Thanks a bunch!
Hope everyone has a safe New Year's Eve!
"We gather these records to identify our ancestors. We identify our ancestors so that we may perform for them the saving ordinances of the gospel in holy temples dedicated to that purpose. It is our responsibility, given to us by the Lord, to help redeem all those of our Father's children who have lived and died without receiving the sacred ordinances of the gospel—yet all have the opportunity to accept or reject the ordinances performed in their behalf. "And finally a finger wag:
-- Elder David B. Haight
In this Church we are not hobbyists in genealogy work. We do family history work in order to provide the ordinances of salvation for the living and the dead. “We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.” (Third Article of Faith)
-- Elder Dallin H. Oaks
"We must disabuse our minds of the idea that merely ‘going to the temple' discharges our full responsibility, because it does not. That is not enough. … "God holds each of us responsible for saving our own kindred—specifically our own. (Elder Mark E. Peterson)Call me (Sister Glatz) if I can help you get started with your family history.
Sisters, we want your holiday recipes! Please submit one, two, or three recipes you’d like to share with our Relief Society sisters! You can submit them through email to Ruth Guerreiro. You can also leave a comment here on the blog with your recipe in the comment. If you are not able to type your recipe, please write it out using the template below and give it to Sister Jeanne Grant, Sister Natalie Marstella, or Sister Ruth Guerreiro.
Remember, we’re having a competition to see which Visiting Teaching District can be the first to get their recipes in. The winning District gets home-made cookies from Sister Grant. YUM!
□ New Year’s
□ St. Patrick’s
□ Labor Day
□ Main Dish
□ Side Dish
□ Other: ___________________________
Recipe Name: __________________
Submitted by: ___________________
Oven Temperature? _______________
How many servings does this recipe make? ___
Please answer only one of the following in a complete sentence (this will be included in the cookbook as a little blurb below the recipe):