Monday, December 26, 2016

Merry Christmas!

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a Merry Christmas.

We did a lot of exchanges this week. I got to go back to one of my old areas, Little Miami! I also got to be with one of my old companions, Sister Johnson! Sadly I ended up being really sick and had to sleep all day. Sister Johnson was still able to get a lot done in the apartment while I slept. :) We were able to teach a lesson to an investigator named Carmelita. We committed her to being baptized in January, and she said yes! It was an amazing spirit filled lesson. I was grateful to be part of it. :)

We had a mission Christmas conference on Christmas eve. It was so fun! We did a funny talent show and a Christmas program. I sang in the Christmas program even! A bunch of other sisters and I sang "Mary did You Know". It was really stressful, needless to say! During the funny talent show our zone did "The 12 Days of Christmas". The zone leaders had different actions they did for each part and the rest of us did the singing. It was hilarious! There was a lot of beat boxing and rapping in the talent show. Afterwards we got these really cute knitted slippers! I sleep in them every night. It was an amazing conference followed by dinner at our Bishops house. They fed us an amazing dinner and we were able to sing songs with them. It was nice to feel part of their family when I'm so far from mine. They even gave us cute Ohio mugs and hot chocolate mix for Christmas! I really love them - and the whole Cherry Grove ward! I am so blessed to be here.

On Christmas we were ready to go to church, and we were already running late. But then... we couldn't find the keys! Sister Lamb is really good at losing them, her words not mine! ;) so we were late to church and we were supposed to be on the stand for the choir. It was a walk of shame to walk up there late. The Christmas program was so beautiful, it moved me to tears! I am so grateful for my Savior. The rest of  the day was spent at members, as we weren't allowed to go proselyte. We had an amazing lunch with our ward mission leader and his family. Then we went to one of our favorite members, the Radcliffe's. That is where we skyped our families! It was amazing to see  my family somewhat face to face. I wish there was as much snow here as there! To finish the night we went to another members and had cake and ice cream.

I love you all! Stay safe the rest of the holiday season!

Sister Fultz

Monday, December 19, 2016

Bye Gressell :(

What a crazy week!

Sister Gressell is officially home in Idaho! That was weird to send a companion off in the middle of a transfer. Our apartment feels so empty without her.

Wednesday we had zone meeting. Our zone is so big... we have 14 companionships! Then we also had the Senior Sisters join us. It was a big meeting! We were able to do training's on planning, working with members, and simplified teaching. It turned out to be a really great meeting. Afterwards we went to a chicken joint called "Raising Canes". They have the best chicken!

We were able to have dinner with Myles and his parents on Wednesday night! That was so fun, they have a beautiful home. They asked a lot of questions about missionary work and what we do. His mom made really good soup :) I don't think they are really interested, but they are very kind and enjoy our company. It will be good to at least have a good relationship with them!

With the holiday season it has been really difficult to get in with people to teach them. We did manage to see a few less actives this week, and we got 3 referrals for some people that I am really excited to meet and teach! One of them was from the sisters in the Colorado mission, and the other 2 was for some family members of a less active. Working through referrals is one of my favorite ways to find new people to teach!

On Saturday night we had the change to Christmas concert for our stake at a Methodist church in my old area! It was in Indian Hill which is in the Cincinnati ward. It was the best to see some of my old friends in past wards, and to hear such amazing music about Christ. The music was so incredibly beautiful!!!

CHRISTMAS IS THIS WEEK!! I am so excited to be able to talk to my family. On Christmas we are asked to not do much missionary work, which is really depressing. We are only allowed to go places where we have been invited, and we can't stay for long. We will spend a lot of time that day watching training videos. Woohoo! Merry Christmas everyone.

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

Monday, December 12, 2016

Myles was baptized!

