Leaders help young women understand their covenant responsibilities. The remaining 29 chapters will be revised over the next two years. Ministering is caring for others as the Savior would. Single Members. The meetinghouse library is now called a “resource center,” and the ward librarian is now the “ward resource center specialist.”. 53 0 obj <> endobj 79 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<822A653EFD0149CF97A5DB1DD659FFD2>]/Index[53 50]/Info 52 0 R/Length 120/Prev 165643/Root 54 0 R/Size 103/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream The minute book of the Female Relief Society organized in Nauvoo, Illinois, includes an account of the organization of the Relief Society,  and meeting minutes, membership lists, and instructions given by Joseph Smith and other Church leaders from 1842 to 1844. They do this under the direction of the stake presidency. Preparing and Recommending Missionaries, 25. Coordinate ministering assignments with the elders quorum presidency, meeting at least quarterly. Nine of the 38 chapters have been completely rewritten and one section of another chapter has been updated. Coordinate missionary work and temple and family history work. “The word discipline isn’t used anymore and the emphasis is more on repentance and helping any victims,” Trewhella wrote in an email.

Chapter 9: Relief Society has been revised. The content is organized around the work of salvation and exaltation. Other classes may also be organized, as directed by the bishop.

See 23.1 and 25.4. Also included in the book is a list of general board members.

Information about working with the Relief Society to lead missionary work and temple and family history work in the ward has been added. However, he may also assign the elders quorum president. Under the bishop’s direction, the Relief Society and elders quorum presidencies help members with long-term needs and self-reliance. Daughters in My Kingdom: The History and Work of Relief Society.

The assigned member of the Relief Society presidency participates in brief, informal discussions to coordinate temple and family history work. Creating, Changing, and Naming New Units, 37. You are now leaving a website maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For example, the sisters may counsel together about aspects of accomplishing the work of salvation and exaltation. Chapter 5: Stake Leadership updates have been made to these sections: Chapter 8: Elders Quorum has been revised. Supporting Individuals and Families in the Work of Salvation and Exaltation, 4. High councilors are assigned to assist. They do this by sharing the gospel, strengthening new members, and reaching out to those who are less active. A member of the bishopric calls her, presents her for a sustaining vote in a Relief Society meeting, and sets her apart.

; They learn and practice skills that will help them increase their faith and personal righteousness, strengthen their families and make their homes centers of spiritual strength, and help those in need (see Handbook 2,9.4.2). Additionally, an entry on medical marijuana is now included in section 38.7 (titled “Medical and Health Policies”).

“9. Participation in Unusual Circumstances, Chapter 38: Church Policies and Guidelines, Significant Updates Made to Five Chapters of the General Handbook, Advertise with LDS365 / Affiliate Program. This new volume contains 38 chapters, including the nine “completely rewritten” ones and an “updated” one released Wednesday.

Discuss the well-being of the sister and her family. For more information about the work of salvation and exaltation, study chapter 1. Members of Relief Society support members in uniting families for eternity. Information that may not apply to some units, such as instructions about resource centers (previously called meetinghouse libraries) and young single adult classes, is presented as adaptations to the “core” Sunday School program. “At the same time, the policy clarifies that some of things in the church are gender specific.”. The bishop sets apart the Relief Society president. Teach sisters their covenant responsibilities. LGBTQ partners are treated the same as heterosexual couples, where “membership councils” could be convened but are not mandated.