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“If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear” (Doctrine and Covenants 38:30).

What we have experienced in the past was all foretold, and the end is not yet. Just as there have been calamities in the past, we expect more in the future. What do we do?

Someone has said it was not raining when Noah built the ark. But he built it, and the rains came.

The Lord has said, “If ye are prepared ye shall not fear” (D&C 38:30).

Hillcrest Stake Emergency Response Plan

1. Stake Temple and Family History Plan

A. All members know how to get a name (or names) to take to the temple from and the Family Tree app

  1. Where possible, take that name to the temple

  2. This item applies to youth from age 12 and up to the oldest person in the stake

  3. How to access and get the names should be taught at the ward level

B. Members spend at least 1 hour a month in some effort on temple and family history. This can include any of the following, but other activities also apply.

  1. Temple attendance (Consider attending as family, ward members/neighbors, or friends)

  2. Researching names

  3. Indexing

  4. Correcting Place Names

  5. Adding memories to

  6. Collecting/organizing/posting family photos

  7. Sharing family stories with children and grandchildren

  8. Writing and/or posting your testimony or family stories on

  9. Exploring

  10. Reviewing talks and sessions from RootsTech

  11. Interviewing and recording (audio, video, or written) histories and stories of the older generation so they can be preserved

C. The Stake and Wards provide opportunities for members to share their experiences with regards to their temple and family history efforts

  1. Stake conferences

  2. Sacrament meetings

  3. Elders quorum and Relief Society meetings

  4. Young men and young women meetings

2. Stake holds semi-annual meeting to train the elders quorum counselors, the relief society counselors, and the ward temple and family history leaders

A. Teach them their duties

B. Share ideas between the wards

C. Discuss challenges they face

D. Attendance

  1. President Lillywhite

  2. The stake high counselor over Temple and Family History work

  3. Elders quorum counselors assigned to TFH and their wives

  4. Relief Society counselors assigned to TFH and their husbands

  5. Ward temple and family history leaders and their wives

E. Provide treats and a casual environment

F. March and September

3. Wards hold monthly Temple and Family History Correlation meeting

A. Attendance

  1. Elders quorum counselor over Temple and Family History

  2. Relief Society counselor over Temple and Family History

  3. Ward Temple and Family History Leader

  4. First Assistant in the priest quorum

  5. YW Class President of 17–18 year olds

B. Very short10 minutes?

C. Follow General Handbook, Section 25.2.7

D. The stake high councilor over Temple and

Family History work should be invited and will

attend as circumstances permit

4. Each ward provides a simple Temple and

Family History Plan

A. Due by the end of April

B. Posted/Provided for each ward member

C. Reviewed/reminded of quarterly

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