Tuesday, October 29, 2013


We met with Laura Fiduccia this week. She addressed some concern about not having good enough clothes to wear to church. We asked Sister Adams if she would go over and introduce herself to Laura (fellowship). Sunday, Sister Adams said Laura brought up the same concern about not having anything to wear. She assured her she would be fine and offered to take her to church next week. This week at church, we had Sis. Adams (LA), Bro. Painter (LA), Larry Schott (I,EX), and an investigating family who showed up on there own, Amy, Rex, Madeline, and Conner (don't know the exact spellings there.) They said we could come out to there house and teach them.  I have the "Pure Love of Christ" for this family. I want to do everything that I can to help them receive the blessings that the Gospel of Jesus Christ has to offer them. 

Elder Ashcroft


> A few weeks ago a member in the branch showed up with an investigator, Tasha. She is from New Zealand, taking the Butlers Farrier School (horse shoeing.) She has an awesome accent!!! They came to church a second time together. Tasha came up to us and wanted the lesson to learn more. A little while later the members daughter was getting baptized and Tasha came with them. The entire time I was thinking of it as though it was Tasha's baptism and I had to hold down tears.<

> On Thursday, we put Laura Fidducia on date for baptism for Nov. 30. She is 81 years old women who used to go to church when she was 12. Then something happened and stopped going. Later in life she married a Catholic man and he forbid her from going. When we met with her she told us that she has always felt at home with the "Mormon" church. If she gets baptized she will be the first one on my mission!<

Just a little something I find interesting.

 "Go climb up in the truck." 

Love Elder Ashcroft

Sunday, October 27, 2013


1. I was directing traffic! this is a picture of the half hour long wait in line! Across town at another drop site it was an hour long wait!

2.Drop site Pile. We worked from 8:00-6:00 non stop pulling limbs out of the back of the trucks!

Thursday, October 10, 2013


We went out into the storm for an 81 year old lady, Laura Fidduci, she told us, "I made all this food for you guys..." ...yeah... She wants to be baptized. Well, lets see, when she was little she used to go to church, then she stopped as she got older. She got married and her husband was Catholic so when he died she requested a Book of Mormon. She says she has always felt comfortable there and feels like a "Mormon" already. She wants to come but the LA lady wont bring her. She says she really hopes to be baptized.

We got about a foot and a half of snow....
Yeah, that's right, we still drove in it.  
*Wreck between Whitney and Crawford (3 killed)
What other missionaries eat.                           What Chadron missionaries eat.                      
My first Zone Conference while in Marshall at Brookings.

(just got this pic)