Saturday, February 6, 2010

Called to Serve

In a letter from the Office of the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dated October 6, 2009, Elder Spencer Michael Bush has been called to serve as a missionary of the Church and to represent the Lord Jesus Christ as a minister of the restored gospel.  His assigned field of labor is the Russia Vladivostok Mission.  He reports to the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, UT, on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, where he will prepare to preach the gospel in the Russian language.  After approximately 12 weeks at the MTC, Elder Bush will relocate to Russia to preach the gospel.  His purpose as outlined in his mission call letter is:  "to invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end."