LDS Women in St. George Assisted Living Facility Serve Ghana Saints

by | Sep. 18, 2013

News from Utah

When the call for service came to Mary Louise Mortensen on March 28, she rallied the support of some unlikely heroes — the women who live with her in the Spring Gardens Assisted Living complex in St. George.

Though the women have various physical challanges and disabilities — some are in a wheelchair and some have limited functionality of their hands — they pooled their resources to make temple bags for the LDS sisters living in Ghana, Africa.

Jennifer Slater, Mortensen's former stake Relief Society president, was living in Ghana with her husband, Marty Slater, who works as an attorney for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

While living in Africa, Jennifer Slater recognized the great need for temple bags among the sisters.

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