Thursday, March 11, 2010

Relief Society Birthday Celebration TONIGHT!


Just a reminder that the Relief Society Birthday Celebration is today! You can come and stay for as long as you want from noon to six. We will be tying quilts for Haitian orphans.

Starting at 7 there will be a program, where Sunday dress is required. We will be singing the song we've been practicing on Sundays. If you don't know it, no worries-we will be bringing the sheet music!

There will be a renowned church song writer presenting and playing for us. It's supposed to be pretty amazing, so be sure to come! And of course there will be delicious treats after wards.

Come celebrate the best woman's organization EVER!

Love your relief society presidency

PS-it's at the church in case you were wondering :)

Tuesday, February 9, 2010


Here are some of the upcoming events! Don't miss them!

Sunday Feb 14 Valentine' Day! Don't forget to buy your Hubs a card :)
Also, Ward Conference! 3rd hour will be combined with the Priesthood.
Tuesday Feb 16 Recipe Exchange 7p at the Church
We will be combined with the other relief society. Don't forget your recipes!
Tuesday Feb 23 Ward Relief Society Leadership Training
For all sisters with calling in the relief society. PLEASE try to make arragements to be there. The Bishop will be speaking to us and formal invitations will be coming soon.
*If you are new to the ward or have not yet had a visit with the Presidency please
contact Sarah at 321-223-3766 and we will find a time to meet with you.*

Presidency Lesson

I prayerfully pondered my topic for this lessons as I do for every lesson I teach and felt very compelled to speak about Love and Repentance. At first I wasn't sure how I would tie them together, but I'll try to highlight some of the good parts for those of you who missed it.

The definition of repentance in the Bible Dictionary is as follows: The Greek word of which this is the translation denotes a change of mind, i.e., a fresh view about God, about oneself, and about the world. Since we are born into conditions of mortality, repentance comes to mean a turning of the heart and will to God, and a renunciation of sin to which we are naturally inclined.

I loved this whole concept of "changing one's view". It made me start thinking about love and how we could change our view with whom we come in contact i.e spouse, friends, visiting teachers, etc.

President Eyring said, "Joy comes from putting the welfare of others above our own. That is what love is." We see people the way Christ would see them as we align our will with His. Our “view” of others will align with Christ’s and as we feel of Christ’s love for us we will be able to feel that love for others as well.

Here is the link to where I found the story I shared. The story is called The Visitor.

I have a firm testimony that as we strive as sisters in our relief society to "change our view" and to repent and align our will with the Lord's will that He will bless us. Our relief society will feel united as our love for one another grows and as our testimonies are strengthened together. The Lord loves each and every one of us and as we keep His commandments we will feel of His love. I am grateful to be a part of this relief society and know that the work we do here is only bringing us closer to where we need to be.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Hello girls!

This Wednesday, Aug 5th, Laura Stodmeister is hosting an enrichment activity. This activity will begin at 7:30pm and will be held at Laura's house (address below). Laura is an excellent and very experienced cook and will be sharing a couple of her favorite healthy recipes with us (we actually get to sample them!). She would also like you to bring your favorite healthy recipe so we can swap and come home with many new meal ideas. If you have time, feel free to make many copies of your recipe. If not, no worries, recipe cards will be supplied so your recipe can be copied down.

If you have any questions or need directions to Laura's place feel free to call her (801-735-4988). Hope to see you all Wednesday night!

Laura's address: 782E 1740S, Orem

Love, Cherish

P.S. Quarterly Enrichment will be held Saturday, Aug 22 from 10:30 to 12:30. We are going to provide some much needed service for an orphanage in Mexico with lunch to follow. Mark it down on your calenders and listen for more details next Sunday.

Friday, July 24, 2009

After Dinner Activity

BYU 174th Ward

After Dinner Activity

Saturday July 25th


@the pavilion north of the church

We will be playing games, sparklers for the kids and will be watching an outside movie at dark

Please bring a dessert to share

Monday, July 20, 2009

Enrichment Rescheduled

Sorry for the last minute notice, but the enrichment activity has been moved. Please make sure your friends and visiting teaching companions, teachees...etc. get notice.

- Has Been Postponed Until......
When: July 29 (Wed.)
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Place: Relief Society Room in our Ward Building
*Come learn the Cha Cha and Swing. You are welcome to bring your husband or come by yourself and learn some basic dancing moves. The more the merrier!*

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Oquirrh Mountain Temple Open House

Hello again, Sisters!

A few announcements:

The Oquirrh Mountain Temple Open House Ward Trip is this Saturday, July 11th. We'll be meeting at the church 10 am to car pool/caravan there. If you have any questions you can contact Jessica Valentine or the any member of the RS Presidency.

Also, it's the end of the month! Remember to do your visiting teaching, and report to either Ashton Swank or Sarah Vorwaller.