Wednesday, July 24, 2013

2013-June-23 Home Coming Sunday

Missionaries that Served in Cleveland Ohio Mission
Past Missionaries & Friends
Last Group Hug
Ballard Family Side with Elder Weaver
Weaver Family Side with Elder Weaver

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

2013-June-5 The Return Home

Arrived back to Cedar Hills, Utah around 11:30 PM MDT.

Corey Wardell, Elder Weaver, Jared Wardell
Childhood Buddies
Another Goofy Shot
Emily, Elder Weaver, Kelton
Melissa, Elder Weaver, Jamie, Aunt Linda
Elder Weaver with Elder Weaver

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

2013-June-4: Palmyra, NY Temple, Sacred Grove, Joseph Smith Farm, Historic Publishing Site and Peter Whitmer Farm

Mom, Elder Weaver, Dad @ Palmyra New York Temple
Palmyra Temple Front Entrance
Dad, Elder Weaver, Mom
Elder Weaver and Metcalf
Elder Weaver and Metcalf looking towards the Sacred Grove
Palmyra Temple view from the Joseph Smith Farm
Dad, Elder Weaver, Mom at Joseph Smith Farm House
Visiting Joseph Smith Farm with Sister Bell and her family
Elder Weaver, Dad and Mom Upper Room where Angel Moroni appeared
Elder Weaver walking towards the Sacred Grove 
The Sacred Grove
Elder Weaver, Mom and Dad sitting on a bench in the Sacred Grove
Mom and Elder Weaver entering in the Book of Mormon Historical Site
Printing Press like the one used to print the first edition of the
Book of Mormon
Elder Weaver learning how to fold pages correctly
Sister Missionary explaining the printing process
Elder Weaver, Metcalf, Sister Bell meeting each other 
Having a District Meeting
Peter Whitmer Farm with Nate Miller's Family
When we arrived at the Peter Whitmer Farm for a tour in come walking in a family of someone in our Ward back home.  They happen to be doing a Church History Tour as well.

The Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon
Dad, Mom, and Elder Weaver in front of the Peter Whitmer Home
Inside the Peter Whitmer Home
"The keys of the kingdom of God are committed unto man on the earth, and from thence shall the gospel roll forth unto the ends of the earth, as the stone which is cut out of the mountain without hands shall roll forth, until it has filled the whole earth."  Doctrine and Covenants 65:2

June 3, 2013: Niagra Falls and Hill Cumorah, New York

Niagara Falls Stake Park - America's Oldest State Park - Est. 1885

Established on July 15, 1885, Niagara Falls State Park is the model from which all other state parks were created.  And its breathtaking beauty is on the beginning.  

Maid of the Mist:  Aptly named, this world-famous boat journey embarks from the base of the Observation Tower at Prospect Point for a round-trip into the frothing waters beneath the American and Horseshoe Falls.

Itinerary of the Day

6:00 AM - Leave Brookspark, OH to Niagara Falls, NY (3H50Min, 290 Miles)
10:00 AM - Arrive Niagara Falls - Visitors Center - Trolley Car, Observation Tower
12:00 PM - Lunch - Chili's
4:00 PM Leave Niagara Falls to Best Western, Victor, NY (1H50Min, 93 Miles)
6:00 PM Arrive and check-in
6:30 PM Dinner - Diner
7:00 PM Hill Cumorah Visitor Center

Hill Cumorah Video

The Hill Cumorah where the Book of Mormon was deposited
Statue of Angel Moroni

Copies of every translation of the Book of Mormon
A Original First Edition of the Book of Mormon
A display of Joseph Smith in the Visitor Center