Thursday, December 24, 2015

An anxious Logan awaits the return of his brother

Waiting for Courtney, who flew in 1 hour before Tyler...
Everyone is ready for him to be HOME!

First a hug from mom!
Dad next
The whole family :)
Everyone came to see Tyler

Logan Z. and Tyler
Jo Jo and Tyler
Kendell, Tyler and Jamie
We missed you!
What do you eat when you've spent the last 2 years in Indonesia?  Mexican food of course!!


Week 100 - Elder Jones is coming home!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Well guys,
Just like that it’s all over! It’s been an unforgettable 2 years and I have learned and grown so much! I know that this is the true church and I’m so happy I was able to serve here in the Lord’s vineyard! I can’t wait to share all the stories and experiences with you all and I’m so excited to see everyone and catch up! 
For P-day we went ice skating one last time.

I was Santa for the church Christmas party!
On our last day we are going to eat at this 5 star restaurant that has great Indonesian food! Then our whole group is going to go to the sky restaurant for sunset.  There are 7 of us going home.
There are so many people I'm going to miss!
My family in Indonesia
Elder Davies and I were companions in the MTC and now we're going home.

New missionaries come December 30th. I’m so excited to sleep on a clean bed and mattress!  I'm also looking forward to eating at Filiberto's!

Thank you all for your love and support while I've been on my mission.  See you in the States!

"Thank you for your ministry Elder Jones"

Love,  Elder Jones



Week 99 - My last full week as a missionary

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Christmas parties, mission tours, 10 more Elders at our house for the tour, DTM meeting,  games night, packing suitcase, visiting a few people, saying goodbye, everyday is full. 

Week 98 - Earthquake!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hey Guys,

Earthquake! I survived a 5.5 magnitude earthquake yesterday. And it was way cool! I mean it wasn’t huge by any means and it was far away, but now I have a cool story and it was totally noticeable.   

Thanksgiving was good this week, we had it at Senopati (the Mission Home ) and it was delicious! They all put a lot of work into it and the pies were so awesome! But man I really missed you guys all and can’t wait to see you again the time is almost here!!

We have had a lot of miracles happen this week! We ran into a non active member. Actually, she found us and told us she hasn’t been to church in 5 years. Anyways, she was so happy to meet us again and get involved back in the church! 

We also had Stake Conference and that went really well.  One of the Seventy came for a visit and he had a great talk as well as the Stake President. It was fun to see everyone that lives in Bogor and Jakarta North because I have served both places! 

We have been doing a lot of proselyting because things have been running a bit dry. It’s been good; I mean we have gotten lots of contacts but just not many results. Kind of a bummer.  The work is so hard here. 
Um what else? Oh, my nicest white shirt that I wore yesterday got ruined.  I put my pen in my pocket and it exploded! :( ruined it :( I was pretty sad... 

For Elder Hariyadi's birthday we smashed eggs on his head.  It's an Indonesian tradition...

Happy Birthday!

That's about all for this week!  Can't wait to see you all soon!

Love,  Elder Jones