Relief Society Leadership Helps

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Following are some links to Relief Society Leadership ideas

Relief Society: Tips for Enrichment Counselors Meeting Coordinators

I wrote the following note to a friend who had just been called as Enrichment Counselor. It's written from an RS president's perspective, so be sure you share your tips and ideas in the comments section below! [Enrichment Counselor] is a great calling, Ingrid,and you'll be wonderful! It's taken a while for me to wrap...

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Relief Society: Tips for Education Counselors

The Church has recently added some much better information geared at helping Relief Society Teachers plan their lessons. At the bottom is a link to a page that lists a kind of "schedule" for opening and closing Sunday meetings: LDS.org: Planning a Sunday Relief Society Lesson Jenny's Education Counselor Tips Here is a list of...

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Welcoming New Members with Welcome Packets

I've lived in a couple of places where each Relief Society did a very good job welcoming us into the new unit. Here are some of the ideas I've seen: Welcome Folder One ward created a "Welcome Folder" that had information on local schools, trash pickup, snow removal, museums, post office locations, emergency facilities, etc....

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Tips for the Relief Society Secretary

When the secretary in our Relief Society Presidency was released, I asked her to send me a message with a list of what she did to help the new secretary transition to the calling. (And yes, the secretary really did ALL this -- she was incredible.) While this is NOT a list of *required* or...

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Duties / Work of the Relief Society President – sample

When I was released, I wrote the following instructions for the upcoming new Relief Society president to try to make the transition a little easier for her. Your instructions will be different, but this is so that you can get an idea of what a president of the Relief Society might do in her calling....

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So, YOU’RE the New Relief Society President?

How well I remember the day Bishop Thatcher called me into his office to extend the call of Relief Society President. I've never been so terrified in my entire life! Having served in two Relief Society Presidencies before, I had a pretty good idea about what the calling entailed -- and I DID NOT WANT...

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On Single Sisters

I have been taught that the highest purpose in life for women is to be wives and mothers. If that is true, what is the purpose or the worth of my life as a single woman? Mary Ellen Edmunds, “I Have a Question,” Ensign, Aug. 1990, 51 Mary Ellen Edmunds, associate director of training at...

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Stake Relief Society President Training

The following podcast is a Stake Relief Society President Training from Leading LDS that teaches a powerful pattern for any leader to use when mentoring other leaders.  Sister Murphy talks about how she invites the spirit to her one-on-one meetings with unit Relief Society presidents and how she helps leaders learn to use the spirit to...

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