Monday, July 29, 2013


Oh my goodness!!!!!!! PHIL IS GETTING BAPTIZED!!!!! I know I haven't mentioned him to you yet, but that is because I just met him on Saturday.  And he wants to be baptized.  He is really cool!  One of our members gave him a Book of Mormon, and he read it is 3 days!  Then he prayed like he had never prayed before, and he felt good and he is going to be baptized on August 24!!!  There is only one problem... Sister Fratcher and I have never had a baptism before, so we don't really know what to do.  So we are learning everything that we need to be doing right now.  We are so excited!!  He reminds me a lot of German from the District.  (Look him up on 
So this Phil does War re-enactments, and he told us this cool story where he was lost and trying to find the exit for his next re-enactment, and it was pouring rain in New York.  And suddenly he felt hands on his, guiding the steering wheel to an exit.  And ever since then he had been trying to find God.  And he said that this in the only church where he has found God.  He is soo ready for this, and we will be meeting him again on Tuesday.  Because all we really know is that we need to teach him all the lessons from PMG before he gets baptized. 
Say Hi to Val, Mike, Katie, and Tyler for me!  I want to see some pictures from all your excursions that you are doing.  So if you decide to hike timp, take pictures. :)  Or anything else.
Oh yeah, another investigator that we have been meeting with was in the hospital.  She broke her back a couple months ago, and then she has also had a bunch of Kidney infections and things like that.  So the other day we were supposed to meet and she said that she was going to the hospital since she had a high fever.  We wanted her to get a blessing, but we didn't know which hospital she was at.  So we finally found out, towards the end of the day, so we had to find 2 priesthood holders and get ask for permission from our district leaders and then ask for permission to go see her, and then have someone else drive us to see her so she could have a blessing.  There are a bunch of procedures in the mission field.  So we did all that and finally found someone who could take us and get her a blessing and we just barely were able to see her right before she was heading into surgery.  Like they were about to take her out and he got there, and they were able to giver her blessing.  She has a fever of 105 and was burning up!  So now she is still in the hospital recovering.  We are just happy that she is doing better since so many things have happened to her.
Oh in relation to the deck collapse of a couple weeks ago, well the relief society president is still in rehab.  She broke both her legs and an ankle and a knee cap.  She will be in a wheel chair for about  3 months.  And the bishops wife cracked 3 ribs and 3 vertebra. So they are back in their house.  And right after the bishops wife was back their dryer caught on fire and burned their upstairs a bit, and caused a bunch of smoke damage.  So they were homeless and had a bunch of other problems.  (They fire and deck issues happened at the same house.)  So now they are living in a hotel in White River Junction, Vermont.  Luckily they have a rental home that they can move into soon.
So the picture that I sent is a church that is on the property of the Joseph Smith Memorial (JSM).  There is only 1 ward, and they have 2 sets of missionaries.  We cover 8 towns and they cover 8 towns.  So it is a bit crazy.  We are constantly driving since we are in a very rural area. But it is so beautiful here and the ward members are so nice.  We meet every week at 10:00 am for sacrament meeting.  It is kind of an odd time, but this way people can get here if they live 30-40 miles away.  Since some do. 
Oh so exchanges... that was interesting... I am really glad to be in my area, and to be working with the people I work with.  And I'm so glad that I'm a visitor center sister.  I am so glad that I can see so many different people each and every day.  And that I can have investigators from around the world.  Like we have a 15 year old boy from Denmark who is one of our online investigators.  We is so cool, and ready to have to gospel in his life, but his parents won't let him be baptized.  So we are lucky that we can work with him online.  He has such a strong testimony, and we hope that one day we will be able to meet him in person.
Love you All,
And I can't wait to hear more about how everyone is doing!!
Love Always and Forever,
Sister Lundahl

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