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contact LDS missionaries for discussions. If you don't know how to contact missionaries, talk to an LDS friend or go to mormon.org
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Is the Mormon church true?

That is for you to decide. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church), including myself, do believe that it is. To learn more about the Church and make the decision for yourself, visit http://www.mormon.org. Here you can learn about the basic ( Full Answer )

Are Mormons a church?

"Mormons" is a name for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. . Yes. From Wikipedia:. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , widely known as the LDS Church or the Mormon Church , is the largest and most well-known denomination originating from the Latter Da ( Full Answer )

Can people who are not Mormon attend a Mormon church?

Yes! Anyone is welcome to attend a Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints (commonly called "Mormon") worship service or othercongregation activity. In fact, most of the church buildings say"visitors welcome" on them. If you do go, missionaries may approach you and ask if you wouldlike to learn ( Full Answer )

Where is the Birthplace of the Mormon church?

Joseph Smith received the first visions and understanding of the movement that became "mormonism" in Palmyra, New York (upstate.) From there, the Church grew and would eventually end up in the west in what is now Utah.

Do Adventists come from the Mormon church?

The Adventist church began with a group of believers in Jesus Christ's soon return. They came from many denominations; however, none of the founders were from the Church of Latter Day Saints. Over the history of the Adventist church many have come from the Church of Latter Day Saints (and other deno ( Full Answer )

The founder of Church of Christ is a Mormon?

\n. \nThe original name of the early Mormon church was the Church of Christ. This should not be confused with the modern church which has that name. They are not and never were the same group.

What is the Mormon church?

The Mormon Church is a nickname for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It is usually considered a Restorationist Christian denomination. It is a Christian church based on the Bible and the Book of Mormon. The church was organized in 1830 in Palmyra, New York by Joseph Smith, Jr. and no ( Full Answer )

Is the Church of Mormon a Christian Church?

Yes. Mormons believe in the divine nature of Jesus and know that it is only in and through Him that we may become worthy to live with God. Mormons look to the life of Christ and his teachings as a perfect example of how we should live. We look to the atonement and crucifixion of Christ as the ultima ( Full Answer )

What about the Mormon church?

The question is so broad that perhaps the best answer to it is to simply refer you to the Church's own website for you to investigate further.

Why did the original Mormons join the Church of Latter Day Saints?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the official name of the Church and has been since the early days. "Mormons" is a nickname given to members of the Church by their enemies, although most Church members have accepted it and no longer find it offensive. The "Mormons" were always a pa ( Full Answer )

Did C S Lewis join the Mormon church?

No . C S Lewis was an atheist for much of his life, and then, through systematic study of scripture and being influenced by the Holy Spirit, accepted Jesus as Lord, and became a Christian and a very active member of the Church of England (part of the worldwide Anglican Church, which includes the US ( Full Answer )

How do you tell Mormons you don't want to join their church?

Just tell them that you are not at all interested. If they persist then get in touch with someone in authority in the Mormon Church in your local area, the Bishop of the local Ward would be a good place to start..

When did the Mormon Church and the Ladder Day Saints Join?

They never joined. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the official name of the church. Mormon is just a nickname that happens to be more widely known than the actual name. The name "Mormon" was given to the Church by their enemies, meant to mock them for their belief in the Book of M ( Full Answer )

Why is it that Mormons try and get more people to join the church than to help out the people who are already members when they are struggling?

I'm not a spokesman for the Church, but I have been active in it for over 50 years. To answer your question, we do both. Two of the three main purposes of the Church answer your question: One is to "preach the gospel to the nations of the world and bring souls unto Christ." That's the missionary thi ( Full Answer )

Is a Mormon Church a Christian church?

Yes. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) is a Restorationist Christian denomination. This means that they are not Catholic, Orthodox, or Protestant Christians, but belong to another branch of Christianity - Restorationism. They believe the Bible is t ( Full Answer )

How many members are there in a Mormon church?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly calledthe "Mormon" Church) has over 15 million members worldwide. How many members are in an actual congregation depends on how manymembers are in the area. In the western United States, where thereare high concentrations of Church members, i ( Full Answer )

Why did the Mormon church choose handcarts?

The majority of the Mormon pioneers traveled in traditional wagon trains. A few groups traveled using handcarts. Handcarts were chosen as a means for the poorest church members, who could not afford an expensive wagon and ox team, to cross the plains.

In 1840 who was the Mormon Church led by?

In 1840, the president and prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) was lead by Joseph Smith, Jr. He organized the Church in 1830 and was murdered in the summer of 1844.

Mormon Church priesthood ordinations?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) has a very organized and hierarchical priesthood that is open to and held by most every male member of the Church. To be ordained to an office of the priesthood, one must be interviewed by a local leader to determi ( Full Answer )

Why is the Mormon church wrong?

A: The Book of Mormon is provably wrong, because it talks of horses in the Americas at a time when there were no horses, as well as talking of great civilisations that have left no trace for archaeologists to find. However, the Book of Mormon is not as central to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latt ( Full Answer )

What is the Mormon Church worth?

Joining the Mormon church is a blessing. Joining the church you get a ton of blessings. You learn so much about the church. It is amazing to be a part of it. I am Mormon and I couldn't ask for anything else.

Is it against the Mormon church to be gay?

No. Homosexuals are welcome to be members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) so long as they live a celibate lifestyle. Homosexual inclinations are not considered a sin, but homsexual activity and same-gender romantic relationships are. Those who ( Full Answer )

When did the Mormon church start?

