Additional Relief Society Meetings

Additional Relief Society Meetings

Purpose of Additional Relief Society Meetings

  • Relief Society prepares women for the blessings of eternal life (see Handbook 2,9.1.1).
  • 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).
  • They learn and apply principles of provident living and spiritual and temporal self-reliance (see Handbook 2,9.4.2).
  • They increase in sisterhood and unity as they teach one another and serve together (see Handbook 2,9.4.2).

“When sisters meet for Relief Society meetings during the week, they have the opportunity to learn and accomplish the charitable and practical responsibilities of the Relief Society. This is where they learn and practice skills that will help them increase their faith and personal righteousness, strengthen families and homes, and provide service to those in need.”

-Julie Beck

The Ten Virgins

The Ten Virgins
by Gayla Prince (1984) The artist's comments The Ten Virgins presentation "Parable of the Ten Virgins" is painted by Gayla Prince ,You can find the picture at an LDS bookstore or you might try: Gayla Prince http://gaylaprince.com/the-ten-virgins/ Royal Impressions P.O. Box 700 St. George, UT 84771 10 virgins announcement.doc33 KB 10 virgins bookmark.pdf2.44 MB 10...

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It’s A Wonderful Life—Relief Society Style

It’s A Wonderful Life—Relief Society Style A couple of years ago, I wrote a skit for a RS birthday celebration.  It highlights some of the many contributions of the RS over the years.  It is based on "It's a Wonderful Life" and basically you get a glimpse into what life might be like if there...

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History of Relief Society Program Skit

Thanks to Becky Schultz of Sandy City, Utah for sharing this great skit! I wrote the following Readers Theater for our Relief Society Birthday party, March 2006.  I had 2 narrators that took turns with the narrator parts and had individual sisters read the parts of the Presidents. The program took about 30 minutes. Originally,...

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Speed Friendship

Speed Friendship We did this for a Joint Youth Activity and we are now our RS is doing this for an Additional Meeting, we have a lot of new people in our ward, so we thought it would be really fun! We will set up long tables in the gym with chairs on both sides....

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Additional Relief Society Meetings information and guidelines

Additional Relief Society Meetings information and guidelines Includes information and guidelines for meetings held on days other than Sunday. Use Daughters in My Kingdom as a resource to plan additional Relief Society meetings A NEW Training Outline for Relief Society Meetings Julie B. Beck on the purpose of Relief Society meetings:   "In counsel with...

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THE RELIEF “SOLE”-CIETY

THE RELIEF "SOLE"-CIETY Characters: Relief Society President Sister Blister LOAFER #1 LOAFER #2 FLIP-FLOP #1 FLIP-FLOP #2 SNEAKER #1 SNEAKER #2 SLIPPER #1 SLIPPER #2 BOOT #1 BOOT #2 HIGH-HEEL #1 HIGH-HEEL #2 Props: Costumes none, but characters should wear the type of shoes  they are playing.  For example, LOAFERS should wear a pair of

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Tribute to Relief Society Video

Tribute to Relief Society Video Here is a great video put together by Natalie W. She said I used the Tribute to RS skit  as part of a video I made for our RS Birthday party http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJU4GJnKGQ8&;   You can download the MP4 of this here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_VZjXIwLkOwQnVnVGRyS1FFRVE/edit?usp=sharing  

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Relief Society version of the 14 Day Walk With Christ

Relief Society version of the 14 Day Walk With Christ
Relief Society version of the 14 Day Walk With Christ This past December when I was teaching the lesson the first Sunday of the month I had a very strong feeling that the Savior wanted to know if the goals we were setting this years as sisters, were going to bring us closer to him....

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Relief Society Jeopardy

Relief Society Jeopardy I know that you have this idea on your web page, but I tweaked it a bit for our RS Anniversary Celebration last month.  ~ Sarah THANK YOU Sarah Perez for sharing!   {phocadownload view=file|id=6412|target=s} CATEGORIES Scriptures Pertaining to Relief Society Hymns Significant to Relief Society General Relief Society Trivia Name That Smith0...

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Fun Additional Relief Society meetings Invite for anytime

Fun Additional Relief Society meetings Invite for anytime
Additional Relief Society meetings Invite This card can be placed on a bag of popcorn to invite YW, RS Sisters, or anyone else to enrichment or as they are know called "additional relief society meetings". Erica E. Richmond, VA {phocadownload view=file|id=6215|target=s}

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Surveys for Additional RS Meetings

Surveys for Additional RS Meetings Here is an older survey I have when the program was called HFPE, but it can give the same results you need. IT is a PDF file or I would change the text. I will try to find a editable copy. enrichment_questionnaire.pdf63.25 KB   {edocs}/images/Relief Society/enrichment_questionnaire.pdf,600,300,link{/edocs}

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Women at Christ’s birth

By: Judith Hoopes Hamilton, Hello, I'm excited to tell you that I know who wrote the program about the Women at Christ's birth. The writer was a women named Judith Hoopes Hamilton, it was first presented on December 1, 1973, in Chandler, Arizona. Here is an introduction in her own words: I have written these...

