Service is a key principle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We believe that “When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.” (Mosiah 2:17) Members of the Church in the Richmond area participated in Virginia’s Day to Serve this past September.
Shelece Nance and her son worked together to make superhero capes for CASA’s annual superhero run.
Cindy Fentriss, Lori Scott, Michael Scott, Mary Voiro, Jim Voiro with donations collected for New Life for Youth.
In addition to CASA and New Life for Youth, we provided service for:
Virginia Blood Services
The Children’s Museum of Virginia
Amy Fisher and Dan Devey helped with indexing names from historical records on Family Search. In total, over 10,000 records were indexed.
Some members also traveled south to help victims of Hurricane Florence. As reported in The Progress-Index, 375 members and friends camped in tents outside of church buildings and worked the weekend to complete work orders for nearly 200 homes. Their service included mucking out homes and clearing debris.