She launched the ‘ Choosing Faith’ series with the intention of exploring what it’s like to live, and continuously choose, a life of faith in a contemporary world. Stirling recently posted the inspiring story of Lorin Nicholson’s rich and fulfilling life despite being legally blind. Other guests have shared their stories regarding ...
Associate Professor Keith Thompson, secretary of the SEIROS Board and Associate Dean of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia, said all the faith-based organisations he has been connected with in Australia, “feel that their contribution to good Australian family and social life is being denigrated.”
Young Interfaith Representatives Support Hospital Community Through Annual 'Faith Matters' Initiative
New Zealand faith leaders celebrated World Interfaith Harmony Week with presentations to the theme, “Creating a Culture of Cooperation Among People of Faith: Finding Virtue in the Other.”. Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh, Ratana, Hindu, Anglican and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith traditions were represented.
Elder Ian S. Ardern, Pacific Area President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address a national television audience in Papua New Guinea on Sunday 22 August, at 4pm.. Elder Ardern will be accompanied on the program, “Finding Faith in Jesus Christ,” by his wife, Sister Paula Ardern. “We invite members and friends of the Church to tune in to the program,” Elder ...
New Zealand Church Communication Volunteers Share Goodness. ,, . Church volunteer communication specialists from the Wellington region and the South Island of New Zealand met recently to discuss ways to help people better understand the blessings of faith in Jesus Christ. Members of the Wellington Communications Council discuss issues.
Elder K. Brett Nattress of the Seventy, and First Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accompanied by his wife, Sister Shawna Nattress, met with President Édouard Fritch, leader of the government in French Polynesia, on Wednesday 1 December in Papeete.
While most members of the Church do not mind being called 'Mormons,' a more formal way to refer to a person who belongs to the faith is 'a Latter-day Saint,' or 'a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.' The nickname 'Mormon' came about because of one of the Church's sacred texts, 'The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of ...
Leaders discuss humanitarian work, strengthening faith, and fortifying families. Elder Ian S. Ardern, Pacific Area President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accompanied by his wife, Sister Paula Ardern, met with Cardinal John Dew, the Catholic Archbishop of Wellington, in Wellington on 17 December 2020.
With a growing membership of more than 113,000, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a vibrant centre of spiritual life in Aotearoa New Zealand. The first known New Zealanders to join the LDS Church were baptised in Australia in 1853 and 1854. One of them, Thomas Holder (18), decided to return to his family in Karori, near Wellington.
Note: COVID-19 conditions in New Zealand are such that an in-person stake conference was permissible. Elder Kazuhiko Yamashita of the Pacific Area Presidency was joined by Elder Glenn Burgess to reorganise the stake presidency and call a new stake president for the Hastings New Zealand Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the weekend of 20-21 February 2021.
“Ask in Faith” – Day 1: Who is God? Video Content. 2:13. Do you still remember the question you have for God? Keep it in your mind as you do today’s activity. We are all literally children of God. He knows us because He created us and we lived with Him before we came here to earth.