Sunday, November 28, 2010

Female Relief Society May , 1876

Meeting held Mai 1876
Opened with singing "Come all That Love the Lord".
Prayer by Sister Peel
Sister Morrison addressed the meeting, said she was glad to be with the sisters, said she was not well, also not felt like ...... , but she likes for the sisters to bear their testimony and rejoice to build up one another.  We should mouth our feeling and not partake of the spirit that will take power over us, that we should humble ourselves before the Lord and try to overcome that feeling; if we too take this course in practice, our children will learn a good example and will do likewise.  She said she felt well in meeting yesterday, that what was said was gone home to the hearts that we should think over this thing that we would gain the eternal world.
Sister Peel felt well to come together the sisters, and said that we live in a curious time that we take of the spirit of Union.  She hoped that the sisters will be more united together by taking this course we could accomplish great things.
Sister Simpson was glad to meet once more with the sisters, felt like to rejoice in the opportunity to bear their testimony of the Kingdom of God.
Sister Peterson rose and felt well, said that we have so much reason to rejoice in the privelege to live in these dayd and build the Temple to the Lord and prepare us of the .......of the Son of God... angels in Heaven like ... she hoped that our children will see it, therefore it is our duty to teach them good principal, if not all will come up to their .... some of them will.
she made some remarks that it was our duty to help sustaind the poor.
After we sang, some of the Danish sisters spoke in their own language.  ....was sung the handbook.
Prayer by Sister Morrison
M.C. Morrison,  Presidentess
Louise Hasler, Secty

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Female Relief Society May 4, 1876

Meeting held Mai (May) 4th 1876.  Opened with singing "We Thank Thee God for tth Prophet"  Prayer by Sister C. Peel.

Sister Morrison addressed the sisters and said that we would have two meetings  monthly.  One a Business meeting and the other a Testimony meeting.  She hoped that the sisters that visit would be particular in taking of the notes of the sisters that give something for the poor in their book, that everything will be exact.  Then the names were read of them that had paid for the Emigration (fund).  Sister Cristene Jensen brought in the report of Sis Tregore; that she was very poor and blind and said that she needed help.  Sister Peel made report of the same sister that she was not as poor as she wants to be; said that she was helped along a good deal from the Society, but was not satisfied, but after all she had a desire to help her along.  Many of the Danish Sisters spoke in their own language.  Sister Morrison appointed sister Peel, Sister Jensen and Sister Monroe to visit Sister Tregore and brought the meeting to a close, singing "Praise the Lord, my Heartfelt Joy".  Prayer by M. Morrison, Pres
Louise Hasler, Secty