What an amazing week!! Myles was baptized and confirmed this weekend. When he came out of the water he couldn't stopped smiling. He bore his testimony of how grateful he was that he found the gospel and the happiness that he has felt in it. His mother, father, grandfather and grandmother all came. His mom was very touched and shed a few tears during the service. You could tell though that his grandma and grandpa did not approve--they are devout Catholic. Afterwards his family took us out to eat! We were able to laugh with them and get to know them better while in the process answering a few doctrinal questions. They are truly such amazing people with great faith. His mom is hilarious! She acts so young and "hip" and she just loved us. We gave them our number and they invited us to come over this Wednesday! They expressed their gratitude to us for helping Myles to find happiness and believe in God again. Despite the difference in religion, we were all able to rejoice with Myles in his life changing experience. Sadly his family didn't come see him confirmed as they "had to go to their own church" as Myles said. When he was confirmed was a touching moment. The blessing involved basic principles of the gospel and gentle reminders to do the little things. He has amazing fellowship in the ward and a lot of support. Everyone comes up and talks to him every Sunday and really gets to know him. The man that Myles asked to confirm him was someone he had only met once, and yet he left an impression on him to the point he wanted him to be a part of an amazing experience.

To go along with the experience of Myles being confirmed, during one of the talks a member tapped us on the shoulder telling us some of our friends were out in the foyer. We had invited one of our friends, Jeishere, to come to church. We had no way to contact her that morning as her phone was off. We figured she wasn't coming when the meeting started. When we went out into the foyer it was her and her friend Desseray! They were able to listen to the last bit of the talk and went to gospel principles. It was interesting to talk to about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ in Gospel Principles. We are seeing them on Tuesday! :)

Our Sunday ended up having no work involved. Elder Verdoni, one of the assistants, asked us to go to a multi faith fireside to sing in the missionary choir. We got to drive all the way to Northern Kentucky to the Buttermilk Pike Building. I used to go to that building all time when I was in Cincinnati, it brought back old memories! We sang a few Christmas songs and This is the Christ. It was a fun night with uplifting messages and music and I am so glad that we were invited to go. It was great for Sister Gessell to be able to say goodbye to a few missionaries before she goes home this week. It was raining on our way home, and it was so beautiful to go through the city and see the lights with all the rain. I love Cincinnati so much!!

I love you all!

Sister Fultz
 Myles getting baptized!
Rainy Cincinnati <3

Monday, December 5, 2016

The Grove of Cherries

What an amazing week! I love Cherry Grove. My companions are both amazing :) Sister Lamb and Sister Gessell. Sister Lamb came out with me and we were in the same district in the MTC, she if from California. Sister Gessell actually goes home next week and she is from Idaho. I am so sad that she is leaving! She has been staying strong though with the work and it's awesome to see her work hard until the end!

Our zone is super huge and we are having a get together today. It's going to be pretty crazy and fun! The Cherry Grove ward got 2 new Elders and one of them is fresh from the MTC. It's funny to be around a new missionary and remember what it was like to be new. The newbie is Elder Carter and his trainer is Elder Swainston. I guess Elder Swainston and I have common relatives! I came out with him too and he has been in Muncie, Indiana our whole mission until now! He is very new to Ohio and soi we had to show him all the good places like UDF and Graters :)

There are so many people in Cherry Grove that are ready to hear the Gospel! We talked to a lot of cool people this week. I am so excited to teach all of them! One of them is Courtney and her son Braxton. Braxton is only 8 and has so many questions about God. He had pretty deep questions too and I was impressed. We showed Courtney around the church so she can feel more comfortable when she comes to church. She asked a few of the classic Mormon questions and she was so accepting. She is very open and willing to learn, and I love it!

We got a media referral named Jeisherie. Jeisherie was a referral for a Bible, and the referral said that she was homosexual but has stopped practicing. We went and saw her and she is so prepared! She prayed to know if she needed to stop acting on her feelings. It's amazing to see that she was already willing to act on the promptings of the Spirit. Cassie was her friend who was there as well, she was asking a lot of questions and was excited to learn. We are going to go see the both of them tonight and talk more about the Restoration and the Book of Mormon.

We did service at a farm this week. We go and walk horses for a non member, and I got dragged around by a horse named Blue. She must have known that I was new and decided to break me in! The non member family that we do that for came to the ward Christmas party that we had that night. It was so fun to see the ward fellowship them immediately! The Christmas party was fun too. It had a lot of decorations...haha. We helped with the potato bar and I burned my hands a few times.

Myles, and investigator the Sisters found last transfer, is getting baptized this Saturday! He is such an amazing person. He smoked for 4 years, and he prayed for help to quit! He was able to quit cold turkey and he hasn't smoked for 4 weeks! Yesterday at church he went up and bore his testimony about how much happier he is now that he knows God. Even though i just met him I already love him! We had dinner with him last night at our Bishops house. Myles is the kind of guy that always has a joke for every situation. I am always laughing with him.

