template: new ward clerk introduction letter

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template: new ward clerk introduction letter

Postby kisaac » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:21 pm

Attached is a "new clerk introduction letter template" I used in my stake position to welcome new ward clerks and begin our stake "training." It would be best to follow this letter (or email) with a face-to-face training meeting where you could discuss specific stake policies, the quarterly report, membership audits, etc. I had a little more personal introduction to the letter that I removed. It fit on stake letterhead for mailing, but I made a PDF of our stake copy and emailed it to the new ward clerks because I wanted the links.

Hope it helps someone
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(if this post is dated, the links and the training resources may need updating before you use it...please check them)
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Re: template: new ward clerk introduction letter

Postby sbradshaw » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:23 pm

I like the idea of having a welcome letter – it helps the clerks to feel the importance of their calling, that they're needed.
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Re: template: new ward clerk introduction letter

Postby fidelmoises » Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:54 pm

Hello, I'm a new member in the Forum, I've been called as 1st Counselor in my Branch, just last Sunday, and your template has helped me a lot, even though it's not specifically about my calling. Just watching the Bishop and Clerk welcome and training videos, has been incredibly helpful, in giving me an idea about where I stand, what should be done, what's most important, who should do it, and so on... I will continue to read your template, but lest I forget, I wanted to thank you now. So... THANK YOU!


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