Missionaries Promote Service, Self-reliance In Africa

Recently returned from serving an eighteen month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in sub-Saharan Africa, Sharon and Robert Berg of Pearland, Texas were full of enthusiasm for what they witnessed in the lives of African people.  

Festival of the Nativity In Rio Rancho Brings Together Community Leaders And Multiple Faiths

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – The first nativity scene, a “living” one, has been associated with Saint Francis of Assisi, the Italian Roman Catholic friar and preacher. Inspired by a trip he had taken to the Holy Land, he created a nativity scene in 1223 to help people focus more on worshiping Jesus Christ and less […]

Prospective Eagles Fly With Home Rehab Projects

Gloria Adams, 82, made her way past the ladders and buckets of paint in front of her brick home in the Hiram Clarke area of Houston. She looked up to a newly repaired and painted area under the eaves. “I had a covering to that hole propped up with a stick. I was afraid animals […]

LDS Woman On Catholic Charities Board Is Catalyst For Service In Both Faiths

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. When Albuquerque resident Cindy Madsen Frame sent her last child to college, she experienced a noticeable void in her life. Wife of a podiatrist and mother of five, she decided to engage in volunteer work that was genuinely constructive and helpful to others. For a couple of years, a Roman Catholic friend, Carmel […]

Church Daily Dose ESL Program Changing Lives

Excitement rippled through the throng of more than 60 participants and families gathered at Spring Woods Middle School (SWMS) May 27, 2016 in Houston, Texas for the adult graduation of the Daily Dose program.  Daily Dose is an ESL, English as a Second Language program sponsored by a collaboration between Spring Branch Independent School District […]

New Leadership For The Houston, Texas LDS East Stake

By Melanie Ferguson Over 4,000 members of the Houston Texas East Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a new stake president from Baytown.  Robert B. Brown will now lead and preside over seven congregations in the cities of Baytown, Pasadena and Broadway. A stake president usually serves for ten years.  A […]

GA’s In 1st & 2nd Quorums of Seventy – Combined & Redesignated – General Authority Seventies

As part of the ongoing evolution of the Church’s administration, at the October 2015 General Conference the 1st and 2nd Quorums of the Seventy were reconfigured. Click on this images Enlarge.

“Reunite The Black Family” One Record At A Time – Freedmen Bureau

At its September meeting, members of the Houston Texas Chapter of the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) heeded the “Call to Action” issued by FamilySearch as they received instruction on indexing Freedmen’s Bureau Records from volunteers of the Friendswood Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).

JustServe Takes To The Airwaves – Radio Interview

Facilitating community service on a grand scale is what JustServe is all about. Kathryn Asby and Linda Hayes Houston area Public Affairs representatives had the opportunity to discuss JustServe with radio personality Mercy Richard in Houston. Click Orange Circle below to listen to the entire interview. Thanks to KPFT Radio in Houston for providing this […]

Want a New Apostle With A Diverse Background? He’s Already There

By Lisa Renlund Hyde   –  I have been reading many criticisms about the three new LDS Church apostles for being the “typical upper-middle class white guys born in Utah” with no racial or socioeconomic diversity. While I cannot personally comment on the background of the other two new apostles, I can comment a bit […]