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. 

Festival of the Nativity In Rio Rancho Brings Together Community Leaders And Multiple Faiths

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – The first nativity scene, a “living” one, has been associated with Saint Francis of Assisi, the Italian Roman Catholic friar and preacher. Inspired by a trip he had taken to the Holy Land, he created a nativity scene in 1223 to help people focus more on worshiping Jesus Christ and less […]

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 […]

Mormon Church Offers Emergency Food Storage Education

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 Houston area and southeast Texas to learn specifics of home food storage, […]

JustServe.org  Makes Community Service Easy 

Have you ever had the inclination to do some community service but didn’t know where to start?  Is your non-profit organization overwhelmed with a service project and in need of volunteers? KPFT Houston, Texas Radio 90.1 FM host Mercy Richard with her recent guests, Kathryn Ashby and Linda Hayes, discussed JustServe.org in Richard’s outreach show […]

“Reunite The Black Family” One Record At A Time – Freedmen Bureau

At its September meeting, members of the Houston Texas Chapter of the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) heeded the “Call to Action” issued by FamilySearch as they received instruction on indexing Freedmen’s Bureau Records from volunteers of the Friendswood Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).

Freedmen Bureau Freed Slave Records Indexing Kicks Off At Houston Family History Center

Houston Texas – A thrill of victory filled the air at a Mormon Family History Center in north Houston as Jesse Williams, president of the Houston chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) successfully completed his first attempt at indexing records from the Freedmen’s Bureau Project.

Prepackaged Food At Heart Of Church’s New Home Storage Center

At the recent open house of the remodeled Home Storage Center in north Houston, curious customers arriving to learn about, sample, and purchase available food products were not disappointed.  The Home Storage Center is part of a complex run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormon Church].  It also includes a peanut […]