“A New Year, A Fresh Resolution”

By Travis Lauterbach Another New Year has dawned upon the world. The New Year often means a fresh start in some ways. Sure, the troubles and sufferings that affected people in 2017 didn’t evaporate once the ball dropped. Yet, a New Year g … [Read more...]

Elder Dacen Cox

In September, Elder Dacen Cox returned from his Missouri, Independence Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, then left to attend BYU Idaho in Rexburg. Dacen is home and will report his mission on Sunday, December 31st at 1 … [Read more...]

“What Else Happens In Church?”

by Travis Lauterbach   The core of a church’s gathering together is to hear and learn the Gospel, the good news that Jesus died for the sins of the world and whoever believes in Him shall have eternal life. St. Luke says that this is o … [Read more...]

November 2017 Notes from the Presbytery of Nevada Presbytery Pastor, Rev. Hilda Pecoraro

Thefollowing is an excerptfrom a sermon by the Rev. Adolph Kunen titled, "No End in Sight". The sermon in response to the 1 October Mass Shooting in Las Vegas was delivered on October 15, 2017 at Valley Presbyterian Church, Mesquite. Thanks to … [Read more...]

“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...]

Geneology

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 nation. … [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 st … [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...]