Sunday, May 22, 2011

Italy Rome Mission Welcomes 20 New Missionaries!

We are so happy to welcome 20 new missionaries into the Italy Rome Mission.  They arrived on Wednesday, May 18th.  What a wonderful group of missionaries!  Even though they were exhausted after a very long trip, their spirits were bright and they are ready to do missionary work.  Here are their names  (in alphabetical order).

Elders:  Andersen (Cave Creek, AZ), Bradshaw (Hawthorne, FL), Bunker (Cedar Hills, UT), Cardinet (Newcastle, CA), Embree (St. Anthony, ID), Esplin (Pocatell, ID), Gibson (Pocatello, ID), Gibson (Orange, CA), Hansen (Smithfield), Hill (Valencia, CA), Holland (South Jordan, UT), Larsen (Draper, UT), Nelson (Spanish Fork, UT), Pettry (Frankfort, KY), Shipton (Rigby, ID), Simonetta (Glibert, AZ), Sloan (Red Cliff, Cananda), Wright (Rochdale, MA),

Sisters:  Hicks, (Tecumseh, OK), Johnson (Hyrum, UT), and Turley (Buckley, WA).

They are all assigned to trainers and are now out in the field all over Sicily, Sardegna and Southern Italy.

Here is the entry to the mission home with the jackets from the elders hanging on the railing.  It's always so great to have the missionaries in the mission home!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Rome Stake Conference - May 8, 2011

May 8,  2011. Rome Stake Conference.

With Elder Donaldson, an Area Seventy from Wales.
Elder Donaldson and Brother Hanno Luschin, the Head Project Manager for the Rome Temple.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Sunday Visit to the Pescara Ward

Thank you to Sorella Burt for providing these photos!

The young man (second from left) was recently baptized, and his parents (also in the photo) have set a baptismal date.
Sorella Burt and Sorella Kelly. Since the Ward meets very close to the Sea, we  went after church to take some photos.
President Kelly with Anziano Osmun and Anziano Hopper, the missionaries serving in the Pescara Ward.

Members of the Pescara Ward.
With Brother and Sister Giusti, members of the Pescara Ward. They were baptized almost 3  years ago. Brother Giusti as a renowned orchestra conductor and conducted the choir that sang at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rome Temple.