It is the end of an era. The Florida Tallahassee Mission thrived for 48 years, from 1971 to 2019. Thousands of missionaries have served here and loved the people, the culture and the Lord. We shall miss it, but it will always be a crucial part of our lives. Now, a thought for the future. … More Epilogue
I drove the length of the mission for my first transfer on transfer day, July 2016. And wanted to re-create the magic so went again on this last one. I am so impressed with how organized the missionaries are! It is very efficient, as well as fun to be together. Here are some scenes from … More Scenes from transfer spots
Our last group will only be in this mission for ten days before the split, but they are ready to go after it. We instantly love them all!
This is the west part of the mission. These missionaries will make up nearly half of the reorganized Alabama Birmingham Mission. Spanish! Most of our Spanish speakers are joining the ABM crew.
This one was tough. We are torn between our dearly departing friends – some of whom we will see very soon – and those who get to stay and continue to minister. We love them all. These two were still working, joyfully, up to the end. Spanish aquiWe have learned to expect that when a … More Last transfer- So long for now!
For the last round of zone conferences, we are doing two combined conferences, one for the zones going to the Jacksonville mission, and the other for those going to Birmingham. Lots of excitement, but bittersweet.Eveyone who wanted to got a picture with us. We treasure each one! We had a genuine Southern crawfish boil, with … More Zone Conference- FJM
These have been fantastic meetings, and we will miss getting together so often. Press forward, dear friends!Donuts. Nuff said. We played Family Feud, FTM style. Way fun. And educational. Sister and President Smith won!Attributes of leaders. Our missionaries have many of these. President Smith never did get very good at writing on the board. 😉
Panama City Zone is still pretty small in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Fort Walton Zone is blessed with several senior couples
Pensacola Zone Mobile Zone Sister Martin always has useful tips for apartment life, and shares them in creative ways. We practice. A lot. A panel of members from the Pensacola Stake helped us understand how we can work better with members. We reminded each other of Dress and Grooming standards
We so appreciate these dedicated servants! All the Sisters participated in the special musical number. This energetic panel was very helpful in explaining how we can work better with the members.