We had 28 new missionaries arrive on August 23rd. It took a lot of planning for this new group. The housing couple had to find new apartments and plan for furnishings. The mission president called two more assistants to help.
My husband had to plan for cell phones, Elder Ashton cars and bikes, Sister Ashton bedding for each of them. We all had lots of paper work and were very busy.
This is going to be a great group of missionaries. They have all been assigned to their new areas and some of them already had baptisms last weekend. We now have 149 young missionaries in our mission. We have 170 with the couples who serve.
It is a blessing being able to interact with these missionaries.