The Mormon Lit Blitz Continues....
Today's Piece: "Thick and Thin" by Vilo Westwood
In an era when people are extremely mobile, often moving vast distances multiple times in the course of their lives, Mormon wards--especially in major educational and economic centers--face certain challenges and make certain contributions as communities where many members have little long-term tie to the area. This piece looks at the way one character and one ward are managing these challenges.
What do you think of the piece?
What have you seen wards do to help new members connect to the ward? To the area?
What else could wards reasonably do to strengthen a sense of community in an era of migration?