February Articles

  • Mormons Add Records from Seven Countries to ‘Family Search’

    Posted: 22 February 2012

    This week FamilySearch added 12 million new online records to its vast store of historic genealogical records. The 6.5 million indexed names and 5.6 million brows-able images come from Canada, England, Germany, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, and the U.S.  Full Story

  • Brisbane Conference Yields Aspirations to Excellence for 1,150 Teens

    Posted: 17 February 2012

    Put 1,150 youth together for six days, with 200 devoted Young Single Adults as shepherds; add scriptures, devotionals, workshops on gospel themes, testimonies, inspiring speakers, a lot of action and fun, and what do you get? Brisbane's Special Multi-Stake Youth Conference!  Full Story

  • Members of Western Australia Parliament Attend Stake Conference

    Posted: 14 February 2012

    Mr Peter Abetz (LIB member for Southern River), Dr Antonio Buti (ALP member for Armadale), and Mr Bill Johnston (ALP member for Cannington) joined 700 Mormons at the Southern River Stake Conference in Perth, Western Australia, this month. They were invited guests of Stake President Mark Pemberton, who hosted them at breakfast before the Sunday meeting.  Full Story

  • “True Beauty - How Do You Get It?”

    Posted: 10 February 2012

    The quest for beauty is nearly as old as mankind—or probably womankind. Sister Elaine S. Dalton, Young Women General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, told young women the source of true beauty in her 2010 General Conference message, "Remember Who You Are".  Full Story

  • Saints in Nambour Roll Up Their Sleeves

    Posted: 2 February 2012

    Nambour members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invited their friends to join them in the worth-while endeavour of a blood drive. Forty people turned up at the Red Cross Mobile unit on Saturday, 28 January.  Full Story

  • The Branches Are Just as Alive as the Wards

    Posted: 2 February 2012

    Small congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, known as "branches", dot the land of Australia. This has been the pattern of Church growth worldwide—branches growing in number as the members grow in gospel understanding.  Full Story

  • Ambassadors for the Family

    Posted: 1 February 2012

    In the Great Hall of Parliament House Canberra on 16 August, 2011, John and Lesley Bailey, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were appointed Ambassadors for the Family for one year. The appointment came from the Australian Family Association (AFA) and was done in conjunction with the Fourth National Marriage Day, "Don't Meddle with Marriage." The event drew 1500 attendees from all over Australia. Speakers included members of parliament who are strong advocates of marriage as a union between one man and one woman.  Full Story