A Misisonary is someone who leaves their family for two years so others can spend an eternity with theirs.

September 19, 2012

Sept 17, 2012

hey mom how are you its going good im being transfered and i will be a district leader in my new district im really nervous about that i will have a new companion some black from tennessee i heard hes pretty cool so i hope everything goes good i dont know my what my new emailing address is yet i plan mailing you guys pictures today to so get ready!! im glad your not sick any more to and the baptisms got pushed to next saturday for little reasons so im super excited still i will be baptizing nathan ill send you one of the pics of him to you but not much else to say thoug i love you guys and miss you so much ill talk to you next week

Colton's Mission President: 

President Earl S. and Sister Kathy B. Swain
Earl Stanley Swain, 63, and Kathy Larayne Blackmun Swain, five children, Utah Salt Lake City West Mission; Valley Park 4th Ward, Taylorsville Utah Valley Park Stake. Brother Swain serves as a bishop in a young single adult ward and is a former mission president in the Korea Seoul West Mission, stake president, high councilor, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Korean Mission. Area director, Seminaries and Institutes. Born in Mesa, Ariz., to Robert Stanley and Felice Kartchner Swain.
Sister Swain serves on a stake activities committee and served with her husband in theKorea Seoul West Mission. She is a former counselor in stake Relief Society and Young Women presidencies, Relief Society president, Sunday School, Relief Society and Primary teacher, family record extractor and Young Women adviser.

Here are the awesome elders that are serving in the Utah Salt Lake City West mission. Looks like they are hard at work. Colton (on the right) seems to be enjoying himself....


  1. This picture reminds me of a song that Colton loved before he left ... "Red Solo Cup". Need I say more? lol

  2. That is funny! That is exactly what I was thinking. LOL!