We have been showing people the #LIGHTTHEWORLD video! I cry every single time I watch it! It has such an amazing spirit and it is a great reminder of what we can do. We really can do what Christ would do and it doesn't need to be big or complicated. Go out and do it!

I love you all!

Sister Fultz

Monday, November 28, 2016

Adios Little Miami!

I am leaving Little Miami, and I am staying in the Stake and going to Cherry Grove. I am going to be in a trio with Sister Gessell and Sister Lamb. They both have been companions with Sister Baker, so we will talk about her a lot ;) Sister Gessell is going home in two weeks and then it will be Sister Lamb  and I.

I loved being in Little Miami with Sister Baker. I am going to miss the people so much, members and investigators. Sister Baker taught me so much and helped me overcome a lot of trials. This transfer has been unlike any transfer and I have experienced some crazy things!

This week I went on my last exchange with Sister Coleman in Little Miami. She is headed off to Indiana! My baby is leaving her native Ohio. On exchanges Samantha Keldsen came out teaching with us! I just love her. She was with us for about 4 hours, haha :) it was such a fun night! I am going to miss her a lot.

I have been a STL the past two transfers, and now Little Miami is no longer an STL area. What they are doing now is that there is one set of STL's and ZL's per stake rather than two. Cherry Grove is now the only STL area for the stake, and so I will still be able to be an STL! I am excited to be able to go on exchanges with all the sisters. It will be crazy to do it with all the sisters in the stake, which is about 6 sets. Pray for me! Haha.

I love you all!

Sister Fultz

Monday, November 21, 2016

Amazing week!

The highlight of this week was that MARK KING GOT BAPTIZED. I taught him in Cincinnati with Sister Coleman. She and I were able to go and see him be baptized. It was so amazing! I loved being able to see people from the Cincy ward, and of course seeing Mark. There were 2 baptisms that day! A woman named Cheryl, who the elders taught, was baptized. Guess who baptized her?! STEF ROBERTS. I was so excited. When he saw me he hugged me while saying "I don't care!". He really doesn't. He's hugged me 2 times now. Oh well.

We had Zone Conference this week! Elder Hawkins (Assistant) called us the night before and asked us to do a training on asking for referrals. Eek! Speaking in front of a lot of people is not my forte, but I managed. It was fun to role play asking for referrals with Sister Baker and then watch everyone else do it. I learned a lot of different ways to ask!

The fireside we had yesterday was awesome! :) we had a less active come and she loved it! She got to talk to President Welch after. She told him how much she loves us, haha. Maybe he won't transfer us next week since she loves us so much ;) At the fireside we sang "Because I Have Been Given Much", "For the Beauty of the Earth" and "This is the Christ". Some other missionaries did other musical numbers that were really amazing.

We are teaching a lot of cool people! Nothing terribly exciting happened with anyone this week... but I am excited to continue teaching a lot of these people. Mahala is especially cool. She has such an honest desire to know the truth. We really can't push her though, and she appreciates that we are taking it slow. We gave her a Book of Mormon this week and she is excited to read it! Also Jess is doing better. Most times we have seen her, she has been intoxicated, but she is working to come off the alcohol. She continues to say crazy things when we are there, and we continue to love her. That is still all we can do for her right now. We met her boyfriend John, and he is really helping her which we are grateful for!

Exchanges with Wilmington this week! I went to Wilmington with Sister Call. I don't know her very well so it was fun to spend time with her. We went to a members house who literally lives in a barn. She fed us dinner and we got to brush her horses, and play with cats, and dogs, and chickens. It was very therapeutic and relaxing to be honest. I really loved it. Maybe I could live on a farm. But probably not.

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

Here are a few pictures from this week :)

Monday, November 14, 2016


Hi everyone! Hope you are all doing well this week :)

We found 2 new investigators this week named Mahala and Brian. We met Mahala last transfer but never really taught her. I was on exchanges with Sister Peterson and I just felt like we needed to work in Morrow. It was around 10:30 when we were there and no one was home/awake/wanted to talk to us, but we kept going. We knocked on a few doors and when it was close to noon we started  walking back to our car. As we were walking we walked passed Mahalas home and she was outside  with her boyfriend Brian. We went up and talked to them and they invited us in! We were able to teach them the Restoration and commit them to church. They loved it and were excited for church and to learn more. This whole story is really cool because when we had walked her house earlier, I didn't see a car outside and decided not to knock  thinking they weren't home. God knew they were and so he made it so they would be outside when we went by! God's hand it truly is in every phase of this work. Sadly they weren't able to come to church do to a health emergency in the family, but we aren't discouraged. We know they are prepared and we are so excited to be able to teach them more!

