Here are the first lucky thirteen of our October new arrivals,
fresh off the plane at Reagan National Airport,
ready to board the Metro with Books of Mormon in hand.
|Front two sisters, Busath and Rowley|
Middle row sisters, Fafita, Lewis, Chapman, Holland and Griffiths
Back row elders, Reedy, Tilby, Wright, Jamias, Buonocore and Perrin
|Elder Reedy is ready|
Luggage loaded in the van, the President, Assistants, and Sister Training Leaders launch the adventure with prayer in the parking lot.
Sister Cooke explains how to use the Washington D.C. Metro
|Sisters Griffiths, Holland, Rowley and Lewis|
with Elders Perrin and Buonocore
|Sisters Busath, Rowley and Griffiths|
|Elder Wright and Elder Fisher|
(with Elder Perrin peeking in)
On deck for the Red Line to Forest Glen…
|Sister Cooke, Elders Buonocore, Reedy, Tilby, President, Branning, Jamias, Perrin, Wright & Fisher|
On the Metro, Assistants Miyasaki and Jelitto along with
Sister Training Leaders Word and Bowman look on ...
|Elder Perrin has already found someone to talk with on the right|
while Elder Jamias is ready to pounce on the left.
A couple of the Elders placed their books during the transfer at Fort Totten.
Forest Glen - the Metro stop closest to
"our" Washington D.C. Temple
Where the new sisters met the Directors of the Visitors' Center, Elder and Sister Eyring
|Sisters Griffiths, Fafita, Busath, the Eyrings, Sister Holland (behind), Sister Rowley (in front), Sisters Chapman & Lewis|
Then on to the Mission Home
for orientation, dinner and testimonies.
|Elders Gerber-Kai, Reedy, Buonocore, Tilby, Harston and Rummler|
|Elders Perrin, Jamias and Gomez|
|Elders Anderson and Wright|
|Sisters Holland and Griffiths|
|Sisters Lewis and Chapman|