Notes from Nicaragua

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Somoto – Week 34

[Week 4 in Somoto, week 4 with Elder Melenciano] Hey everyone, I know its been a long time since I sent out a group email. I’m doing well here in Somoto. We’ve been focusing on trying to find new people recently (because the elders before didn’t leave a ton of progressing investigators) and we found...

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Somoto – Week 30 – Transferred!

Hey everyone. So today was the worst day of my entire mission. I had to leave my area where I’ve been for 6 months. Yesterday, I had about 3 converts and investigators crying along with my son and the member we’ve been working with a lot. It basically felt like leaving home again. It was...

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Matagalpa – Week 29

[Week 23 in Matagalpa, week 11 with Elder Reyes] Hey everyone! This week was awesome because we had a multi-mission conference! Elder Rasband came and spoke to us along with about four area seventies. It was an awesome meeting. They really focused on how the mission really is just preparation for the rest of our...

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Matagalpa – Week 26 – No Time

[Week 20 in Matagalpa, week 8 with Elder Reyes] Elder Williams had no time to write a general message this week, but did send his mom and dad a quick note.  The had to wake up at 5 AM this P-day to go to Jinotega, a neighboring city, and climb to the cross with his...

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Matagalpa – Week 25 – Successes

[Week 19 in Matagalpa, week 7 with Elder Reyes] Greetings from Nicaragua! I hope that everything is going well and I miss you all! This week was the best week of my mission by far. We did divisions with members every day this week and we ended up having only lessons with members, we ended...

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Matagalpa – Week 24 (Transfers)

[Week 18 in Matagalpa, week 6 with Elder Reyes] Well we got our cambos and I’m going to stay here again, with the same comp. I’m going to have about 6 months in the mission at the end of this cambio so I’ve been here for a while. I kind of wanted to leave and...

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Matagalpa – Week 23

[Week 17 in Matagalpa, week 5 with Elder Reyes] Sorry I didn’t write yesterday, the power was out in the city the entire day. I’m just going to share some pictures and some news! We went to the cross yesterday which is pretty much the most famous part of Matagalpa. It was a lot of...

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Matagalpa – Week 21

[Week 15 in Matagalpa, week 3 with Elder Reyes] Merry Christmas!!  Miss everyone! Some Pics My Christmas Package: Christmas Eve: Christmas Day (including Christmas Dinner): Outing on the P-day after Christmas:

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Matagalpa – Week 20.5

[Week 14 in Matagalpa, week 2 with Elder Reyes] Hey sorry I didn’t write on Monday. We had a mission Christmas party in Managua in the Hilton so that was pretty cool. Except we left at 5 in the morning and returned at 9. And then yesterday I had to go back to Managua to...

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Matagalpa – Week 20

[Week 14 in Matagalpa, week 2 with Elder Reyes] Elder Williams wasn’t able to write this week due to a lot of mission travel, including a mission Christmas Party, and a conference for his greenie.  We are hoping to hear from him soon. We are also trying to coordinate when we get to Skype with...