On April 30, 2017 a new Conroe Texas Stake for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized comprising nine congregations. The organization creates the twenty-first stake in the greater Houston area.
Former basketball players from across the United States joined their beloved coach Rick Sherley at Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas. The occasion was the north gymnasium was renamed Rick Sherley Gymnasium in his honor. Over 200 players, school personnel, friends and family gathered at a reception and presentation marking Sherley’s 25 years as head basketball coach from 1977-2002.
It’s not often that students who haven’t graduated from high school take a direct route to college, especially if they are years younger than most graduates. For one family, however — Stan and Melanie Jensen and their four children — it’s getting to be a tradition.
We have often heard it said that freedom isn’t free. We look to our servicemen, our government officials and our religious leaders to fight for our rights and pay the price required to secure America’s freedoms.
But the Lord has already set the price to be paid for this nation’s freedoms and that cost is detailed in one of Isaiah’s most famous Hebrew poetry couplets, Isaiah 1:18–20. The first half of the couplet is well known, and reads, [Read more…]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 on the commercial aspects of the Christmas season.