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Saturday, September 24, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
September's Visiting Teaching Message:
Strengthening Families by Increasing Spirituality
"There has grown in me an overwhelming testimony of the value of daughters of God ... I have felt that there has never been a greater need for increased faith and personal righteousness."
- Julie B. Beck
Click here to read or print the entire message.
You can also listen to a Mormon Channel program expounding on the principles of the message:Relief Society: Episode 18 - September - Strengthening Families by Increasing Spirituality
Sunday, September 11, 2011
You never know what you may find when researching your family history ...
Sister Tami Nielson gave a beautiful lesson on
We talked about:
the sealing power
the importance of finding our ancestors and performing their work
how to find our ancestors
the blessings of participating in family history and temple work
"All temple ordinances are performed by the power of the priesthood. Through this power, ordinances performed on earth are sealed, or bound, in heaven. The Savior taught his apostles, 'Whatsoever thou shalt bound on earth shall be bound in heaven.' (Matthew 16:19)"
-Gospel Principles Manual
Some ideas shared for those starting out:
Complete a 4-generation chart
Collect items you may have at home such as birth certificates, journals, etc.
Talk to Sister Markham or Brother Davis
Try out the Family Search website
What if "all your genealogy has been done?"
Make sure the information on the Family Search website is correct
Start collecting personal histories and photos for your posterity
Help someone else with their family history
Continue to serve in the temple
Work on extended family lines (siblings, other spouses, etc)
For Additional Study:
"Getting Started" Webpage
Saturday, September 10, 2011
No, we didn't get our holidays mixed up!
As you may have heard, the Relief Society is collecting items for care packages to send to missionaries and members of the military.
The theme of this service project is
"THANKING THOSE WHO SERVE"
Look for the display on Sunday!
The last day to bring items will be October 1st.
Some ideas for items to bring include:
notes of encouragement
drink mix (powerade or hot cocoa type)
hymns on cd
candy, nuts, pretzels
pens, small notepads
please, no chocolate or home baked goods!
Monday, September 5, 2011
02 - Tana Conde
05 - Michele Jones
05 - Carol Koelliker
08 - Kandise Forsberg
08 - Ruth Ann Schulz
12 - Carrie Watters
12 - Lorraine Watkins
15 - Ximena Freeland
23 - Tiffany Crawford
25 - LaRinda Hills
27 - Maija-Liisa DeBirk
29 - Mindy Fowler
*Make sure to wish these sisters a Happy Birthday if you see them!*
On Sunday, R.S. President Mary Norwood gave a beautiful lesson on having a testimony of the Book of Mormon. She taught about what a testimony is and the blessings of gaining a testimony of the Book of Mormon. Sisters from the ward shared how they gained their testimonies.
The introduction to the Book of Mormon states: "Concerning this record the Prophet Joseph Smith said: “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.”'
For further study:
Mormon.org Book of Mormon Page
A Testimony of the Book of Mormon - Russell M. Nelson
A Living Testimony - Henry B. Eyring
Pure Testimony - M. Russell Ballard