Monday, March 14, 2011

The Altar Cloth is Finished/We have been Transferred

After 6 months, the alter cloth is now ready to be given to the temple.

Susan aka "The Mad Tatter" finishing the border

Here is the finished altar cloth.
We didn't know that senior missionaries are subjct to transfer but this past week it happened.  We have been asked to now serve in the Fredonia Branch, Jamestown Stake, Pensylvania Pittsburg Mission.  It is on the opposite end of the Temple District.  South of Buffalo, north of Erie Pennsylvania.  Right on Lake Erie.  So goodbye Ogdensburg/North Country, hello Fredonia/Lower Tier. 

Saturday we went to Fredonia, about a 2 1/2 hour drive, and met with the Branch President.  He and his good wife are allowing us to stay in their home when we come on weekends.  The Branch Pesident filled us in on the goals of the Branch and how they were looking to use us in reaching their goals.  We will be working with the Ward Mission leader. 

The branch is going through a big effort to find all the people that are not active.  We spent the rest of Saturday looking for 3 of them.  Sunday we went to church and met most of the active members.  They have somewhat over 50 attending regularly.  It is more than twice the size of Ogdensburg and has a good cross section of people.  Mostly young families, good size primary, young men and young women.  We look forward in getting to know them and helping them find their lost sheep.  Sister Sherwood is going to speak this coming Sunday on Family Home Evening.  If you have any inspiration, drop her a line.


SandyS said...

That is gorgeous. You do such beautiful work.

Lahra said...

Yes it is really beautiful! I hope you like the new area. Love you!