Lynne Thacker, from Sydney, is one of many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia who is looking forward to the Church's semi-annual General Conference this week. "I love having the opportunity to hear from our Prophet and the apostles," Lynne says.
Everybody has two grandmothers and FamilySearch International is soliciting stories about them in late September.
According to research in the New York Times, children who know a lot about the lives of their forebears do better when they are faced with challenges, and have higher self-esteem than children who do not have this knowledge.
Elder Gifford Nielsen, a member of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met this Monday (22 September) with government, faith and community leaders at Western Australia’s Parliament House.
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Once a year the Governor-General of Australia bestows honours on citizens who have been of great service to the nation and its people. On Australia Day 2014, Ian Waters of the Capalaba Ward (congregation) received that honour. Full Story »
A new Latter-day Saint congregation was formed on Sunday, 20 July 2014, in the South Australian coastal town where the first Mormon missionary sent to Australia was buried. Full Story »
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Anglican Church recognized two Western Australian mayors for their service to families and communities at a special devotional meeting in Perth recently. Full Story »
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