Primary Songs in the Home

Primary Songs in the Home

There are two types of songs used in the Primary program. (Primary is the organization for children ages 18 months to twelve years.) The first are commonly called wiggle songs. These are fun action songs, designed to help children who have been sitting quietly for too...
What is a Stake?

What is a Stake?

You’re probably already familiar with your ward, a local congregation, but you may be curious about stakes. A stake is a group of wards in one area, being made up of five to ten wards. Just as a ward is led by a bishop and two counselors, a stake is lead by a stake...

Your New Gift of Agency

“It’s my life and I can do what I want with it.” That’s a popular refrain among teenagers outside the church. As a new member of the church, you may already be aware that there is more to this story than that. We have always had agency. The right to choose for...
Becoming an LDS Woman

Becoming an LDS Woman

I was raised in the very feminist 1960s and 1970s. Joining the church as a teenager caused me to spend a great deal of time rethinking the meaning of womanhood. My mother was a very traditional woman, but had raised me to be a “feminist,” thinking it would better help...
Worship

Worship

Worshipping God is more than just going to church every Sunday. As you begin to build your new LDS life, you’ll want to begin to put more time into your life for true worship. Attending church is certainly part of the worship process. However, it requires more than...
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