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 the brief speeches and hymns commemorating the event in this Westheimer Lakes area situated in north Richmond, just across the road from Katy.

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New LDS Mission President Begins Service In Albuquerque, New Mexico

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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 … [Continue reading]

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

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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 … [Continue reading]

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

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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 … [Continue reading]

Church Daily Dose ESL Program Changing Lives

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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 … [Continue reading]

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

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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 … [Continue reading]

Mormon Missionaries Help School Kids Get Glasses

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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 … [Continue reading]

Church Youth Prepare For Annual Trek Experience

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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 … [Continue reading]

Mormon Church Offers Emergency Food Storage Education

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Enthusiasm for preparedness was palpable at a recent Food Storage Class held at a large Mormon church in Houston Texas next door to the Church’s Home Storage Center. Seasoned “preppers” and novices to the idea of home storage came from all over the … [Continue reading]

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

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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 … [Continue reading]