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[1 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting Teaching Message (Aug ’11) | ]
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“A Society of Holy Women,” Ensign/Liahona, August 2011

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Study this material and, as appropriate, discuss it with the sisters you visit. Use the questions to help you strengthen your sisters and to make Relief Society an active part of your own life.
A Society of Holy Women
Eliza R. Snow, second Relief Society general president, taught: “Paul the Apostle anciently spoke of holy women. It is the duty of each one of us to …

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[15 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Family Home Evening Agenda

I had the pleasure this month of teaching our presidency lesson in Relief Society the 1st week of July. Our Bishop suggested we continue to focus on the family and therefore the lesson was titled, “Family Home Evening.” There is a plethora of information out there, such as; when the Family Home Evening Program was 1st announced (96 years ago, wow we need it more now than ever!), why we need to have FHEs (to stay together), what lessons can be taught (everything!), to be consistent (every week!), to make …

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[1 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting Teaching Message (Jul ’11) | ]
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“Come to the Temple and Claim Your Blessings ,” Ensign/Liahona, July 2011

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Come to the Temple and Claim Your Blessings
Sisters, we are most blessed. The Savior stands at the head of this Church. We are led by living prophets. We have the …

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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting Teaching Message (Jun ’11) | ]
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“Strengthening Families through Temporal Self-Reliance,” Ensign/Liahona, June 2011
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Study this material and, as appropriate, discuss it with the sisters you visit. Use the questions to help you strengthen your sisters and to make Relief Society an active part of your own life.
Developing self-reliance—the ability to care for ourselves and our families—is the responsibility of every sister. We become self-reliant as we learn to love work, as we seek inspiration to find the best ways to provide for …

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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting Teaching Message (Apr ’11) | ]
Visiting Teaching Message (Apr ’11)

“The Purpose of Relief Society” by Julie B. Beck, Relief Society General President – Ensign/Liahona, April 2011

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Prayerfully study this material and, as appropriate, discuss it with the sisters you visit. Use the questions to help you strengthen your sisters and to make Relief Society an active part of your own life.
When our presidency was first called, we were given some resources about the history of Relief Society. We studied them prayerfully, wanting to know the purpose …

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[1 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Visiting Teaching Message (Mar ’11)

“Under the Priesthood and after the Pattern of the Priesthood“, Ensign/Liahona, March 2011

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Study this material and, as appropriate, discuss it with the sisters you visit. Use the questions to help you strengthen your sisters and to make Relief Society an active part of your own life.
My dear sisters, how blessed we are! Not only are we members of the Church, but we are also members of Relief Society—“the Lord’s organization for women.” 1 Relief Society is …

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“A Restoration of All Things“, Ensign/Liahona, Feb. 2011

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Study this material and, as appropriate, discuss it with the sisters you visit. Use the questions to help you strengthen your sisters and to make Relief Society an active part of your own life.
The Prophet Joseph Smith organized Relief Society as an essential part of the Church. As a presidency, we hope we can help you understand why Relief Society is essential in your life.
We know that New Testament …

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[1 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting Teaching Message (Jan ’11) | ]
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“The History and Heritage of Relief Society“, Ensign/Liahona, Jan. 2011

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Eliza R. Snow recalled the Prophet Joseph Smith teaching that “although the name [Relief Society] may be of modern date, the institution is of ancient origin.” 1
Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, visited Joseph …

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“Our Responsibility to Participate in Temple and Family History Work“, Ensign/Liahona, Dec. 2010

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Over the centuries many people have died without knowledge of the gospel. Some of those people are your near and distant relatives. They are waiting for you to do …

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[1 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]
Visiting Teaching Message (Oct ’10)

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“The October 2010 Liahona and Ensign will be a special issue focusing entirely on temples. The issue will not contain a specific First Presidency Message or Visiting Teaching Message. Home and visiting teachers are encouraged to prayerfully select their message from the contents of this special issue.”
Quote from “The Holy Temple” – By President Boyd K. Packer President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
No work is more of a …