The first official meeting of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) was held on April 6, 1830. This was an organizational meeting held on a weekday. The first official worship service was held the following Sunday.

Where is the Mormon Church?

There are 28,500 congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) worldwide... the Church is everywhere! There are congregations in nearly every nation of the world, with worship services being held in 160 languages! You can look at the "Related ( Full Answer )

Candles in Mormon church?

There are never open flames or lit candles in any building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church.) This is more of a safety regulation than anything else. Those holding weddings in Church buildings are advised to use battery-powered candles or small ( Full Answer )

What year was Mormon church founded?

The first official meeting of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) was held on April 6, 1830 in upstate New York. Church members, however, would not say that this is when the Church was founded, only 'restored' or 'organized'. They believe that the Ch ( Full Answer )

Is the Mormon church Anglican?

No. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) and the Anglican Church (officially the Anglican Communion) are two different denominations. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a Restorationist Christian denomination with it's roots in the Second Great Awaken ( Full Answer )

Does the Mormon church own minutemaid?

No. MinuteMaid is owned by the CocaCola company. The CocaCola company is publicly traded and owned by stockholders, and has never been affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church). The Mormon Church does not own any commercial food or beverage companies, near ( Full Answer )

What time went to the Mormons church?

There are almost 30,000 congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) around the world. Each of these congregations may start at a different time depending on the needs in their area. Most Mormon congregations meet for worship on Sunday morning, although some ( Full Answer )

Who was the first Prophet of the Mormon church?

If you asked this question of a group of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) you would probably get two answers. The first answer would be Adam, as in Adam and Eve. Mormons believe that their church is a continuation of the true Biblical religion, and th ( Full Answer )

Is the Prophet of the Mormon church married?

Yes. Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) was married on October 7th, 1948 to Frances Beverly Johnson in the Salt Lake Temple. They eventually had three children, two boys and a girl.

Who were the two leaders of the Mormon church?

God the Father and Jesus Christ are considered by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) to be the leaders of the Church. The Church is headed by a Prophet, his two counselors, and twelve Apostles. As of 2010, there have been 16 prophets since the Church w ( Full Answer )

Are there conditions on joining a Mormon church?

While anyone can attend the worship services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church), there are certain conditions in order to qualify for baptism. These qualifications include: *believing that God is your Father and that Jesus Christ is His Son and your Savior, ( Full Answer )

Who is head of the Mormon church?

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believe that Jesus Christ is the head of the Church. They believe that he leads his church through direct revelation to a prophet. The current (November 2010) prophet is Thomas S. Monson.

How many missions in the Mormon church?

As of December 2010, there are 344 missions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) around the world.

What percent of the Mormon church is black?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) does not keep records on the race of their members, so there are not official numbers on how many blacks are members of the Church. However, the Church has experienced a lot of growth in Africa as well as predominantly Black areas ( Full Answer )

Does Mormon church own melalueca?

No. The only for-profit business the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) owns are Deseret Book (a religious book store), Deseret Management (a Salt Lake City based media outlet), and a handful of apartments, restauraunts, and reception centers in downtown Salt Lake City ( Full Answer )

What founded the Mormon church?

As for 'what' founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church), Mormons believe that God the Father and Jesus Christ visited Joseph Smith, Jr and explained to him that none of the churches on earth were totally correct. That is the founding event of the Church. 'Who' fo ( Full Answer )

What is the doctrine of the Mormon church?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the correct name for the Mormon church) teaches first and foremost that Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer, and that through faith in Christ and obedience to His commandments, we can live again in the presence of God after death. All other churc ( Full Answer )

What if you have a kid and tattoos can you join the Mormon church?

You can join the Mormon Church even if you are covered in tattoos and have kids :) Jesus Christ loves everybody and will welcome you! Because He LOVES YOU!! ________ You did not say if you were divorced or you had the child out of wedlock. If you were divorced and then after having some instru ( Full Answer )

How many people joined the Mormon church in 2012?

As of now, 2012 is only half over! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) releases new membership statistics each April. We will know how many people joined the Mormon Church in 2012 in April 2013.

When people join the Mormon church what agreements do they sign?

No agreements or contracts or forms of any kind are signed when one becomes a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church). To become a Mormon, one is baptized. Baptism is considered a covenant or contract with God, but there is no physical paper form involved. ( Full Answer )

What percentage of Mormons join the military?

It depends on the country. In many countries, military service is compulsary for young men, so in these nations, 40-60% of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) join the military. In the United States, military service is not required, and the percentage of ( Full Answer )

Can Mormons join the military?

Yes, there are tens of thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) serving in militaries all over the world. The Mormon church has a support program for military families, has special military congregations for deployed service members, and provides ( Full Answer )

How many people have joined the Mormon church from 1830 to 2012?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) has never released statistics about how many people have joined the church in history, they only release how many members they have in January of each year. I would estimate the number is about 50 millon, but this is just a guess. ( Full Answer )

Is the Mormon church the true church of god?

There is no right answer to this question, so I'll give you mine:God has already arranged for the salvation of the world throughGod's son, Jesus Christ. So stop worrying about choosing the one"true" church or the one "true" religion for that matter. Pick onethat inspires you. Answer from a Mormon: ( Full Answer )

Can Mormons marry Catholics in a Mormon church?

Yes. Both Catholics and members of the Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) are encouraged to marrymembers of their own faith, but Mormons and Catholics can and domarry. Any bride and groom, regardless of their religious faith, maychoose to hold their ceremony and/or rece ( Full Answer )