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Relief Society

The Relief Society is for women ages 18 and over whose purpose is to provide support for the temporal and spiritual needs of all women in the Church, as well as others who are in need. The Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of the largest women’s organizations in the world.

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Relief Society History

Relief Society Presidency

Women in the Church

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