What are the chances the WoW will change soon?

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Re: What are the chances the WoW will change soon?

Post by Roy » 06 Apr 2017, 09:56

NightSG wrote:
06 Apr 2017, 08:28
This. And after all the people I'd helped move, I ended up calling in Methodists to move my big furniture, because all the Mormons with trucks (most of the ward, actually, including the women, given that it's an agricultural area of Texas) were suddenly not available any time during the ~9 day period I had to get out of the old place and into the new one. The former bishop did come through at the last minute for one load, but ~150 other pickup owners couldn't find half an hour to let me load their truck, drive 6 miles and let me unload it.
FWIW - help with moving is usually one thing that Mormons are better at than other churches. Of course, how much help is given can vary wildly by location and other factors. Another thing that Mormons are usually strong at is bringing in meals for illness, injury, or a death in the family.
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Re: What are the chances the WoW will change soon?

Post by NightSG » 07 Apr 2017, 10:21

Roy wrote:
06 Apr 2017, 09:56
Another thing that Mormons are usually strong at is bringing in meals for illness, injury, or a death in the family.
Clearly you've never seen a Methodist funeral. Often, a widow ends up inviting people over because even the immediate family can't eat all the food that shows up on the doorstep.

(Odd thing; granddad always had a Baptist preacher handle the family's funerals, though he was raised CoC and grandma was Methodist, because he didn't want any "good folks" having to see the same guy every Sunday and be reminded of the funerals. The first few I remember, the Baptist women would bring food, assuming that other churches didn't do that.)

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Re: What are the chances the WoW will change soon?

Post by DarkJedi » 07 Apr 2017, 12:16

NightSG wrote:
07 Apr 2017, 10:21
Roy wrote:
06 Apr 2017, 09:56
Another thing that Mormons are usually strong at is bringing in meals for illness, injury, or a death in the family.
Clearly you've never seen a Methodist funeral. Often, a widow ends up inviting people over because even the immediate family can't eat all the food that shows up on the doorstep.

(Odd thing; granddad always had a Baptist preacher handle the family's funerals, though he was raised CoC and grandma was Methodist, because he didn't want any "good folks" having to see the same guy every Sunday and be reminded of the funerals. The first few I remember, the Baptist women would bring food, assuming that other churches didn't do that.)
OK, message received NSG. Some readers could see your comment as saying the LDS church can do no right and all other Protestant churches can do no wrong. Others have had very different experiences than you have and Mormonism and their local wards work very well for them.

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