620 W Route 8
Barrigada, Guam 96913


Saturday, December 28, 2013

Christmas Skype

Christmas Skype 
We were so blessed to Skype with Jameson on Christmas Eve, since he is a day ahead of us, that was his Christmas Day. It was great he looked awesome! He said it didn't seem like Christmas at all on the island, they had a Christmas program that was funny, but it's all just so different.  It was great to talk to him, we could see him but he could not see us, minor technical difficulties. We made him answer questions in Chuukese and then tell us what he said! So that was amazing, truly miraculous that a missionary can be placed on a remote island in the pacific and in a short time is able to understand and communicate in the native tongue. I asked him what was his favorite part about being a missionary? He said "the gift of tongues". It still amazes him that he can understand everything that the people are saying. He recognizes the hand of God in everything, especially how much he loves all of his children, that he allows young missionaries to teach the gospel in their own native tongue.
I asked him if he has advice for his younger brothers getting ready to serve he said "Do it! Read the Book of Mormon! Study Preach My Gospel especially what you are going to teach." 
He seems very well adapted to the culture, too well adapted he even showed us his long fingernails! Gross!  "Its a Chuukese thing." you need it for preparing bread fruit, and I won't go into any other details! He said the people love him because he has learned how to do all of their work. He can use his machete to cut into coconuts to drink the coconut water he says he has about five a day. He even learned how to make coconut oil! He loves the native Chuukese food. He is now Chuukese! And He can give a great haircut! 
He loves teaching the gospel and witnessing a might change that come to people who allow Jesus Christ into their lives. 
We asked about his daily schedule, he said that he wakes up at 5:30am showers, goes running with his companion elder Simpson, "his legs are getting huge" he takes another shower, breakfast, then study until 8:30, start the day. 
He does not have any boils which are common in Chuuk, thank goodness, he has been in great health, only sick once earlier on his mission so that is a huge blessing.
Our greatest gift this holiday season is to have a Chuukese Missionary! Our first born son leading the way in righteousness for his younger brothers. We are all so pleased to share a little bit of this incredible journey with him. We so look forward to his weekly emails and when he sends letters and packages, but what a treat to be able to talk with him. Until Mothers Day!

Photos from my new area Neiwe

 Typical housing
 We live on the top floor best flat in the mission.
 Our roads

 Our store

lovely muumuu

We got these pictures from Brother Simpson, thanks for sharing.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


First off how can I get rid of termites because our house is getting eaten alive, well mostly just the wood cupboard. My new house is super nice and it is all concrete! It is way nicer than the house in Wichap, and it is super peaceful because we are on the second story so no one bugs us like they did in Wichap, we get super good studys! I am freaking loving my new comp and my new area. We are doing so good, working hard, we have been so busy it is crazy. I am just so tired by the time that we get home! I feel like we never have enough time there just so many people that want to meet with us! I love the people in my new area they are so awesome, they are so easy to love. I love them sooo much it is awesome! We have been working super super super hard and are seeing tons of blessings they are just flowing! I love you guys a ton! I think that I will send a box today! 
Love, Elder Hunter

Sunday, December 8, 2013


NOOOOOOOOO........ I got Transfered!!!!!!!! I never thought that I would leave Wichap, but I did! It's  weird because you think that being in an area for 9 months you would get sick of it but not me, I am going to miss Wichap a ton! the people were the best I am going to miss them the most! But I got transferred to the area right next to mine! Me and elder Peck just did a switch a rue haha so Peck is in Wichap with my son Jonas, not going to lie I am going to miss Jonas! I am in Neiwe with Simpson and I don't really know what it is like because we had a district conference and stuff like that so it is a mystery! It is funny because right when I left Wichap they got broke into again haah! NowI have a truck so that is going to be fun! My new house is pretty nice, but people are always going to come there when they come in from islands! Christmas I have no Idea what is going to happen! I hope that it is pretty fun! I cant wait to get out and go teach in my new area. I had one sweet lesson   with this guy who is going to get baptized soo soon! well I love you all so much
love you. Merry Christmas
Love Elder Hunter

Friday, December 6, 2013


I have had a super awesome last two weeks! I wrote some letters that I
will send today but I will tell you a little bit! Last week we had two
baptisms and it was awesome! I Baptized this guy named Derson and he
is a stud, he is super awesome! I have baptised 3 of his cousins
before him and he just noticed a difference and really wanted it! He is
super awesome! Then our branch president baptised his daughter, we went
and taught her like everyday for two weeks it was super fun, she is the
cutest little girl!

We were suposed to have two more baptisms  this week but dumb stuff
happened with permission from parents, super lame! But we will get
them next week! What package did you send?

