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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
By now, you’ve likely heard several talks and sat through plenty of lessons about the importance of making our Sabbath days more holy. Church leaders issued the call for better Sabbath day observance in April 2015 in an effort to help individuals and families strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ.
While attending church is an important part of the Sabbath, it’s only a small part of the day. It’s how we spend our time in our homes that can make the real difference in feeling the Spirit and truly making the Sabbath a delight.
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Tuesday, March 8, 2016
International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions, the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women for women's economic, political, and social achievements.
The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York; it was organized by the Socialist Party of America in remembrance of the 1908 strike of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.There was no specific strike happening on March 8, despite later claims.
From its official adoption in Russia following the Soviet Revolution in 1917 the holiday was predominantly celebrated in communist and socialist countries. It was celebrated by the communists in China from 1922, and by Spanish communists from 1936. After the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949,
In the United States, President Barack Obama proclaimed March 2011 to be "Women's History Month", calling Americans to mark IWD by reflecting on "the extraordinary accomplishments of women" in shaping the country's history.
Today, many events are held by women's groups around the world.
2016 International Women's Day
The International Woman’s Day theme for 2016 is "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality". An independent campaign, separate from the UN, is being run by financial firm EY with other corporate partners, organizing events around a #PledgeForParity hashtag.
Monday, March 7, 2016
March 17th is the Relief Society’s 174th Birthday! Enjoy 32 great quotes with lovely memes from the 16 incredible women who have served as president. Find all here
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Young single adults worldwide are invited to participate in a live Face to Face online event with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on March 8, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. mountain standard time. Elder Holland will be joined by Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, and Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Seventy.