Thank you so much! Love it!!! Your questions already been properly spoke back (apart from Robby, bless his heart) so all i will upload is a few scriptures. Mar 18, 2019 - Explore Jeniece Valley's board "Baptism 8 years old", followed by 158 people on Pinterest. NEW!!!!! I'm glad I found it. This is written so beautifully thank you! This will be my first ever talk...eek so nurvious, It was so helpful my sisters baptism is tomorrow and this outline was so helpful to have while writing good luck :). I was just searching for some help for a baptism talk I have to give tomorrow, and I so appreciate the points you brought out. Thank you so much! Thank you so much! Thanks for sharing your great ideas! The following are the exact questions that missionaries ask would-be converts at a baptismal interview. So it’s definitely optional. See more ideas about baptism, lds baptism, lds. For that reason, I do 8 year-old birthdays a little differently. Thank you! My parents told me that the first feedback they received from my kindergarten teacher about me was that I was "verbally gifted." Thanks for saving the day! Good point. Thanks so much this helped me prepare for my talk at my younger brothers baptism!! I, too, have been asked to speak at a baptism and this helps me to organized my thoughts. This helped me a ton! Latter-Day Saints state the following concerning baptism, “we are baptized by being lowered under water and raised back up by a person who has authority from God to do so. I would encourage a parent to sit with them during the interview. Preparing for Baptism/Bishop Interview Questions - 6/9 Update - total flop for Sr. Primary, I didn't even try it in Jr. Maybe it would have gone better, except the boys couldn't stop talking about how creepy the drawing was. On Saturday, I gave my first talk at one of their baptisms. Strengthening individuals, marriages, families and communities. “I was so nervous!” Kimberly says. Most people are able to discern right and wrong when they are this age. Now she tries to ensure that her children don’t face feelings of panic. REally! Missionaries meet with the convert many times before this meeting to help them to understand each of these points. :), Awesome! Thank you for sharing this. Our daughter is giving a talk for our son's baptism and this will really help her. Thank you so much for this post. replaced into the wonderful determination I even made 7 years in the past now. So Volgadon, do I then understand you correctly, that your interpretation is Christ is Kolob, and the other 14 worlds, are his two councillors and twelve appostles? I was asked to speak at a baptism last minute and this talk is just perfect. When I was subbing in 6th grade I was able to teach a fun lesson about metric conversions. Instead, children may be … I love that! I reformatted it so that it would all fit on one page and we... Talk - The Holy Ghost is a Special Gift (for 8 year olds). I got called yesterday late to do a baptism talk for my grandson. In contrast, Mormons interview potential baptism candidates to assess their worthiness for baptism. I don’t throw a big friend party (like the robot, rocket, pirate, etc., parties […] No two ways are the same because no two children are the same. 46 But behold, I say unto you, that little achildren are bredeemed from the foundation of the world through mine Only Begotten; I appreciate it. With no time or resources this was a special blessing to me. They also provide an opportunity for giving instructions and counsel. Thanks so much! I'll be using some of your killer talk tomorrow! I don’t throw a big friend party (like the robot, rocket, pirate, etc., parties […] Fabulous! The New Survey On Interviewing 8-11 Year Old Children (July 11, 2019) Recently the LDS church has been in the news for their survey to members on interviewing 8-11 year old children on issues such as worthiness, which has included sexual questions for those older than 11 in the Mormon church. The interview questions are made public so members of all ages can better understand the requirements for temple worship and prepare to enter the temple. I am using this beautiful talk as an outline for the talk at the baptism of a convert. you have lifted a weight off my shoulders. thanks so much. This is PERFECT!!! A few years ago I began to be very bothered by the church's treatment of women. Thanks!! Thanks again! I feel as though I am a second-class member because of my gender. If you try this, use a cartoon or a printed picture unless you are a good artist!! Allow enough time for the interview so the person does not feel rushed. The branch president interviews branch members to determine worthiness to receive the priesthood, be advanced in the priesthood, or serve in a Church calling. To put it simply, when we are baptized, we promise to remember Jesus Christ, to keep His commandments, and to take His name upon us. (Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) A file photo of a Latter-day Saint baptism in New Zealand before the coronavirus pandemic. I edited it a bit also, but it has a great framework. Everyone complimented me. Latter-day Saints believe