My name is Sister Aubrey Sperry. I am serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, for a year and a half! My goal as a missionary is to invite others to come unto Christ and improve their lives.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Letter from Aubrey's Brazil MTC Mission President and His Wife in Brazil. First Word of Her Safe Arrival!
Hey everybody, this is Aubrey's Dad. I've fallen way behind in updating Aubrey's blog with her letters and pictures, for which she will probably whack me with a stick when she gets home! Regardless, I am catching up now and will faithfully post her letters each week. Doesn't she look so happy in the picture below?! What a great daughter. She's going to be a fantastic missionary!
Letter dated: July 31st, 2013
We are happy to send the good news that your
missionary has arrived safely at the Brazil MTC. What a great joy and privilege
it is to greet each missionary as they come through the front door of the MTC
for the first time. We promise to take good care of your
They now have companions and are settled into
their rooms. They are assigned to a district with capable and caring
instructors for language and lesson study. The branch presidents and their
wives, will soon give them a second greeting. These couples are rewarded in
their callings through the love they always develop as they embrace and watch
over the missionaries.
The MTC has a full time live-in physician to
care for their health needs. He is assisted by his able wife. We are also happy
to report that the Cafeteria food is abundant and very
Your missionary will be able to e-mail home on
Preparation Day after a morning at the Temple. This will be either
Wednesdayor Friday, depending on individual
Your very important young person is about to
make an eternal difference in the lives of others. We hope you will be
encouraged and comforted by this quote by President Lorenzo Snow: “There is no mortal man that is as interested
in the success of an elder when he is preaching the Gospel as is the Lord who
sent him to preach to the people who are the Lord's children".