7 August 2013
Dear Brother and Sister Blomfield,
We are so grateful to have Elder Michael Paul Blomfield join us here in the California
Riverside Mission! It was exciting to meet him at the airport. I had the opportunity to
interview your missionary and we were able to hear his testimony before having dinner
together. We have been impressed with his testimony and desire to serve. It has been a
privilege to get to know him.
Elder Blomfield is now hard at work in his new area, the La SIERRA Zone with his
companion Elder Porter Keoni Harris.
Preparation day is Monday; most missionaries choose to email their family on that day.
We encourage you to write or email weekly as well. Thank you for keeping your letters
positive, uplifting and encouraging your son to work hard and take advantage of the time
spent here in doing the work of the Lord. You may also keep updated with our mission
events by looking at our blog at: riversidecaliforniamission.blogspot.com.
As we visited with your son this is what he said about his family: "I have the best family
in the whole world. They're the best teachers and nicest people I've ever met, they're my
We look forward to a wonderful experience together with your missionary. Thank you for
preparing one worthy to serve. May God continue to bless you.
Paul F. Smart, President