Relief Society History
1st Relief Society Meeting
Hymns and Scriptures
Relief Society Trivia
JO 7th Ward RS Presidency

This prophet said, "And now I turn the key to you in the name of God and this Society shall rejoice and knowledge and intelligence shall flow down from this time. This is the beginning of this Society."

Who is President Joseph Smith?

The Relief Society is the oldest and largest women's organization in the world. It was officially organized on this date.
What is March 17, 1842?

As members of Relief Society, "we'll comfort the weary and strengthen the weak." That line comes from this Hymn.

What is "As Sister's in Zion"?


The Relief Society Colors

What are Gold and Blue?


In order, Number of Children    2, 3, 3.5, 4

Who are Lacy (2), Colleen (3), Kaeli (3.5), Teresa (4)


This is the name of the magazine sent to LDS women who paid their dues and joined the Relief Society organization.

What is the Relief Society Magazine?

This temple was being built when the Relief Society was organized.
What is the Nauvoo Temple?

In Mosiah 18:9 Alma taught that we should "bear one anothers________, to mourn with those that mourn, comfort those that stand in need of comfort"

What are Burdens?


The Relief Society Motto and Emblem

What is "Charity never Faileth" and "Sego Lily and Wheat Sheaf"


In order, Number of Years Married    12, 38, 9, 40

Who are Lacy, Teresa, Kaeli, Colleen


These circumstances initiated the organization of the Relief Society. It was a desire of the sisters to unite together to do this.

What is to make work clothes for those working on the temple?

She was the first General Relief Society President.
Who is Emma Smith?

The Relief Society theme "Charity Never Faileth" comes from a scripture in this book of the New Testament.

What is 1 Corinthians? Corinthians 13: 4-8, Another reference is Moroni 7:46


This was the original purpose of visiting teaching before it changed to its ultimate goal of bringing the spirit into homes through friendly visits

What was the goal of "Gathering Money for Charity"?


In order, City of Birth: Salt Lake City UT, Sandy UT, Pocatello ID, Salt Lake City UT

Who is Teresa or Kaeli, Lacy, Colleen, Teresa or Kaeli


The Relief Society loaned this to the church during the drought of 1879.

What is wheat? (30,000 bushels of wheat were loaned)

The number of sisters that attended the organization meeting of the relief society.
What is 18?

This is the last line from the hymn, "We Meet Again As Sisters". It begins "We meet to plan our service to neighbors now in need. May charity and kindness_____ __ _____ ____."

What is "inspire our every deed?"


The current Relief Society General President

Who is Jean B. Bingham?


In order, their Current or Former Ooccupation: Mom, Middle School Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Supervisor

Kaeli, Colleen, Lacy, Teresa


In 1918 (WWI time) the President of the U.S., Hebert Hoover, wrote a letter of appreciation to the church for this.

What is the contribution of wheat and flour for war use? *All of the wheat and flour donated was gathered and paid for by the Relief Society. The US government later paid the church $1.20 for each bushel donated which was estimated at 205,528 bushels. The money received was invested as a trust fund made available for charitable puposes for the poor of the church.


This was the original name of the Relief Society when first organized.

What is "The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo"?


This sister, who was a member of the original organization of the Relief Society wrote 10 songs that are currently in our hymn book. Including "How Great the Wisdom and the Love", "O My Father", and "In our Lovely Deseret."

Who is Eliza R. Snow?


She was the longest serving General Relief Society President.

Who is Belle S. Spafford? *Served from 1945 to 1974 (29 years)


In order, interesting fact that others might not know: Nail Technician 15 years, Rides Dirt Bikes, 1st Job was at Mrs Fields, was on High School Debate Team

Who is Teresa, Kaeli, Lacy, and Colleen

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