Personal Connections: BYU Fan Fest Engages Over 3,500 Fans in Mesa

Mesa’s Pioneer Park bustled with activity on May 5th as it hosted BYU Fan Fest.

What is the BYU Fan Fest? It’s about personal connections.

Brought By The Hand Of The Lord: Interfaith Outreach Volunteers Serve Valley Immigrants

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Immigrant Services Initiative provides a wide variety of services to immigrants, including cultural adaptation classes and legal clinics. These services are provided at the Church’s Welcome Centers, and through partnerships with other multicultural and spiritual centers in the Valley. Currently, Arizona’s only Welcome Center is in Mesa, but plans for expansion are on the table.

Most Social Networks Will No Longer Be Available In LDS Meetinghouses

Beginning May 2018, access to many social media sites will no longer be available in meetinghouses after a change to the Church’s internet configuration in meetinghouses.

Missionaries June 2018

Meet some of our latest, local Elders and Sisters that have entered the mission field. Each of these Missionaries visited Duke & Brandt Photography and Digital Imaging for their Free Picture, ready for their Ward Plaque, and lifetime keepsake. Your missionary may do the same. Contact Duke & Brandt to set up your photo session.

What’s The Buzz? What If Their Story Were My Story?

What if their story were my story? In her talk entitled “I Was a Stranger” delivered at the April 2016 General Women’s Session of General Conference, Sister Linda K. Burton asks this very question after personally interacting with a few of the world’s estimated 60 million refugees. A perspective adjustment, for sure.

Close To The Heart: Family Locket Blog Helps Readers Keep Connected With Their Ancestors

Having experienced life-changing benefits of family history, a mother/daughter team now share helpful how-to’s through a popular blog and website, regular presentations, a book about genealogy research and more.

Major Renovations Commence For The Mesa Arizona Temple

The October/November 2017 issue of The Arizona Beehive featured an article announcing plans for major renovations for the historic Mesa Arizona Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Marshmallow Therapy: Local Gilbert Dessert Shop Offers New Twist On A Classic Treat

Tricia and her team handcraft small batches of marshmallows for their dessert shop as well as their online store. Toasted Mallow marshmallows are handmade and hand-cut.

Kanab 2018 Writers Conference: Registration Open for Unique Writers Conference

Registration is now open for the seventh annual Kanab Writers Conference to be held October 11-13 in scenic Kane County, on the Arizona/Utah line.

A True Labor of Love: The Zounds Story

Like other fathers, Sam would do anything for his daughter, especially if it might impact her quality of life. This devotion, coupled with Kate’s special need, changed her life and also the course of his career, while at the same time changing and blessing the lives of many people whom he has never met.