20 Ways to Lose Friends and Make Enemies in Your Mormon Ward

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This article was originally written by Ashley Dickson for Utah Valley 360. The following is an excerpt. 

We call each other “brother” and “sister” every Sunday, but that doesn’t mean we don’t become a little disgruntled with someone in our Mormon ward family from time to time. The book has already been written on winning friends and influencing people. Let our 20 tips warn you against losing friends and making enemies in your LDS congregation.

1. Bring a tray of delicious treats to share with the class you teach — on fast Sunday.

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Make sure the aroma of your baked goods permeates the room of hungry saints.

2. Wear pants to church.

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3. Throw in a little mild profanity when you offer a comment in Sunday school.

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4. Bring an ultra-healthy dish to a ward potluck.

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Read Dickson’s full post at utahvalley360.com.

Kylie is a writer at LDS.net and graduate of BYU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She grew up in a Chicago suburb where she gained a passion for the Chicago Cubs. She enjoys writing and live event video production.