As I have reflected on the story of Alma and Amulek, it is interesting to see the parallels to our time. Alma and Amulek were following the spirit, preaching the gospel, keeping the commandments and still they ended up in a prison, naked and starving. Today sometimes it feels like, even when we are doing… Continue reading Pressing Forward
While listening through General Conference talks this week, one message stood out to me in it’s application to this moment in our lives. Elder Ricardo P. Giménez of the Seventy delivered a message entitled, “Finding Refuge from the Storms of Life.” In his talk, he eloquently describes how life has moments that are smooth and… Continue reading Refuge
Brothers and sisters, as things continue to move forward with uncertainty, I am so grateful for our knowledge of the restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am grateful for a Prophet and Twelve Apostles that help guide us through these crazy times. It amazes me and builds my testimony to know that, as… Continue reading Boldly Declare
We have been experiencing some unique and turbulent times over the past eight weeks with COVID-19 turning our lives upside down. A glimpse at the local or national news highlights not only the health pandemic but also the political divide, spiritual and temporal tumult of our day. We have many around us that are struggling… Continue reading After Much Tribulation Come the Blessings
On this Easter Sunday, we want you to know that you are in our thoughts. We love you and pray that your Easter brings hope and peace. Please enjoy this Easter message from Bishop Gillett. https://youtu.be/tmDWtLPpGIY
Thanks to all who joined the virtual fireside. During the discussion, we focused on emotional health during times of crisis, as well as how to access financial and emotional support during times of hardship. We appreciate the attendance and sincere questions from each participant. If you were unable to join us live or would like to… Continue reading Emotional and Financial Support Fireside
Brothers and Sisters, At this time of uncertainty and great stress we wanted to reach out with our love and appreciation for all of you. Many things are still up in the air with how things are going to move forward, but we can stand confident knowing that if we continue to keep the commandments… Continue reading Keep It Up!