Of souls and soles

Of souls and soles

first_img You Might Like County schools OK cell phones for kids The Pike County Board of Education has changed its policy regarding cell phones and will now allow students to possess… read more Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Participants prepare donated shoes during a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Multi-Stake Youth Conference in Troy, Ala., Friday, July 15, 2011. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning)Mormon youth gather, celebrateMore than 700 youth, ages 14-18, from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are attending the “Multi Stake” Youth Conference themed “We Believe,” this weekend at Troy University.Tasha Quinnelly, LDS Church director of public affairs for South Alabama, is attending the conference for the first time and said that she has been “blown away.”“Yesterday, I was listening to these young people sing ‘Especially for You,’ which is a medley of about three or four hymns, and it was so beautiful that I got chill bumps,” Quinnelly said. “This is such an incredible conference. It’s an opportunity for young people from South Alabama, South Mississippi and the Panhandle of Florida to come together to strengthen their testimony of Christ and have fun together. Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Email the author Of souls and soles “The Conference is packed with spiritual things and we come together as believers and share with one another.”The “Multi Stake” conference opened on Thursday with get- acquainted activities, including a talent show, a dance and a pizza party.Spiritual meetings with featured speakers filled much of Friday’s agenda along a performance by Marvin Goldstein, an acclaimed pianist and performer, the culmination of the conference service project, “Soles 4 Souls” and a banquet.“We know how important service projects are and, as part of the conference, we wanted to encourage service to others,” Quinnelly said. “We’ve partnered with the ‘Soles 4 Souls’ organization and asked the young people to bring any extra shoes they could spare to give to those in need, especially those in Third World countries. The shoes will be given to the ‘Soles 4 Souls’ charitable organization to be distributed.” Published 11:00 pm Friday, July 15, 2011 The conference will close today with Rulon Munns, managing shareholder at Bogin Munns and Munns, as the featured speak. Munns is a graduate of Brigham Young University. All 700 youth voices will come together to sing “Especially for You” and the young people will have an opportunity to share their testimonies.“This will be a very special time for the conference,” Quinnelly said. “It has been a wonderful three days of being together to share our beliefs and our testimonies.”Quinnelly said she is often asked about the beliefs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to which she responds, “We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous and in doing good to all men. We believe all things, we hope all things, we have endured many things and hope to be able to endure all things. If there is anything virtuous, lovely or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things.” Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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