Basic Sunday Meeting Terminology

Basic Sunday Meeting Terminology

Here are some basic terms that a new member or visitor will encounter when attending Sunday meetings at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:   Ward: a congregation. Wards are organized according to the number of active members within a specific...
Nurturing New Members

Nurturing New Members

Though I am generally well-integrated into the Latter-day Saint lifestyle and culture, there are times when I am reminded that I was not raised in it. In my earliest months and years, I frequently experienced such moments. I often wondered if I would ever feel as “one...
Inviting the Missionaries into Your Home

Inviting the Missionaries into Your Home

Full-time missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints often come to the homes of people who express interest in hearing their message and discussing their religious beliefs. They love to teach about Christ and His mission as the Savior of the...
Life as a Full-time Mormon Missionary

Life as a Full-time Mormon Missionary

The first Sunday that I attended with the Bishop and his assistants (Counselors). They were dressed in suits and wore black name tags. Not one other person in the congregation nor leadership was wearing a name tag — only those two young men.   I asked my friend,...
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