December Articles

  • Community Gathers to Promote Healthy Living Habits

    Posted: 30 December 2011

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — "During Christmas week Community and Natural Resources (ASCC CNR) staff held the first two of four community meetings to discuss ways to promote healthy living habits," according to a press release from American Samoa Community College.  Full Story

  • Ten-Year-Old Puts Sunday Worship Above Love of Dance

    Posted: 30 December 2011

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Ten-year-old Riarn Richards' passion for ballet does not sway her from her commitment, as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to attend church on Sunday.  Full Story

  • Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Church’s Welfare Plan

    Posted: 29 December 2011

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — "In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Church welfare plan, the First Presidency invites members worldwide to render service to the poor and needy. The length of this service may be flexible depending on the service rendered and may be undertaken at any time during 2011," states an article on www.lds.org.  Full Story

  • New Zealand Family Featured in the Ensign

    Posted: 28 December 2011

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — "Shortly before turning 30, Roberta Tuilimu realized she wasn't happy. She had three beautiful children, and she loved their father, Daniel Nepia, but Roberta and Daniel weren't married. Daniel wasn't a member of the Church, and it had been a long time since Roberta had attended regularly," begins a feature article in this month's global edition of the Ensign, a magazine published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Full Story