We had a zone meeting this week. We did training's on how to rely more on God. We also did a fun little activity with a green lighter saying to keep the "greenie fire". It was pretty creative ;) I have really loved the emphasis in our mission to be more in Preach My Gospel. As I have applied that I have learned so much more about how to be effective. I've found that I am more happy and fulfilled in my work. It's like President Welch is inspired by God or something.... ;)  These passed few weeks I have just been able to feel so much love for my mission and my area specifically. I hope to stay in Little Miami a wee bit longer, like the rest of my mission ;)

It was a pretty slow week, so that's all folks!

Sister Fultz

We played in some leaves this week, and we played around with the settings on my camera :)

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hey everyone!

I taught a lot of people this week under the influence of alcohol... it was really sad. Not only is the smell horrible, but just the way that it makes people act! It's heartbreaking. We are really working to help one of our investigators break her addiction. I know that the Savior can help us through anything! Sometimes it's hard to remember that when it's such a physical  and painful addiction.

We had leadership council this week in Western Hills. Usually we carpool with the Cherry Grove sisters, and we have to leave pretty early in the morning. The CG sisters decided to ask President Welch if we could just sleepover at their apartment Thursday night. President Porter never allowed that for anything, so we thought President Welch would be the same. We didn't get our hopes up. We got a call from the sisters at around 8pm Thursday night and they told us that President had said yes! What in the world. So we got to go pack our stuff and drive to their aparjmtnet and sleepover! We didn't go to bed until about midnight, then we laid in bed talking for another hour or so. The next moring we all got ready and headed to Western Hills. It was an awesome leadership council. The Welch's have a grand baby that was born last transfer that they haven't met yet. Their son surprised them at leadership by bringing the baby! The baby's name is Timothy Benjamin Welch. Sister Welch started crying of course. They knew their son was coming and their oldest grandson, but they didn't know the little baby was coming. It was exciting :) We also ate cake and sang happy birthday to Sister Welch. Afterwards we stopped in downtown Cincinnati and got sushi for dinner with the Cherry Grove sisters and the YSA  sisters. Such a fun night! The sushi was super good too. It was funny to be "in the world" so much. People were yelling and drinking all around us as we prayed to bless our food. Such missionaries  and it's awesome!

Also at leadership I found out that Mark, from when I was in Cincinnati, is getting baptized next Saturday! He is living the word of wisdom!!!! Yay!!! So exciting.

Saturday was a day for miracles. We got out after lunch and we were heading to Morrow. We turned around the corner and there was a woman walking on the side of the road. I felt like we needed to stop the car and talk to her, but I didn't say anything. Next thing I know... Sister Baker is pulling over and saying that we needed to go talk to her! The spirit is so real. We went and talked to her. Turns out that she is going through a divorce right now and felt so alone. We were able to testify of the Savior's love, and we told her that we felt like we needed to talk to her. Now we are going to start teaching her! Grace. Miracles happen when you follow promptings. When one companion doesn't listen, He sends it to the other companion :)

We stopped  by to see an investigator, Jo, the other evening. It was pretty late and we didn't know who to see. It had been a pretty sad day and we were down in the dumps. Turns out Jo was too! So we went out to have a fire in her fire pit. It was exactly what we all needed. We read the Book of Mormon by the firelight :) A good way to end a sadish day.

So on Sunday I got sick. I threw up at 3 in the morning. It was weird because I only threw up once. I slept in in the morning (upon approval of course), and then we went to church. I didn't feel great, but I wasn't throwing up so I worked the whole day! Sunday night we had a choir rehearsal for a fireside that our mission is doing in a few weeks. It's a choir with missionaires and youth. I really don't lke singing... but I did it anyway. It was fun to see other missionaires. I found out from the Cincinnati sisters that a member from the Cincinnati ward passed away:( He was diagnosed with lung cancer when I was there. So Sad!

