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Relief Society General Presidency Invites Women to Make Relief Society More Inclusive and Supportive

Sister Sharon Eubank shares what Relief Society sisters can do to improve Relief Society in a social media post on Wednesday, January 23, 2022. Image is a screenshot from Instagram.All rights reserved.

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By Megan McKellar, Church News

A few weeks ago, each member of the Relief Society General Presidency posted a question on her Instagram page: “What would motivate you to more fully participate in Relief Society?” This week, the presidency shared some common answers.

Many commenters spoke about wanting to belong, Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham said.

Sister Sharon Eubank, First Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, said that many wrote that they wished Relief Society were a safe place to discuss real issues and to talk about “life’s non-fairy-tale parts without judgment or sugar coating.”

Some of the comments received by Sister Reyna Isabel Aburto, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, had to do with women supporting each other better in our mortal journey.

“How can you create a welcoming, safe and inviting place for women to strengthen each other in the Lord?” she wrote.

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