Monday, March 11, 2013

Bandera de Sión (High on a Mountain Top)

For our monthly Temple Missionary Conference in March 2013, we selected the theme of "High on a Mountain Top," a hymn that is called Bandera de Sión (Banner of Zion) in Spanish. The temples in Spain and elsewhere are the banners or ensigns to the nations of the world.

We made the following invitations for the temple missionaries and, in addition, for the full-time Senior  missionaries serving near the temple:

Then for the centerpieces of the dinner tables, we made these "mountains" with a banner of Zion showing pictures of the Madrid temple:

The decorated tables continued the yellow and blue color theme, some with blue table cloths ...

... and some with yellow table cloths:

We enjoyed a great meal together. At this table are (clockwise from the left) Sister and Brother Sullivan, Young Single Adult missionaries; Elder and Sister Jones, temple missionaries; and Sister and Brother Rodríguez, employment missionaries:

President Tenney gave a wonderful talk on the growth of the church since the first Banner of Zion was flown on Ensign Peak above Salt Lake City in 1847. He showed this video on the growth of the church by the number of temples. It was a great temple missionary conference.

1 comment:

  1. I am always impressed with the table decorations and invitations that you guys come up with. I think this should be a tradition for monthly Zimmerman family dinners. What do you say?