It has been a busy two weeks in the Greece Athens Mission. As a consequence Elder Teal only got a brief moment to drop us an email. We have pieced together events as best we can and are grateful to all those who have shared pictures on Facebook.
A flight up to Thessaloniki two weekends ago started the hectic time.
Elder Klestrup and Elder Teal accompanying President Heder.
Then last week, training at a Zone Conference in Athens followed by repeating it at a Zone Conference in Cyprus. As the church in Greece and Cyprus is organised as a district that the mission President presides over, we assume that the assistants would have been involved in arrangements for the District conference held last Sunday in Cyprus. Elder Charles of the Quorum of the Seventy attended all three of these meetings
"I'll just let you all know a little about how the week's been!
First of all we got back from district conference over in Cyprus on monday night. It was so good to see everyone there, especially Robin who was looking smart in his suit and tie!
On Monday we had the training for trainers in the morning, and in the evening the new missionaries arrived. They're all great and we had a good time getting to know them.
On Tuesday we had training and coordination with the new missionaries, and they made such a great impression. They all seem so excited to be here, and are all doing great."
Cue an opportunity for silly pics, its a missionary get together thing !
Family ..Elder Teal with his sons and grandson.
(A second grandson will be trained by Elder Burton)
On Monday of this week a new group of missionaries arrived from the Preston MTC.
So more training opportunities
With the new missionaries arrival comes a new assignment for Elder Klestrup to train. So as of Monday Elder Teal had a new companion .. Elder Peel seen here in the centre with Elder Teal.
For those who have not been following along, Elder Teal has been great friends with Elder Peel since the MTC and our family have had the privilege to get to meet and know his family
Finally, today we have learnt that Elder Ballard of the Quorum of the 12 apostles
has visited the mission.,. But technically that is a story for week 69 !