Category Archives: Charlottesville

Born of the Water and of the Spirit

Steady growth.  Good steady growth. That is what we see with the expansion of the church in Virginia. In 1841, Joseph Smith commented on the expansion of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.  He wrote about it in the Wentworth … Continue reading

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Seasons & Purposes

Our memories store mental images of places.  The two of us have memories of places in Charlottesville.  Places we saw so many times we will never forget them.  This post is about a few of those places.  They are places … Continue reading

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“Yet ofttimes a secret something”

We have our quirks.  Here’s one of mine.  I love to leave home and go on vacation.  You get to enjoy the planning, the anticipation, being with family and friends, there are new places and good times.  Then, even before … Continue reading

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Eat a Cookie and Take a Lookie

Over the pulpit comes the announcement, “As you all know, today is Munch and Mingle.” That is the official name.  It is also known as “Eat and Greet”, or “Feast and Flirt.”  In the Charlottesville YSA Ward the favorite term … Continue reading

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Feeding the 5,000

“when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?”  (Matt 25:37) For us, it was right after Christmas at Zone Meeting.  There were not 5,000, only 28, but it seemed like more. Regardless of the number, we love … Continue reading

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Good Tidings of Great Joy

The angel of the Lord told the shepherds of the good tidings of great joy: “And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the … Continue reading

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Sing Choirs of Angels

We have experienced a couple of musical events worth sharing this Christmas season. Two of our YSA members sing with the University Singers, the student choir at the University of Virginia.  This choir combined talents with the Charlottesville and University Symphony … Continue reading

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