We had a Christmas party at the Belgrade church on Friday night. After a sweet program, singing Christmas carols, enjoying some good food, the children made gingerbread houses. Santa Claus made an appearance and handed out goodies to all of the children. I personally think he needs a bit more padding, but he was one jolly old St. Nick!
We had the missionaries over for dinner to celebrate EK's birthday.
|Tunnel in Zagreb|
We attended church on Christmas in Belgrade. I gave the missionaries their stockings with goodies and slippers tucked inside. Later, the missionaries split up for their calls home. Missionaries are able to Skype home on Christmas and you can bet we had some anxious missionaries and families back home,
waiting to hear from their sons and daughters. We had Sister Lougee, Sister Johnston, Elder King, and Elder Sorensen here and our Skype worked perfectly. The other missionaries went to church and to another families' home to use their computer to Skype. The missionaries get 24 hours "off" to celebrate, but since Serbia, celebrates Christmas on January 7th, they decided to do their calls home on Dec. 25th, and use the rest of the time off on January 7th. We were able to Skype/Face time with our family and watch the grandkids open their gifts on Christmas eve. It was so good to see everyone and we are looking forward to next Christmas when we are all together.
I decided to use a picture for the word of the week. This was in the shower at our hotel in Zagreb. Can you guess what it says? It is pronounced poe-moch.