French is the language of government/schools and Tahitian the language of the natives of French Polynesia.


Tahiti Papeete Mission
L'Eglise de Jesus-Christ des Saints des Derniers Jours,
Mission Mormone, BP93
(for pkgs add: Cours de L'Union Sacree)
Papeete Tahiti 98714
Polynesie Francaise

Unto the Islands of the Sea

Send forth the elders of my church unto the nations which are afar off, unto the islands of the sea; send forth unto foreign lands; call upon all nations . . . -------------------------------------------Doctrine & Covenants 133:8
Bonjour! [bon-ZHOOR]:French-------------------------IaOrana! [ee-ah oh-RAH-na]:Tahitian-------------------------Hello!
Bienvenue! [bee-ahn-vuh-new]:French-----------------------Maeva! [mah-AY-vah]:Tahitian-----------------------Welcome!


Nov 21, 2011: URCHIN

Dear Family,
There is a guy that I call Urchin who comes to our house every night.  Apparently he has been coming for a long time and has received the lessons several times.  He claims to be homeless, but apparently he lives down the street at his brothers house.  He is really nice.  We have actually become really good friends. It's nice to come home almost every night to see Urchin's warm welcoming crooked smile bathed in the light of our car's headlights. We are also teaching a young man who before was terrified of his father but when we asked him to pray to be able to talk to his parents minutes later he was excited to ask them to allow him to be baptised.   He is a good kid.  
Love, Elder Cosby

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