December 4, 2008


For District Meeting this week Elders Williams and Oldroyd made Borshe and it was fantastic.
They are spoiling us I may never cook for District meeting again. Last week we had Mongolian Food and this week Borshe.
They even cleaned up after themselves.

This has been a great week. We made contact with the Director of a Humanitarian Relief Organization here in Donetsk. He invited us to to a performance at his facility of a group of young people with Special Needs performing. It was quite a treat. Tuesday we started the day with a staff meeting and then Sister Fry, Olga, Elder and Sister Clark and I all went to the Book Reenik. I was looking for some materials for the scrap booking class I will be teaching on Saturday. It is really quite funny because I have only made one scrap book in my life and that was because they asked me to show them how to make them. Anyway, it was a fun day. It kind of felt like a day off.............. just hanging out at the Book Reenik with other English speaking adults. Elder Kinghorn went grocery shopping (hey someone has to do it)
We got home from the performance on Wednesday to find Elders Williams and Oldroyd putting the finishing touches on the Borshe. It was delicious. Today Bruce and I both got haircuts and then we did some work in our office at home. I have been working on my lesson for tomorrow nights Strengthening Marriage Class. Tomorrow we have another meeting with the gentlemen from the Humanitarian Organization and President Fry. We are excited because he asked us to tell him more about our church and when we invited him to come meet President Fry and told him that he would be more than happy to answer any questions about the Church he agreed.

8 messages from friends and family:

McEwens said...

Missionarys that cook and do it well!! WOW!! AWESOME! I love that little board that says missionaries leave their families for 2 years to bring families together for eternity!

Hope all is well there!

Jane Anne said...

I love to see the missionaries cooking!!

Keep us posted on the meeting with the Fry's and the Humanitarian Organization gentleman.

Jan Williams said...

Please tell Elder Williams that his mom is especially happy to see these pictures! We would love the recipe so we can try it at home.

Jan Williams said...

Please tell Elder Williams that his mom is especially happy to see these pictures! We would love the recipe so we can try it at home.

dixiewhitehead said...

We made borscht at home before Elder Whitehead left. What an interesting food! It seemed like we put everything but the kitchen sink in there. It took a long time to make, but was well worth the effort. The recipe had us put a dollop of sour cream and fresh dill on top. Yum!

dixiewhitehead said...

Sister Williams...just google "Ukrainian Borscht" or just "Borscht" and you will find plenty of recipes. I think our sons roomed together in the MTC. Elder Williams looks great!

Randy O said...

Sister Kinghorn, Thanks for this photo and your kind narrative at the end of the blog. Your words seem to speak to me just when I need it. I'm glad the borscht turned out. Elders Oldroyd and Willliams made a "test batch" that "wasn't so good" according to Bo. Funny thing is before he left he was the most picky eater, cabbage, onions, peppers, any veggie was not part of his diet! We were worried at first about what he would eat and now it looks like he's willing to try everything. So happy for that!
Keep us in touch! Love, Kandace

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Saints in Ukraine (put music on pause)

My music

click on the photo to see the captions

Armenia Trip

Our last Zone Conference

Some of the faces we will miss

Our trip to Mariupol

March Zone Conference in Donetsk(click on photo to view a larger version)

Missionaries helping the International Relief Development unload a container from America

Health Fair click on the photo to see what is coming up

To listen to this talk you will need to put the music on pause first

Sometimes we forget what divine gifts we have been given. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, 2nd Counselor in the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Look at the fun equipment we got to deliver to this internat for Special Needs children

Europe East Area District Meeting


OUR APARTMENT (this is not an average missionary apartment)




Click on photo to see more photos of the Open House at the Kalininsky blg