LDS Church to transfer missionaries in Nicaragua due to 'political instability'

LDS SLC Temple

The LDS Church said they will move over half of the 327 missionaries serving in Nicaragua due to “growing political instability” in the country.


Jordan LDS temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

Jordan Temple rededication

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has rededicated a temple south of Salt Lake City after completing extensive renovations.


LDS Church, NAACP leaders call for more civility in society in first meeting

LDS First Presidency and NAACP hold press conf 04

Marking the 64th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson and NAACP President Derrick Johnson spoke briefly to the media after historic meetings between officials from the two organizations.


Layton man finds healing while finishing late wife's last quilt

Man honors wife with quilt

Gerald “Jerry” Lautenschlager enlarged Wanetta Lautenschlager’s sampler into an entire bedspread embroidered with their wedding date and the names of their four children. The memorial allowed him to grieve, he said.


Mormons severing all ties with Boy Scouts, ending long bond

Mormons Boy Scouts

The Mormon church will completely sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year as the religion moves its remaining boys into its own scouting-type program.


Marriott-Slaterville triplets open LDS mission calls together

Mariott-Slaterville triplets

Triplets who attend Fremont High School — Marcus, Mason and Morgan Laub — will leave for missions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hamilton, New Zealand, and Angelus, Philippines shortly after graduation. 


Spiritual Reflections: Ogden's face of kindness a popular attraction

Raquel Da Silva with Sister Stephanie Mongeon

Known for her kindness, Sister Stephanie Mongeon still is a popular Ogden attraction whenever she visits from Minnesota.


Church hoping to help third world with 6K race

South Africa Cape Town Drought

First Presbyterian Church of Ogden is planning a 6 kilometer race to help third world countries with water. Six kilometers is the average distance traveled in third world countries for water, they say.


Mormons pulls missionaries from Turkey over political unrest

Obit Thomas Monson-7

Political unrest in Turkey has led the Mormon church to pull 29 church members serving missions there and reassign them to other countries.


Christian concert to feature plane crash survivor

Don Wharton

Performer to share stories of miraculous survival during performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 3329 Harrison Blvd. in Ogden.  

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