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More Than an Extermination Order: The Lesser-Known History of the Church in Missouri

by Fred E. Woods and Thomas L. Farmer | April 15, 2020

When people think of Missouri, they often focus on the extermination order of Governor Lilburn W. Boggs. On...


The Untold Story of Mormons in Missouri: How St. Louisans Defended Latter-Day Saints in the 1830s

by Newsroom | Mormon Life

When it comes to Latter-day Saints and Missouri in the 1830s, thoughts often go to the infamous 1838 exterm...


First Presidency Calls New Temple Presidents to Serve in Honduras, Japan, Missouri, and Peru

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | From the Church Mormon Life

The First Presidency has called the following four new temple presidents and matrons. They will begin their...

Missouri remains land of religious promise for Mormons

by Washington Post | What They're Saying About "Us"

In 1831, Mormon founder Joseph Smith declared that the righteous would gather in Independence, Mo., to gree...


New steeple placed on Joplin, Mo., LDS chapel as part of anniversary events

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A steeple was placed on a chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Joplin, Mo., on May ...


Area rich in LDS history is now home to Church's 137th temple

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

In an area of the United States hallowed by the suffering and sacrifices of Latter-day Saints in the late 1...


Kansas City Missouri Temple: 'The reason for this great celebration'

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

President Thomas S. Monson delivered a message of praise, encouragement and friendship to the youth of the ...


Kansas City Missouri Temple dedicated by President Thomas S. Monson

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

In an area of the United States hallowed by the sacrifices of Latter-day Saints in the late 1830s, Presiden...


For Mormons in Missouri, a time of healing

by Washington Post | Opinions & Features

It was just a small group - perhaps a dozen and a half people - who assembled in one of the most sacred roo...


A female Episcopal priest visits a Mormon temple

by Huffington Post | What They're Saying About "Us"

As I stood in front of the new Mormon Temple in Liberty, Mo., it struck me as ironic that close to 175 year...