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 […]

Mayor, Faith Leaders And Government Representatives Participate in Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Albuquerque, N.M. – “Be Prepared,” advised Albuquerque New Mexico Mayor Richard J. Berry, keynote speaker at an Emergency Preparedness Workshop at the church’s San Victorio chapel in Albuquerque. Drawing upon this Boy Scout motto, Mayor Berry, an Eagle Scout himself, addressed a diverse audience of faith leaders, city and federal representatives, and community members, explaining […]

Groundbreaking For Long-awaited Katy, Texas Area Church

Eight shovels stood at the ready during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 9100 Heritage Bluff Drive on Saturday, July 30, 2016.  Community and church leaders, as well as supporters and church members braved the heat and gathered under canopies set up for […]

New LDS Mission President Begins Service In Albuquerque, New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Timothy B. Guffey begins his three-year tenure as the mission president of the New Mexico Albuquerque Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Retired as a patent manager from Procter and Gamble in Ohio, he serves with his wife Kandis M. Guffey. They have 8 children and 19 grandchildren.

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 […]

Mormon Tabernacle Principal Organist Richard Elliott Premieres “Rhapsody” At National Organist Conference

The standing ovation said it all.  Richard Elliott, Principal Organist at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, was in Houston June 21, 2016 at the request of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) to perform one of several concerts during their biannual national convention.  Elliott was chosen to premiere the newly commissioned piece Rhapsody […]

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 […]

Houston Area Volunteer Disaster Relief Organizations Tour LDS Welfare Center And Cannery

http://sbrown@lonestarlegal.orgHeeding their stated goals of “cooperation, coordination, communication, collaboration”   Texas Gulf Coast VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) members met recently at the welfare complex of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon Church) located in north Houston.  In addition to the meeting VOAD members were able to see firsthand some of the […]

Mormon Missionaries Help School Kids Get Glasses

During Project See to Succeed, bright, shining eyes accompanied by wide smiles filled the City of Houston’s West End Health Center, as an army of volunteers including missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) helped the children navigate the comprehensive eye exam process.

Church Youth Prepare For Annual Trek Experience

Recently in a Stake Center in Richmond, Texas, members of The Church held a kick-off meeting for youth planning to participate in the church’s popular Pioneer Trek. This meeting mirrors other stakes in the Houston area and around the globe as they prepare and plan for spring and summer Pioneer Trek reenactments for their youth […]