The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is under the direct divine administration of the Lord Jesus Christ, who revealed its name, and facilitated the restoration of His pure, undiluted doctrines and organization as existed at the time of His ministry. What a glorious message to the world!
One of the modern-day twelve apostles, Boyd K. Packer, of The Church of Jesus Christ (sometimes mistakenly referred to as The Mormon Church by the media or those of other faiths who aren’t familiar with the full name), will address the young adults of the Church and any interested friends of other faiths in a devotional address on November 6, 2011, at 6:00 P.M. MST.
2011 November Educational and Spiritual Devotional for Young Adults
The one-hour broadcast will originate from the Brigham Young University (BYU) campus in Provo, Utah. The Church of Jesus Christ’s satellite system will subsequently rebroadcast the devotional to many areas of the world.
According to LDS/Mormon News source, the Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ, there are several ways to watch and listen:
This broadcast will be available in English on Mormon Channel HD Radio and the following BYU Broadcasting services: BYU Television (BYUtv), BYU Radio, KBYU‑TV (Eleven), and KBYU‑FM Radio (Classical 89). It will be available in Spanish and Portuguese on BYU Television International.
Live audio and video of the Latter-day Saint (“Mormon”) broadcast will be available online at 6:00 p.m. mountain standard time at cesdevotionals.lds.org. An audio-only live broadcast can be accessed at mormonchannel.org at the same time. [“CES” is an acronym for the Church Educational System which provides continuous spiritual and doctrinal instruction to young adults as they transition through school, marriage, and life. Mormons believe highly in educating minds, hearts, and hands to be of service in families, communities, and the world.)
Within three weeks of the apostle’s address and this spiritual devotional event, audio and video will be archived online at cesdevotionals.lds.org in more than two dozen languages.
Check local program listings for availability in your area, or visit broadcastinfo.lds.org, mormonchannel.org, or byubroadcasting.org for more broadcast information.
For more information and events visit the official site for The Church of Jesus Christ.
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Online registration for random ticket selection will begin on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 12:01 a.m. and continue through Monday, October 17, 11:59 p.m. Those without Internet access can register by phone at 801-570-0080 or 1-866-LDS-TIKS Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For Mormon Tabernacle Christmas Concert registration, visit this page. Further details are also available on the page.
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Members of The Church of Jesus Christ share personal offerings and donations on a consistent basis, that are extended to those in need. As indicated on the official Church site, “One-hundred percent of these donations go directly to help the poor and needy. In-kind material assistance is provided through items donated by Church members and others.”
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Women of The Church of of Latter-day Saints (often mistakenly called the Church), join together annually in what is referred to as the General Relief Society Meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Relief Society, as its inspired name indicates is a global circle of sisters, Latter-day Saint (Mormon) women who embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ, take to heart the commission to act in His name under His authority as manifest in our day through a living prophet and apostles, as the Lord’s female disciples and equal participants in God’s plan to redeem His children from sin and error and bring them ‘under His wing.’ It’s an amazing organization, and those of all faiths are invited to participate in the service opportunities it provides, in Sunday meetings and evening instruction in Christ-centered living, in gospel outreach, and in strengthening homes and families. To find a Relief Society meeting near you, visit Find a Meetinghouse and to learn more about the women called of God to serve the worldwide sisterhood today, visit the LDS News Source, Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ.
To listen to the messages from two members of the current Presidency of the Relief Society–Julie Beck, Barbara Thompson- as well as the words of a living apostle of Jesus Christ, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, please visit these audio and video archives. Archives for the General Relief Society Meeting have been posted in more than 60 languages. To choose your language, simply select it from the drop down menu on the top right hand side of the page, as shown below:
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Women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are diverse and extraordinary, ordinary women. They face the challenges of life with the resources of the gospel, striving as Emma Smith, first president of the Relief Society–the largest women’s organization in the world of approximately 4 million Mormon Women, to have the Spirit of God “to know and understand [ourselves] that [we] may be able to overcome whatever of tradition or nature would not tend to exaltation in the eternal worlds” and to be about “taking care of the poor–administering to their wants” and “correcting the orals and strengthening the virtues of the female community” (Daughters in My Kingdom: The History and Work of Relief Society, p. 11).
As these women coalesced, after The Church of Jesus Christ was restored to the earth through a personal appearance of the Savior and God the Father to a young boy, they sought to organize themselves in the manner of the day. That included by-laws to govern and provide order and direction for the society. When asking the prophet Joseph Smith to review these, he acknowledged that they were better than any he’d previously seen but not after the pattern the Lord had in mind for His female disciples. That pattern was then restored to the earth–and its organization has been known as Relief Society ever since.
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