Service Related Links

  • Local General Authority, Elder O. Vincent Haleck, Returns to Pacific

    Posted: 18 July 2013

    American Samoan-born general authority in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder O. Vincent Haleck, has returned to the Pacific Area.  Full Story

  • Pillowcase project to brighten hospital stay

    Posted: 8 November 2012

    It was a case of many hands make bright work when members of Adelaide’s Prospect ward sewed 128 colourful pillowcases for the Pillowcases for Oncology Kids (POK) charity.  Full Story

  • Serving the Lord in our youth

    Posted: 17 August 2012

    At the age of 19, Zac Wood, a professional wakeboarder with blonde dreadlocks, made the solemn decision to serve a mission. Zac was the face of the Rip Curl brand, but has now given up a lucrative two year contract with them for a more divine path.  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

  • Missionary Legacy in Australia Spans Decades

    Posted: 29 May 2012

    A love of the Gospel and a love for Australia go hand in hand for the Tingey family whose legacy of missionary service in Australia spans almost 100 years. When Scott Tingey of Salt Lake City received his call to the Australia Adelaide Mission in 2010, he was excited about boosting a missionary connection that began in 1917 when his great-grandfather Clarence H. Tingey, headed to our shores as an eager missionary elder.  Full Story

  • Helping Hands Serving the ANZACS

    Posted: 27 April 2012

    Kings Park and Botanic Garden in Perth, Western Australia, has a number of tree-lined avenues, set aside to honour service personnel who died in the two World Wars and other engagements. At the base of each tree is a plaque inscribed with the name of the deceased, age, date and manner of death and who dedicated the plaque. For 2 hours, these streets were a sea of bright yellow as Helping Hands volunteers of all ages, from all four stakes in Perth, lovingly cleaned and polished over 1,400 plaques. More than 80 Church members and their friends wanted to show gratitude to those who died defending their country, in preparation for the annual Dawn Service which was attended by over 40,000 people on Anzac day.  Full Story

  • Mormon Riders Put Good Samaritan Spin on Pollie Pedal

    Posted: 20 April 2012

    Pollie Pedal is an annual, bi-partisan, 1000K bike-a-thon designed to allow political leaders and other vigorous citizens to raise money for a good cause. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a long-time sponsor of Pollie Pedal, provided dinner for the bikers and their support staff on the first night of the ride. Bussing participants to the Braeside meetinghouse for the meal, the Church also provided displays about Latter-day Saint beliefs for the riders to peruse.  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