LDS Church releases video, website addressing mental health

LDS mental health website

Both a video featuring Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and a new website about mental health were released Monday, June 20.


120 Mormon missionaries to perform at Ogden Tabernacle musical fireside

Music fireside

Performing will be 80 young missionaries and 40 senior missionaries from throughout the world, all serving in the Ogden area. Joining them will be 30 local high school students.


Ogden community invited to local church's Holy Convocation starting Monday

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“It will be exciting for people to come and learn about us,” said Bishop Bobby Allen, of the Griffin Memorial Church of God in Christ Church. “We are the hand clapping, foot stomping, shouting people.”


Dr. Matthew Godfrey to speak on Zion’s Camp

Dr. Matthew Godfrey

The lecture, “We Believe the Hand of the Lord Is in It,” will explore the topic of divine intervention in the Zion’s Camp expedition. Dr. Matthew C. Godfrey will draw examples and insights from the latest volume of the Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Vol. 4.


One year later, Utah LGBT anti-discrimination law continues to resonate

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The anti-discrimination law protecting LGBT people from employment and housing discrimination was seen as a rare collaboration among some of Utah’s most polarizing groups.


Kingdom Muzic to headline free worship event in Ogden

Kingdom Muzic

Kingdom Muzic to headline free worship event with Hope Resurrected Church in Ogden


Christ-centered healing conference June 15-17 in Ogden

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The conference brings together holistic coaches, healers, mentors and trainers, and anyone from the general public interested in the event. 

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Former Layton soccer star returns from mission for surgery, gets new outlook

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Isaac Hunter’s mind was filled with unanswered questions as he prepared to head home from his LDS mission just five months after it started. An undiagnosed broken back sidelined the former Layton High School soccer star from his missionary service for The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-...


Muslims in Northern Utah prepare increased dedication to observe Ramadan

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Muslims of the world are rearranging their lives, worshiping as if they were given 30 Sabbaths at one time. That’s how two Northern Utah Muslims say they explain to friends of other faiths how their lives transform during Ramadan.


A 'little folly in Israel' led to 19th century apostle's excommunication

WEB Albert Carrington Adultery cartoon

About 130 years ago, the young Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was roiled by power-based predator adultery by elderly apostle Albert Carrington, who as a leader in the church’s hierarchy used his authority to seduce young women, including British converts barely out of their teens.

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