Archives for February 2015

Summerwood Stake Youth Make Over 130 Blankets For CPS Kids

With about 17,000 children involved with Child Protective Services (CPS) in Harris County each year, emergency supply needs for the children can be substantial. BEAR, or Be A Resource for CPS Kids, is a non-profit organization that relieves this burden by supplying necessities such as diapers, clothes, shoes, formula and blankets for CPS in Harris […]

Two New Stake Presidencies Called in West Houston – Areas 20th Stake

Stake presidencies for the Katy Texas Stake and newly created Bear Creek Stake were presented to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday, February 22, 2015 completing the three-stake realignment begun February 15, which includes the Cypress Texas Stake.  The Bear Creek Stake represents the twentieth stake in the Houston […]

Missionary Surge Has Staying Power – Beats Missionary Department Expectations

The number of missionaries serving worldwide for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints remains consistent at 84,700 nearly two and a half years after a dramatic surge pushed numbers to 89,000, up from less than 60,000 previously, according to Church News staff writer R. Scott Lloyd. 

20th Stake Created in Houston Area – Houston Texas Bear Creek Stake

Members of the Cypress Texas and Katy Texas Stakes in the Houston area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Sunday, February 15, 2015 to learn of the creation of a third stake within their borders.  The new stake is named the Houston Texas Bear Creek Stake. No ward boundaries were changed […]

Prepackaged Food At Heart Of Church’s New Home Storage Center

At the recent open house of the remodeled Home Storage Center in north Houston, curious customers arriving to learn about, sample, and purchase available food products were not disappointed.  The Home Storage Center is part of a complex run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormon Church].  It also includes a peanut […]