Tonight I attended the
Here are the vital statistics:
Bishopric: Lew Larsen, Jeff Simmons, Rob Griffin
Age range: 31 to 55 (he said “What I don’t want is grandfathers hitting on 31 year old sisters”)
Projected population: 260, though the total mid-singles population in
Time: 3 p.m.
Start date: Jan. 10, 2010
He said the goal was to create an “environment for courtship, but not be obsessive about it.” He said that mid-singles are welcome to stay in the family wards where they currently worship and that the ward is “not going to draft like the NFL,” and added, “What we don’t want is for you to be lost in the family ward.” Someone asked if there would be a primary for those mid-singles with children (from previous marriages); the answer was no.
Bishop Larsen spoke as well, and said that “singles need more options, not less.”