The Retrenchment Society today
Posted by KarenK on September 17, 1997 at 15:20:00:
In response to Retrenchment in an 19th Century Context, written by Mark on September 17, 1997 at 14:04:21
] So it would appear that "retrenchment" means to adapt a simplier life style.
And even today, the Retrenchment Society still exists in the Mormon church. It has undergone several name changes and is now know as "Young Women." Young women from 12-18 participate in this program.
BTW, the church put out a movie dramatizing the formation of the Retrenchment Society several years ago. Pretty interesting.
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