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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Transfer Time back to Ellwangen , Germany

Munich Coat of Arms

A Doner Bar
Ellwangen Coat of Arms


the Munich office crew

saying goodbye to friends
 the Kopischke Family saying goodbye to both Elder Spencer and Sister Harman
 last time as the munich district
For the past several months Elder Spencer had a responsibility on transfer days to see to all the missionaries getting where they needed. the last time in the "PIT "

Munich 1 and 3 Elders Spencer, Vitel ,Sponseller, Kopiscke

some of the little friends Elder Spencer is leaving behind
 Munich Ward building
 the office crew
office buddies Elders Huff and Bauerfeind

 Munich 3rd ward with matching scarves thanks to the sisters, Elder Spencer was transferred and Sister Harman went home
 doing alittle translating!
 Munich ward building
 Elder Spencer will miss very much Elder Vitel, but is ready to welcome his new Golden Elder Mateer from Essex, England as they head by train to open a new area in Ellwangen , Germany

 the life of a new missionary
they dropped off bags and headed right to work !

of course Elder Spencer needs to teach the new companion all about the food , Elder Mateer trying out his first Leberkase!

Monday, October 27, 2014

transfer time

Elder Spencer will be leaving Munich and heading back to Ellwangen , Germany. He will be training a brand new missionary. Details will come next week. but for now some friends he has to leave behind...
last district meeting and sending Sister Harman home

 tow little friends Caleb and Josh Sneddon
 a favorite family the Kopischke Family  saying goodbye to Elder Spencer and Sister Harman

Last walk to Neuschwanstein Castel with Elder Vitel

An investigator

another little buddy Jonas

and this family is anxious to have one of their missionaries returning to Ellwangen !!!
 
The Mucke Family took such good care of Elder Spencer. HE will be happy to see them again

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

the festivities continue

While most of Germany is celebrating Oktoberfest in the heart of Elder Spencer's mission area of Munich......









 these Missionaries got to enjoy the food and sights of some of  it .....

Even his mission presidents family , Sister Kohler, Tanner and Erika have some Oktoberfest fun

A surprise visit from Steffi Mucke from Ellwangen

and yet during all the festivities these faithful young servants of the Lord stay focused on the important work they are doing ...Priesthood session of conference
 MLC training, going over numbers and stats and trying to always improve

 Working hard and enjoying the blessing of being a missionary in  Munich , Germany, which happens to be the heart of OKTOBERFEST

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

It's Oktober in Munich

In our church, we believe in the literal gathering of Israel, and in the restoration of the 10 tribes. I am honored to play a part in the gathering process. However great or small my contribution may be, I know that this is a fulfillment of many prophecies.
"That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captivityand havcompassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee." Deuteronomy 30:3. 
 Elder Spencer and Elder Vitel enjoying Oktoberfest

helping in the Kitchen with Elder Vitel, Sister Smith and Sister Harman
 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

oktoberfest

 OKTOBERFEST IN MUNICH ...handing our pass along cards of coarse!
 FESTIVITIES
 Playing for a district baptism with a little help
 Elder Spencer and Elder Vitel had to move! they have a super nice apartment about 20 minutes from the mission office
 Elder Bauerfeind from Germany and Elder Vitel from Romania
 
the figures in this keep calm and preach the gospel banner are spencer and vitel
The church is true. Everyday i receive a confirmation of the truthfulness of the work that we are doing. Sometimes i feel like one of the sons of Mosiah. When we think of their missionary efforts we usually think of ammon and aaron. But sometimes we forget about the missionaries like Himni! There are no stories of him converting a king, or converting thousands, but he too was a missionary, and took part in the work of the Lord. That is all that he asks us to do. Do our part in hastening the work of salvation. The work will go forth!