Stories tagged: LDS
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Working across faiths, three churches shift 200 beds for homeless families
Members of three churches did some heavy lifting Thursday evening, moving 200 bed frames and mattresses into a new 50-unit apartment building for homeless families in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Men file sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts, Mormon church
Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization and the Mormon church because they say both groups …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Mormon church plans to build 5 more new temples worldwide
The Mormon church plans to build five more temples across the globe.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over Trump inaugural
A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir said she has resigned from the famed group over its decision to perform at next month’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Expanding membership leads LDS to open new stake
In June, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened the Mount Spokane Stake with five congregations. The new stake is the church’s sixth in the Spokane area.
Sun., June 19, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
LDS church creates sixth stake in Spokane County
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created its sixth stake in Spokane County on Sunday. A stake is a collection of six to 12 congregations in a defined …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
Gospel choir gives new sound to Mormon hymns
A mostly black gospel choir in Utah is bringing a vibrant new sound to familiar Mormon hymns and shining a light on the increasingly global component of a faith that …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2013, 2:04 p.m.
Mormon church membership hits 15 million, tripling in three decades
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church’s worldwide membership has hit 15 million, representing a three-fold increase over the last three decades, LDS president Thomas S. Monson said Saturday.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
LDS clarifies view on caffeine
SALT LAKE CITY – Mormons are free to down a Coke or Pepsi. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has clarified its position on caffeinated soft drinks, noting …