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Groups need 400 Thanksgiving turkeys

...Sims said.The volunteers who put the Thanksgiving packages together, including a group of children from the Mormon church, don't care how large or small a donation is - "one turkey is as appreciated as 200," Wertheimer said. This week...
Mormon church bucks the trend

A new spire reaches toward the heavens in Auke Bay - Juneau's newest church held its first services last Sunday.
News in brief for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

...records from before statehood are becoming available online thanks to a partnership between the State of Alaska and a Mormon church non-profit.FamilySearch, a genealogical organization in Utah affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...
Alaska militia member receives 5-years prison term

...crime of violence.Before he was sentenced, Barney apologized for making poor choices and decisions. A member of the Mormon church, he said he loved his country and that the militia started out as a group of "wonderful Christian men" who wanted...
Missionaries help immigrants forge new community

...are on call for their lives for everything. We just couldn't do it," she said. "We aren't set up the way the Mormon church is." The Lutheran church doesn't have an evangelical mission to convert Hmong church members, she said. She tries...
Ayers says Alaska has lost its soul

...this about religious leaders: I don't think the religious leaders in this state -- The Catholic Church and the Mormon Church jumped out there on the gay rights, or the constitutional gay marriage, same-sex marriage issue. They brought...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...where college is part of the main education,'' Bingham said. Bingham plans to spend two years on a mission for the Mormon Church - he doesn't know where - then enroll in a two-year automotive technology course at the University of Alaska Anchorage...
It's time for Americans to put Romney's religion aside

...up in privilege and became wealthy in business as founder of Bain Capital, a private equity company. However, the Mormon Church does not have a professional clergy - full-time ministers in the manner of the Catholic and mainstream Protestant...
Anchorage man who died derailed by alcoholism

...the second-generation co-owner of the Allen & Petersen appliance business in Anchorage. An active member of the Mormon church, he does outreach work with the homeless. He encountered Kort last fall at Bean's Cafe, and they struck up a friendship...
Photo: Stamping out hunger

...Abad, a downtown postal carrier, helps out during last year's "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. Elders from the Mormon Church help out during last year's "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. A Mendenhall Valley rural postal carrier helps out...


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