Area American Heart Association Officials Visit Mormon Church’s Local Peanut Butter Cannery and Welfare Complex

As part of the ongoing development of a close working relationship between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Mormon) and the Greater Houston and Central Texas American Heart Association (AHA), representatives met to tour the area LDS welfare complex on Hafer Road in north Houston. The tour included an LDS chapel, bishops’ […]

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.  Makes Community Service Easy 

Have you ever had the inclination to do some community service but didn’t know where to start?  Is your non-profit organization overwhelmed with a service project and in need of volunteers? KPFT Houston, Texas Radio 90.1 FM host Mercy Richard with her recent guests, Kathryn Ashby and Linda Hayes, discussed in Richard’s outreach show […]

“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 […]

Freedmen Bureau Freed Slave Records Indexing Kicks Off At Houston Family History Center

Houston Texas – A thrill of victory filled the air at a Mormon Family History Center in north Houston as Jesse Williams, president of the Houston chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) successfully completed his first attempt at indexing records from the Freedmen’s Bureau Project.

Mormon Church’s Peanut Butter Cannery Responds To Houston Food Bank Request

In the wake of widespread flooding and loss in the Houston area the local Mormon peanut butter cannery has come to the aid of the Houston Food Bank with an additional shipment. Though the flood waters have receded, the aftermath is still impacting many area families.  The Houston Food Bank distributes to locations in eighteen southeast […]

Over 100 New Mission Presidents Begin Service In Worldwide Mormon Church.

Each year approximately one third of the 400 plus full time mission presidents worldwide in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormon Church rotate into their new assignments. This mass shift takes place during the first few days of July and marks the beginning of their three years or service. Each mission […]

City Of Houston Proclaims Mormon Helping Hands Day

At Houston City Council Meeting on June 24, 2015, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was recognized as the leading contributor of volunteers and time to the cleanup following the Memorial Day flooding.

Annie Kids Musical Builds Relationships of Understanding

Just as the musical Annie brought together an orphan and a millionaire from different worlds, the recent community production of Annie Kids brought together neighbors from across Missouri City and Sugar Land, Texas, introducing them not only to musical theater, but to principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ.