Welcome Home Ranch Offers Former Addicts a Fresh Start

Joshua Bartlett smiles broadly and tips the brim of his cowboy hat as he strolls confidently past the covered arena and toward the stables, pointing out the outbuilding he helped…

From Candy Bomber to “Meet the Mormons”

If you haven’t heard of Gail Halvorsen, maybe you know him by one of his nicknames: “the Candy Bomber,” “Uncle Wiggly Wings,” or “the Chocolate Flyer.”

Winners of Church Music Competition Hear Song Performed at Temple Square

Shauna Hart, currently of the Greenfield Ward, Mesa Mountain View Stake and her sister, Tamara Whitmer, of the Greenfield Park Ward, Kimball East Stake, watched their mother,…

Filmmaker Documents Deadliest Shootout in Arizona History

Cameron Trejo’s cinematography has taken him around the world, including to Brazil to film “I’m a Mormon,” to southern Arizona, Mexico and Honduras for the “Reflections of Christ”…

Arizona Filmmaker Talks LDS Comedy ‘Inspired Guns’

Arizona filmmaker Adam White didn’t initially intend to make a comedy about LDS missionaries caught in a case of mistaken identity as seen in “Inspired Guns.” Rather it was originally intended…

The East Kimball Quilters are on a Mission of Love

What does a 97 year old retiree and a group of 25 women have in common? They all love to quilt! The Kimball East humanitarian group is a very busy group. They meet every Thursday morning at the stake center,…

Long-time Arizona Educator and Leader Passes Away at 87

Dr. George N. Smith, a Mesa resident, longtime educational leader and faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away December 10, 2014 at 87….

Mesa Easter Pageant Offers Opportunities to Feel and to Share the Spirit of Christ

Every year, in a splash of rich colors, inspiring music, dance and drama, the Mesa Arizona Easter Pageant brings to life the miracles and mission of Jesus Christ. Known as the largest outdoor Easter pageant in the world,…

Phoenix Temple President and Matron Share Their Love for Temple Service

The dedication of the Phoenix Arizona Temple on November 16, 2014, also marked the beginning of Russell Stewart Gilliland’s formal service as president of Arizona’s fifth temple, with his wife,…

Arizona Latter-day Saints Learn to JustServe

A new initiative is giving Arizona Latter-day Saints ample opportunities to serve others and to work shoulder to shoulder within the community to relieve suffering,…