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Scripture Dinner

(The sisters get an individual menu. The main dish is a casserole with the meat added at the last minute.)   Menu: Choose One: Judges 4:19 (milk) Genesis 24:17 (water) Amos 9:14 (wine = grape juice or grape koolaid) Choose One: Jonah 4:6 (gourd = squash) Genesis 41:5 (corn) 2 Chron 7:20 (root = carrot)

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Humanitarian Kits

Humanitarian Kits (should be donated locally) This information is OLD, Please refer to the church web site for what you can do to help at this link: http://www.lds.org/topics/humanitarian-service/help?lang=eng Or here is some basic information Serve in Your Community Donate to the Humanitarian Aid Fund Donate Items for Local Community Efforts From LDS.ORG http://mormon.org/humanitarian-aid Assembling various...

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Girls night out

Girls night out For Enrichment in July the Relief Society has invited the young women to a "Girls night out".  It is going to be like a little girls tea party with cookies and punch and a program etc.   The program is going to be fun and light with stories and music by women and...

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10 Reasons NOT to attend Enrichment Night!

1. My house is a mess! I would rather stay home and clean. 2. I attended Enrichment Night in 1997. Why do I need to attend another one? 3. I don't like having 2 hours away from the house every month. 4. I couldn't possibly take a night off from watching my favorite TV shows....

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A taste of Latin America

A taste of Latin America
A taste of Latin America We recently had a bunch of Spanish sisters join our RS after they dissolved the Spanish mission in our ward. Now that they meet with us we wanted to find a way to introduce these sisters into our RS and celebrate the unity we can feel as sisters regardless of...

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Have I Done Any Good in the World Today?

Have I Done Any Good in the World Today?
  You could watch the short video clip (see it below) or give a talked based on Pres. Monsons talk (see below) Then have someone talk a bit more about Doing Good, then gave the sisters a Challenge, it is a 30 days challenge to do good each day. Very simple like smile at someone,...

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Finding Joy in the Season of Your Life

Finding Joy in the Season of Your Life
Finding Joy in the Season of Your Life From The Idea Door We will be having a panel of women in different seasons of their life (spring, summer, fall, winter) answering questions from a moderator. Panel Questions: 1.  What brings you the most joy at this season of your life? 2. What are some things...

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Getting Sister’s to come to RS Meetings

Getting Sister's to come to RS Meetings When I started my calling as Enrichment Counselor, our numbers were very low too. I found that if I keep announcing our activities and do lots of handouts and posters, the sisters are well-informed and more likely to remember to come to HFPE. I also go out of...

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Fun Questions to Get to Know Someone

Fun Questions to Get to Know Someone Often at times when we meet people, we tend to ask them the same set of boring and dull questions. Ever thought of any fun questions to get to know someone? Here are a set of fun questions, some of which are amusing, some very creative and others,...

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Back to School Bash

Thanks to Constance for this great idea!!   We are doing a similar Enrichment in September! First we told the sisters it was going to be a Back to School Bash! This Sunday, I will tell them they have all been accepted to Enrichment College and hand out their schedules: Homeroom Health: First Aid Basics...

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Christmas skit, Relief Society

Christmas skit, Relief Society (unknown) Begin in Relief Society Room Opening Song: Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus, page 36 in Children's Song Book (sang by a handful of Primary age children) Move to parking lot. Samuel, the Lamanite stands on church's wall fence in costume. He is flooded with lights. (We used a YM...

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Early Bird Drawing and Car Pool Prizes

Early Bird Drawing and Car Pool Prizes I'll tell you I was very surprised at how much I think it helped getting people there on time and having people bring people.When I made flyers and posters I made sure I told the sisters that there would be a Early Bird Prize and A Car Pool...

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Favorite Things

Favorite Things This activity is really  FUN! You will learn new things about the sisters/Young Women you already know, as well as any new sisters / or Young Women or Leader. Have each sister bring something inexpensive that is a favorite of their's.  This could be a favorite fruit, candy bar, cleaning product, something in your...

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Get to Know You Questions

Get to Know You Questions This could be used with this game: Favorite Things Why were you given your particular name? How many brothers and sisters do you have? What is your favorite thing to do? What is your favorite food? What is your favorite book? What is your favorite candy bar? What is your...

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Mingle Bingo

Mingle Bingo
I read about this idea, and so I made my own. It is a game you can use for a Get To Know You Night!     [ddownload id="13898"]

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Something Extraordinary Additional Relief Society Meeting

Something Extraordinary Additional Relief Society Meeting Here is an idea for a Additional Relief Society Meeting Show (Watch and download video here) "Something Extraordinary" Have someone speak on "doing good" you could use: Happiness, Your Heritage By President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Have I Done Any Good in the World Today? By Heidi S. Swinton What Have I Done for Someone...

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Service Gift Exchange

Service Gift Exchange DINNER & SERVICE AUCTION: Several years ago, our ward did a dinner and service auction (no money). Everyone had been asked to donate a service of some kind. We have so many talented sisters and they were very creative in thinking of services to donate. Tutoring, washing windows, cleaning a kitchen, baked...

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