Monday, October 27, 2014

Hampton - October 27, 2014

Dear Family,

We just got back from a helping someone move-in in Saint John. They are moving into an apartment. We had to pull up their couch from the ground using a pulley. It was really hard. I don't know if you've been following the weather here in Hampton (Saint John Area) but it has been raining all week long here. I even had to pull out the umbrella. It was just pouring.

On Thursday we went out knocking in the pouring rain in Sussex. And while we we're out knocking people would ask us what we're doing knocking in the rain, We should be inside where it's nice and warm. We had this one guy let us in because he felt bad for us. He wasn't interested in the Church at all; he said he was Roman Catholic and is pretty entrenched in that. I think he just felt lonely and was being nice to us. But we did knock into a potential investigator named Mikeala; she's a single mom who just graduated. She said she has gone back and forth from the church but right now is looking to come back. So we set up a return appointment with her this week. We are pretty excited about that.

Andrew has been smoke-free for over a week now. If he keeps it up, he'll be able to baptize Rhonda. That would be awesome. Last Tuesday we helped Bro. Bursey shingle his roof for three hours. He did give us some pizza for lunch so it was worth it. I mainly helped put away the scraps of the shingles. On Saturday, we helped with the Halloween primary party. It was fun. We mainly just showed the little kids around from room to room. The primary president is Sis. Bursey (Brother Bursey's wife); she's nice but she's always so serious all the time. So after the primary party one of the recent converts that we work with, Sis. McMakin, treated us to Pizza Delight. It was good.

Brother Urkhart is getting ready to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood. We met with him last Tuesday and he asked about the difference between the Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthood. He sounded pretty excited about it. I really like Brother Urkhart; he's one of my favorite members in the ward. I just feel like I have a connection with him. 

So this Friday is Halloween and we can't work from 5:30 till the end of the night. We just watch Bible videos the whole time. It should be interesting. This weekend is also Stake Conference in Fredericton. We might not be going to the sessions on Saturday because it's so far away but on Sunday it's being broadcast to the Hampton Chapel. So we'll be able to go to that. Also on Sunday we get our transfer letters because transfers are next Thursday. So you might want to hold off on anything that you're sending me unless it;s just to the mission office address.

Have a great week!


Elder O'Brien 

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