Thanksgiving & Hanukkah Discussion

We are gathering to discuss the first Thanksgiving and George Washington’s Thanksgiving proclamation, and then a presentation on Hanukkah and ways to celebrate it in December. We will begin with a soup potluck. Bring your favorite soup. This is a family gathering. Location: 4265 N Driftwood Ln, Cedar City, UT 84721 Date: November 25, 2019, […]

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Utah County Thanksgiving Celebration

Raising the Bar Utah County is holding a Thanksgiving celebration on November 30, 2019. Celebrate the true foundations of America with families and individuals of all ages! Discussion on the importance of the Reformation and Pilgrim forefathers, family dancing, pilgrim games and Thanksgiving sing-along (with historic Pilgrim/Reformation hymns). Schedule:2:00-3:00 Meet & mingle3:00-5:30 Activities & Message5:30-6:00 […]

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“Holiness to the Lord” wood placard for Shekinah

Contributor: Raising the Bar member Here is how the ‘Holiness to the Lord’ placards our son thought might help families with celebrating Shekinah turned out. We have decided to display ours year-round in our entry, and are still trying to decide if we want to paint it or not. Someone mentioned that they would make […]

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Sukkot replacement for Halloween

Contributor: Emily Dayley Its really nice to hear from some many others who dont celebrate Halloween. When we stopped celebrating Halloween, we replaced it with the Fall Feasts (or holidays) from the Bible. It has been such a a grand blessing for my family! The feast of tabernacles, or Sukkot started Sunday, and continues for […]

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Baby Jesus Christ and Joseph Smith Christmas Tradition

Contributor: Hannah Stoddard Our family was given the most BEAUTIFUL gift this Christmas from a neighbor in our ward. We don’t know this couple very well, but they knocked unexpectedly at our door and said that they were touched by my father’s testimony on Joseph Smith a little while ago. Since Joseph Smith’s birthday is […]

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Celebrating Joseph Smith’s Birthday with Hanukkah

Contributed by: Hannah Stoddard Since our family has Jewish ancestry and because we came to realize, several years ago, that “Hanukkah” is connected to the birth and prophetic mission of the Prophet Joseph Smith, we celebrate our own version of this day each year and the kids LOVE it! It is a time of celebration, […]

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