Anakena was baptized this week!!!!! WOOT WOOT!!! Hahaha Im not sure how much I have talked about her, but she is 12yrs old and her sister is a member of the church in Concepcion which is WAAAAY in the south haha. But her sister is really good, and has been helping us a lot with her. Sooo that happened!! She got baptized yesterday right after church. She will be comfirmed next week! Gricel got a calling in the church as the secretary for the President of the relief society! She is really excited! AND Eduardo gets the preisthood next Sunday!!! Woot woot!! And then he will get Melquisedec this coming Stake conference in Feburary!!! There has been a lot of progress this week. We also started teaching a friend of Anakena, so when her sister leaves, at least she will have a friend in the church haha. We havent taught Francheska in a while!!! But we plan on visiting her tonight. She wanted be baptized this week, but the next, because she still has to stop smoking >:P But thats about all that happened this week! I stayed with Elder Soto in Parte Alta! They are really starting to cut back on missionaries! There are going to be only 200 missionaries in every mission now, so that they can start opening up new missions. They closed an area in our district so our district is now us, the sisters, and the other companionship of elders. But other than that, thats about it!!! Thank you for all the support!!! CHAO!!!!!
Monday, January 11, 2016
Soo this week was pretty good I guess. GRICEL AND EDUARDO GOT MARRIED!!!!!! AND GRICEL GOT BAPTIZED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!!!!! Hahaha their wedding was this saturday and it was really cool. Gricel was baptized by my companion and I baptized the daughter of Gricel who has 8 years. The ward worked really hard to make her wedding and baptism very special:) It turned out really good. I got a ton of pictures hahaha. We also set a date for baptism with the sister of Gricel, Francheska and a girl named Anakena. The older sister of Anakena got baptized and married to the missionary who converted her and she has been here for about two or three weeks. And she has helped us a lot!!! Her testimony is very strong and she is a great influence for her sister. Sooo we got quite a bit of work to do this week, Becuase they both have dates on the same day, January 23. Francheska has to stop smoking which shouldn´t be too hard because she is only smoking 2 or 3 a day. But make sure to pray for her so that everything will go smoothly. The thing that kind of sucks now, is that Companion exchanges are this Wednesday! And I have been in my sector for about 4 months and a half sooo I might be leaving:( We will find out this Tuesday if I leave or not and then Wednesday is when I would be going to Viña del Mar. Im really grateful for all those who prayed for Gricel and Eduardo!!!! Everything went really really well. Usually the things we plan never go according to the plan haha, but this one did!! Hahaha so thank you for all your support!!!! Make sure to pray for our investigators who have dates for baptism too!!!! OK, CHAO!!!!!!
Posted by Megan Aston at 4:13 PM
WOW. So this week has been busy! We have been working a ton with Gricel, because her baptism and marriage is this week! She had her interview with the Zone leaders for her baptism and we learned a couple things, but the main thing is that she has to live the Law of Chastity for one week BEFORE her baptism..... Soooo Eduardo cant sleep in his house for a week. Hahaha so we are going to talk with the members near by to see if he can stay in their house, but until we can find somebody he is sleeping in his car!! Hahaha I feel bad, but its for a good purpose!! So everything is going well with them for now. They have gotten in a couple of fights since they got their date for marriage sooo still keep them in your prayers!!!!! We have also been teaching Angelica and Anakena. Angelica just got married so she isnt breaking the law of Chastity, but the thing is with her she doesnt have any desire:/ Her daughter Anakena does want to get baptized. AND the best part is, is that Angelica´s oldest daughter came up from the South for the wedding and she is super super active in the church!!!!! The cool thing about her is that she got married to the missionary that baptized her and then after they split up, but she remained faithful in the church and he gave it up. Sooo she has a really really strong testimony and I know that its going to be a great help for her:) I have been feeling really good! We have taught a lot of good lessons lately. We also got to spend New years up until 11 with Gricel and Eduardo and then after we could stay up and watch the fireworks. So we went out on our balcony and watched the fireworks go off in the ocean!!!!! That was really cool. I have lots of video of it haha. But thats probably the main thing! We have also been teaching Gricel´s sister and she is going to be baptized the 16th or 17th of January!! She just needs to go to church 2 more times. Soooo thats about all!!!! Remember to keep Gricel and Eduardo in your prayers and stuff!!! Thank you for all the support and ¡FELIZ AÑO NUEVO! Chao!!!!
Posted by Megan Aston at 3:57 PM