When Calls the Heart: Open Hearts
With the bank closed, an angry and scared Hope Valley demands answers from Mayor Stanton. Abigail tells everyone not to panic, but the scared citizens are desperate to know when they will be able to access their hard earned money. Jack, Lee and Bill come to Abigail’s defense, assuring the community that she is doing all she can to make sure the people will get their money. But despite the brave front, Abigail confides to Bill how worried she is about the situation.
Elizabeth catches Jack preparing to leaving town. He won’t tell her where he is going, but he promises her she will be happy with the surprise he has in store when he gets back. She suspects that his leaving has to do with his time in the Northern territories, but Jack quickly changes the subject and bids her goodbye. Later, Elizabeth meets with Abigail and Rosemary and opens up about how Jack has become more distant since his return and refuses to talk about his time in the Northern Territories.
Back in the classroom, the students all want to know if they are invited to the wedding. When Elizabeth tells them they are all invited, they all get very excited. She also promises that they will all have a special role in the ceremony. Privately, she asks Phillip if he will the ring bearer and he happily accepts the job. Later on, Phillip overhears some of the students talking about how Elizabeth will probably quit her job after getting married and he begins to worry that their talk may be true.