Gospel Doctrine

Book of Mormon study for February 7th, 2016

Lesson 6: Free to Choose Liberty and Eternal Life


2 Nephi 1. Lehi teaches that his people have “obtained a land of promise” by covenant. He exhorts his sons to repent, obey the Lord’s commandments, and put on the armor of righteousness.

2 Nephi 2:1–10. Lehi teaches that redemption comes through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

2 Nephi 2:11–30. Lehi teaches that opposition is necessary in Heavenly Father’s plan and that we are “free to choose liberty and eternal life … or to choose captivity and death.”

DID YOU KNOW... if you click on the scripture references above it will direct you to the whole scripture for quick reading on LDS.org!! How fun!

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Free to Choose Liberty or Captivity by Paul V. Johnson

Jan 31st Callings & Releases

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Year End Tithing Tax Summary - currently available on LDS.org web site. It's easy, go to LDS.org:

  1. Click on "My Account & Ward" (upper Right side of your screen) and select the "donations" button under "My Ward" column.
  2. Click on "Donor Statement" and select the "Official US Tax Statement" button. From there you can print the report.

If you are unable to print out a summary, please see Brother Coleman or Bishop Buxton for a copy.

Friday, February 5th at 6:30 Family Movie Night featuring the movie Meet The Mormon's — the movie highlights six diverse Latter-day Saints and their families. A great missionary opportunity or simply a nice family night out. Just in case you can't make it, the link to the full movie is at the bottom of this email.

Young Single Adult Activities -

  • Friday, February 5th - YSA First Fridays at the Temple for 7:30 pm session
  • Friday, February 26th - Rock Band Night - multi stake YSA event at the Smiths located at 702 Dickeys Dr., Chambersburg, PA
  • Cumberland Valley YS Branch meets 11 am - 2 pm each Sunday at the Fairview Building. All are welcome! Text 717-404-6736 for more YSA information.

Saturday, February 6th from 1 pm - 2 pm - RootsTech Family Discovery Day

Learn how temple and family history work blesses you and your family. View on LDS.org and rootstech.org.

Sunday, February 7th - Fast Sunday - As a Ward, please fast for Brother Yager

Sunday, February 7th - 6:30 - 8:30 Gettysburg Ward Cool Missionary Stories Youth Fireside - an inspirational night full of great missionary stories!

Saturday, February 27th - Stake Conference Priesthood Leadership & Adult Sessions

5:30 - 6:30 pm Priesthood Leadership Training

7:00 - 8:30 pm Adult Session

Sunday, February 28th - Stake Conference 10:00 am - Will be broadcast to each Ward Building.

Relief Society -

Saturday, March 5th Relief Society 50's Retro Inspired Birthday Celebration

Time: 9 am - 11 am

Breakfast included (who doesn't like to eat!)

Sign up for a table to display your homemaking talents or something of your mom or grandmothers! Wear your favorite 50's outfit or apron.

Family History Center - open Tuesday & Wednesday evenings from 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

Presidencies that wish to add announcements; please forward the information to Sister Howard at dochoward@gmx.com

Meet The Mormons - Full Movie