Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Lenexa Stake Preparing for the Temple

These are the Kansas City Temple District Stakes:
1.  Warrensburg Missouri
2.  Springfield Missouri
3.  Springfield Missouri South
4.  Joplin Missouri
5.  Independence Missouri
6.  Liberty Missouri
7.  Kansas City Missouri
8.  Platte City Missouri
9.  Olathe Kansas
10.  Lenexa Kansas
11.  Topeka Kansas
12.  Salina Kansas

In an effort to prepare the members of the Lenexa Stake for the upcoming temple open house and dedication, they have issued this list of things to do:

1.  Read the Book of Mormon everyday.
•Search, ponder, and pray 30 minutes a day.
•Finish by December 31, 2012

2.  Attend the Temple Open House
•Open House:  April 7 to April 21, 8am - 4pm Mondays, 8 am - 8pm Tuesday-Saturday.
•Members attending by themselves are encouraged to attend during weekdays, if possible.

3.  Prayerfully determine who the Lord wants you to invite to the Open House.
•You or your friends can make reservations on-line or by phone beginning March 12.
•Invitations will also be provided to pass out in March.

4.  All youth participate in the Cultural Celebration.
•Youth will perform (instrument, word, song, dance) at the Cultural Celebration on Saturday, May 5, 6 pm at the Municipal Auditorium.
•For youth (ages 12-18, must be at least by May 5) and their families.
•Everyone is invited to view the live broadcast at the Lenexa Kansas Stake Center.
•Youth and youth leader (including bishoprics) are invited to a Temple District Youth Fireside webcast at the Lenexa Kansas Stake Center, Sunday, February 26, 6-7 pm to provide a vision for and encourage youth to participate in the celebration.
•Rehearsals will be on select Mutual nights (TBD) during March and April, and on May 5th.

5.  Prayerfully ponder, "What can I do to be closer to the Savior?"
•Then, follow the promptings of the Spirit to worthily prepare for the opening of the Temple.

6.  Qualify for a Temple Recommend and attend the Temple Dedication.
•The Temple Dedication will be Sunday, May 6.  You can attend one of the three sessions:  9 am, noon, or 3pm.  All sessions will be broadcast live to the Lenexa Kansas Stake Center.
•Must be at least 8 years old and baptized/confirmed by May 6, 2012.
•A Temple Dedication Recommend is required to attend.

7.  After the Temple Dedication, record your feelings in a journal.

8.  Talk to your Bishop if you'd like to serve in the Temple.

"Make whatever sacrifices are necessary to attend the temple and to have the spirit of the temple in your hearts and homes." ~ President Thomas. S. Monson

~From the Lenexa Kansas Stake President, Bruce Priday

Chasing the counsel given by this stake would be advantageous to all members of this temple district!  Keep Chasing!

1 comment:

Michelle said...

I found your blog the other day and I am so happy to see the progress of the new temple. I'm in the Salina Stake but i live in Manhattan. Been here for 6 months now and am loving Kansas. Also how interested are you to have sponsors on your blog? I'm a photographer and would love to do weddings at the temple for people and being Mormon and knowing how the temple works might be a benefit for brides. My site is You can email me at Thank you again!!


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