that the Lord revealed a person is old enough to be baptized when they are at least 8 years old. For our family, 8 is a very special birthday, because that is when our children are old enough to be baptized in our church. D&C 29:46-47. Starting from the child’s seventh birthday, many parents use family home evening lessons (like the ones linked to in this article) to teach simple principles that ac… My oldest child just turned 8. I will never forget the disappointment I felt. Thankyou so much for sharing this, I am soon doing a talk for my son's baptism and this is perfectly put. Thanks again! Close. Without taking the time to sit down with me, my pastor decided I was too young and wouldn’t understand baptism. Your talk helped turn on all the lightbulbs in my brain! Thanks, you cover all the points. It’s recorded in D&C 20:77-79, and we hear it every single week in the sacrament prayers. Use 1, 3, or ALL!! Excellent talk and wonderfully written. Feel free to click on the image and print it out!! I need to do a talk tomorrow and this will definantly help! When I was nine years old, my family moved to a new state. Good point Burninator. Imagine, worthiness for baptism. LDS Baptismal Covenant List I love, love, love that my sweet Christina is 7 years old. I have to give at my little sisters baptism and this talk is just perfect!! I was just asked to speak at my granddaughter's baptism the first of next month. I teach the children turning 8 so I have lots of information, but this talk is fantastic. I kept it simple, easy, and non-threatening. I'm trying to help my older son prepare a talk for his brother's baptism! I think that's important to emphasize. Technology can be wonderful! This year I'm teaching the kids that are 7-8 year in our Primary. I hope you don't mind if I use this as the base for mine. Love, Michelle Walton. Talk - Baptism (for 8 year olds) Here is a talk that I have used when I have spoken at Stake Baptisms for 8 year olds. The thing I especially like is the way you wrote it on a level 8-year-olds can really understand. Thank you a ton for sharing this talk. I will also use some of it in my class. There is actually a very important covenant associated with baptism. Thank you thank you thank you. Masterbation now a question for 8 year olds in the Baptismal interview. Smiles, JEN. Those who know me can tell you that I still love to talk. We can type one, but didn't know if there was a standard format to use. Hope your brother's baptism went great :). “Interviewing,” Branch Guidebook (2001), 7–8. Then, I found this wonderful talk, It has helped me pull my ideas togetherThanks again,Genene, thanks millions for this outline of a talk, I'm using for the baptism talk at my daughters baptism tomorrow, only got called yesterday so it was nice to find this, thanks again, LIke all the others - I'm so exicted to have found your talk! !- Briana, This is what ive been looking for!! thanks for all the great info and talks on baptism, so very helpful. You are a life saver. The branch president interviews children approaching eight years of age to determine their preparedness to be baptized and confirmed members of the Church when at least one parent is a member of the Church and both parents consent to the baptism. Thank you! This is a talk I have used when asked to speak about the Holy Ghost at Stake Youth Baptisms. I am giving a talk at my nieces baptism tomorrow and have had a super hectic day. Thank you for your help, it is appreciated very, very much!-Ryan. Did you read it or memorize it? Stuff them in a bag, a bucket, a basket and they're sure to be a HIT with your children. 8 Years Old. Invite Other Families Over. Baptism of an 8-year-old - A Woman's Perspective: Date: Dec 01 01:41 2003: Author: Micro: Mail Address: I have a problem. I hope you don't mind if I use this as the base for mine. Need something SWEET to give to your favorite 8 year old?? I was looking for ideas for a baptism talk I'm giving tomorrow for my brother. This is why members of the Church do not practice infant baptism. For that reason, I do 8 year-old birthdays a little differently. We are preparing for her baptism and I wanted something she could look at each night to help her remember exactly what she is promising when she is baptized. Thanks from a procrastinating mom:). I've been making the dress and the family is coming and its the fourth of July! Thank and encourage the person and, as impressed by the Spirit, bear testimony, read passages of scripture, and pray together. This talk is AMAZING!! Thank you so much! Top. I write about whatever is on my mind... spiritual stuff, education, marriage, parenting, activities, books, holidays, crafts, challenges, life experiences and whatever else happens to fly from my brain to my fingertips at the moment. I ended up having to give your talk word for word almost. These are great Primary talks! I was ask to give a talk on my daughters baptism day, and I came across this and found it so very interesting. I am only 12 but I was asked to give a talk on baptism to my friends family's 8 year old son! I edited the talk and clarified that. The student getting baptized was one of my most reverent, responsible, kind, and honest girls in my class and I was so honored that she would ask me to speak. The following suggestions will help leaders make interviews more useful and productive. Archived. The talk was pretty well done. You saved me! So if some of these tips don’t work for your kid, don’t worry! Ihave soo many idead now just from reading this!! For our family, 8 is a very special birthday, because that is when our children are old enough to be baptized in our church. 