Elder Bednar Meets with Members of Scottish Parliament
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with ministers of the Scottish Parliament for two hours in September to discuss how Scottish members can support moral issues and to highlight Church teachings on the importance of the family. The meeting at the Holyrood Parliament Building in Edinburgh included five ministers of Parliament. Elder Bednar and other Church leaders also visited Ireland for several Church meetings.
African Saints Mobilize in Day of Service
Wearing yellow vests, members in more than 30 countries enjoyed the third All-Africa Service Project in August 2009. In Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Sierra Leone members repaired roads, fixed up old homes, and cleared drainage. In Kenya, South Africa, and Cameroon they scrubbed jail cells and restrooms, planted trees, fixed roads, and worked in orphanages. The Church partnered with service groups, other denominations, and government agencies in the effort.
Church Holds Auditions for Nauvoo Pageant
The Church needs professional-quality actors for 20 roles in the 2010 Nauvoo Pageant. Cast members must be experienced, faithful members of the Church, ages 20 to 60. Weekly rehearsals will be held in Salt Lake City in May and June. The show runs July 6 through 31. Auditions are January 15 and 16 in Provo and January 19 through 21 in North Salt Lake. Schedule an audition by calling 801-240-6492. See nauvoopageant.org for more information.