Yep. I'm being transferred. After experiencing 15 missionaries leave Bogor it hasn't been real that this time, I'm actually leaving. Still way weird.
So on Friday we got called by the APs and they told me I was moving to Jakarta 1 like I already knew I was, but then they told me my companion was Sister Xiou (Shee-ow). She is from New Zealand and is way super smart. She grew up in Indonesia because her Dad is Indonesian and her mom is Chinese. She came into the mission with me the first time, so with her as my companion I'm not as scared to white wash, but still a little scared... It's fine :)
The crazy thing was that then Elder Poffenbarger asked Sister Rowntree if she wanted to move and of course she said no because President told her and me in our interviews that she wasn't moving, but jokes on us because she is moving too! To Malang! This transfer is way huge and everyone is getting mixed up everywhere. That means Bogor is being whitewashed. So any returned missionary can picture how many hours we spent making the area book so complete with little maps and directions to everyones houses and information about everyone. It took forever and we still aren't done yet today. We have so much to do today with the transfers and really cleaning our house.
______ also made a baptismal commitment this week! Her date is the 7th of May. She didn't come to church this last week which is way disappointing, so hopefully the new Sisters can help her understand the importance of the covenant she will be making and make sure she is ready to keep it.
This weekend was General Conference! Yay! But It's still in Indonesian so it's soooo hard with their super intelligent language. Also, I don't get the intent a lot of the time even though I understand most of the words. So I have a few that I really liked that I'll print out now, but I'll just have to wait until the new Ensign that you're sending me comes, and now that I'm in Jakarta I don't have to wait at all for packages. I just have to pick it up at Senopati which is way nice :)
It was way sad saying goodbye to all of the members. Sister _______ who is the Relief Society President almost cried and it was so cute because I love her and all of these members so much. I have been here for 8 months, so it is different than just a few months with a few members. Bogor is literally my home in Indonesia and I probably will still feel that way for the rest of my mission.
I think that's about it for this week. Love you and I hope you all have a great week too!
Love, Sister Davis
Sister Jacqueline Davis
Sister Davis is currently serving as a missionary in the Indonesia Jakarta Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Sister Jacqueline Davis
Indonesia Jakarta Mission
Jalan Senopati 115
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