14 tags are included and you can print them off however many times you'd like! My 14 yr old son is speaking at my daughters baptism and this is just what he needs. Covenants were found in Mosiah 18:8-10 and D&C 20:37. I'm pretty sure that was code for "she talks too much" but my parents took it as a compliment and encouraged my special skill (ha ha). You deserve many blessings in your life. Let the person ask questions and express feelings. It's an outstanding talk and it helped me a great deal with my talk for my daughter's baptism. Both of you recently turned 8 years old and there*s a reason you*re being baptized now. I am only 13 and could not do anything with my talk but you made it so interesting. When interviewing a woman, the branch president should ask a man who holds the priesthood to be in an adjoining room, foyer, or hall, where possible. If you answer yes to any of the questions entailed in point four, the missionary conducting the interview will refer you to the mission president to determine if you qualify for baptism. We also invited other families over that had 7 year olds turning 8 to share in our FHE lessons. Thank you so much! "Going under the water" really does not wash anything away, particularly sins. Thank you love you for this. Choose a quiet place where the interview will not be interrupted. Preparing a child for baptism should start long before the child’s eighth birthday. (Missionary leaders interview baptismal candidates who are nine or older and eight-year-old children whose parents are both nonmembers to determine the candidates’ worthiness for baptism and confirmation.) Thank you very very much!! Thank you so much! Wow this was so helpful to me my brother so happy with me and this talk it was a little miracle in my life. Like Burninator, I have just a picky point that I hear all the time at baptisms, that is not quite correct. Congrats on your baptism better than satisfied for you! :). Children of record are eligible for baptism when they turn 8 years old, but parents and Church leaders should help them prepare for this important milestone before the child is baptized.. An interview is a good time for a leader to teach members the doctrines, principles, and practices of the Church, drawing upon the scriptures and teachings of the latter-day prophets. In an interview, the leader asks questions, listens, teaches, and gives counsel to the other person. Thank you. The Bible teaches that anyone who confesses his or her sins and publicly confesses faith in Jesus Christ according to the gospel is a proper candidate for baptism … It is sort of like "boo-ing" at Halloween, but you use a s... My son is learning Spanish and received this list of verbs from his teacher. They asked me ... My friend Stephanie and I created this fun Christmas service activity. Give counsel, instructions, and assignments clearly. This afternoon I am speaking at the baptism of a sweet nine-year old son who was just adopted into our friends' family. Adding in a few personal touches and I'm ready to go. Thanks for your beautiful talk! My son turned 8-years-old last month! Thank you for the great talk. Thanks so much for this talk. I was stumped as to how to proceed with this topic. Your talk gave me ideas on what to talk about. [Address person being baptized] Do you know that you are just about to participate in your very first saving ordinance and make your very first official promise to Heavenly Father? Before we left the church I grew up in, I wanted to be baptized there. My 10 year old daughter is giving the baptism talk at our son's baptism next week and I wasn't sure what to do. Inform the person why he or she is being interviewed. The interview questions for temple recommends are below. I just barely got asked to give a talk in two hours! Interviews provide an opportunity for sharing information or reporting on one’s assignment or calling. Thanks!! For 8 year old baptismal interviews I just asked the child about Christ and why Christ was baptized and the meaning of it. My son just called last minute for me to give the baptism talk. This will help so much! Thank you so much for posting. There are many ways to teach children of young ages about baptism. Glad you could use it as a base for your talk. Here is a talk that I have used when I have spoken at Stake Baptisms for 8 year olds. I came across this blog by accident as I was looking for ideas for a baptism talk I'm giving tomorrow for my friend's boys. Have been working all week and have to fly today to get there. Well, writing is like talking on the computer so that is why I love blogging. Help the person leave feeling strengthened and hopeful. 