RELIEF SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2011 – HAPPY NEW YEAR SISTERS!! Relief Society Presidency Andrea Lewis, President Diana Holyoak, Education Diana Gardner, Enrichment Beth Anderson, Secretary
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January Lesson Schedule Jan 2nd
Relief Society Presidency
# 24 The Sabbath Day
# 25 Fasting
Teaching for Our Times
05 Audrey Bott 08 Kim Peterson 14 Kathy Taylor 16 Lori Whiting 17 Sheila Reeve 19 Beth Vail 21 Ashley Sefcovic 27 Arlene Ginder
Never Leave Him - Elder Anderson The Transforming Power of Faith&Character – Elder Scott Pride and the Priesthood – President Uchtdorf
Called to Serve As we enter a new year, let us remember our duty as Sisters in Zion. Whoever you are, wherever you may serve, you are a member of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You are a valued and beloved individual and we are all blessed to be able to work together to help build the kingdom of our Heavenly Father.
Relief Society Meeting Corner: Ditch the Workout! Join the Party! Zumba is the newest craze in the fitness world. Our very own Amy Vanderdoes is a certified Zumba instructor and will help us burn those holiday pounds away. Zumba uses Latin and international music along with dance to make exercise fun.
Tuesday, January 18th 7pm In the Gym at the Stake Center
The Young Women are invited to this fun activity. • • •
Please bring one of your favorite health-conscious dishes to share after the workout. Don't forget water! No nursery will be provided.
Don't Forget our New Sacrament Meeting Time!! 9am-12pm Look for the new Choir Practice time in our e-mail updates!! Another orphanage trip to Nairobi is planned for Jan. 14th – Thank you for all the previous donations! Here are the items the children have asked for: Clothes (3T-16) * Shoes * Backpacks
Sister Spotlight Kim Peterson comes to us from Arizona with her husband of almost 6 years, Ryan and their 2 children, Audrey (3 ½) and Max (5 months.) Kim is a stay-at-home mom and has worked in daycare, a florist shop and as an accounts secretary. Some of her hobbies include crafts, decorating her home, Girls Night Out, watching chick flicks and reading. Kim played lacrosse for 3 years in high school and loves fast roller-coasters. She says, “I'm really excited to get to know everyone in the ward! I love to serve and would be happy to help with anything.” Please welcome Kim and her family to our ward when you see them!!
BROWNSVILLE WARD – January 2011
Primary and Young Women Primary Presidency Tessa Carnegie, President Mireya Redd, 1st Counselor Breanna Shumaker, 2nd Counselor Kati Cox, Secretary
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January Theme & Scripture: The Scriptures are the Word of God “Feast upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do.” 2 Nephi 32:3
Dianna Byron, President Mindy McBride, 1st Counselor Kristen Frandsen, 2nd Counselor Claire Nelson, Secretary
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Young Women Activities 6th - Talent Show practice/planning 13th - Dream Boards
Welcome Amy Vanderdoes as our New Valiant 10 15th - Stake Talent Show Teacher!!
16th Our new primary theme for this year is
“I know the scriptures are true.” We are challenging every child in
Primary to bring their scriptures every Sunday, and to memorize our yearly scripture:
“For my soul delighteth in the scriptures, and my heart pondereth them” 2 Nephi 4:15 Please support your children as we learn from the scriptures and help them strengthen their testimony!
Attention Cub Scouts and their families: A fun filled month awaits you: Pinewood Derby Clinic – Sat. 15th 8-noon. Cub Scout and helper must bring official Pinewood Derby Kit, and tools (if you have any – if not, no biggie, we'll share!) Marble Tournament – Thurs. 20th @ 7:15pm. Cubs come at 6:30pm for Den meeting, parents & family can join and see the action at 7:15p! Pinewood Derby! Come cheer on your Cub Scout as they face off during our Pack Meeting on Thurs. 27th at 6:30pm. This month's Core Value: Positive Attitude
Faith in God for Girls Dates
Thursday, January 6th and 20th
4:30, B.Y.C. 5:00, Fireside
18th – YW/RS Joint Activity - Zumba 20th - New Beginnings-“Souper Young Women” For all Young Women, including girls turning 12 this year, and their parents. Dinner will be provided.
27th - YM/YW Joint Activity - Fast Friends
The Young Women are invited to join the Relief Society sisters at this month's Zumba activity! What a great opportunity for the Young Women and the Not-as-Young Women to combine forces! See the Relief Society section for more information. We hope to see you there! Bring your friends!
Mark your Calendars!! Upcoming Events in Primary Feb. 26th - Faith in God for Boys Stake Activity for all boys 8-11, 10am in the Poulsbo Building Feb. 24th – Cub Scout Blue & Gold Dinner