Thanks to all those who helped on June 20th, 2021 assembling refugee hygiene kits! World Refugee Day is an international holiday set on June 20th of each year. Organized by the United Nations it is meant to celebrate and recognize from around the world. In Aurora, the community met together and built more than 25…

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The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies lists its mission as “…the conservation of birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. ” As a Colorado-based nonprofit that has had a critical impact they always have a need for good and willing volunteers. Leah Dempsey, a local church member was…

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In 2019 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ended its very long relationship with the Boy Scouts of America. As a youth, I attended a Scout Camp every summer from ages 11 to 15 and they were a highlight of my teenage years. With COVID concerns dissipating, this summer was a prime opportunity…

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On Saturday, May 4, members of The Church of Jesus Christ joined with Catholic friends to lay sod, and to perform other landscaping work, at various gravesites throughout Fort Logan National Cemetery. Approximately 80 volunteers worked over several hours to beautify gravesites for the several hundred individuals who were buried at the cemetery in recent…

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Yesterday marked the beginning of a new day in Colorado. Governor Jared Polis shared remarks with a standing-room only crowd after signing a proclamation declaring April 12 Colorado Religious Freedom Day. Heralding in the news with prayer and speech were religious leaders representing Jewish, Catholic, Sikh, and Christian faiths. Elder Thomas T. Priday of The…

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Join selected speakers and representatives from the Colorado community as we come together to discuss religious freedom. For the second year running, religious leaders will convene at the Colorado State Capitol this April to unite faith communities and engage in the political sphere. Faith leaders and religious freedom experts will share perspectives on the state…

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