This transfer is going by so fast! We are already into week 4. After this transfer I will only have about 3 transfers left. WHAT. Where did the time go???? I'm not trunky I promise. :D but really though I love being here and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! Today involves no working at all. We will be in our apartments at 6pm today and won't leave the rest of the night. We will be doing some cleaning and studying. I am excited! I love being able to clean and study! :)

This week we did exchanges with Montgomery on Tuesday and Wilmington on Thursday. Both times I got to go to the other areas. Tuesday in Montgomery with Sister Winterton was so fun! Especially since I served there. I got to see some of my favorite people, including the Koth's. Even Danny! I worked hard with that boy to help him overcome addictions and come back to church. Sadly he has gone back to old habits. Turns out though that he is living with his dad who is in our ward! So hopefully the Elders will be able to go see him. Then on Thursday I got to go to Wilmington with Sister Coleman! I got to be with my baby for the day! She is doing so awesome. Wilmington is a fun area too. Lots of character.

Jess won't be getting baptized on November 19th anymore :( She hasn't come to church yet. She has some health issues that make her nervous to be far from home for a long time. We are working on it with her. We had a lesson with her about the Word of Wisdom, and she took it pretty well! The next time we saw her we talked about the Sacrament. I ended up having to distract her son the whole time so she could pay attention. So Sister Baker and a member, Sister Riedy, taught it all. It was really great! Jess understands the need to take the Sacrament and she is excited to take it. I had lots of fun coloring with her son Levi while they had a spiritual lesson :D

Remember when I talked about Ling? Turns out his name isn't Ling. He was telling us his last name and it's actually Lin, no G. His full actual name is Qinglan Lin. We just call him Hayden. We gave him the Book of Mormon and the commitment to read the first 3 chapters of it. He texted us and said that he is almost done with it... dang! He read it really fast and said he understands it really well. Once we were able to teach him the actual discussions, and he comes to church, he will be baptized in no time :) He felt really bad for missing church on Sunday even when we went by to wake him up with pancakes. He sent us a funny text apologizing for it.

We had our ward trunk or treat this week! We coordinated with some of the young women in the ward to dress with similar colors, and the yw made themselves fake name tags, and we were all missionaries! Then Sister Baker and I switched name tags and were each other for the night. ;) Hayden came to it towards the end and ate some chili, and then it was over. At least he came and was able to meet some people!

Love you all!

Sister Fultz
 My name!
 Sister Winterton and I
 Sister Coleman and I
 Sister Coleman, Mike, and I. Mike was baptized a few weeks ago.
 Funny Faces
 Pretty tree at the church
 Hayden apologizing for not being at church
 Hayden calls bugs animals, haha
 The leaves are all dying!
 Neighborhood feud...
 Funny faces
Halloween colors and our clean apartment ;)

Monday, October 24, 2016

Lovin' Little Miami!

What an amazing week. We have some really amazing people that we are working with. First off we have Jessica Johnson. She was found a few months ago and has recently made a lot of progress. She is a recovering alcoholic and has been sober for almost a week. Before her most recent slip up she was sober for about 40 days. She is a single mom with a 2 1/2 year old son. She is committed to being baptized November 19th. She is on the 3rd chapter of the Book of Mormon and is praying every day. Jess, as she likes to be called, hasn't been to church yet due to some medical issues and anxieties. Our ward mission leader and assistant ward mission leader went this last Sunday and gave her a Priesthood blessing. She loved it and she felt the spirit.

Ling Lin! Our Chinese Investigator :) He has been reading a few chapters in the Book of Mormon that we have assigned him and is now going to start from the beginning. He didn't come to church because he overslept. We have had two awesome lessons with him in a members home who can speak Mandarin. This last lesson, the member said that the spirit had spoken to him during the lesson. Ling, surprised, said "Oh he already spoke to you?". It was funny and amazing to see the excitement in his eyes when he learned about the spirit and how it can speak to him.

Last week I talked about Edith... shes gone now. She called us and said she was too busy to meet with us. Silly lady. Oh well!

Funny story: after Ling's lesson, Sister Baker was really excited. She was dancing in the car when suddenly she made a sound like she was choking. She was moving too much that her seat belt locked and it choked her... I couldn't stop laughing. We always have a lot of funny moments. I really love her.

