Improve Sabbath Day Observance in the Home and at Church
“I promise that as you diligently work to remodel your home into a center of gospel learning, over time your Sabbath days will truly be a delight…” —President Russell M. Nelson
All members Worthily Have a Temple Recommend and Participate in Temple Work
“I promise you that the Lord will bring the miracles He knows you need as you make sacrifices to serve and worship in His temples.” —President Russell M. Nelson
Read and Ponder the Book of Mormon Daily
“The truths of the Book of Mormon have the power to heal, comfort, restore, succor, strengthen, console, and cheer our souls.” —President Russell M. Nelson
Be With and Strengthen One Another Through Ministering
“…watch over the church always, and be with and strengthen them…” —Doctrine and Covenants 20:53
Reach Out, One by One, Rescuing Those Who Are Less Active
“…for unto such shall ye continue to minister…and I shall heal them…” —3 Nephi 18:32
Share the Gospel with Others Not of Our Faith
“And if it so be that you should…bring save it be one soul unto me, how great shall be your joy…” —Doctrine and Covenants 18:15
Pay an Honest Tithe and a Generous Fast Offering
“Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse…and prove me now...” —Malachi 3:10
Take Personal Responsibility to Work and Become Self-Reliant
“Self Reliance is the ability, commitment, and effort to provide the spiritual and temporal necessities of life for self and family.” —Handbook 2, 6.1.1
Better Prepare the Rising Generation to Serve Missions and Marry in the Temple through the ‘Children and Youth’ Program
“But ye will teach them to walk in the ways of truth and soberness; ye will teach them to love one another, and to serve one another.” —Mosiah 4:15
To measure progress, Church Leaders...
Will use the following Indicators of Progress in implementing this Area Plan:
• Sacrament Meeting attendance.
• Family name submissions for temple ordinance work.
• Endowed members with a current temple recommend.
• Ministering interviews held with Priesthood and Relief Society leaders.
• Prospective elders receiving the Melchizedek Priesthood.
• Convert baptisms.
• Self-reliance course completions.
• Prospective missionaries serving a full-time mission.
• Returned missionaries with a current temple recommend.