Monday, November 5, 2012
The 5th of November
Good morning, everyone!
Not sure if you are aware of this, but tonight is a very important day here in the UK! It is Bonfire Night, where there are lots of fireworks. Today should be a lot of fun! Our District is going up to Lacock and then we are going to do some service with some awesome members down in Warminster! We are then going to have dinner and FHE with them. It’ll be a blast.
The work is progressing! Dean is still solid for November 16th and I could not be more excited! He was the first person I spoke to in Trowbridge that wasn’t a missionary hahahaha I just can’t wait. Keep him in our prayers. We also experienced a cool miracle this week- while we were walking to teach Dave, Elder Castro got the impression that we needed to knock a specific door. We did and we met an AMAZING guy named Matthew (awesome name) and scheduled a teach at the chapel the following day. The teach could NOT have gone better, he accepted all the first lesson commitments (VERY RARE hahahah that type of thing only happens on The District, which I hear is now being played as a documentary on BYUTV HAHAHAHHAHAHA) including a baptismal date for the 8th of December! We are so excited and will hopefully start working with his wife and kids as well!
Yesterday was, as per usual, an incredible Sunday. Dave came to church on his mother’s disability scooter thing. Oh, by the way, it was snowing? It was crazy hahaha we walked to church in the snow. It was awesome though. I guess Bath ward got cancelled so many people from their ward came to ours. Despite the weather, Dean, Matthew, and Dave were all at church! What a blessing it is to have people so committed to the gospel before they are ever baptized! I am so grateful to know and be teaching them. We are also now going to institute with Dave. Last week was supposed to be the first week but we arrived to find out it was cancelled. For whatever reason, we decided that it would be a good idea to attend the youth Halloween party instead. Luckily, hardly any of the youth came so it was mostly leaders hahaha it ended up being awesome. We will be going to institute with him in Trowbridge tomorrow and in Bristol on Thursday! I am so excited!
Everything is amazing. I love being a missionary!
Love, Elder Frederickson