Regal Branch Created as Part of Ongoing Miracle

On Sunday, February 26, 2023, Area Seventy Elder Hal C. Hunsaker presided over the Lincoln Heights Ward Sacrament meeting in which the Regal Branch of the Church was organized to better serve and gather African Latter-day Saints throughout Spokane County, particularly those who speak the Swahili language, the first of its kind in Washington State.Continue reading “Regal Branch Created as Part of Ongoing Miracle”

“100 Years in Faith” Documentary Film Viewing

On December 11, 2022, the Spokane Washington Stake hosted a viewing of the documentary, “100 Years in Faith” produced by Lon Gibby in 2006 to commemorate 100 years since the organization of the first LDS Sunday School in Spokane. Through December 31, 2022, the full viewing, including preliminary remarks. The embedded video is from the GibbyContinue reading ““100 Years in Faith” Documentary Film Viewing”

Spokane 2nd Ward Joins the Spokane Stake

On Sunday, August 28, 2022, members of the Spokane 2nd and Manito wards met together in a special Sacrament meeting with stake leaders from the Spokane West Stake and Spokane Stake, where proposed stake and ward boundaries were considered for a sustaining vote. With the unanimous support of those present, the Spokane 2nd Ward joinedContinue reading “Spokane 2nd Ward Joins the Spokane Stake”

June 26 75th Anniversary Commemorative Fireside

Join us as we commemorate 75 years of the Spokane Washington Stake on Sunday, June 26 at 7pm at the Spokane Stake Center, 1620 E 29th Avenue. Doors open at 6pm for viewing of the historical display setup in the Young Women room in the northeast corner of the building. Missed the fireside? You canContinue reading “June 26 75th Anniversary Commemorative Fireside”

75th Anniversary – June 2022 Events

June 8, 2022 Dear Members of the Spokane Washington Stake, We just completed an uplifting stake conference weekend with visiting authority, Elder James E. Slaughter of the Seventy, and our hearts are full. We appreciate all those who contributed to our conference in any way, including those who spoke and those who provided music. WeContinue reading “75th Anniversary – June 2022 Events”

The Story of the Mormon Expo Choir

By: Jennifer J. Hicks An enormous project for a mid-sized city Like the “Little Engine that Could,” Spokane was a mid-sized city in the 1960s that dreamed of doing something big. City leaders permanently transformed the community through vision, hard work and sacrifice when they hosted the World’s Fair in 1974 for 5.6 million people.Continue reading “The Story of the Mormon Expo Choir”

We Wish to Represent Ourselves – The First Missionaries Visit Spokane

Missionary work in the Pacific Northwest first commenced in 1855 but lasted for just a few years due to persecution, both locally and in Utah. While missionary work in Washington and Oregon would not resume until decades later, Zion was extending its people beyond territorial Utah. As the settlements of the saints became more establishedContinue reading “We Wish to Represent Ourselves – The First Missionaries Visit Spokane”

By Small and Simple Things

This post was originally published on the Friends of the Spokane Stake Facebook Page October 18, 2020. “By small and simple things are great things brought to pass.” Alma 37:6 Something as simple as acting on an impression or helping someone in a busy grocery store can change the course of lives. That is howContinue reading “By Small and Simple Things”