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Young Mormons Bring Relief to Elderly Cut Off by Hong Kong Floods

News Story — 19 June 2008

Eighty volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worked with others in the community to bring fresh bread and bottled water to residents of the village of Tai O after recent flooding and mudslides.

Missionaries Fill Sandbags as Mississippi Rises

News Story — 19 June 2008

Over 130 missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are saying thank-you to the people of Quincy, Illinois, by filling sandbags to protect the city that once protected Mormon pioneers.

Mormons Aid Flood Victims in Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin

News Story — 17 June 2008

Hundreds of volunteers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adorned in yellow “Mormon Helping Hands” T-shirts spent this past weekend rendering aid to flood victims throughout southern Indiana. 

United States Celebrates Father’s Day

Commentary — 13 June 2008

Belief in the eternal nature of family ties leads many Latter-day Saints to approach relationships with long-term optimism and dedication.

Strength of Latter-day Saint Congregations Celebrated

News Story — 6 June 2008

Those not familiar with terms frequently used by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may be confused by some of them. For example, a common phrase is “I’m going to the stake center.” Without more information, that may sound like someone is going to a restaurant. A Latter-day Saint stake, however, is a group of local congregations (called wards and branches) in a geographical area.

Social Media Tools Added to Newsroom

News Story — 6 June 2008

Social media sharing tools were added to the Newsroom Web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints yesterday. They enable visitors to the site to easily share Newsroom content on other sites like Digg, Delic.io.us, Facebook, Reddit, Newsvine, Google Bookmarks, and StumbleUpon.

Australian Mormons Donate Four Tons of Food to Needy Families

News Story — 4 June 2008

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints collected grocery items recently for the St Vincent de Paul Society to distribute to families going through hard times. The effort was tied to this year’s Australian National Families Week in May.

Mormons Make Their Voices Heard — Digitally

News Story — 3 June 2008

In an age when the Internet has become a primary way that people communicate, three young Latter-day Saint women endeavor to discuss their faith. They don’t do it in their Sunday best sitting in a church house; they do it sitting in front of a Web cam with a high-speed connection.

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