{Visiting Teaching} July 2016: Potential for Parenthood

This month’s Visiting Teaching message is such a great one: ‘Our Potential for Parenthood’. Have you read the message? What was your favorite part of it? As I read the message I noticed the word ‘JOY’ in one of the quotes. Being a Mother may be stressful and times, but it brings so much ‘JOY’ into my life, so I thought some yummy Almond Joy candy bars would be the perfect treat for this month…and some cute quote and scripture cards to go along with it. πŸ™‚

July 2016 Visiting Teaching Ideas

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I always have such a hard time picking just one quote from the Visiting Teaching message, so I usually end up using several of the quotes. I also like to include the scripture references as well as the ‘Consider This’ question. The questions would be great to write down in a journal and ponder. You could use the scripture references to help you think about the question more or look up other scriptures and talks.

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July 2016 VT Our Potential for Parenthood

Β As you think of things, record your thoughts in your journal. You could even come up with other question about parenthood and make goals to improve.

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I lovedΒ this quote from this month’s message:

Though not all of us become parents in this life, we can nurture children of every age. We enjoy the blessings of being part of Heavenly Father’sΒ family, and we experience the joys and challenges of being part of an earthly family. And for many, parenthood awaits them in the eternities ahead.

July 2016 Visiting Teaching Message

This is where the Almond Joy comes in. πŸ™‚ I thought it was such a great quote, and the perfect treat to go with it.

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Our Potential for Parenthood

For this month’s message I have created 6 fun cards to give to your sisters. Print them out, cut them, punch a hole, put them on a ring, and you’ve got wonderful quote and scripture cards that they can keep in their scriptures or church bag.

July 2016 LDS Visiting Teaching Ideas

Or do what I did! Grab a yummy treat and tie the cards to the treat with some cute string or ribbon. Whatever you decide, I’m sure your sisters will love it!

I have 2 different sizes for you to use. The first set fits all 6 cards to a page. I love the size, but they are a little on the ‘smaller’ side, and might be difficult to read. So I went ahead and also created some that were a little larger. But if you still have trouble with some of the quotes, just let me know and I will make some a little larger. πŸ™‚

For the larger cards I was able to fit 4 to a sheet. For the second page of the larger cards, I went ahead and included the last 2 cards twice. I couldn’t just put 2 cards…waste of space. πŸ™‚ I figured you would be printing multiple copies anyway, so this would save on printing.

Click HERE to print my July 2016 Visiting Teaching Message!

 

I hope you enjoy this month’s printables, and are able to use them. I would love to hear if you do, so leave me a comment letting me know. πŸ™‚

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day.

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Sheena

Hi! I’m Sheena, the blogger behind Little LDS Ideas. I love sharing LDS Ideas and printables to help make your life and calling a little bit easier. I am a mother to 4 and a wife to one amazing guy. In addition to being busy with blogging and being a wife/mother, I am also in school. Studying and homework keeps me busy, but I love it. Thanks so much for stopping by! β™₯

Sheena

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Comments

  1. Love your handouts, thanks for making VT easier!!

  2. Linda

    Thank you! These are great!

  3. Denise

    Love these. Thank you so much.

    1. Thanks, Denise! Glad you like the printables. I thought they turned out pretty cute. πŸ™‚

  4. Kathy

    Your “little ideas” are so cute! Thanks for sharing πŸ˜‰

  5. Debbie Layman

    YOU ROCK!! Thank you so much for helping me to be “creative” in my Visiting Teaching! You have the cutest & darling handouts & I get compliments when I give them!! Thank you for making it fun to present my Sisters with something simple, yet effective in teaching the gospel principles to them AND me!!

    1. Debbie, thank you so much! I am so happy to hear that you enjoy the printables, as well as the sisters you teach. A sweet sister emailed me with another option of using ‘Joy’ soap. Love that idea as well.

  6. Tami

    Thank you SO much! I love every single thing you come up with and am grateful you are willing to bless my life on a regular basis. It must feel so good going to bed at night knowing you are using your amazing talents in such a positive way! Thanks again!

    1. Thanks Tami. πŸ™‚ I do love creating and sharing with others.

  7. Victoria

    Thank you for your visiting teaching handouts and for sharing your talents with so many. I appreciate you.

    1. Thank you Victoria. I’m so glad you like the printables. Hope your sisters did as well. Thanks so much for the comment. ?

  8. Alisa Nielson

    LOVE!!!

  9. Bernadette

    Awesome, awesome, AWESOME! Love it πŸ™‚ Very blessed to have found this website.
    Love from NZ xo

    1. Thank you Bernadette. I’m so glad you found my site as well. πŸ™‚

  10. Barb

    This is absolutely wonderful! We’re going to share your fabulous handouts, with candy attached, at our VT Leadership Luncheon, to show the kinds of fun ideas available. You may be getting lots more visits! I really appreciate it!

    1. Thank you so much, Barb, for sharing my ideas! I hope your luncheon goes well. πŸ™‚

  11. I love to do cute little handouts for the ladies I VT. Working full time, having a part time stamp and up business, & being recently called as the Primary President doesn’t leave much to brainstorm cute ideas to go with the message. Thanks for helping me to have time to still feel creative!

    1. Thank you, Kristi. I totally understand being busy. I have so many projects on my to-do list, but I love creating my VT printables, so I always find time for that. So glad to hear that you like them and use them for your monthly visits. ?

  12. I’m not the kind of person who look forward for my visit to the sisters but when I came across your site, it brings me hope n Love of our Saviours to share n visit the Sisters who are in need of our Help of spiritual uplifting ❀️

    1. Thank you so much for your comment, Jane. It can be hard to find the time to go Visiting Teaching, it’s something that I struggle with. But I always feel so good after I take the time to do it. I hope your sisters enjoyed the message. ?

  13. Thank you so much for your charity towards the Lords work. N helping me as well ❀️❀️ God bless you dear for your efforts.

    1. Jane, you are so sweet. Thank you so much for the kind comment. I am so happy to hear that you enjoy the ideas and printables I share on my blog. You don’t know how much it means to read comments like yours. ? Thank you!

  14. JENNELL HICKS-MAHER

    Thank you so much! I found you through pinterest, and you are a life saver! Its my very first time being a visiting teacher, and only my second month… and I was put in charge of letters! YIKES! I can’t wait to share these with my sisters, as well as all of my relief society! I just know everyone is going to love you!

    1. Thanks Jennell! I’m so glad to hear that you like my printables, and that you are going to use them. I hope the ladies enjoy them. Thanks again for the kind comment. Have a great day. πŸ™‚