Young Women Camp Fundraising Ideas

As the summer Young Women Camp season approaches, I am thrown back into my days as the ward/stake/universe camp director. (Better than scouting. But not by much.) While I served in Young Women the church policy changed to allow only one fundraiser per year for the...

Our Sacred Obligation

In the past 18 years since I've been married, my callings have most often had me serving and teaching the youth. Primary Chorister, Primary President, Young Women advisor, a member of the ward Young Women presidency, etc. Currently, I teach a 12-18yrs. combined Sunday...

Bullying at Church

School – It's All About Bob It's more than a little personal. It's what I grew up with. I got bullied every single week at church from just a few weeks after I started kindergarten (when “Bob” moved into my ward), until I was a teenager. I got...

I Am Not an Eagle Scout!

As I turned the corner at the top of the hill, I saw it, flapping in the breeze like a flag of surrender from my mailbox: the tall, white, kitchen garbage bag symbolic of all culminating scout projects. I sighed. Again. Untangling the drawstring from my red mailbox...