Remember Greg? Yeah he's still creepy. This last week he said that he prayed for a connection... not a connection with God... but for a connection with Sister Fultz (Me). Awkward! So we had to laydown the law (a few times) and tell him to stop calling us and that we can't talk to him anymore. He called us a few times that day and once on Sunday. We've been ignoring his calls. Hopefully he'll get the message. We were pretty blunt with him. We're pretty sure he was intoxicated though, so he probably won't remember. As long as we don't answer his calls I think we'll be fine!

Love you all!!

Monday, October 17, 2016

Staying in Little Miami!

Hey everyone! I am staying in Little Miami with Sister Baker and I couldn't be more excited!

This week we weren't able to teach Ling, and he didn't come to church :( but we have an appointment with him on Friday, so hopefully that will go well! He seems to think he never has time, who knows if that is really true. Usually it isn't.

We have an investigator named Greg who is crazy. He hits on us a lot  and is always drunk (we found out yesterday). Our Ward Mission Leaders wife doesn't want us to see him anymore, and I don't really want to either. He makes me uncomfortable. We will prayerfully consider what to do! Haha. His neighbor is a member that said he was going to watch for us and make sure we were safe when we went into his house. This ward is awesome.

We put someone on date for baptism this week! Her name is Edith. She's a cute little old lady that smokes a ton. She's on date for November 19th. She has a long way to go, but I have faith in her! When we taught the Restoration and we shared the first vision, she got really excited to read the pamphlet. Later we taught her about the Book of Mormon, and she got really excited to read that too. She's just so great! She has a ton of Elvis stuff in her house but claims she doesn't really like Elvis.

We had dinner with the Fink's on Sunday. Elder Mafoa, who is from Tong, told us some funny stories. When he was first in the field they had dinner with a member. I guess they don't have ranch in Tonga, because Elder Mafoa thought it was soup and started eating it like soup! I died when he told that story. He is getting transferred and I'm really going to miss him and his funny stories!

The Primary President gave us the assignment to go and see a new move in family. We went to meet them, and it went super well, except they claim that they aren't members (aka they just don't go anymore). That's something that I won't ever understand. A lot of people think that if they just stop going to church that they aren't members anymore, but their records are still there. Kinda funny. I'm just kinda like "If you weren't  a member we wouldn't be here and know all your names and birthdays...". They were nice but weren't interested in contact. At least we got a soda out of it.

We went to UDF for ice cream on Saturday to celebrate my 13 month mark that was on Sunday. While we were there a lady came in and started talking to this boy waiting in line. You could tell that it was heated. She was getting mad at him for something he did while driving on the road that this lady witnessed. Not really sure what happened, but we saw them stand about, but I wished I did. Also while I was waiting in line to buy my ice cream, the guy waiting in front of me informed me that the Great Barrier Reef died... he seemed a little off to be honest.

That is really it for this week. Nothing terribly exciting!

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

Our last district meeting

Monday, October 10, 2016

Do you speak Mandarin?

Sup y'all!

To start off... We have an awesome new investigator! His name is Ling Lin. His American name is Hayden. He was a referral from the missionaries in the DC South Mission. He was learning English from them and they taught him the Restoration. He moved here for a job, and so we get to teach him! We met him on Friday, committed him to church, and he came! It was so awesome! It was so amazing to see everyone in the ward reach out to him. We have a member who served in Taiwan, and so he speaks Mandarin, which is Lings native language. The member, Brother Poulter, reached out to him and took him under his wing for all of church. He invited Ling to play basketball on Wednesday. Yay for fellowship! Sunday night we had a lesson with him and Brother Poulter at Lings house. We couldn't go inside, so we had to sit out in the cold and mosquitoes. Such a powerful lesson! Brother Poulter pretty much got to relive his mission. When teaching someone without a Christian background, it is almost pointless to go straight into the Restoration. We (AKA Brother Poulter) taught simply about prayer, God and Jesus Christ. Ling seemed to understand it pretty well. It was a blessing to have Brother Poulter there to translate a few words he wasn't familiar with. We have another lesson set for next Sunday at Brother Poulter's house, and Ling is coming to church again! I am so excited to see his faith increase.

