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.  

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.

City Of Houston Proclaims Mormon Helping Hands Day

At Houston City Council Meeting on June 24, 2015, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was recognized as the leading contributor of volunteers and time to the cleanup following the Memorial Day flooding.

Missionary Surge Has Staying Power – Beats Missionary Department Expectations

The number of missionaries serving worldwide for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints remains consistent at 84,700 nearly two and a half years after a dramatic surge pushed numbers to 89,000, up from less than 60,000 previously, according to Church News staff writer R. Scott Lloyd. 

Local Mormon Missionary speaks out on real responsibilities

The Book of Mormon was first published in English in 1830. Today the Book of Mormon is available in nearly 100 languages. As the Book of Mormon musical tour recently ended, I received an email from a local Mormon missionary. Elder Adams, from Concord, California, was a young man I had met at Church who […]

Samuel Clegg of Dayton returns home after 2-year Mission to Idaho

Samuel Clegg is the second of four young men from the Dayton area to return after serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His mission call took him to the state of Idaho where he worked as an English-speaking missionary in the cities of Salmon, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello. […]

Mormon Missionary survives deadly train wreck in Spain – watch CNN video interview

Like the rest of the world, I was horrified to learn of the train derailment in northwestern Spain on July 24th, leaving at least 80 people dead with more than 100 injured. In fact, one of the injured was a Mormon missionary from Bountiful, Utah.Eighteen-year-old Stephen Ward had left his Utah home six weeks earlier […]

South Liberty local Latter-day Saint missionaries

Jamie Devereaux, LDS Public Affairs Rep These missionaries, who serve as representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are just seven out of more than 70,000 missionaries in more than 180 countries around the world.