|Mission Home Gate from inside|
|Elder Johnson made us feel right at home|
|Our first views of Tirana|
We drove to the "2-4" building in Tirana, where the 2nd and 4th branches meet. The Young Adult Center is on the 2nd floor, and the room was packed with young single adults (ages 18-30). We had a translator with us on the back row to help us understand what the teacher was sharing. It was fun to hear the language spoken by the natives, and I had absolutely no idea what they were saying on my own. We had a long way to go on language!
|C.D. with the Ford's and the Volz's|
Once we were back at the building, the questions had been answered and C.D. had announced that he wanted to be baptized right away! So the font was being filled and we held a baptismal service at 9:30PM on our first night in Albania. Now if that isn't a great welcome for new missionaries, I don't know what is! We absolutely loved the Spirit that we felt in that room, and we will always have a special feeling for C.D. It was a great first night.