New Stake Presidency For The Friendswood Texas Stake

by Judie Rawlin – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is, “Not a spectator church” taught Elder Stanley G. Ellis on a recent visit to Friendswood, Texas. Its members are willing to accept assignments to serve wherever they may be called. Consequently, Elder Ellis who owns a home in Houston, is currently living […]

We Want Your Shoes! Mormon Youth Organize 5K, Shoe Drive For Haiti

By Kate Pingree More than 150 youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today will begin “Haitian Soles,” an effort to collect more than 3,000 shoes for donation to Haiti as part of a youth conference that will include a 5K run in North Houston. Collection bins will be placed in LDS […]

“Lest We Forget” Concert Reunites Two Community Faiths

By Lisa Hyde There was not a dry eye to be found at a recent interfaith concert in Cypress celebrating freedom and gratitude. After a two-year hiatus, the annual “Lest We Forget” Concert occurred on Sunday, September 8 in Cypress, Texas. Held in September to commemorate the events of September 11, 2001, the concert celebrated […]

Samuel Clegg of Dayton returns home after 2-year Mission to Idaho

Samuel Clegg is the second of four young men from the Dayton area to return after serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His mission call took him to the state of Idaho where he worked as an English-speaking missionary in the cities of Salmon, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello. […]

Dusk Dash 5K family run

By Carol Santiago As the sun set at Alexander Deussen Park, runners set off at the inaugural Dusk Dash 5k & Family Run to benefit Boy Scout Troop 474 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Summerwood.

Social media enhances family history research

By Sarah Brenner Jones TOMBALL, Texas — New advancements in digital technologies are transforming genealogy research by making it easier, more accessible and increasingly more personal. A case in point is the incorporation of social media features in the recent redesign of, a free family history website produced by FamilySearch International. FamilySearch is the […]

South Liberty local Latter-day Saint missionaries

Jamie Devereaux, LDS Public Affairs Rep These missionaries, who serve as representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are just seven out of more than 70,000 missionaries in more than 180 countries around the world.

The sights and sounds of a Native Pow Wow

Watch a video of an authentic multi-nation Pow Wow held at the Richmond Texas Stake Center