Eight Boy Scouts From The Same Unit Awarded Eagle Rank

TOMBALL TEXAS – On February 8, eight Boy Scouts were simultaneously awarded the prestigious Eagle Scout rank at a special Court of Honor held at New Kentucky Park. All of the young men are members of Troop 619, which is sponsored by the Lakewood Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Orion […]

The LDS Church Partners With Largest National Food Relief Agency To Supply Peanut Butter

A collective sigh of joy and relief rose up from the dozens of onlookers as the first jars of peanut butter from the Church’s cannery in Houston Texas earmarked for Feeding America moved down the production line January 26, 2017.  

Tabernacle Organist’s Invitation To Lutheran Music Minister Leads To Concert

Spring Texas – Celebrating a friendship and passion of purpose, Dr. Linda Margetts, Tabernacle Organist, performed in an organ concert for the community at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring Texas.  The performance was part of the church’s concert series organized by Dr. Bill Brusick, Minister of Music at Trinity Klein. 

Family Point Charity Honors Mormon Mom For Support Of Refugee Families

At a recent luncheon of over 500 supporters for Family Point Resources in Houston, Texas, Trina Morford from the Memorial Ward in the Richmond, Texas stake was named 2016 Volunteer of the Year for her work supporting refugee families. 

Missionaries Promote Service, Self-reliance In Africa

Recently returned from serving an eighteen month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in sub-Saharan Africa, Sharon and Robert Berg of Pearland, Texas were full of enthusiasm for what they witnessed in the lives of African people.  

Mayor, Faith Leaders And Government Representatives Participate in Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Albuquerque, N.M. – “Be Prepared,” advised Albuquerque New Mexico Mayor Richard J. Berry, keynote speaker at an Emergency Preparedness Workshop at the church’s San Victorio chapel in Albuquerque. Drawing upon this Boy Scout motto, Mayor Berry, an Eagle Scout himself, addressed a diverse audience of faith leaders, city and federal representatives, and community members, explaining […]

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 […]

New LDS Mission President Begins Service In Albuquerque, New Mexico

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 serves with his wife Kandis M. Guffey. They have 8 children and 19 grandchildren.

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 […]

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

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 Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon Church) located in north Houston.  In addition to the meeting VOAD members were able to see firsthand some of the […]