“What Happens In Church?”

By Pastor Travis Lauterbach What does a church service look like? Are there certain things that should happen at a service? Can the service be an anything goes occasion? What distinguishes church services from meetings of various clubs and … [Read more...]


The FamilySearch Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, hosted the monthly meeting of Sun City’s Ancestor Hunters Genealogy Club.  Members were treated to a lesson on how to find records about their ancestors on Ancestry.com.  The … [Read more...]

Out With The Old

There’s an old saying that seems to be getting new life, “Out with the old, and in with the new.” But new things and new ways are not always better. This is also true when it comes to the new wave of spirituality that’s sweeping through our … [Read more...]

Mesquite United Methodist Church’s Second Annual Halloween Carnival

When it comes to giving the kids of the Virgin Valley a safe and fun holiday, you can always count on the Mesquite United Methodist Church members to step up to the plate. For the past two Halloweens, the MUMC has put together a community carnival … [Read more...]

Boy Scout Food Drive

Scouting For Food Drive to benefit the Salvation Army and Beaver Dam Food Banks will begin Wednesday, November 15 with the Cub Scouts passing  out yellow bags to homes in Virgin Valley.   Boy Scouts will pick the bags up Saturday, November 18 … [Read more...]

MUMC-Blessing of the Animals

Early in October, many Christian churches participate in a ritual known as the Blessing of the Animals. Held on or about the Feast Day of St. Francis, this ritual brings people and their pets "flocking." The annual Blessing of the Animals offers … [Read more...]

Halloween Carnival-United Methodist Church

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“Why Go To Church?”

by Travis Lauterbach Pastors and church goers often hear the line: “The church is full of hypocrites.” Some people throw it out hoping it will get them out of an uncomfortable conversation. Others really mean it and understandably so. … [Read more...]

Elder Avery Woods

Elder Avery Woods has returned after serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Avery served for 2 years in Baltimore Maryland Mission. Elder Woods will report his mission on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the … [Read more...]

Making Sense of the Senseless

Today reports are flowing in about the massacre in Las Vegas as one lone gunman opened fired on those attending a concert. It is described as the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. It really makes no sense. How can we figure out what goes … [Read more...]