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1st Email from Erik in Detroit!

Erik emailed us on Monday the 27th (his first P day in Detroit!)  He said Detroit is cold and dark and he was kind of culture shocked the first few days but he thinks he is getting used to it. Nothing has been stolen yet-( In answer to Mom’s question) and his companion is . . . → Read More: 1st Email from Erik in Detroit!

New Mailing Address for Erik Already!

Hey everyone! I get 5 minutes on the computer to let you know of my new address. It is: Elder Erik M Rushton 12635 Memorial #302D Detroit, MI 48227

I’m stationed in Detroit in the Schaefer area. My companion and I are the only white people here. I’ve already done some tracting and knocked on my first . . . → Read More: New Mailing Address for Erik Already!

Erik Leaves the MTC and flies to DETROIT!

We got a phone call from Erik today about 6:25AM. He was in the SLC airport getting ready to board the plane with about 20 other missionaries. Some of them are going to Detroit, others have a layover there on their way to Canada or New York.  I think that is a pretty safe . . . → Read More: Erik Leaves the MTC and flies to DETROIT!

Letters home Saturday, Sept 18th

Today we received several letters from Erik, all addressed to different people in the family. He had mentioned before that he was getting so many letters that it was hard to respond to all of them.  He was getting the most letters in his whole District!

Here is a bit of what he . . . → Read More: Letters home Saturday, Sept 18th

Email from Erik today! Thursday 9/16/2010

We got an email from Erik today!   He was talking about learning all the lessons getting ready to teach.  Here is a part of his email:

Wow this week has FLOWN BY! I can’t believe that I fly out on Monday. Everyone in my district is super excited to be leaving. We’re all ready to . . . → Read More: Email from Erik today! Thursday 9/16/2010

Sept 14th, 2010 Letter from the MTC

Family,

I got everyone’s  letters today finally!  There was a ton! My companion and I have been doing great at teaching!  We commited one of our investigators to baptism on his first lesson!  It was only role play teaching but it was still cool.  Tomorrow we have our second lesson with a different investigator. Hopefully . . . → Read More: Sept 14th, 2010 Letter from the MTC

Erik’s Flying out on Monday, Sept 20th

Erik sent a short letter home with a photo of his flight plans.  He has to be ready to leave the MTC on Monday, Sept 20th by 4 AM!  His flight is at 7 AM and he will arrive in Detroit Michigan at 12:46 PM local time. We are looking forward to a short . . . → Read More: Erik’s Flying out on Monday, Sept 20th

Sept 9th Written Letter Home

  

Elders Erik Rushton and Jeff Law at the Provo MTC

 

Dear Family, 

Sorry for the short email the other day.  I had some password problems and by the time I resolved them I only had 20 minutes left to email.  I’m doing laundry right now so I have . . . → Read More: Sept 9th Written Letter Home

1st P- day Email home– Sept 9th, 2010

Erik And The Detroit Elders

  Note: Erik emailed us around 9:30AM on Thursday the 9th. We were able to chat real time with him part of the time!

 So yesterday was my 1 week mark!  Only around…..95 left to go!  The first few days were tough to get through.  I was feeling . . . → Read More: 1st P- day Email home– Sept 9th, 2010

2nd Letter home

Sept 2, 2010

Today I was made the Senior Companion in my companionshop.  But just as I was feeling powerful, my companion was made District Leader.  I’ve been feeling a bit homesick but everyone tells me to push past the first Sunday before I go home.  Well, I’m out of time to write but watch . . . → Read More: 2nd Letter home