Tuesday, January 27, 2015

January Arrivals and Story Time Preparations Begin

Elder and Sister Ashton arrive  from Ogden, Utah as they begin their service in the Visitors' Center
Sister Lloyd arrived from Idaho

Sister Kohler will act as trainer for Sister Lloyd

Sister Castillo welcomes Sister Zamudio from Illinois

Sister Zamudio

Sister Anderson and Lund will be trainers for Sister Gonzalez

Sister Gonzalez

Story Time Begins in 2015
The sisters greet children following Story Time

Sister Anderson carries props for the upcoming season of Story Time

Sister Makaya helps with props for music 

Sister Hernandez, Beach and Kohler tell Bible Stories

Sister Pajaro and Hernandez tell story of the "Calming of the Sea" from the New Testament

Sister Grow and Makaya lead singing as children gather for Story Time

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

January Celebrations

We celebrate in January the remarkable service of Sister Rios as she prepares to return home to Peru
....and we celebrate January birthdays

Sister Rios' gracious way with all will be greatly missed

Sister Bower's birthday cake has inspired all of us to learn how to make such  wonderful creations

Sister Aguilar, Lund and Tingey feel especially honored by this beautiful cake

January 1, 2015 with the Arizona Mesa Mission

Sisters Hernandez, Guevara, Makaya, Grow, Lund, Anderson and Embley enjoy the AMM New Years' Day Party

The missionaries act out phrases from the scriptures

Sister White and Redford assist Sister Evans as she flies by as an angel in their skit

The battle of the balloons is left to the final two competitors

Meet our Newest Missionaries

December 2nd 2014 brought not only a season filled with the illumination of  Christmas Lights, but it brought the light of the gospel as it shines in the faces of seven new sister missionaries in the Visitors' Center.

Sister Duran comes to us from the Philippines
A favorite scripture - 1 Timothy 4:12

Sister Beach comes to us from Washington
A favorite Scripture - Ether 12:4

Sister Guevara comes from Virginia
A favorite scripture - Alma 32:28

Sister McNeely from California
A favorite scripture - 1 John 3:18

Sister Hernandez from California
A favorite scripture - Doctrine and Covenants 11:20-21

Sister Makaya from Hawaii
A favorite scripture - 2 Nephi 31:20

Sister Aguilar from Utah
A favorite scripture - 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

Meet the Mormons comes to the Visitors' Center

The Visitors' Center missionaries are excited to have this message about what an understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ can mean in the lives of those who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Meet the Mormons

We are happy to have the film "Meet the Mormons" now playing at the Visitors' Center
We invite all to come, not only to view "Meet the Mormons" but to "Meet the sister missionaries from around the world"
Sister Taboada from Bolivia, Sister Castillo, Grow and McNeely from California, Sister Taumarawa from Kiribati, Sister Stringfellow from Washington, Sister Alcocer from Texas and Sister Makaya from Hawaii.
These are only a few of the sisters who will host the visitors who would like to learn  more about who we are and what our faith means to each of us

Monday, January 12, 2015

Beginnings in January 2015

The Mesa Temple Visitors' Center was dedicated in 1981 by Elder Boyd K. Packer to be a house of worship, prayer, inspiration, reflection and a portal to the Mesa Arizona Temple
We begin this new year of 2015 with the opportunity to invite all who enter the Visitors' Center to come unto Christ