This week was a busy week for us, but my companion Elder B. got sick and we had a slow start to the week.
We helped with food orders for the Bishop's Storehouse this week. The truck was late so, we set some appointments and made plans for a movie night. We were able to get all the food orders where they needed to go. We were able to help a member who was not able to pick up her food order and were able to drop it off to another chapel so that they could come and pick it up at a later time.
We had a Ward Movie Night and were able to watch "Meet the Mormons" and "17 Miracles". The Spirit was felt and I think we helped strengthen our recent convert who was there. We were able to get a member referral for a lady who wanted to give her husband a blessing and she wanted a blessing also. We met her in her home and taught her the Plan of Salvation. Then we went to the hospital to give her husband a blessing. I think she really was grateful for us coming over and we set up another appointment with her this week.
We met another recent convert on Sunday. We are working to get him a white shirt and a tie so he can be Ordained to the Aaronic priesthood.
We taught our investigator the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Word of Wisdom. He committed to live both. We have a baptismal date with him for the 30th, but we will have to push it back due to General Conference.
We delivered a Book of Mormon to a thirteen-year-old girl, who when we got there, panicked and forgot all the questions she had. She was still really grateful we gave her one. We will be following up with her this week.
We also helped with a Relief Society Swap Meet and tried to talk to people but everyone was concentrating on the swap.
We had a Nerf War here with the Young Men. It was a little unfair because I am the one with the F.B.I. Tactical Training. It was pretty fun sniping the Young Men with a 50-round drum clip. I was hiding around a corner and just as the YM thought they had made it, I would unload on them…It was awesome! Oh, I definitely haven’t lost my touch!
Here’s a pretty exciting story…It was pretty good. Last night we were driving home and saw some motorcycles street racing. As we were driving up, the light turned green and they took off. They got half way through the block, and a cop pulls out and lights them all up. They scattered like bugs when you turn on the lights…we got to watch it all go down. We followed one and watched him. As he saw the cop pull off the road to go after his buddy, he sped to the other side of town. Now that’s a buddy, ea’?
We will continue to work hard and open our mouths for those who want to hear.
Remember I Pray for you every night & day!
Hamilton "Downtown" Ward
Canada Toronto Mission