Monday, July 29, 2013

Oregon Caves

This is the District/Zone Elder Shelley is in. The couple is the Watt's they are the Mission Presidents First Counselors. Elder Shelley has really enjoyed the Watt's they have had him over for Mother's Day, Fathers Day and the 4th of July.

The Oregon Caves
Elder Shelley and his district/zone got to take a day trip down to see the Caves.
 The Caves were so cool.  He hope's that one day he has a change to take the family and show us the area.  He has really liked living in Oregon.
Elders having some fun in the caves.
 This week (the week of the 24th of July) there goal was to work really hard for the pioneers that made it to Utah.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Just Chillin

Just Chillin in his apartment.

Testimony is grown.

Elder Shelley is liking Elder Atwood.  Elder Atwood is from Heber City, Utah. He has been on his mission for 15 months.  He is the youngest in his family.  All of Atticus companion have been the baby of their family just like him.
He had a good 4th of July.  He didn't have to work very hard.  They went to a couple of members homes and had to be back home by 7.  Luckily they live on the top of a hug hill so they got to watch the fireworks across the valley.

Elder Shelley and Elder Atwood got to go to the temple with one of the brothers from there ward. He was going to the temple for the first time.  Elder Shelley started working with the brother the second day of his mission. He had not been to church in years.  They got to start teaching him the lessons and got him to start coming back to church.  Elder Shelley said that it was a huge testimony builder for him.  To help someone so that they can return to live with our Heavenly Father.  He said that his testimony has definitely grown.  When you can watch people come from almost nothing to being able to have a home, a job, a live, being baptized and an eternal family.  How can it not grow? He is changing peoples lives for the better.

Monday, July 1, 2013

New Companion

Elder Shelley will be staying in Grants Pass but he did get a new companion. Elder Atwood he will be meeting him today around 1:30 pm.  Elder Shelley really enjoyed his time with Elder Clinkscales.  He can't believe how fast the time went by.

This past week he was with his zone leaders.  He said most of the week was spent doing service projects.  He helped build a house, helped a couple of people build fences, and of course helped some people move.  Moving people happens weekly.
Building a house

Elder Hall, Tidwell and Shelley