Sister De Groot and I made it safely to LONDON! Figuring out the buses has been super interesting. Still not even close to knowing what we're doing but it sure has been fun. We have a super cool story from it and i'll make sure to tell ya soon! But first i must tell you about my 3rd child- Sister De Groot. She's from UT, she's only 20 and is my most favorite companion i've had thus far. (she's reading over my shoulder) but i wouldn't be completely lying if i really said that. She's pretty awesome, super duper funny. We have a blast. Best moment of the week was when we were waiting for the crosswalk to turn and the bus was coming on the other side of the road. It was 8:45 and the buses only come once an hour by that time. so it was do or die. She started pointing at us and the bus and we're yelling 'we want. your bus!' the driver saw us, waited and we ran through the snow and caught it. bless that bus driver. he'll be rewarded in the eternities.
Just the other morning we had an early appt and we were at the bus stop waiting and then found out because it was saturday the bus still had over 30min til it was coming so we decided to go put more socks on and walk to the appt. We ended up getting a couple of calls while getting more socks and so we decided to catch the bus after all. While waiting a lady in a wheelchair drove up and we started talking to her. Rewind a few days, we were dropping by some less actives in the area and one had no address and so we were like well, we'll just tract and find her cuz we did know the complex she lived in but no one had seen her for years. That night didn't go as planned and we ran out of time to tract. But as we talked to that lady we found out that it was HER! As we talked to her she expressed how she had left the church and what not and had a bad experience with some missionaries in the past but after talking to her she said 'well if it was the 2 of you that came over i wouldn't mind'. we're going over tonight! pretty sweet, eh? it's cool to see the Lord's timing.
So we are re-opening this area. it's been closed for almost a full transfer. We've been really blessed this week with some new investigators and members that are willing to drive us places and feed us. it's been great! The ward is really excited to have sisters and that's always great!
|Poor little pass along card! Someone must have accidentally dropped it!|
new address- It's high rise condos. it's right by a river but it's been real snowy and cold this week. perfect week to be out walking again! haha
We're in the ward with chinese elders as well. wow i'm not sure what to tell you. so much new stuff. oh! i forgot to mention- sister wester is also training this transfer. there were 12 sisters i think that came out this transfer. We had interviews with President a couple of days ago. He thanked me for being 'a rock' and then basically told me i'm training again next transfer as well as sister de groot so i'll be moving again. yayyyy. Saying goodbye to kitchener was sad. seriously bummed. but we had an amazing week, hit standards and everything so it was fantastic! I called our gators and told them goodbye and Ann ( the 75 yr old) was sad and she said, 'well it's a good thing i decided to be baptized before you left, eh?' i'm so bummed i'll miss it! we had it set up to have a baptism every week of feb in KW...hopefully they'll still go down!
well my dearest people, thanks for the prayers, it's been a great week! it's supposed to warm up this week as well. that's just swell!
love sister messer