Tag Archives: Aaronic Priesthood

Pioneer-Trek-Cart
By Bob Gowans
May 07, 2014

LDS Stake Encampment at Council Properties

In cooperation with the Utah National Parks Council, your Stake can organize an encampment to help fulfill your own Priesthood purposes by leveraging the program expertise and safety features offered through the Councils camps.  This will also relieve any “undue burdens” that are often placed on leaders to organize these camps.  This method will assist [...]

Service
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 10, 2013

Small Acts of Service: Do a Good Turn Daily

In these days of selfishness, what is the most important contribution we can make? Small Acts of Service by President Spencer W. Kimball When I was stake president in Arizona, I was the highest authority in that immediate area, and consequently, there came to me a never-ending line of people with problems. As I struggled [...]

Century
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Nov 18, 2013

Help Others to Hike the Trails

A century ago, Church leaders decided to partner with the fledgling Boy Scouts of America and sponsor a troop in Salt Lake City. From that inauspicious beginning, the Church would become the largest sponsor of that storied adventure program for boys. Millions of Latter-day Saints have worn the iconic Scout uniform at some point in [...]

Philippines
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 23, 2013

Scouts of the World: Scouting in the Philippines

The United States isn’t the only country with a rich history of Scouting. The Scouting program was introduced to the Philippines in 1914 and has been growing steadily ever since. In fact, the Philippines has one of the largest Scouting organizations in the world. And just like Scouts in the U.S., Scouts in the Philippines [...]

Feature
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 23, 2013

Scouting: A Pillar Supporting the Priesthood

The Aaronic Priesthood has been blessed by its relationship with Scouting. The same can be true for you. Editor’s Note: The partnership of the Aaronic Priesthood and Scouting stretches back nearly a century, since Scouting started in the U.S. in 1910 and in the Church in 1913. Aaronic Priesthood bearers can use Scouting as an [...]

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By Heidi Sanders
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Kim Christensen

Kim Christensen, Spanish Fork-UT Kim has been an influence in the Scouting program in his service as a stake president. He is grateful for the Scouting program in the lives of his children and his stake, and continues to support the Church’s decision for the Scouting program to remain the activity arm of the Aaronic [...]

FOS
By Heidi Sanders
Oct 04, 2013

Friends of Scouting: Why You Should Support Scouting

Charles Dahlquist, a leader in Scouting in the LDS Church, shares a message for all about Friends of Scouting. Scouting is the LDS Church’s program for young men. The First Presidency recently said, “We are thankful for Scouting’s emphasis on duty to God and moral behavior and its positive influence on the lives of boys [...]

Lindon Ward Feature
By Shaun Heaton
Aug 21, 2013

It’s Not What You Drive, It’s What Drives You

Years ago Gatorade had an ad that said: “It’s not where you’re from; it’s where you’re going. It’s not what you drive, it’s what drives you. It’s not what’s on you; it’s what’s in you. It’s not what you think, it’s what you know”. If what drives you is encouraging boys to succeed, and what’s [...]