"Dear Elder Anderson,
You are hereby called to serve as a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You are assigned to labor in the Germany Frankfurt Mission. It is anticipated that you will serve for a period of 24 months.
You should report to the Provo Missionary Training Center on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. You will prepare to preach the gospel in the German language." Sincerely, Thomas S. Monson - President
Monday, May 19, 2014
Wow that was awesome getting to see
you guys last week! I love you guys so much. Thank you for everything. What
time was it when you guys got on to talk to me??
Me and my "Golden", Elder Brande!
It sounds like you all had awesome
weeks! That makes me happy.
So… my life here in Aachen. It has
been, simply put, an Adventure. Haha.
We have been here now for almost 2
weeks, and we are starting to really get the hang of things out here.
It was pretty funny, we got here and
then a couple of days later we were riding a train to this city called HerzogenRath
to try and find a referral. We get of at the right stop and we just start walking
in the direction of this referral. About 2 hours later and being completely
lost, we look around and discover that we had walked right into the
It was crazy getting out here too for
the first time. So Elder Brande and I missed our Bus to Aachen and so we had to
take Sbahns and REs across the country with 4 train changes!! We missed 2
trains doing that and got stuck in the middle of no where a few times. What a
crazy first transfer for Elder Brande.
The ward here in Aachen is awesome!
Really really love it. They have been so helpful in getting me and Elder Brande
adjusted to the area. The Egly family is super awesome, they are the ones that
you got to see during our Skype call.
Last little bit in Erfurt.
As far as teaching goes, we have been
teaching a ton of member lessons this past week. Really just focusing on
getting good relationships built in the ward.
We are still working hard to find some
solid investigators in the area. Its a little slower right now. But if Erfurt
taught me anything, it is that hard work will pay off. It might be a little
slower at first, but constant faith, prayers, and hard work and we will be
Thank you guys so much for everything
that you do for me. Seriously, seeing you guys and just getting to hear you
all. Mencshen kinder. You guys mean the world to me. I love you all so much.