On August 23rd, 2016 we welcomed a great new group of missionaries to the SAJM. 4 came in the morning from the MTC- the next 2 showed up in the evening coming from the States and the Provo MTC. The final 2 arrive on Wednesday August 24th from the Ghana MTC. A total of 9 new missionaries are blessing our mission.
What a day of arrivals:
|Elder Dorn from Adelaide, Australia|
|Elder Eatough from Mapleton, Utah|
|Elder Greening from New Zealand|
|Elder Mkhize from South Africa|
|Elder Smith from Pampa, Texas|
|Elder Latu from New Zealand|
|Elder Curriden from North Carolina |
Elder Ansumana from Sierra Leone
Elder Kokotiko from Zimbabwe
|Elder Greening with his new trainer and companions, Elder Powell|
|Elder Eatough with his new trainer and companions, Elder Hlophe|
|Elder Mkhize with his new trainer and companions, Elder Warnock|
|Elder Smith with his new trainer and companions, Elder Wegrowski|
|Elder Curriden and his new trainer, Elder Pickup.|
We met Elder Curriden at the airport as he came from the BYU MTC later in the day.
|President Dunn and I meeting Elder Latu from his flight coming from his home in New Zealand. His trainer, Elder Benson will meet up with him later this evening.|
|This is the new missionaries and their trainers and the AP's enjoying a breakfast together as we wait for the final 2 missionaries form Ghana to arrive. We also have Elder De la Cruz with us as his flight to Spain is not until Thursday August 25th. One more day to share the gospel.|
|Our final arrivals came with Joseph from the area office. He picked them up at 6:30 am and brought them to the mission home. We also enjoyed getting acquainted before they went to their area's with their new companions.|
Elder Kokotiko with Elder Mazinyane and Elder Ansumana with Elder Wardle. More pictures to come.
|Last but not least, our late arriving missionaries were pictured today with their trainers.|
Elder Pickup training Elder Curriden.
|Elder Benson with his son on mission, Elder Latu|
|Elder Wardle is training Elder Ansumana|
|Elder Mazinyane is training Elder Kokotiko|