Your First Visiting Teacher

Your First Visiting Teacher

Adult women who join the church are assigned visiting teachers through the Relief Society, the church’s organization for women. A sister, or two sisters visiting together, will come to your home each month to share a gospel message and visit. Unlike home teachers,...
Your First Home Teacher

Your First Home Teacher

Soon after joining the church, you will be assigned a home teacher. You may have one home teacher who comes alone, or you may have two who come together. Home teachers are priesthood holders, so they are men. Their responsibility is to pay special attention to your...
Staying Active

Staying Active

Baptism is only the first step to eternity. In some ways, the hardest work is still ahead. Many new members fall away after a time, and you don’t want to be one of them. Taking some preventative steps can help you stay strong forever. 1. Continue to build your...
Making  Your Baptism Day Special

Making Your Baptism Day Special

Congratulations! You’ve decided to get baptized and you want it to be a day to remember. What should you do to prepare? Even if you do nothing but get baptized, you will never forget the day. Because I was a teenager joining alone, I went to the church, got baptized,...
Your First LDS Christmas

Your First LDS Christmas

Now that you’ve joined the church, you may be wondering how your Christmas celebrations should change. The church doesn’t hold special Christmas Day services, so it’s the responsibility of the family to select traditions and activities that will bring the Savior to...
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