498. And it also reminded me of my convents with the Lord. Who in their right mind asks the mom of the 8 year old to speak? If you have a question or would like to discuss these topics, I suggest that you go to a Mormon-related bulletin board ( here are some recommendations ). I haven't ever had to talk at a childs' baptism before--and TODAY, my adorable 8 year-old niece asked me to speak at her baptism--TOMORROW! The Baptism Preview is not in the handbook! Excellent talk.One nitpicky point.Children who are just turning eight do not have any sins to be forgiven.If their baptism is within a reasonable amount of time after age eight, they do not have any past mistakes for which they need forgiveness.So, emphasizing that they can be forgiven of future mistakes is the correct tack.Thanks for the post. I have to give a talk tomorrow and will be using this. Between cleaning and hosting company, planning meals, baptism dress...and I got strep throat among it all! Thanks for all the wonderful ideas! To help teach the doctrine we invited our grandmas and grandpas over for Family Home Evening and they taught some lessons. And congrats on your wedding ceremony! Thanks for the great talk! Thank you so much for posting that. The branch president interviews children approaching eight years of age to determine their preparedness to be baptized and confirmed members of the Church when at least one parent is a member of the Church and both parents consent to the baptism. One comment - I think you should emphasize that taking the sacrament every Sunday is like being rebaptized (made clean again) if we repent. I am another one that was asked to do a baptism talk last minute--for tomorrow actually. Baptism is the first ordinance in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thank you so much for the great talk. In return, God promises that if we keep those promises, we can be forgiven of our sins and the Spirit will always be with us. I edited the talk a bit. Masterbation now a question for 8 year olds in the Baptismal interview. An interview is a meeting between a leader and one other person. I was to talk and I'm so nervous. It has given me so many ideas!! This is beautiful. These tags are the perfect little gift to handout at BAPTISM time! Thank you so much for sharing! I was asked to give a talk at the last minute and I am going to use this. Posted by 4 years ago. :D. Pam,Thank you for sharing your organizational skills! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted the 13 questions that were ... Parents were only allowed in a hallway or adjacent room under old … I hope you don't mine me sharing this at church for my daughter. I have to speak on baptism at my child's baptism tomorrow, it's midnight, and you saved me oodles of time so I can go to bed. level 1 “Do you believe that God is our Eternal Father? The practice of baptizing all eight-year-old children in the LDS Church not only mistakenly assumes that all children become accountable at age eight, it also wrongly assumes that anyone who is accountable should be baptized. Questions 12 and 13 are omitted when youth are interviewed for a limited-use recommend. Verbiage in 11 questions has been modified. My son turned 8-years-old last month! Thank you so much! Thank you for posting this wonderful talk. Is there a standard letter that is used when a 8 year old is being baptized in another area showing that they received their Bishop interview? This action symbolizes Jesus Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection, and it also represents the end of our old lives and beginning a new life as His disciples.” (D&C 20: 72-74) Thanks so much! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your talk. Seriously, if the interviewers find out they've had an abortion, committed adultry or other list of sins, they have to talk to a Bishop and often have to wait before they can get baptized. JamesAnderson Senior Member Posts: 766 Joined: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:03 pm. It’s often held in January to help prepare everyone for the ordinance of baptism and answer logistical questions to help with planning. Post by Eric-p40 » Sun Jul 20, 2008 10:25 pm . This helped me for my younger brothers baptism talk.;). I was so anxious to write a talk for my niece's baptism. This has been very helpful! Kimberly, a mother of children approaching baptism age, remembers walking into the bishop’s office for her baptismal interview when she was eight years old. I echo all the other thanks. Thank you for a great talk. Bishop letter for Baptism Interview. I put repentance after baptism because that is when they are old enough to sin and repent.) Here are eight things to teach your child before he or she turns 8 years old. THANK YOU! You've given me info that will make her proud of her grandma. That is the job of the Holy Ghost, and it is done by loss of guilt and cleansing you every whit as you continue not to sin again. https://strongarmor.blogspot.com/2008/07/talk-baptism-for-8-year-olds.html This talk totally helped. 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