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

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 biannual national convention.  Elliott was chosen to premiere the newly commissioned piece Rhapsody for Brass Quintet and Organ by renowned composer Eric Ewazen.  Elliott was joined by members of the Brass Quintet from the Houston Symphony.

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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


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


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]

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]