2014

 2014 Theme:

Come Unto Me,

My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light

 

Christ--cropped

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August 8-9, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Chris Williams


Cabin Mothers

Cabin A1:
Emily Clawson and Deborah Raymond
Cabin A2:
Mary Ann Johnson and Jodie Palmer
Cabin A3:
Kaisie Alba and Kelli Poll
Cabin B4:
Rebecca Akester and Jennifer Konold
Cabin B5:
Grace Edwards and Ali Eisenach
Cabin B6:
Audrey Rindlisbacher and Bonita Sutton
Cabin C7:
Becky Edwards and Celestia Shumway
Cabin C8:
Jan Ostler and Renae Zentz
Cabin C9:
Janette Wagner and Emily Bryar

Board Members

Melanie Ballard, Founder and Director
Tammi Michaelis, Director
Kelli Poll, Director
Andrea Ellis
Annette Jones
Beverli Haroldson
Brandi Palmer
Brooke Sadler
ChrisDean Epling
Corine Hart
Jacquie Ostler
Jenny Curtis
Kim Davis
Linda Robbins
Lisa Sloan
Sara Jentzsch

2014 Inspiration Opportunities

Most of “Additional Insights” come from Elder David A Bednar’s April 2014 General Conference address. Any quotes will be sent in full with the weeks writing questions, but on this page they will be noted with a link to the talk and the paragraphs cited. (For numbering reference, there are 37 paragraphs in this article)

Week 1: June 8th

What is a burden? What are my burdens?

What does a yoke mean to me? Who or what am I yoked to?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraph 16

Take My Yoke upon You, New Era, October ’12

Week 2: June 15th

What does it mean to “Come unto Christ?”

What do I need to do right now to more fully come unto Christ?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraphs 13-17

Video of youth singing “Come unto Christ”

Week 3: June 22nd

What is my vision/desire for an easy yoke and a light burden?

What is the Lord’s vision/desire for an easy yoke and a light burden? Are they different and if so, how?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraphs 11 (1st 2 sentences) and 21-25

Week 4: June 29th

What is the purpose of His yoke and His burden?

How will they change me?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraphs 1-10, 36

Week 5: July 6th

How does the Lord want me to bear His yoke and burden?

How does that look and feel?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraph 24 Mosiah 24:15

Week 6: July 13th

What burdens or yokes do I have that I am not meant to bear?

How do I give them up?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraph 11 (3rd sentence)

To Be Free of Heavy Burdens, Richard G. Scott, Oct ’02 General Conference

Week 7: July 20th

What burdens of others am I supposed to help bear? (Mosiah 18:8-9)

How might I fulfill my role with Christ’s help?

How is my role in bearing others burdens different than Christ’s role in bearing others’ burdens?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraph 26-27

Week 8: July 27th

How has Christ carried my burden in the past? Was it different than I had desired or expected?

How do I “drop [my] burden at His feet and bear a song away”?

Additional Insight: Bear Up Their Burdens with Ease, paragraph 29-32

1 Min video Clip of Elder Bednar

How Gentle God’s Commands, Hymn #125

Week 9: August 3rd

Review all your journal entries in preparation for the Moms’ Retreat and then ask “What else does Thou want me to know?”

Additional Insight: To Acquire Spiritual Guidance, Richard G. Scott, Oct ’09, paragraph 14