3rd Ward Relief Society

December 2012 Bulletin

Annual Ornament Exchange

Tuesday, Dec. 11th 2012 at 6pm

South Ave

Missoula, Mt

Come relax and get in the Christmas spirit with a light dinner, dessert & music. Bring an ornament to share and enjoy well-deserved girl time with your RS sisters! We hope you can join us. Please forward this online bulletin & invite the ladies you visit teach!


  • Volleyball on Tuesday Dec. 4th, 8:30pm @ South Ave Building -VBall will resume Jan. 8th (What a great way to have fun & work off the holiday indulgences!)
  • Ward Christmas Dinner/Party on Saturday, Dec. 15th, 6pm @ South Ave Building
  • Giving Tree Help a family, grab a gift tag from the tree in the foyer!
  • ToileTree Donate travel-sized toiletries for use as Christmas tree ornaments to benefit the YWCA's domestic violence shelter. Contact Caroline Campbell for details 544-3446.
  • Tell your friends & family to visit www.mormon.org/christmas to access free Christmas eCards, download a copy of the Holy Bible, share Christmas music, watch a clip from The Nativity and much more!
  • Want to receive important RS updates in your inbox? Send us your email address! missoula3rdrs@yahoo.com
  • Thank you to all who donated bake sale goodies on behalf of Olivia Sears’s daughter Odette who is waiting for a kidney transplant. Funds are still needed for travel & living expenses during a lengthy recovery in Seattle. Monetary donations can be made online via: http://bit.ly/Ts12iI or call Olivia 406-207-8223.
  • Family Promise is a national organization that President Tree has asked us to support. It aims to bring the faith community together to help families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. When our ward is asked to participate, please help! Learn more: www.familypromisemissoula.org or contact Sandy Tuckett.


Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Carol of the Bells by kmkz777

December Birthdays

We're so glad YOU were born!

Dec. 2: Jennifer Barnard

Dec. 2: Mary Brambo

Dec. 3: Stacey Glenn

Dec. 5: Carly Beadle

Dec. 5: Bernadette Terry

Dec. 7: Lori Armstrong

Dec. 7: Kimberly Olsen

Dec. 8: Larissa Huntington

Dec. 9: Sylvalina Lai

Dec. 9: Shanna Whittier

Dec. 10: Jolie Anderson

Dec. 10: June Johnson

Dec. 14: Kelly Speer

Dec. 15: Kaley Burk

Dec. 15: Monica Mergenthaler

Dec. 23: Arlene Ramey

Dec. 23: Elaine Sepko

Dec. 25: Carolyn Scott

Dec. 27: Mckenzie Maughan

Visiting Teaching Message

This month's message focuses on Visiting Teaching as a Work of Salvation

  • How does Relief Society prepare me for the blessings of eternal life?
  • What can I do to increase the faith of those I watch over?

Access the December Visiting Teaching Message @ reliefsociety.lds.org

The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints (on South Ave)

3rd Ward Relief Society Contacts:

President: Tiffany Gardanier, 396-6560
1st Counselor: Patty Nord, 549-2693
Secretary: Carolyn Scott, 546-9969