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What This Single’s Ward is Doing That is Turning Heads – And It’s Not Just For Christmas

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What if I told you about a singles ward that recently had a 3-hour Sub-for-Santa auction and raised over $41,000? What if I told you that they spent another 3 hours of shopping for 150 families and Walmart had to dedicate 6 lanes just to their ward for all of the Christmas gifts they had purchased for those families?

What if I told you that their ward members rotate and have different groups go do the following:

  • Go to Pioneer Park supporting the Calvary Baptist church’s Fill the Pot homeless outreach ministry.
  • Have ward members serve at the Road Home helping to organize donations.
  • Have ward members volunteer at the St. Joseph’s Villa retirement care center.

What if I told you they do everything mentioned above every Sunday, all year long in addition to their regular church callings, monthly service projects and other volunteer efforts? Well you probably wouldn’t believe it but it’s true and it’s just one of the many things that makes the Parley’s 7th ward, in the Salt Lake Parleys Stake so special. Oh, did I mention that this is a singles ward?

Keep reading this inspiring story at LDS S.M.I.L.E.

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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.

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