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Treat Tuesday #32 – Service Mittens

8 December 2009 No Comments Yet

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Today’s Treat is on Wednesday! These “Service Mittens” include the first quote from this month’s Visiting Teaching Message by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Second Counselor in the First Presidency. I chose these cute mittens because, it’s snowing outside and when I think of serving others in the snowy winter season, I think of shoveling snow. Why? It’s a service which you know they need done simply by looking out your window or driving by, it can be done anonymously (if doing it early in the morning or when people are not home), and can sometimes be done quickly (approx 15 min – depending on their driveway, your shovel, your strength and speed). Not to mention you get a good workout, all while serving your neighbor. I love shoveling snow, hence the mittens!

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Personal Story: This is actually how I came to know and love one of the sisters I Visit Teach. She said she would see me out there shoveling her snow by myself and after watching me several times (I had no idea) , she finally decided to chat with me. Now she calls me, to see how my family is doing and when I’m going to come visit her. LOL We’re all just trying to be friends and help each other out, right? If you don’t like shoveling or don’t have snow then, mow, weed, cook, bake, paint, sew… your constant (this is key!) service will soften their hearts and yours. BTW I usually practice after I’ve preached a lot of times, and not so much preach what I practice. This reminds me, I do need to be better with the other sisters I Visit Teach.

Download VT Printable Sheet:
Download this week’s Treat Tuesday Service Mittens PDF for Visiting Teachers by clicking either the link or image below. I used the mittens from the Winter-licious Graphic Set from LetteringDelights.com, so cute.

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Instructions:

  1. Print in Color on plain cardstock.
  2. Cut out mittens.
  3. Punch hole.
  4. Add brad, string or ribbon to hold them together.

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December 2010 Visiting Teaching Gifts

Pre-made December 2009 Visiting Teaching Card & Magnet by Pioneer Party Gift & Copy Store

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“…angels cannot be restrained from being your associates.” What a great promise! That is the quote from this month’s message which Pioneer Party has focused on for their Visiting Teaching Handout. (view more pics here or purchase it here.) It’s got the message, 2 treats, ribbon and of course the Angel Magnet. They used the image of the first angel to decorate an LDS temple in our dispensation and is very vintage looking. Super cute! Makes a perfect gift for the sisters you Visit Teach for Christmas or after Christmas. Buy the card & magnet or just the magnets for family or neighbor gifts order now, ships from Lehi, UT.

Digital Christmas Cards & Photo Cards by LetteringDelights.com

Short on time and $$ but want to send cute Christmas themed cards or photo cards to the sisters you Visit Teach or friends/family? These guys will make it happen for you. Just buy it once and print it as many times as you’d like, for your personal use.