We had Mission Leadership Council (MLC) this week. My first one! It was a lot of fun to see some of my missionaries friends! Also I just love President and Sister Welch. They are so hilarious. We just laughed a lot during MLC. We had a few serious moments too ;) It was a really uplifting experience.

What a busy week! We even had interviews. Got to see President and Sister Welch a lot. Interviews are always fantastic! They aren't as long as they used to be. We don't do area books or planner checks, and we don't do role plays anymore. Just get your 2 interviews and leave! So much more efficient. President Welch and I talked about school, and where I should go... still trying to decide. President Welch always relates things back to marriage. So we talked about how I'm going to find my husband. It was a good time.

To end the week we went on exchanges too! I stayed in Little Miami with Sister Carlisle. We had a good and busy day. We spent the day in Morrow, like I usually do on exchanges. I got hit on by an investigator who we have met once. Sometimes its bad to give your phone number to people. Oi Vey. The guy is even married! People nowadays. On Sunday we had another investigator admit that he was attracted to us and wants to hang out after our missions. Awkward!

On Sunday we got to see a recent convert, Matt, receive the Melchizedek Priesthood! He was baptized about 6 months ago and is preparing to go on a mission. That day after church he came teaching with us too! So precious.

This was an eventful week! I loved every minute of it. This is the last week of the transfer, and I am hoping to stay with Sister Baker in Little Miami.

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Conference Weekend

This week was a slow week, and so I would just like to share with you all my insights from conference!

The talk by Elder Nattress stuck out to me in so many ways. He has so many insights that I want to be sure to apply to my own parenthood in the future. The promise that he talked about from Marion G. Romney "you will not lose them" is something that stuck to me. Read the Book of Mormon with your children every day. This gospel is for that one lost sheep, the prodigal son, and the boy who isn't listening. <3

President Nelson pretty much stabbed me in the heart! "Joy has nothing to do with our circumstances, but everything to do with the focus of our lives." Its amazing that we really can have joy in our trials. Boom.

I enjoyed many other things about conference, but those are two things that stuck out to me the most :)

Side note, have you heard about those clowns? They are here in Ohio! The Wilmington Sisters were freaking out because they were seen right across the street from where they live. I hate clowns.

This week our mission did a Sister Conference! I am sure Sister Welch posted the videos of us dancing... so you can all enjoy that. Sister Conference was very enlightening. President Welch talked about how we have the power to overcome Satan, and we keep giving him the power to tempt us. We need to take it back! It was an empowering message.

This was an awesome week, conference was amazing, the church is true, Jesus Christ is our Savior. I love life, and I love you all. Have a great week!

Sister Fultz

no pictures this week... sorry! unless you want more pictures of spiders and sunsets, haha

Monday, September 26, 2016


This week was crazy!

I went on my first exchange this week. I was in Little Miami with Sister Winterton. Funny/awkward/embarrassing story... we were driving out in the country and Blanchester... and I tried to turn around on the road...don't really know what happened, but I ended up in a ditch. We were stuck... and we were blocking half the road... it was pretty awkward. Luckily there are members in Blanchester who have a truck. We called them and they pulled us out. No damage to the car! Yay! Later that night we had dinner with some members that live on a farm. They also do dog breeding. They breed Golden's and Poodles! One of the poodles just had puppies, and so I got to hold a new born poodle :) :) we also went out to see their llama and cows and chickens and a bunch of other animals. The cow was sniffing me and then tried to pull down my skirt. Also the llama is really mean and will come at you. Don't look llamas in the eye, or they'll spit at you.

This last week we got to help with Feed Ohio food drive that our ward does. On Wednesday we went around neighborhoods giving fliers and the brown paper bags door to door. One lady told us no at first because she thought we were doing religious stuff. It was hilarious when she realized that we weren't and her eyes got all wide. On Saturday morning we went back around to those houses and picked up the bags of food on their porches. We went back to a members house and sorted all the food. I felt the spirit so strong in the garage (haha sounds kinda funny). I just loved seeing us all come together to help those in need. Even the little kids were excited to help. It was a good morning!

Love you all!

Sister Fultz

 Elder Cantido and our board at District Meeting
 Pretty Sunset in a cemetary
 Funny cat
 Spiders in Ohio are big and everywhere
 An Elder has a fake tooth and left it at a members house, and so we picked it up to take to him, so we took a pic. We are the tooth fairies!
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Sister Winterton and I on exchanges :)