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Developing interfaith relationships

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:58pm

Blake and Jana Wahlen have been working with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints interfaith outreach program in Davis, Morgan and Weber counties for the past three years. They are called as part of the public affairs department of the LDS Church as missionaries, and one of their main focuses is to build bridges with leaders of other...

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Area youths participate in missionary study sessions

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:57pm

OGDEN -- With youth starting out on missions at younger ages, more and more are working together to be prepared for what they will be doing and teaching. For about the past year, youths in the Ogden area have been meeting weekly and studying out of the "Preach My Gospel" manual.The manual is the one that missionaries teach from. The manual was...

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Gospel Topics section of lds.org recently expanded

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:55pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- There have been significant changes recently to the Gospel Topics Page on www.lds.org under the Teachings Menu, most notably, the addition of several essays such as the "Race and the Priesthood," "Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah," and "Are Mormons Christian," which have garnered media attention in recent...

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Connecting families through indexing

Ruth Malan, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:53pm

KAYSVILLE -- Teenager Ryann Mizell has been doing indexing for nearly a year. She is one of thousands of people who search records for FamilySearch. According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints FamilySearch website, indexing lets you type names from old records into a database that people worldwide can use to find their ancestors....

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Elaine Dalton makes special visit to local young women

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:50pm

OGDEN -- Young women ages 16 to 18 from three area stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got a special treat recently. Elaine Dalton, former Young Women's general president, addressed them at a special conference on March 15. The girls started their morning with breakfast, a devotional and break-out sessions during which they...

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Best friends in Ogden share mission

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:46pm

OGDEN -- Kristin Gardiner and Kristen Goodwin have been best friends for as long as they can remember.They attended Ogden High School together and after graduation in 2009 kept in touch, but went their own ways -- separate colleges, jobs and lives. Gardiner had always planned on serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...

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Family enjoying blessings of having three missionaries

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 2 2014 - 7:45pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- The Merrill family is feeling the effects of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson's 2012 announcement lowering the mission age of all women and men to 19 and 18, respectively. Because of the age change, three out of four of Robin and Rod Merrill's children are serving in three different countries. And their youngest daughter...

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Steps to help prepare for General Conference

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 2 2014 - 7:41pm

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourage those who wish to participate in General Conference to prepare themselves for the experience."General conference is intended to be a revelatory experience as participants learn from living prophets and apostles through the power and influence of the Holy Ghost," according to www....

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Developing interfaith relationships

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:58pm

Blake and Jana Wahlen have been working with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints interfaith outreach program in Davis, Morgan and Weber counties for the past three years. They are called as part of the public affairs department of the LDS Church as missionaries, and one of their main focuses is to build bridges with leaders of other...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:58pm


Area youths participate in missionary study sessions

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:57pm

OGDEN -- With youth starting out on missions at younger ages, more and more are working together to be prepared for what they will be doing and teaching. For about the past year, youths in the Ogden area have been meeting weekly and studying out of the "Preach My Gospel" manual.The manual is the one that missionaries teach from. The manual was...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:57pm


Gospel Topics section of lds.org recently expanded

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:55pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- There have been significant changes recently to the Gospel Topics Page on www.lds.org under the Teachings Menu, most notably, the addition of several essays such as the "Race and the Priesthood," "Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah," and "Are Mormons Christian," which have garnered media attention in recent...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:55pm


Connecting families through indexing

Ruth Malan, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:53pm

KAYSVILLE -- Teenager Ryann Mizell has been doing indexing for nearly a year. She is one of thousands of people who search records for FamilySearch. According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints FamilySearch website, indexing lets you type names from old records into a database that people worldwide can use to find their ancestors....

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:53pm


Elaine Dalton makes special visit to local young women

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:50pm

OGDEN -- Young women ages 16 to 18 from three area stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got a special treat recently. Elaine Dalton, former Young Women's general president, addressed them at a special conference on March 15. The girls started their morning with breakfast, a devotional and break-out sessions during which they...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:50pm


Best friends in Ogden share mission

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 3 2014 - 8:46pm

OGDEN -- Kristin Gardiner and Kristen Goodwin have been best friends for as long as they can remember.They attended Ogden High School together and after graduation in 2009 kept in touch, but went their own ways -- separate colleges, jobs and lives. Gardiner had always planned on serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 8:46pm


Family enjoying blessings of having three missionaries

Rachel J. Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 2 2014 - 7:45pm

WASHINGTON TERRACE -- The Merrill family is feeling the effects of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson's 2012 announcement lowering the mission age of all women and men to 19 and 18, respectively. Because of the age change, three out of four of Robin and Rod Merrill's children are serving in three different countries. And their youngest daughter...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:22am


Steps to help prepare for General Conference

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 2 2014 - 7:41pm

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourage those who wish to participate in General Conference to prepare themselves for the experience."General conference is intended to be a revelatory experience as participants learn from living prophets and apostles through the power and influence of the Holy Ghost," according to www....

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GALLERY: LDS General Conference 2013

Reynaldo Leal
Apr 6 2013 - 6:19pm

LDS Members from around the world attend General Conference in Salt Lake City, Saturday April 6, 2013.

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GALLERY: LDS General Conference in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

General conference attendees file into the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 6 2012 - 2:26pm

General Conference in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

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GALLERY: 182nd General Conference of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Joshua, left, 9, and Tyson Burns, 8, of Cheyenne, Wyo., look at one of the waterfalls outside the conference center and the view of the temple at the 182nd General Conference of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Saturday, March 31, 2012. More than 100,000 members of the church from around the world attended the semi-annual conference. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 31 2012 - 2:25pm

The 182nd General Conference of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Saturday, March 31, 2012. More than 100,000 members of the church from around the world attended the semi-annual conference. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: 180th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Anthony Souffle
Oct 3 2010 - 1:24am

Picture Gallery of 180th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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GALLERY: LDS General Conference, April 3, 2010

Djamila Grossman
Apr 3 2010 - 7:26pm

See photos of LDS General Conference in Salt Lake City on Saturday.

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