Friday, April 19, 2024
HomeHome & FamilyAll The Changes You Need to Know About Visiting Teaching

All The Changes You Need to Know About Visiting Teaching

- Advertisment - Save on Great LDS Gifts

At the start of 2018, the church made major changes to the curriculum for Relief Society and Priesthood classes. The changes included instituting councils, focusing on recent General Conference talks pertinent to the ward, and discontinuing the “Teachings of the Prophets” manuals.

With the curriculum change also comes a change to the monthly Visiting Teaching message.

Instead of providing a specific message, sisters will receive a “Visiting Teaching Principle” each month, available on LDS.org and in the Ensign. Sisters are the encouraged to study the principle and seek personal revelation about the needs of those they visit. While sharing a gospel message is important, the Church hopes this change will allow sisters to meet personal needs in whatever way is best.

In the Janaury 2018 Ensign, where the Visiting Teaching message used to be, it states:

“Rather than provide a specific message, each month this page will feature a different principle to help us minister more effectively to each other. As you pray and seek inspiration, you will know the spiritual message and service each sister needs.”

You can click here to read messages from the Relief Society Presidency about why the change is important and how it can be implemented.

Join the Discussion!
- Advertisment - LDS Scripture Study
Aleah Ingram
Aleah Ingram
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.

WATCH: Trenches | BYU Vocal Point ft. BYU Cougarettes

BYU Vocal Point, one of the premiere a cappella groups at Brigham Young University, has released their moving rendition of the contemporary...

3 Valid Reasons to Decline a Latter-day Saint Calling

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a "calling" refers to a formal invitation or assignment extended to a member...

Finding True Joy in Life | 19 April 2024

Here’s your daily dose of what matters most! The world may be full of sorrow, but through Jesus Christ, we can still...

First Presidency Announces 2024 Area Leadership Assignments

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the 2024–2025 area leadership assignments. The changes affect area presidencies and will...
Related
- Advertisment -Color Scriptures from LDS Bookstore
Recent