July Articles

  • Australian LDS Artists Invited to Submit Work for Selection to be exhibited in Sydney December 2012

    Posted: 18 July 2012

    An all Australian LDS art exhibition is being planned for December 2012, to run in conjunction with the annual Sydney Temple Christmas Lights, and print exhibit.  Full Story

  • A Lifetime of Service

    Posted: 4 July 2012

    Jean McDowall is an outstanding woman in the community who values the opportunity to serve. At 85 she has macular degeneration and is legally blind, but she faithfully serves as the Warrnambool Branch Relief Society President, in South Western Victoria, and is ably assisted by her two councillors, Sister Marion Jones who is herself over 70, and Sister Valerie Dearden who is a service missionary in Warrnambool.  Full Story

  • New Pacific Area Director for Temporal Affairs.

    Posted: 3 July 2012

    The new Director for Temporal Affairs (DTA) for the Pacific Area, Terry Oakes was surprised and excited when he was told his new assignment was to be the DTA in the Pacific Area Office. Having served in the New Zealand South Mission from 1965 – 1967, Brother Oakes is familiar with our part of the world, and he said “This is a beautiful country, with wonderful people. I have a special feeling for New Zealand. I haven’t travelled a lot in the Pacific, but I think there is a special spirit about the island people.”  Full Story