Mosiah 23:18 18) Therefore they did watch over their people, and did nourish them with things pertaining to righteousness.
Alma 5: 59-61 59) For what shepherd is there among you having many sheep doth not watch over them, that the wolves enter not and devour his flock? And behold, if a wolf enter his flock doth he not drive him out? Yea, and at the last, if he can, he will destroy him. 60) And now I say unto you that the good shepherd doth call after you; and if you will hearken unto his voice he will bring you into his fold, and ye are his sheep; and he commandeth you that ye suffer no ravenous wolf to enter among you, that ye may not be destroyed.61) And now I, Alma, do command you in the language of him who hath commanded me, that ye observe to do the words which I have spoken unto you.
Moroni 6:4 4) And after they had been received unto baptism, and were wrought upon and cleansed by the power of the Holy Ghost, they were numbered among the people of the church of Christ; and their names were taken, that they might be remembered and nourished by the good word of God, to keep them in the right way, to keep them continually watchful unto prayer, relying alone upon the merits of Christ, who was the author and the finisher of their faith.
D&C 20:38, 42 38) The duty of the elders, priests, teachers, deacons, and members of the church of Christ.... 42) And to teach, expound, exhort, baptize, and watch over the church;
D&C 20: 53-55 53) The teacher's duty is to watch over the church always, and be with and strengthen them;54) And see that there is no iniquity in the church, neither hardness with each other, neither lying, backbiting, nor evil speaking; 55 And see that the church meet together often, and also see that all the members do their duty.
D&C 35:18-19 18) And I have given unto him [Joseph Smith] the keys of the mystery of those things which have been sealed, even things which were from the foundation of the world, and the things which shall come from this time until the time of my coming, if he abide in me, and if not, another will I plant in his stead. 19) Wherefore, watch over him that his faith fail not, and it shall be given by the Comforter, the Holy Ghost, that knoweth all things.
Indeed, the report that matters most is how you have blessed and cared for those within your stewardship, which has virtually nothing to do with a specific calendar or a particular location.What matters is that you love your people and are fulfilling the commandment ‘to watch over the church always.(1)