We purchased the traditional Korean Hanbok this week to wear for special occasions. We have special friends who helped us. Brother Jeong and Sister Kim will be the new mission president and wife in Busan Mission in July and they decided to acquire new Hanboks for their mission. The women especially make these outfits look nice!
The first counselor in the mission presidency will be moving to Busan as the mission president. Before he leaves we wanted to get a presidency picture. These are two great men who have been a tremendous help in the affairs of the mission and in helping me carefully navigate the local culture and feelings of the members. I truly love both of these men and Terri and I have enjoyed getting to know them and their families a bit.
This weekend, we had the opportunity to work closely with Elder Yamashita of the Seventy in reorganizing the Seoul Military Serviceman's District. We met together to call a new district president and set apart him and his counselors. This is one very humble man. We get to have him back in about ten days for a mission tour. Elder Yamashita is the first counselor in the Asia North Area Presidency. He is a great teacher.
Korean People's Army." We believe the US/Korean forces wanted to demonstrate they are paying attention to everything going on north of the border. No one locally feels any discomfort. We took this video from the roof of our building.
This next week will be a wild one. We've had two great mission activities with running and kickball already this week. (Pictures to follow soon. Terri had a delightful time doing some slo motion videoing. Be aquiver with anticipation :) We will also have transfers and new missionaries. We had one new missionary join us this week. he was transferred from the Canada Vancouver B.C. Mission. We are excited to have Elder Han with us.