Returning Home for Thanksgiving

Written by: Malissa Cochran Every Thanksgiving, we take time to celebrate the Pilgrims, the Puritans, and other righteous Founders of America. God fulfilled His promise to bring the lost tribes of Israel back to their homeland. We are their descendants—we are Israelites. The covenants they kept and lived, and the blessings that were promised them […]

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Turn on the Lights for Shekinah!

Join us on October 31st for an evening when we will gather together to turn on the lights for Shekinah or Reformation Night. Join us for a potluck, sing-along, and much more! The word “Shekinah” comes from the Hebrew word meaning “God’s manifested glory” or “God’s presence.”Hebraic literature records that “Whenever ten are gathered for […]

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Remembering the Scottish Covenanters

Fireside for the entire family! Who are the Scottish Covenantors, why is their covenant important, how did these men, women, and children play an important part in our history and America’s founding? And what does it mean to you personally? Families gathered together to hear stories of the covenanters and their sacrifices. We also sang […]

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Restoration Days for Sanpete County

Families gathered together to celebrate the Restoration and our faithful forefathers and foremothers on July 25th. This event was for those who also wanted to raise their standards higher through a fun wholesome activity. ActivitiesPioneer Games (Sack races, stick pull, horse shoes)PresentationHistoric/Pioneer/Folk/English DancingDiscussion groups for Gospel principles and practical implementation, collaboration on Restoration supporting projects, […]

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Passover

Last night the Sanpete County RTB group held their annual Passover gathering. This was a beautiful evening discussing the Bible story of the Exodus (presented by the Cumming family) with then a Passover meal. We then afterward sang songs and listened to the parallels (presented by Cory Schmidt) between Moses and Joseph Smith and the […]

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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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Sing-Along in Sanpete

For those of you looking to gather October 31st join us for a warm potluck dinner, Christian sing-along as we light up our home in celebration of the day the light of the gospel broke forth out of the darkness. Reformation night is a time to REJOICE and remember our own freedoms to worship, where […]

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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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