Elder Grace's address

Elder Cole Grace

Monday, June 24, 2013

Mattoon Illinois

Elder Grace is now in Mattoon, IL. His address is posted at the top of the blog.

Elder Grace and Elder Presher

Elder Grace and Elder Sutherland

Elder Rhodes and Elder Grace

Elder Grace and Elder Wunderli

"I had a rough couple of days adjusting to Mattoon. I really miss Elder Wunderli."

"My new companion is Elder Johnson. He has been out for 4 months now. He is kinda bad with directions."

"Mattoon is extremely flat! It seems like a super small town and there is tons of corn fields everywhere!"

2 story out house

Little article about Gays Illinois. Yeah this is the real name of this town?!

Lots and lots of corn!!!

Rainy weather from Mattoon.

More rain
That's a lot of rain!

Monday, June 17, 2013

It's been 7 months! Wow this last month has cruised by so fast!!!

"So I will be transferred on Wednesday June 19th. I will go to Matoon Il. 2 hours east of Edwardsville. Elder Wunderli gets to open up Edwardsville 2, we are splitting up that area. Everyone tells me Matoon is a small town in the middle of nowhere! My new companion will be Elder Johnson, there are 4 Elder Johnsons in my mission! So I don't know anything about my new companion yet."

I really think Cole found this turtle on the ground!

"I really liked the pictures you sent me from Fathers day! Asa and Peyton look like they are growing a lot! I really want one of those uncle Sam shirts! Will you send me one?"

You know I will send you one, just in time for the 4th of July!!! :)

Elder Grace says he will really miss Elder Wunderli!

One last look at the random turtle!

I will post the new address next week when Elder Grace lets me know what it is!

Monday, June 3, 2013

Storms and Tornadoes!!!!

Elder Grace and Elder Wunderli survived the storms and tornado! Yay!!!!!

"I am doing really well! I am not hurt, we just haven't had power since Friday night. I finally took a shower in cold water this morning. We are using our bike lights for flash lights ha,ha,ha,... its pretty funny!"

Looks pretty crazy after a tornado!

Elder Grace and Elder Wunderli

Looks like the Elders helped clean up!

"So one really cool thing  about the storm is we have a new investigator! When we were seeking shelter we met our neighbor. We invited her to the church and we were able to teach her some church stuff.    She really liked it! We invited her to come to church on Sunday and she came!"

Elder Grace and their new investigator

"Today we are going to O'fallon for a zone p-day. We are going to have a movie night!"

"Tell Marlowe Dazley I say hi." Marlowe was an Elder in Elder Grace's mission who has since returned home. Just one year and a half for Elder Grace to come back home! I am glad he is enjoying his mission!

I am so glad Elder Grace and Elder Wunderli are safe! I am always amazed at the good things that come from devastation!