Safe Haven Service Project

On August 12th, Big Ocean in the Salt Lake City, Utah area participated in a service project of putting together birthing kits for Safe Haven – Emergency Villages Inc., a worldwide non-profit organization that distributes birthing kits for refugees and others around the world in need who have low resources to medical care for emergency birthing.

The Birds and the Bees

On September 14, 2017, the Big Ocean Provo Cottage hosted a community event as a community service project. They held an expert panel discussion about “Empowering Parents to talk to their young children about sexuality.” The Birds and the Bees: Empowering parents to have "the talk" with your young children. We encourage this conversation to …

Tenet 8 – Gently up the Stream, Together

Hear Kahi, a social worker, talk about building interdependent marriage relationships, and the relationship she has built with God and her husband as they worked through his pornography addiction. “I have this postcard of a painting. It has become my analogy for a healthy marriage. It’s called “Gently Up the Stream.” It’s two people in …

Exciting news about Cottage growth!

We are so excited to announce that we are launching a cottage training program to more efficiently grow cottages. Our Board and executive committees have spent the past several months creating basic training materials that will enable us to more effectively train cottage leadership and grow cottages. Over the next year we will be working …

Cottage Report May 2016

Big Ocean cottage members have been busy engaging in local and international causes.  Links to a few of the organizations cottages have recently helped with are: – Launfal Foundation –Serve a Village –Raise your Hand Foundation –Safety Net –Days for Girls –Liahona Children’s Foundation –Operation Underground Railroad   Recently, a cottage in Utah took the opportunity …