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Monday, March 24, 2014

Ready to take on year #2!

Ready for year #2

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Having fun!

Country roads, Ellwangen , Germany

Catherdal

Karate Kid??
beautiful catherdal

THE ORGAN!!! ( big dream to play one before he comes home ! )

Monday, March 17, 2014

MARCH = A Birthday and HUMP DAY!!

Companions in Ellwangen, Germany Elder Packer


 roomates and out on exchanges with Elder Rodgers


Schwabish Hall, Germany
On March 20 , this day will mark the half way point for Elder Spencer and March 21 will be his 20th birthday!
He is doing so well and in such a beautiful country, he has developed in to an even more amazing man. He is realizing how fast his time has been and will continue to fly by, he loves Serving the Lord and the people of Austria and Germany. Here's to another amazing year

The Jesus Van !

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Blue Skies and Shorts in February ??


Exploring in Ellwangen, Germany

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City of Ellwangen ,Germany

Saturday, February 15, 2014

An experience here and there...

Now, here is where the cool part comes in. Every morning in my Personal study I search for a verse to share with people on the street that means something to me. Something personal. Well, this morning I picked out Mosiah 16:8-9. It talks about the ressurection and stuff. I felt really strong about this verse, and I wanted to share it with someone. So I marked it in a new copy of the Book of Mormon and carried it with me all day.

So back to the story. Elder Oviatt gave this man, David, his copy of the book. It wasnt marked and I was a little disappointed about that. I had prepared this special copy to give out and it was almost time to go home. But, we kept on going to catch our train! No one was interested on the way to the train station....lame.

So we were sitting on the train almost home when the train lady came to check our tickets. We were at the back of the train so we were the last ones to be checked. After we gave her our tickets she asked us what we do!!!!!!! PERFECT!!! We told her that we are missionaries and we share a message of the Restoration! She seemed interested! We kept talking and it just so happened that she finished her shift and was getting out at our stop!

We were able to talk to her for 20 more minutes about what we do. As we got to know her a little bit more she shared with us that her Mom had passed away two weeks previous......She was obviously emotional about this, as anyone would be. I then had the opportunity to share with her the scripture that I had marked earlier that morning!!!

 8 But there is a aresurrection, therefore the grave hath no victory, and the sting of bdeath is swallowed up in Christ.
 9 He is the alight and the life of the world; yea, a light that is endless, that can never be darkened; yea, and also a life which is endless, that there can be no more death
What a special moment that was! It was an answer to her questions and an answer to my prayers. I still had that particular copy of the Book of Mormon that SHE needed! Unfortunately she is not from Ellwangen. She is from Ulm. But we got her number and sent it to the Ulm elders. i know them really well, and they will do a great job! I have tons of hope for this girl! She will for sure be baptised!

So yeah, that was a really cool exerience. hmmmm what else.
in honor of his canadian companion Elder Oviatt!

emailing home on Mondays

Monday, February 10, 2014

Ellwangen, Germany

the companion , Elder Oviatt from Canada

view in Ellwangen, Germany


enjoying a cup of cocoa from his grandparents!

soccer arena in Stuttgart, Germany

must be dreaming , playing on a baby grand in a menber's home

Monday, January 13, 2014

Goodbye Bruck an Der Mur, Hello Ellwangen , Germany

Midnight Mass is Leoben , Austria

Christmas Morning in Bruck

Saying goodbye to Branch President Sheuch with E. Badders

A favorite member Bruder Kubik

Monday, December 30, 2013

December 2013 in Leoben Austria ! 8 months is Bruck an Der Mur

E. Ward, E. Botcherby and E. Spencer bros for life!

Christmas Market in Vienna Ausria

Two happy young men serving the Lord Josh with his Golden Elder Lance Ward from NC

Enjoying a creme filled donut a Krapfen

Snow in Leoben

Merry Christmas From Leoben Austria
E Badders, E Ward, E Thomas E Spencer roomates