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Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US

Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US

News Release from Mormon Newsroom As the women leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prepare for the upcoming general women’s session of general conference, there’s no doubt that the needs of Mormon women from around the world will be on their minds. Sister Neill F. Marriott, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency, traveled to …

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The Untold Story Of The Mormon Bayou Food Angel

The Untold Story Of The Mormon Bayou Food Angel

How does it sound to cook food for an army of Mormon Helping Hand volunteers? How about doing the cooking from a mobile kitchen? How about doing with only limited help? Any takers? Oh, one more thing, you’re paying for all the food yourself and not getting paid for your work. Who in their right mind would do that? I …

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Mormon Leaders Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Mormon Leaders Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Leaders from of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled from Utah to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over the Labor Day weekend to minister to flood victims and inspect the damage caused by recent record rains. This, as a new wave of more than 5,000 volunteers helped clean up damaged homes in the wake …

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David Archuleta Helps Flood Relief Efforts in Louisiana

LDS pop star David Archuleta uploaded videos yesterday from his time in Louisiana where he has been helping with the flood relief efforts. He posted on social media: “Down in Louisiana helping out with the flood damage. Didn’t have time to post this earlier today but it is a good feeling to help however you can. It’s sad to see the …

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LDS Church Members Relate Emotional Flood Experiences in Louisiana

LDS Church Members Relate Emotional Flood Experiences in Lousiana

News Release from Mormon Newsroom More than 6,500 volunteers to date from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are assisting with relief efforts in parts of Louisiana damaged by recent record flooding. At least 5,000 additional volunteers are expected to participate this weekend.   Heavy rains of up to 30 inches in a two-day period in mid-August caused …

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Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Since last Friday, the state of Louisiana has been ravaged by a historic flood that has left at least 13 dead and tens of thousands displaced. LDS member Jonathan Baughman uploaded the following video to Facebook showing the extensive damage to the Denham Springs Stake Center. You can see the water line in many of the photos. Yesterday, photos began …

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