Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Sabbath is a Delight - from Kate Kocherhans

President Nelson's talk: The Sabbath is a Delight

  • How am I contributing to "the Sabbath is a Delight" mentality of my children? How can I make it a better experience for them and for myself?
To have a good sacrament meeting experience, the bishop has asked us to 1) be on time and 2) be prepared.
  • How can we be prepared?
  • Look ahead--what do you want your Sundays to look like? Look forward to sacrament meeting, not just getting there. Listen to music, have quiet thoughts about what sacrament meeting will be.
  • Plan for fasting--think about it on Saturday.
  • Use Saturday for getting everything ready for Sunday.
  • Pray, think, and make a plan to prepare.
  • Focus on the "delight" part for the children.
Ezekiel 20:20:And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I am the Lord your God.

What are signs that you are going to give to let the Lord know you are hallowing the Sabbath?

  • sit quietly and be with the Lord
  • once you enter the chapel, don't talk to anyone (no business), let families focus
  • play hymns at home
  • the Lord knows our desires and our hearts and knows if we've done the best we can

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Relief Society Activity

TM2nd Ward September Relief Society Activity
We had one of our most attended activities of the year in September!  The activity took place on a Friday night at the Gotfredson's house.  The activity was very casual.  There were plenty of treats, games, a movie, a raffle, and supplies to paint nails.  We had over 35 sisters attend!  Although there were different activities to do that night, the most common one was talking and getting to know one another better.  Considering the larger amount of new sisters that had recently moved into the ward, it was a great opportunity for everyone to meet someone new and make new friends.  The activity started at 7:30 and the fun continued on until 11:30.