“The Joy of Salvation”

By Pastor Travis Lauterbauch David said, “Restore to me the joy of your salvation.” (Psalm 51:12) He had experienced some sort of angst, peril, or dare I say, dread of condemnation. Regarding this same event in life, he used more colorful des … [Read more...]

Elder Junior Paonga

Elder Junior Paonga has returned after serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in the Sydney Australia South Mission for 24 months. His parents are the Laviniaand the late Feofaaki Paongo of the Mesquite 1st … [Read more...]

Bernice Fiso-Mission

Bernice Fiso has accepted a call to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Sister Fiso will serve in Barbados Bridgetown Mission for 18 months. She will depart for the Missionary Training Center in Dominican … [Read more...]

Mesquite Lutheran Church welcomes their new pastor

Mesquite Lutheran Church welcomes their new pastor, Rev. David Constien and his wife, Christine. He comes to Mesquite from Immanuel Lutheran Church and Preschool, Mokena, Illinois, where he served as pastor since 1995. Pastor Constien is a third … [Read more...]

Cub Scout Day Camp

Cub Scout Day Camp for boys ages 7-10 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was held on April 20-21. The theme of ” Wild West" was printed on t-shirts which each boy received along with a bandanna to wear. About 110 cub scouts p … [Read more...]

“The Peace, Comfort and Joy of Easter”

By Travis Lauterbach When the question gets asked what the longest season of the Church year is, the one that often comes to mind is Lent. Maybe that’s due to the more subdued, solemnity of the season. However, the forty-day observance of Lent i … [Read more...]

Family Discovery Day was a fun learning experience

The Mesquite Nevada Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints hosted it’s annual “Family Discovery Day” on Saturday March 17th, and made it a St. Patrick’s Day to remember.  This year’s event was themed “Family History: Family Fun” and … [Read more...]

“Salvation comes from the Lord”

By Travis Lauterbach Often when pastors are in a conversation, people will express a belief that if they just try the best they can to live a good life, then they’ll go to heaven. The questions I often wonder are what does it mean to try the b … [Read more...]

Elder Quentin Smith

Elder Quentin Smith served 24 months in the Kennewick Washington mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, returning home Feb. 13. He is now working to save money  so he can attend Dixie College in the fall. His parents … [Read more...]

Arrow of Light

Destry Tobler, a Webelo in Den 2341 sponsored by the Bunkerville 2nd Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, received his Arrow of light at a ceremony and now will advance to the Boy Scout Troop. Duane Thurston presented him with his … [Read more...]