Missionary Hit By Car, Killed in South Africa
Elder Richard Keith Black, 19, was killed in Capetown, South Africa
on Saturday, July 24th when he was hit by a car while riding a
Mormons' temple of boom
The Spokesman-Review had 3 articles on Sunday, August 1st, following
a notice on Saturday, July 31st that the eight-day open house for the
Spokane Washington Temple will begin on Friday, August 6th. The
articles give background information on the LDS Church, and the
purpose of Temples.
LDS Church growth in Brazil and Latin America
The LDS Church is enjoying significant success
in the urban areas of Latin America, including Brazil, the source of
this Tribune story. 60 years after the Church first entered Brazil,
growth is coming primarily in urban areas, the same areas that have
fueled the growth of Pentecostal churches and transformed the
religious structure of Latin America.
Young Mormons find growth in Jersey mission
Elder Cameron Adams has been a missionary in New Jersey for the past
17 months, teaching everyone from a disabled man in a Roselle, New
Jersey parking to to the residents of the state's most affluent
suburbs. "I love New Jersey," he said. "In a lot of ways, this has
been an eye-opener, but it's been one of the greatest experiences of
New Visitors Center director to speak at program
David E. Salisbury has taken up his duties as director of the
Washington D. C. Temple Visitors Center in Kensington. Md. He and his wife will be the featured speakers for the monthly "Why I Believe"
fireside at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, at the newly renovated
Washington D. C. Temple Visitors Center.
Where two or three are gathered. . .
Utah, LDS meeting houses abound, but, in many other areas of the
country, members of the Mormon Church must improvise when it comes to
finding a place to meet. Meetings are held in apartments, vacant
houses, schools, libraries, even garages, according to John Hart of
the LDS Church News. As with most spiritual matters it's the frame
of mind of the congregation that means more to a successful meeting
than the frame of the building.
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