News Around the Church: February 2008

News Around the Church: February 2008

: Flowery Branch, Georgia: Ground was broken for a new LDS meetinghouse in the Flowery Branch, Georgia area. It will be the fourth LDS chapel in the county, and is expected to serve a congregation of approximately 300 people when it is completed in January 2009. While...
Tree Rings and Mormon Pioneers

Tree Rings and Mormon Pioneers

According to a BYU news release, researchers there analyzed rings in the original wood used to build the Salt Lake Tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or “Mormons“) during its recent renovation. By studying the width of the rings...

Study Shows Drop-Out Rate Is Lower in Mormon Youth

As a whole, youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or “Mormons,” are bucking national downward trends of increasing school drop-out rates. They’re also less likely than other teens to engage in premarital sexual relations or use drugs and alcohol. A...
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