Mission Detail

The church has been in the Monterrey Area since 1922 but as you can imagine if you know the history of Mexico, the first 20 years were rocky. Religious persecutions of all kinds took place beginning in the late 1920′s. It wasn’t until the 1950′s that the first district was organized here. Our actual mission, the Mexico Monterrey West Mission was formed in 1994.

Our mission consists of twelve stakes and two districts. In Monterrey, which is in the state of Nuevo Leon, the mission includes six stakes. The rest of the stakes are in the state of Coahuila. Three stakes are in Saltillo. Two stakes are in Monclova. Piedras Negras has one stake with the two districts about an hour away from it to the south Nueva Rosita and to the northwest Acuña. Both Acuña and Piedras Negras are border towns with Texas.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

I am Guedo

Hey everyone! 

So this week has been really weird. It started off walking into an air conditioner and cutting open my head. It really wasn't bad, but because I am white people could see it and told me I was dying... Yeah, I'm still alive but it's all good. 

Speaking of  dying it's sooo hot here I don't know how I will live!  It's crazy because the people here refuse to give you cold water when it's hot because they think it will kill you. Everyone has a story about their great uncles best friend dying from drinking cold water. All right, I guess they are taking care of me! 

So the 30 of April was kid day, and it was crazy fun.  We all thew eggs with confetti in them and had a little party!  

My birthday was good we had a ton of fun!  Right now we have 2 cakes in the fridge of our house so looks like we don't have to buy food for a while.... I'd send pictures but the computers here aren't the best!  Thank you all for the birthday wishes!  

So if anyone remembers Betty we visited her again and she's doing good!  The other day she helped her daughter enter illegally into the states.... It sounded pretty easy but she was so scared she prayed and told God that if everything goes good she would go to church with us on Sunday.  That was great, but then she told us she would walk to the church...... To walk to the church takes 2 hours.... She invited us, and that's what we did yesterday.  She also said, during the testimony meeting, shared the story and gave us thanks for teaching her.   She couldn't remember our last names so she called Elder Quiej Danny and I am the Guedo... That was interesting but gotta love it! 

Isabel and her family are good and way excited to be baptized we just need to straighten out a few things, so we are really excited for them!

Have a great week!
Elder Ahlmer

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