YSA wards: what’s not to love? They’re exciting, they’re fun, and they’re the purrfect place to make some fur-reaking awesome memories. But just like any ward, the YSA species has its quirks. From your weekly dose of “Marriage Prep” to those awkward calling catastrophes, our favorite well-dressed creatures from Disney’s Zootopia have the YSA basics covered.
You know you’re in a YSA ward when:
Your bishop’s favorite subject to speak on is marriage.
But he does it because he loves you and he wants you to be happy. <3 We love our bishops.
And he tends to assume that anyone you bring to church is your soon-to-be fiancé.
“Haha, actually she’s my cousin. No, no, it’s fine, we get that all the time.”
You go shopping for the very first Sunday of the semester:
Gotta look good for all the new kids, ya know? (Just kidding.)
Because you’ve got to impress the cuties you’ve seen in the ward directory . . .
Don’t even deny it. We all know that’s what the ward directory is actually for. *wink*
Even though your own photo for the directory looks like this:
One of these days they’re gonna start bringing official photographers and professional lighting in. Until then, this is the world we live in.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.