Mormon Church Offers Emergency Food Storage Education

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 Houston area and southeast Texas to learn specifics of home food storage, water storage, cooking in emergencies and how to accumulate and store commodities safely and economically.

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

L-R Cheryl Driggs LDS, Amy Hogan LDS, Margaret Howard AHA, Jan Chappell LDS, Shelly Milwee AHA

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]

GA’s In 1st & 2nd Quorums of Seventy – Combined & Redesignated – General Authority Seventies

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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. … [Continue reading]

Church Family History College Class Pilot Program At Prairie View A&M

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“Dr. Sam” Arungwa drew one step closer to the realization of his dream of a free college degree in family history at a recent collaborative pilot event between Texas’ Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU) and The Church of Jesus Christ of … [Continue reading]

New Leadership For The Houston, Texas LDS East Stake

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By Melanie Ferguson Over 4,000 members of the Houston Texas East Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a new stake president from Baytown.  Robert B. Brown will now lead and preside over seven congregations in the … [Continue reading]

GA’s In 1st & 2nd Quorums of Seventy – Combined & Redesignated – General Authority Seventies

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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. … [Continue reading]

JustServe.org  Makes Community Service Easy 

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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 … [Continue reading]

“Reunite The Black Family” One Record At A Time – Freedmen Bureau

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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 … [Continue reading]

JustServe Takes To The Airwaves – Radio Interview

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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 … [Continue reading]

Want a New Apostle With A Diverse Background? He’s Already There

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By Lisa Renlund Hyde   -  I have been reading many criticisms about the three new LDS Church apostles for being the "typical upper-middle class white guys born in Utah" with no racial or socioeconomic diversity. While I cannot personally comment … [Continue reading]