March April 2019 Missionary Page

“For behold the field is white already to harvest; and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same layeth up in store that he perisheth not, but bringeth salvation to his soul.” (D&C 4:4) Meet some…

A Million Dreams: 11-Year-Old Rosevelt Sings with Dick Van Dyke at Childhelp’s 60 Year Diamond Jubilee to Raise One Million Dollars for Abused Children

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf explained to us in this past October General Conference that discipleship begins with three simple words: Believe, Love and Do. With the support of her parents Jef & Shurlin Rawls, vocal coach Carolyn Larson, her sound engineer and videographer Stephen Moyer and crew, and coaching from William Joseph, Rosevelt is doing just that!

Spring Has Sprung!

It’s Spring, and warmer temperatures in the Valley are on their way! Before pools and popsicles become the norm, be sure to take advantage of cooler weather this spring by planning fun and inexpensive activities outside! Spring is a fantastic time to get on the many trails all around Arizona. Looking for a cultural event or place to take your family biking? Our beautiful state has plenty to offer.

Benvenuto! The Rome Italy Temple Square Is Ready To Welcome The World

Nearly nine years after construction began in 2010, the Rome Italy Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be open for ordinances March 19. A mosaic of masterpieces with Italian themes such as the olive tree, Michelangelo’s Campidoglio, and the acanthus leaf, the Rome Italy temple will become the 162nd operating temple.

Ordinances Ready: Quickly Find A Name To Take To The Temple With The FamilySearch App

Want a name to take to the temple? All you need is a phone*, an app, and a few seconds. That’s all it takes for the FamilySearch Family Tree app to find ordinances that are available for temple work for your ancestors.

Missionary Recon: Know Your Mission Area Before You Go With The “Lifey” App

You can find many of these answers from RMs who are sharing their stories, tips, and advice on Lifey. Lifeys are short videos that are shared on the new Lifey platform to allow you and other preparing missionaries a database of videos, searchable by topic, mission, person, and other essential criteria. You can visit Lifey and watch user-generated content on any device. Upload the app on your phone or access it online anywhere.

Huzzah! Old-Fashioned Fun At The Arizona Renaissance Festival!

Fantasy fans and fun seekers gather annually under the banner of the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Through March 31st, you can join in the fun. Here’s how to make it the best weekend you’ve spent this year!

Arizona Author Twists Time

“Time is running out. She’s running scared. He’ll run into danger to save her,” sums up the essence of Time Twist, by Arizona author Jeanie R. Davis.

Davis takes readers on a romantic adventure with mystery and danger that takes place back and forth between nineteenth century England and present-day Colorado. It is a sweet—a writer’s term for clean—romance.

A New Easter Song

As Easter approaches, I hope your family will enjoy this song that I’ve written. Please notice that the first verse is in past tense; the second is in the present. The Atonement of Jesus Christ had to take place at some point in time. And it did. He completed each aspect of it. The miraculous effects of that event, though, are everlasting. It is still because of Jesus that every small or grand tragedy may turn to final victory and joy.

Yoga. Mediation. Journaling. Creating A Healthy Balance In Your Life

I believe building a faith-filled home can help us build a healthy environment for our spiritual, mental, and physical health. The new Come Follow Me program provides wonderfully structured opportunities for individuals and families to reflect on the teachings in the New Testament (this year) and build personal connections that can fill each day with peaceful meditation and reflection on the blessings gained from having a Savior.