Monday, February 21, 2011

Bananas to celebrate the completion of Zone Conferences

Elder Gabriel, Pres. Cordon, Elder Barton purchasing bananas at a roadside stand after our final zone conference in Paranagua.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Sister Ellen Pond Returns to Curitiba to Visit!!

Sister Ellen Pond brought her family down to Curitiba to visit after picking up her brother who finished his mission in Northeast Brazil. It was great to get to know them and we even were blessed with the opportunity to hear Sister Pond sing once again. A wonderful evening!!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Now this just makes a mission president cry!

Today a huge group of great missionaries left to begin a new life at home. They will be sorely missed. This is the biggest group that we have seen leave the mission at one time. (back row l to r: Elderes Floyd, B. Ferreira, Fagundes, Fonseca, R. Costa, Cortez, Loyola, Britos, Hafen, Cox, Sister Souza, Elder Arroyo, Sisters Erickson, Nickel, Raimundo; Front row l to r: Elderes LeBaron, Skabelund, Fillmore, Pres. Cordon, Elder Pereira, Sister Cordon, Elder Young, and Elder Mendes).

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Novos Missionarios!!

We received 8 new missionaries today, 7 from the CTM and 1 was transferred to our mission. We are so excited to have them here. (l to r: Elderes Andrade, Silva dos Santos, Viana, Lima, Simplicio, Dornelles, Gomes, and Sister M. Santos.