New Stake Presidency For The Friendswood Texas Stake

President Jon and Sister Alexis Schmitt

President Jon and Sister Alexis Schmitt

by Judie Rawlin – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is, “Not a spectator church” taught Elder Stanley G. Ellis on a recent visit to Friendswood, Texas. Its members are willing to accept assignments to serve wherever they may be called. Consequently, Elder Ellis who owns a home in Houston, is currently living and serving as a Seventy in Salt Lake City, Utah. [Continue reading]

Its Just Too Much!

Too Much - Keep ONLY what you truly love and use regularly.

Recently my family has taken on the relatively daunting task of relocating to another city after twelve years in a community we love. Nine of those years we have spent in this particular house...and we are all struggling a bit with all the mixed … [Continue reading]

We Want Your Shoes! Mormon Youth Organize 5K, Shoe Drive For Haiti

We want your shoes!

By Kate Pingree More than 150 youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today will begin “Haitian Soles,” an effort to collect more than 3,000 shoes for donation to Haiti as part of a youth conference that will include a 5K run in … [Continue reading]

Waller Congregation Opens Its Doors to Community at “Meet the Mormons” Event

Marcia Elrod or Boys and Girls Country

Anyone who has ever wondered who the Latter-day Saints are just got a chance to find out. The Waller congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as Mormons, opened its doors for an event on Saturday, February … [Continue reading]

Mormones de Houston se unen con Voluntarios de la ciudad, lideres y grupos juveniles

Mujeres Jovenes de la Estaca Norte de Houston TX

Más de 150 voluntarios de los grupos juveniles de la zona de Houston, los sindicatos de labor y las congregaciones de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días se unieron para ayudar a limpiar y restaurar tres casas con necesidad de … [Continue reading]

Houston Mormons Join City Volunteers, Leaders and Youth Groups

Mujeres Jovenes de la Estaca Norte de Houston TX

More than 150 volunteers from Houston area youth groups, labor unions and congregations from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined together to help clean and restore three homes in need of significant repairs on Saturday. … [Continue reading]

Better Than Chuck E. Cheese

Warren with the Chuckster

So my five-year-old says to me “Mom, would you be happy if I had 100 and thousand dollars?” I told him I’d be happy even If he didn’t have any money…… “Besides, money doesn’t make you happy anyway.” His response was: “Well it makes ME happy……….and … [Continue reading]

Kidnapped, Beaten, and Held for Ransom

Saratov Approach

Saratov, Russia, winter, 1998.   Two young missionaries serving for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lay bound, gagged, and blindfolded in a frigid little room.  They had no idea where they were or who had taken them.  They only knew … [Continue reading]

You Get Up When? Cypress High School Students Meet Early for Religious Study

Cypress Creek High School senior Kallie Clark

While many High School students are celebrating their hundredth day of school this week, some are also celebrating their hundredth day of early morning seminary.  An interview with Mormon Texas High School senior Kallie Clark this weekend revealed … [Continue reading]

Conference

LDS Meetinghouse

This past weekend we had our semi-annual local church conference held for all the congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints between Vidor, TX. and Jennings, LA. Speakers included many members and leaders of those congregations … [Continue reading]