Sunday, October 28, 2012

Trunk or Treat Halloween Social

1st & 2nd Ward Social
When & Where: October 31st at the Stake Center
Time: Potluck dinner at 6:00pm, Parade in gym 6:30pm, Trunk or Treat 7:00pm
Who for: Everyone between ages 0-100!!  Come even if you don't have kids and enjoy an evening of socializing inside, or decorate the back of your car and pass out candy!!

FYI: for those who plan to pass out candy at your car, PLEASE park the back of your car right up against the sidewalk so the kids can walk along the sidewalk around the church.

You will have a spooky good time!!!

Super Saturday

Super Saturday is almost here!  

When: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
Where: Stake Center Cultural Hall
Time: 10am-2pm

Bring a finger food to share.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


McPherson’s Annual Potato Dig Day

Tentatively scheduled


October 20th 10am-finish
Please join us as we harvest our potatoes, you are welcome to keep potatoes for your winter storage, as well as help us bring in a harvest to donate to the Montana Food Banks. Please bring boxes, burlap sacks, paper sacks for you own. (They do not store well in plastic) We will have watermelon bins set up in the field to put potatoes in for the food banks.
Picking advice
Green Potatoes--please do not put any potatoes that have green on them in the bins—they break down first and do not store.
Plan on weather—we will pick regardless of weather conditions. If it turns very very cold before the 20th—the date will change to immediate and I will try to let you know. Most likely this date will stick.
Concession stand--We will be having a concession stand this year with hot chocolate, homemade donuts, potato soup, and rolls for sale—the proceeds will go to next year’s seeds and greenhouse fund. (Free Water)
Directions—Willoughby Lane
About 1-mile up Willoughby—(across from the 4th house on the South side of road) Turn north into an empty field (there will be signs to direct you) follow the road through this, follow signs as they direct you along a freshly planted field, there is parking at the end of this field by some cotton wood trees or you can pull into the potato field as well. Most vehicles do not have problems getting in the field. It is a little bumpy though.
Secure your cell phone—they are hard to locate in a field of dirt

Bring your kids—it is a great time.

Come even if you do not really need or want potatoes—this is fun and an easy way to serve others by donating time harvesting; besides everyone needs a few potatoes for the winter.

Any Questions call Jeanie 360-7713

Ward Activity October 17th, 2012

We are having a ward get-together Wednesday, October 17th 6:30pm at the church.  We will be having a catered Italian dinner and we will also we taking family pictures, so dress casual.  It should be a good time, and a chance to visit and get to know each other.

Dates to remember for October 2012

Dates to Remember:

•Oct. 17th Ward Activity 6:30pm

•Oct. 20th-21st - Stake Conference

•Sat., Oct. 27th - Stake Temple Trip

•Sat., Nov. 3rd 10am-2pm - R.S. Super Saturday

October 2012 Relief Society Presidency Message

Dear Sisters,

I’ve thought a lot about the temple since our temple trip last month. Temples are the personal dwelling places of the Lord. It’s there that we receive instruction from Jesus Christ on what steps to take so that we may live with Him in the celestial kingdom. It’s there that we are prepared to receive the highest powers of Godhood. It’s there that we receive the revelation we seek about our lives. And it’s there that we unite families for eternity. There is no more glorious work to be done or sacred place to be than in the holy temple of the Lord. Let’s go often.


Sister Gibbs

October 2012 Spotlight Sister

This sister was born in Baltimore, Md. where she lived for one year. She spent the rest of her childhood in Yakima, Wash. and Nampa, Idaho until she was a freshman in high school when she moved with her family to Jerome, Idaho. She is the second child in her family and has four brothers and one sister. After graduating from high school, she attended ISU in Pocatello and then transferred to the University of Idaho in Moscow, graduating with a teaching degree in special education. She was friends with her husband in high school, wrote to him on his mission, and married him seven months after he returned home from his mission. They lived in Boise, Idaho until a job brought them to Montana. They have lived in Lolo, Stevensville, and Florence and have attended the Stevensville 2nd Ward for nearly nine years. Blessed with five children, they have two girls and three boys. When she is not teaching her own children (who are home-schooled), she is working in the scouting program or teaching music in Primary. She is a fantastic teacher, especially with the middle school-age group. In her spare time, she enjoys cross-stitching and reading, and her Kindle is usually within reach. She is a fabulous mother and wife, and we are fortunate to have her in our ward. Who is she? (Click on the comments below to find out.)