GOLDENS ~ ARRIVE ~ SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
ELDERS VAN DER LINDON/MARTIN
STL’s Wati-Cooper and Lifo with AP and Office Elder Morris and Sister McSwain way in the back:)
Selfie! AP Elder Smoot ~ Office Elder Cummings
AP Fukofuka and Smoot with Elder Cummings
Off they go ~ don’t you just LOVE the selfies!
MLC ~ SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
MLC Sept. 28, 2017
STL’s: Aloua, Doig, Tsia, Tang
STL’s: Wengert, Anitema, Lifo, Wati-Cooper
BAPTISMS & SETTING-APARTS ~ SEPT. – OCT. 2017
Elders: Pugsley and Johnson in Cairns
Elders Johnson and Pugsley in Cairns
Sisters: Ash and Putnam in Augustine Heights
President Houser in Cairns
Johnson and Pugsley in Cairns
Sisters: Ezekiela and Hoiesi Baptism IN EMERALD
BAPTISM ~ IN EMERALD
The Davey Boys
Davey Twins: Joseph going to England, Elijah going to Italy
Elder Elijah Davey
Elder Isaac Crane
ZONE CONFERENCE – OCTOBER 2, 2017 ~ SUNSHINE~ BRISBANE~ BRISBANE NORTH~ & CLEVELAND ZONES ~ FOREST GLEN CHAPEL
Elders: Campbell, Nicotra, and Brown
Elders: Tai & Tewes Sisters: Orleans, Kolia, & Teihoarii
Elders: Buchin, Etilage, Lim Sister Mitsuyama
Sisters: Shan, Roberts Elders: Olson, Brimley
Elders: Clyde, Waqa, and Huang
Sister McCall and Elder Briggs
Elders Morris, Cummings, and Winter
Elders: Hymas, Bullock, Waqalevu and Ho
Sisters Ruasu, Faulofo, Robles, and Gale
Elders Choi and Evans, Sisters Butler and Curran
Elders Tenny and Peacock
Elders Bulusui and Saban
Sisters Aloua and Chu
Elders Nicotra, Campbell, Brown and Sister Clyde
Elder Weed and Kallas
Elders Saiyavong, Smoot, and Caindoy
Sisters McSwain and Briggs
FINDING MORE! COMMITMENTS!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ~ Elder Tewes with Saban
ZONE CONFERENCE ~ OCTOBER 3, 2017 ~ CHINESE ~ EMP ~ COOMERA ~ GOLD COAST ZONES ~ UPPER COOMERA CHAPEL
Gold Coast Musical Number
The wonderful Food committee. WONDERFUL!
LOOK AT THIS FOOD! YUM!
Waiting and visiting!
Waiting our turn!
ZONE CONFERENCE ~ OCTOBER 4, 2017 ~ CENTENARY ~ IPSWICH ~ IPSWICH WEST ~ LOGAN ZONES ~ KARAWATHA CHAPEL
Powerful 4 minute Lesson ~ Sister Anitema and Wengert
Lesson given to the Kings ~ by Elders Pierce and Ray
After Spiritual Feast ~ Elder Fukofuka, Haiane Sisters: Wiradi, Miranda, Kaumaitotoya Salu, and Wati-Cooper
Food Committee ~ with President
WEEK #3 GOLDEN ORIENTATION! THE PICTURES SAY IT ALL! OCTOBER 12-13, 2017
Elders Chatwin, Lin, and Morris
Elder Burnett and Wang
Elders Martin, Bast, Nicotra
Elders McAlister and Watson
Sisters Datt, Shan, Torres, and Roberts
Sisters Gale and Robles, Elders Brown and Chen
Elders Waqalevu and Lin
Elders Huang and There
Sisters Torres, Roberts, Errington, Elders McAlister and Watkins
Sisters Datt and Shan
CLOSING SONG ~ “I KNOW MY REDEEMER LIVES”
ELDERS: Waqalevu -Ho
ELDERS: Nicotra – Brown
ELDERS: Chen – Johnson
ELDERS: McAlister -Tahere
ELDERS: Huang – Burnett
ELDERS: Chatwin -Wang
ELDERS: Lin -Bast
SISTERS: Shan – Roberts
ELDERS: Watson -Paulino
ELDERS: Martin -Van der Lindon
SISTERS: Datt – Torres
SISTERS: Robles -Gale
ELDERS: Morris – Cummings
ELDERS: Fukofuka – Smoot
President and Sister McSwain
“I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVES”
Love you all!
Golden Couple ~ the Erringtons!
OCTOBER 13-16, 2017 ~ ROCKY WITH THE TARR’S AND THE AWESOME MISSIONARIES ~ ROCK HAMPTON DISTRICT CONFERENCE
Rock Hampton Missionaries: Elders ~ Fukofuka, Contreas, Tuatama, President, Aspacio, Crane, Smoot, Parry, Morris,and Cummings. Elder Tarr, Sisters: Ezekiala, Hoiesi, Stephens RongThong, Broome
Rain! Rain! Rain!
Elders Fukofuka and Smoot ~ off to Rocky
Rocky Zone ~ Oct. 2017
Sisters: Ezekiela, RongThong, and Hoeisi
Love it! Broome and Ezekiela
Sisters: Hoiesi, RongThong, and Ezekiela
Elders: Aspacio and Tuitama
Elders Apacio, Tuitama, and Parry
OCTOBER 17-18, 2017 ~ CAIRNS WITH HOUSERS AND THE WONDERFUL MISSIONARIES.