Thanksgiving was super fun! I got to play a little bit of soccer which
was super fun I miss soccer so much!! But we played football which was
pretty fun, nothing like soccer. There was a lot of really good food, the senior couples did a really good job! it was awesome!!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Investigators in Wichap

This is a letter he mailed to the family before he was transfered.

Hey family,
So how's it going in good old Harryman? Anything new and interesting going on? How is school, soccer, snowboarding? I don't even remember what snow is like or cold haha. I kind of miss the cold sometimes but not in the morning scraping the ice off the windows, I don't miss that. Ha
So I will tell you a little bit of what's going on here. We have found a ton of new investigators, we have just been teaching a ton of lessons. We have been super busy trying to see all of them.
My favorite investigator, her name is  Rakiko, we are pretty much dating, she is our branch presidents daughter. She is like 9 years old, the cutest girl ever! She is super smart and way fun to teach and hang out with. I love our branch president and his whole family. His name is Macky, his wife is Irea, and they have 4 kids, Rakiko, Mersy, Dickeys, and Jemi Rose. I love them all we try to go over there a couple times a week to talk to Macky about our investigators and just Hang out, and give them candy. They always try to feed us. Macky is the coolest guy in Chuuk he has told me a bunch of times, after I'm done with my mission to come back and live with him. :)
He always tells me to come out with him in his canoe and go "nikapich" which is spear fishing. I always tell him " I'm not allowed to go swimming it's against the rules" he always says something like " it's fine your just getting food and I won't tell anyone  anyway!" Haha he is super funny!
One if our super good investigators his name is Derson, he is like 15 years old and is a stud. He is super awesome and is always helping us, and picking us "neu" coconuts. He is super awesome he has been coming to church for a while I just never really taught him. But one day he was like "when can I get baptized" it was super cool, and that kind of stuff happens a lot. He is going to be a super good member, he already has super strong faith in Jesus Christ and an amazing drive to follow him. It is inspiring.
Then there is Dimar, two of his brothers have already been baptized, he just hasn't yet, he just kind of fell into our lap!
Those are our three main investigators that we have been focusing on a ton this week seeing them every day to get them baptized this week. It has been super awesome. The Holy Ghost is so strong as we have been preparing them to be baptized.
Then we have these two girls Meloni and Anasi, we haven't taught them a ton, only a couple of lessons, but they are super good. We were walking on the road one time and we saw three girls so of course I said hi to them. Then I asked them why they have never come to our church, the Mormon church? They said "well no one ever asked us to come!" Well come to church this Sunday! They came and it has been super good ever since. Except one of the girls mom said that when I am done being a missionary to take her daughter to Utah with me and marry her! Haha that kind of stuff happens all the time! So many moms tell me I can pick between any of her daughters. Haha it's way funny but really weird.
Then there is another girl who Elder Huppy used to teach, and she just asked me why don't you teach me anymore? It is really cool. A lot of people just ask to be taught or ask to be baptized. Then teaching her we got another investigator Ten4, he is a stud. He is so smart and asks a lot of questions. I love teaching him because he asks all the right questions.
Alright so the first time me and Jonas see this guy named Hansom, we were driving sitting on the back of the truck, and he saw us and was super super drunk and just flipped us off for like 30 seconds, as we were driving away. Haha the next time we see him he is drunk again and he tells us that he really wants to meet and he is sorry and wants to change his life. So we tell him we can't meet him right now because he is drunk, but we will meet him on Saturday.
We meet with him on Saturday and he is a whole different person when he is not drunk! Super smart and we have some great lessons with him and his family. I think that he is going to change so much and it is going to be amazing!
There is this cutest girl, her name is Neinei, she is like 12 years old, and the freakin cutest girl. She is super smart too, she goes tithe best school in Chuuk and knows better English than pretty much every adult in Chuuk. Haha I met her the way I meet most people. Just playing with the kids, having fun with the kids. I was playing this game called "chankei" it is just like rocks, paper, scissors . But you only play if you have "kumi" rubber bands. If you loose you give the other person one of your rubber bands. So I always wear a couple rubber bands to play with the kids. Then Neinei came along and she has a strand of rubber bands like 20 feet long, and we have been best friends ever since. Her mom is less active so Neinei never got baptized so I hope I get to stay in Wichap long enough to baptize her. She is super cute. I want to bring her home haha, there are so many cute kids here,  but especially cute little girls!
Transfers are coming up, it is going to be crazy, no idea what is going to happen. 

I love you all so much. Love Elder Hunter
ps. I am Chuukese. 
pps. I can open coconuts like a beast.

Enjoy these lovely photos