He traveled with his wife and two sons. During the journey, he served as a Captain of Ten.
Appointed to baptize for remission of sins during Conference by Orson Hyde; also appointed to travel and preach in the County as a traveling Elder.
Serving in northern California as a gold panning missionary he labored to gather much needed funds for God's work. He was called and set apart by Elder Charles C. Rich to be the Sandwich Isle Mission President along with 9 other original missionaries who sailed to Oahu on November 15, 1850.
Given Hawaiian Name Kalaka, for Clark, per Hawaiian Mission Record of Missionaries, 1850-1914.