By Kent Larsen
Internet: EFY, YW and More Personal Pages
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- In addition to some fine websites for missions
and LDS-oriented businesses, this week a somewhat unusual new site is
dedicated to the Especially for Youth programs, attempting to help
youth remember their experiences there. Also notable is one woman's
"cartoon dolls" for young women and several personal pages, including
one in French.
The Especially for Youth site tries to extend the EFY experience with
snapshots, testimonies and feelings and stories. Meanwhile, the YW
Princesses site's "cartoon dolls" each represent one of the seven
values taught to Young Women in the LDS Church.
Among the personal sites, a French-language site by a Quebec youth
that covers young women and primary is likely to be useful, although
it would be nice to have more information on the site. And a
Spanish-language site contains some translations of early LDS
materials into Spanish, however, again it would be nice if the site
Newly Listed Mormon Websites:
Brazil Salvador South Mission
Well-designed website offering news and information about the
mission, a database of returned missionaries, new missionaries and
church members in the mission, as well as message boards and chat
Internet Service Provider that targets LDS Church members. Features
'filtered' Internet service, family links, links for youth, chat and
Attempts to help youth remember their Especially For Youth (EFY)
experience. Includes snapshots, testimonies and feelings, EFY
stories, and links to other EFY sites.
Hatch Patch Creations
Sells Family Home Evening packets complete with a lesson, story-board
picture, a game, song suggestions, a scripture, and a treat recipe.
Heavenly Made's Web Page
Personal web page by Leita Moore. Includes pictures, links to LDS
sites, information about the LDS Church and the author's thoughts and
French-language page by a Quebec-based young woman that includes
information about the author, a place to chat, and pages for both
primary and young women.
Kool2blds' Home Page
Personal home page with information about the author, family home
evening ideas , a scripture of the month and
day, and stories.
National network of real estate agents who share LDS values. Site
claims more than 350 registered agents.
Mis Traducciones SUD
Translations into Spanish of passages from several LDS documents by
the site's author, Jorge Albarran Riquelme.
Contains 'revelations' received by Harry Edgar Baker in 1916 in
Chicago that rely on the Book of Mormon and restoration of the gospel
by Joseph Smith. However, the site, which is clearly not LDS, does
not indicate which church, if any, sponsors it.
A web directory to 'Temple Worthy' businesses, i.e., businesses that
sell products that meet a 'temple-worthy' standard. Site currently
doesn't have any links, but is soliciting submissions.
Images of a set of "cartoon dolls" the author created for the use of
Young Women and their leaders. The seven dolls correspond to the
Young Women's values; Faith, Divine Nature, Individual Worth, Choice
& Accountability, Knowledge, Good Works, and Integrity.