A ward is a geographical boundary established to divide Mormon church membership into groups of hundreds of people. Wards ease the burden of the Church in managing its membership. Groups of wards are typically part of a
stake, a church term for a larger geographical district.
Wards are generally established when there is a suitably-sized group of members in an area, including
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My name is Marc, I live in California, and I've been a Mormon for over 25 years. Even though I know a lot about the Mormon religion, I still consider myself a beginner student of Jesus Christ and his teachings. On this website I write about any spiritual or Mormon church-related topic that catches my interest. Latest Quote
Celebrating Our Differences
"Obviously the Lord has created us with different personalities, as well as differing degrees of energy, interest, health, talent, and opportunity. So long as we are committed to righteousness and living a life of faithful devotion, we should celebrate these divine differences, knowing they are a gift from God. We must not feel so frightened, so threatened and insecure; we must not need to find exact replicas of ourselves in order to feel validated as women of worth. There are many things over which we can be divided, but one thing is needful for our unity—the empathy and compassion of the living Son of God."
--Patricia T. Holland, "One Thing Needful," October 1987
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Mosiah 9:12: Now they were a lazy and an idolatrous people; therefore they
were desirous to bring us into bondage, that they might glut
themselves with the labors of our hands; yea, that they might
feast themselves upon the flocks of our fields.
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