Posts Tagged ‘mormon’

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 24th, 2010 No comments

Random people on the streets of New York City share a variety of grateful responses to one simple question: What are you thankful for? From Mormon Messages

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What Matters Most

December 27th, 2009 No comments

President Thomas S. Monson counsels us to spend time with, cherish, and express love to the people we hold dear. Read the entire talk here:

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A Light Unto All: A Christmas Gift

December 25th, 2009 No comments

A gift from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The story of Christ’s birth is the same no matter what language you speak or nation you are from. Please share this message with all.

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In Sickness and Health

December 21st, 2009 No comments

See how faith and love can remain strong through the challenges and the changing seasons of our lives.

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Infinite Power of Hope

December 6th, 2009 No comments

Dieter F. Uchtdorf, an apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ, shares how hope encourages and inspires us to place our trust in the loving care of our Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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Church History Today – May 22nd

May 22nd, 2009 No comments

May 22, 1943 – USS Joseph Smith, a Liberty class ship, was launched in Richmond, Calif. Ceremonies included a tribute to Joseph Smith and a description of the Church’s part in the war effort.
May 22, 1977 – Formation of a new Church Activities Committee, with responsibility for coordinating cultural arts and physical activities, was announced.
May 22, 2002 – The first missionary training center in Africa opened its doors in Tema, Ghana, the 16th missionary training center throughout the world.

Church History Today – May 20-21st

May 20th, 2009 No comments

May 20-21, 2000 – Three temples were dedicated in two days, the first time in the history of the Church that had occurred. They were the Tampico Mexico Temple on May 20, and the Villahermosa Mexico and the Nashville Tennessee temples, both on May 21.

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Church History Today – May 19th

May 19th, 2009 No comments

May 19, 1838 – Joseph Smith and others visited a place on Grand River, in Missouri, about 25 miles north of Far West, called Spring Hill by the Saints, which by revelation was named Adam-ondi-Ahman because “it is the place where Adam shall come to visit his people, or the Ancient of Days shall sit, as spoken of by Daniel the prophet.” (See D&C 116, Dan 7:9-14.)
May 19, 1878 – The Church had previously provided for the purchase of land in Conejos County, Colo., for settlements of Saints from the Southern States. On this date the first settlers arrived, thus opening Mormon settlements in Colorado.

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Church History May

May 18th, 2009 No comments

May, 1862 – The Church sent 262 wagons, 292 men, 2,880 oxen and 143,315 pounds of flour to the Missouri River to assist poor immigrants from Europe on their trek to the Great Basin.

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Church History Today – May 17th

May 17th, 2009 No comments

May 17, 1884 – The Logan Temple, the second temple constructed after the Saints came west, was dedicated by President John Taylor.
May 17, 1975 – A supervisory program for missions in the United States and Canada was announced, along with the assignment of members of the Quorum of the Twelve as advisers and other General Authorities as supervisors of the 12 areas.