Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles was the keynote speaker at the NAACP’s Salt Lake City branch Monday at the Little American Hotel, where he commended the organization for its work in advancing equality and striving for justice in society.
Mori Kessler, St. George News | PostedJan 17th - 9:12am
A year ago on a chilled Saturday morning, residents of St. George awoke to find the nearly completed East Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a smoldering, smoking husk. The night before, a large fire believed by authorities that have been an arson had gutted the building.
Fewer women in the Beehive State hold leadership roles, but a new study from the Utah Women and Leadership Project found that women who serve full-time missions can more easily see themselves as leaders.
One of the first female organists to perform at a general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is retiring after 40 years of playing with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Though not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints myself, I listened to the church's general conference this weekend to find messages anyone can learn from, appreciate and apply. Here are three that stood out to me.
In addition to a new model of weekly class organization and leadership, the worldwide church will retire the “Beehive,” “Mia Maid” and “Laurel” designation for age-specific classes held each Sunday at Latter-day Saint meetinghouses around the world.
Under the direction of church President Russell M. Nelson, Elder Cook announced significant changes to the church’s Young Men organization, adult leadership positions in that organization on a ward and stake level and mid-week activities commonly known as “Mutual” across the world.
Most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints already knew they were discouraged from taking their guns to church on Sunday, but it is making sure that message is crystal clear by tweaking the policy to prohibit all "lethal weapons."