This Week: This Week: Lesson #7 - Joseph Smith, an Instrument in the Hands of the Lord
Next Week: Lesson #8 - The Power of the Word
Ward Choir: We meet at 10 AM every Sunday except Fast Sunday, in the Bingham Seminary Building. We'd love for you to join us!
April 19 - Practice 10:00 AM Seminary Building
April 26 - Practice 10:00 AM Seminary Building
Singing in Sacrament Meeting
May 3 - Fast Sunday - NO PRACTICE
May 10 - Practice 10:00 AM Seminary Building
May 24 - Practice 10:00 AM Seminary Building
Singing in Sacrament Meeting
May 31 - Practice 10:00 AM Seminary Building
Lunch Bunch: Join the ladies in the ward as we get together to socialize over lunch. The meal is your expense.
The Habit Burger Grill
@ The District
11428 S. Parkway Plaza
Tuesday, April 14th @ 11:30 AM
SEE YOU THERE!
R.S. Temple Day: May 7th, meet in the lobby by 9:10 AM.
Ward Temple Night and Dinner: April 23rd; Dinner is at 6:30 PM followed by session. Dinner is $9.25 per person. Please pay on Donation Slip as "Other - Temple Dinner".
Stake Temple Prep Class for H.S. Seniors: April 12 & April 19 @ 4:15 PM in the Stake Center's Relief Society Room.
Missionary Training Camp: April 30th - May 2nd for High School Seniors
Seminary Graduation: May 31st @ 5:00 PM at the Stake Center
Jelly beans are just like people. You can't determine what is on the inside by simply looking at the outside. It reminds us to experience people on at a time and enjoy their unique qualities. - Diversity Beans Motto
*~ It takes 7 to 21 days to make a jelly bean.
*~ While no one really knows the origin of jelly beans, they may be a descendant of Turkish Delight which were popular in biblical times.
*~ They use a process called “panning” which creates the hard outer shell while preserving the gooey middle.
*~ There are 130 calories and 37 grams of sugar in one serving of jelly beans which equals about 35 beans.
*~ April 22 and July 24th are National Jelly Bean Day.
*~ Most jelly bean assortments include eight flavors.
*~ The first appearance of what would become the modern day jelly bean was promoted to Union Soldiers during the Civil War.
*~ In the 1910s and early 1920s, the word “jellybean” referred to a young man who put a lot of great effort in to dressing stylishly.
*~ They were the first candy to be sold by weight rather than by piece. They were originally sold by color and people would buy a bag of red or a bag of green.
*~ Each year in the U.S, there are 16 billion jelly beans manufactured just for Easter. This is enough to circle the Earth more than 3 times if they were laid end to end.
*~ Very Cherry Jelly Belly remained the most popular flavor of Jelly Belly beans for two decades until 1998, when Buttered Popcorn moved into first place. In 2003 Very Cherry moved back into top position by a mere 8 million beans.
*~ They were President Reagan’s favorite candy and he used them to help him quit smoking when he was the governor of California. As part of his first inauguration in 1981, 7,000 pounds of jelly beans were ordered and distributed. A portrait of President Ronald Reagan made from 10,000 Jelly Belly beans hangs in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
*~ Jelly Belly jelly beans became the first jelly beans in space when they traveled aboard the 1983 Challenger Space Shuttle.
*~ A series of Harry Potter jellybeans featured flavors like dirt, earwax, pepper, and vomit. Mmmm.