On Saturday January 16, 2015 the Nelspruit building hosted an Open House and it was a Blockbuster event. Over 106 people were in attendance for this well planned afternoon.
The missionaries had been passing out flyers for the past month and the members under the direction of the Branch President, President Manjate, they were really organized. They came early and had stations set up all throughout this nice new building.
President Dunn gave his bear fireside called Bears and Prayers about surviving a grizzly bear attack in 2996 to an interested audience. As said, over 100 people were in attendance and very interested.
After the bear talk, Elder Scott ( our beloved senior missionary) helped organize those visiting for the first time into 4 groups. They were led by enthusiastic ward members on tours through every program.
Leaders in the Primary shared all about the wonderful programs for children. They had made great visual aids....plus darling children were involved as well.
The missionaries shared a session on the Whys? Whats? How? When? ….of being a missionary. They also offered materials to anyone interested. They were inundated with interest and requests. Pictured above is Elder Broadhead, Elder Masoka and Elder Kuyangepi with a ward member who helps with missionary work.
Sister Scott along with the branch members prepared food for the open house and everything was consumed. There were delicious brownies, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies and sandwiches and drinks. It was a nice reward for those participating in the tours.
President Dunn and I felt very honored to be with these great Saints for this historic event.