders and their dedication to the work. We welcome as new zone leaders this transfer, Elder Lecates and Elder Roberts. Elder Westover also joined us before returning home on a medical release, we hope to see him back soon.