Meet Elder Elmer

Meet Elder Elmer

In January of 2017 Elder Call interviews his new, and first American, mission companion: Elder Elmer!

New Town, New Responsibilities

[A late posting: this letter was originally written 17 Oct 2016]. Elder Spencer Call becomes a zone leader and is sent to the Copan Zone, in La Entrada district (western Honduras). He reflects on the recent LDS General Conference, and what personal attributes he wants to work on. Investigator news, and a long-awaited baptism next week!

My First Gringo Companion: Elder Elmer

Elder Spencer Call's first gringo companion, Elder Elmer, transfers in to La Entrada, and Elder Call is super excited. Plus, get the lowdown on the La Entrada Branch, and what life is like in town.

One Week, 7 Comps

Elder Call and his companion are zone leaders, which means that they help to lead and train about 40 missionaries in their local area. Earlier this month Elder Call spent a week doing divisions with seven missionaries, and profiles each one.

2016 End of Year Letter

Elder Vasquez goes home next week, how Elder Call's Skype with family on Christmas Day went, and Elder Spencer Call's 2017 goals.

Feliz Navidad

Christmas in Honduras: food, new clothes shopping (extreno), and why Christmas Eve is the REAL Christmas! Plus, Elder Call asks, "Is my mission all I hoped it would be?"

Eric Knudsen

Eric Knudsen

My nephew Eric Knudsen completed a mission to St. George, Utah in 2014, and on a Sunday in July of that year, with lots of family gathered around, he shared some of his experiences, both the good and the bad.

“White Christmas”

“White Christmas”

What Christmas in Honduras is expected to be like, President Bush challenges the missionaries to have a "White Christmas", and how being a zone leader reminds him of Dad.

Becoming a More Consecrated Missionary

Becoming a More Consecrated Missionary

Editor’s note: What you’re reading below is really only a portion of a much longer letter Elder Call sent to...

Eight Months in the Mish

Eight Months in the Mish

It’s hard to believe that Elder Spencer Call has now completed, in October 2016, one-third of his mission. I asked...

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