Neighborhood Center’s Health Event is Family AFFAIR 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 Neighborhood Center in the Gulfton/Sharpstown area of southwest Houston on Saturday, August 30. More than 2500 participants lined up beginning at 6 am for the free family event which included health screenings, nutrition information, entertainment on stage, and immunizations for back-to-school.  [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]

Nationally Acclaimed Trio Leads New LDS Congregation

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Bishop Timothy Hickman, M.D., and his counselors L. E. Simmons, and Brady K. Long, the ecclesiastical leaders of the newly formed Memorial Park Second Ward in the Houston Texas South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), are … [Continue reading]

Church Major Contributor to Houston Hurricane Workshop Conference


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a major contributor to the “Ready or Not – a free family Hurricane Preparedness Event” held in Houston, Texas on May 31, 2014. This marks the ninth year that the Church has taken a key role in … [Continue reading]

College Station Young Woman Helps Family In Need – Watch Video

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Houston Area Teens Exemplify Leadership And Love Through Service At Youth Conference

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Two nights, three days and 335 sunburns. Not bad for an Easter weekend. Youth and leaders in the Klein Texas Area of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered last weekend on 1300 acres of land for their annual Youth Conference. … [Continue reading]

North Houston Youth Spend Youth Conference Serving Others


By Anne Billings and Ciera Kizerian SPRING TEXAS – It’s not all that unusual for a youth conference to include some kind of service activity. But completing three different major projects in two days? That is exactly what about 170 Houston … [Continue reading]