The Wyoming Ward of the Grand Rapids, Michigan Stake found a new program was needed it to lift its home teaching into a more successful mode. This power point program introduces the program. The program consists of a written report form which is completed in the last 10 minutes of the opening exercise on each fast Sunday.
The PPT presentation explains how the “Return and Report” report system works. Reports are reviewed in PEC the following Sunday. The HPG Leaders and EQ Presidency make written comments and initial each report. The Bishop does the same to provide encouragement, suggestions and feedback. On the 3rd Sunday, the reports are handed back to the home teachers for them to use in follow-up.
This provides rapid and specific feedback on each family. It gently requires accountability. It allows the PEC to act in concert to meet the needs identified by the home teachers. It creates a tendency to plan ahead and avoid procrastination of the brethren. This power point presentation was introduced to the entire assembled priesthood. If other units can benefit, feel free to adapt the slides to your specific unit.
The Power Point presentation is available in the downloads section.
Also, you will need the Monthly Home Teaching Report.