Friends met on the plane!
Sisters Uili and Day
Out our Hotel ~ Beautiful!
Sisters Uili, Patene, Shakin and Day
Elder Fukofuka and Sister Watene
A DRIVE DOWN THROUGH THE BEAUTIFUL TABLELANDS! WITH OUR 2 AP’S! And then the MISSIONARIES WITH THE REDD’S IN TOWNSVILLE:) October 19, 2018
Elder Fukofuka at the Fig Tree
Elder Smoot at the Fig Tree
AP’s with President and Sister McSwain
Elders: Feng, Nuttall, Gumisong,Tenny, Rossi,Daligay, Smoot, Sisters: Sykes, Rhodes, with McSwains and Redds
New Missionaries came in while we were gone! They are awesome. Elder Smiley, Elder Lee, and Elder Fung. OCTOBER 18, 2017
Elders: Morris, Lee, Cummings
Elders: Morris, Smiley, Cummings
Elders: Morris, Fung, Cummings
COMPANIONS~ WE LOVE EACH OTHER! NEVER A DULL MOMENT. GET IT WHILE YOU CAN! LOVE YOUR COMPANION:)
AUSTRALIA BRISBANE TEMPLE! taken by Alex Tramachii while on top of the Temple!
OCTOBER 27-31, 2017 ~ MISSION PRESIDENT’S SEMINAR ~ SUVA, FIJI! It was wonderful! Met with Parents, RM, Area, and other mission presidents and wives!
Sister Kaumaitotoya greeted us with shelled necklaces.
With our good friends ~ President and Sister Hannemann ~ (Samoa)
Met by Sister Kaumaitotoya’s parents.
Zone Leaders pick us up and take us to the Hotel.
From the small plane!
Getting off at the very small airport!
The back of the Hotel! Very Beautiful.
Larkins & Vidmars
Goods for sale
More goods for sale
Children who sang to us.
Lee-Anne Holme and the Buckners (Brent and Debbie)
Sisters: Tuione, Granger, & Larkin
Fiji Village, Dancers
Fiji Village ~ Family
All of us, watching
On our way Home!
Thomasi Tikoimatuku and girlfriend
Tamanivalu’s & Datt’s
Grangers, Taioaliis,McSwains, Hannamanns
Datt Family ( Sister Datt)
Sister Tamanivalu’s family
SUVA FIJI ~ beautiful sunset!
November 1 – 2, 2017 ~ Home to Interviews and more interviews & MLC with a couple of Zone FHE!
November 3, 2017 ~ FHE with Brisbane and Logan Zones
Elders: Smoot & Fukofuka
Brisbane Zone FHE
Logan Zone FHE
Cooking the Burgers ~ Elders Smoot and Has
Logan Zone FHE
President , Sister Kolia & Teihoarii, Elder Buchin
Brisbane Zone FHE
Sisters Iuone, Tuala, Roberts, Kolia, Elders Buchin, Morris, Tiahau, Brimley
Sisters: Roberts, Teihoarii, Tarati
Logan and Brisbane FHE
Elder Tiahau & Campbell
Sister and Elder Bell
Sister McSwain & Sister Tuala
Sister Ioune, Tuala, Kolia, and Elder Olsen
Sister Tuala & President McSwain
Elder Bull & Panelo
FHE_ Elders and FOOD!
MISSION PRESIDENCY JULY 1, 2016 ~ NOVEMBER 4, 2017 ~ President McSwain, President Tramacchi, President Houser, and Elder Clyde w/ Dan Hardman and Paul Davies (not in picture)
Presidency and Wives
President McSwain with 2 Councelors Tramacchi and Houser
Mission Presidency: President Tramacchi, McSwain, Houser, and Clyde
November 5, 2017 ~ Our good friends Con and Gloria Housers return home! They wore themselves out in the Missionary Service. We will miss them!!
President and Sister Houser
President McSwain and Houser
Sister McSwain and Sister Houser
Sister and President Houser
Elder and Sister Houser
NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2017 ~ DEPARTING MISSIONARIES ~
President making Milo for Elder Edmonds midnight snack!
Elders Smoot and Hymas helping send off Sister to Costa to Brazil and Elder Peacock to Victoria
Sister Costa and Elder Peacock ~ Farewell:)
Family come to say Good-bye to Elder Peacock ~ He helped activate them again! Great family _
Sister Costa with her favourite Mission President!
Sister: Tang, Hoiesi, Rongthong, Ding, McSwain and President and Elder Toronto
Elder Toronto ~ off to Hong Kong and then to Utah
Sister Tang ~ China
Sister Hoiesi ~ Solomon Islands
Sister Rongthong seeing her parents!
Hugging Dad and Mom
Love you Mom
Can’t get enough hugs!
So fun to get to meet them. Wonderful parents.
The last to go~ Sister Ding!
Off to TIAWAN!
Good-bye Sister Ding
WE MET SISTER DING AND SISTER TANG IN THE MTC! AND NOW THEY HAVE GONE HOME! TIME FLIES! WE ARE GOING TO MISS ALL THESE WONDERFUL MISSIONARIES. “TILL WE MEET AGAIN” THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE:)