New leadership for Mormon’s Houston Texas Stake

hou.stk.conf.IMG_9325.1200With hymns sung in both English and Spanish, the Houston Texas Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) received new leadership on January 18, 2015. The term “stake” comes from the book of Isaiah in the Bible and is a collection of congregations (known as wards) within a designated geographic area.  The Houston Texas Stake was recently realigned to contain seven wards, both English and Spanish speaking and is in the southwest quadrant of Houston within Beltway 8.  There are 19 such stakes in South East Texas. [Continue reading]

Four Houston Area Stakes Realigned – Friendswood, Houston South, Houston Spanish & Richmond


Houston Texas, January 11, 2015 - Members of the Friendswood, Houston (Spanish), Houston South and Richmond Stakes met for a joint stake conference broadcast on Sunday January 11, 2015.  This multi-stake conference was convened to sustain significant … [Continue reading]

Pearland Couple Heading To Africa For Mormon Missionary Service

Berg Family going on Mormon Mission to South Africa

Robert and Sharon Berg of Pearland, Texas are eagerly anticipating their full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  They will serve as senior missionaries in Johannesburg South Africa.  The Berg’s assignment is for 18 … [Continue reading]

LDS Malone Brothers Fit Right In At The Air Force Academy


Richard and Masami Malone of Atascocita, Texas (northeast Houston area), recently returned from Colorado Springs where they participated with their son, Brandon, in Parents’ Weekend at the United States Air Force Academy (AFA).  Brandon graduated … [Continue reading]

Multi-lingual Conference Addresses Reflect LDS Church’s Growing Multi-national Status


Semiannual Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), reflecting the worldwide growth of the church from six members in upstate New York in 1830 to over 15 million today in 190 countries, nations and territories. … [Continue reading]

Neighborhood Center’s Health Event is Family AFFAIR

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) joined over 55 other vendors, health and information providers at the largest and most well-attended of the 5 community health fairs provided by Neighborhood Centers, Inc. at the Baker-Ripley … [Continue reading]

Mystery Solved – Thanks to Local Scout’s Eagle Project


“You never know how little actions you do may affect someone else,” said Joshua McNaugton, a South Dakota man who grew up knowing next to nothing about his father. … [Continue reading]

Texas Youth Strengthen Testimonies With Visit To Church History Sites


by Jim Santiago - 100 Houston area teenagers had an unforgettable journey to upstate New York this past week as they toured historical sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The group of teens traveled more than 1,700 miles by … [Continue reading]

Sister Missionaires Sing National Anthem While Exploding Bubble Wrap-Fireworks – Video


Watch a video of Sister Melissa Hawkes of Twin Fall Idaho and Sister Alek Elmer of Coquille Oregon, missionaries in the Houston Texas South Mission sing the national anthem while using missionary-approved non-incendiary Bubble-Wrap Fireworks. The … [Continue reading]

Summerwood Stake Serves Wounded Warriors

Warrior Weekend President Ron Kocian and son, flanked by Captain Wally Weighat (l) and Lt. David Escobar, both of Harris County Constable Precinct 4.

In 2007, Ron Kocian never dreamed inviting 55 wounded vets from Brooks Army Medical Center to enjoy a free fishing weekend would explode into a national event.   “We thought we’d just give them a great day, a fun day going fishing”, said Kocian,” and … [Continue reading]