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Church Helps Bring Water to African Community

LUPUTA, Democratic Republic of the Congo — 17 April 2009 — Residents of the town of Luputa in Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo are celebrating the arrival of clean, fresh water to a region which has known only scarce water from shallow wells since the 1950’s.  See http://www.ldsmag.com/churchupdate/090421water.html

Elder Joseph W. Sitati Called to First Quorum of the Seventy

4 April 2009 – Elder Joseph W. Sitati of Nairobi, Kenya was called as a General Authority of the Church to the First Quorum of the Seventy. He had been serving as president of the Nigeria Calabar Mission when called. Since joining the Church in 1986, Elder Sitati has served in numerous callings, including branch president’s …

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Gladys Knight & Her Choir in St Louis

Here is an article by Dana King about Gladys Knight and the Saints Unified Voices Choir in St. Louis Missouri for the weekend of September 14, 2008: http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/civil-religion/music/2008/09/gladys-knight-and-the-saints-unified-voices-choir-in-st-louis-missouri/#comments

Baptisms, Article Praised, Radio Interview, Church Newsroom, Gladys Knight

Baptisms Result From Understanding Scriptures on Black Issues 7/21/2008 – Missionaries in some parts of the world are carrying the Blacks in the Scriptures DVD set with them. They’re reporting that they get these questions daily. With the DVDs are able to present the scriptures in a consistent manner. Two more reported this morning from …

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Merry-Go Rounds for Electricity in Ghana

A startup humanitarian company develops and installs playground equipment in rural Ghanaian schools so the schools and villages can have some light.  BYU media just did a press release, here is the link: http://byunews.byu.edu/archive08-Jun-Ghana.aspx See also this June 2010 article http://www.mormontimes.com/article/15350/Mormon-teacher-provides-playgrounds-for-underprivileged

They the Builders of the Nation – Verse for Black History

On July 24th 2007, the Charlotte Chapter of the BYU Alumni Association presented a Pioneer Commemoration at the Levine Museum of the New South. The presentation was related to the museum exhibits of “The Families of Abraham” (photos of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim families in Charlotte) and “From Cottonfields to Skyscrapers” (history of the South). The …

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