Faith Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/faithblog Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New Mormon mental health group to take less-churchy approach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58211921-180/health-lds-mental-mormon.html.csp Next week, a group of newly organized mental health providers, clinicians, educators and advocates — interested in or working with the LDS population — will meet in Utah. Organizers created the Mormon Mental Health Association in June to provide “training, research, strategy, collaboration and education in the mental health treatment of Mormons, helping ensure that this population’s needs are being met by trained professionals who adhere to their professions’ code of ethics.” There already is th... Next week, a group of newly organized mental health providers, clinicians, educators and advocates — interested in or working with the LDS population — will meet in Utah. Organizers created the Mormon Mental Health Association in June to provide “training, research, strategy, collaboration and education in the mental health treatment of Mormons, helping ensure that this population’s needs are being met by trained professionals who adhere to their professions’ code of ethics.” There already is th... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58211921@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:43:02 MDT Logan youth conference goal: Learn how to be Lutheran http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58208040-180/lutheran-higher-conference-youth.html.csp More than 400 Lutheran teens from across the United States are expected to gather on the Utah State University campus this week to learn about “cultivating and promoting a distinctly Lutheran identity.” The “Higher Things Lutheran” youth conference runs from Tuesday through Friday. Aimed at junior high, high school and college-aged young people, the activities will include multiple worship services, breakaway and plenary teaching sessions, and entertainment. “Kids will, without doubt, have memor... More than 400 Lutheran teens from across the United States are expected to gather on the Utah State University campus this week to learn about “cultivating and promoting a distinctly Lutheran identity.” The “Higher Things Lutheran” youth conference runs from Tuesday through Friday. Aimed at junior high, high school and college-aged young people, the activities will include multiple worship services, breakaway and plenary teaching sessions, and entertainment. “Kids will, without doubt, have memor... 58208040@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:34:02 MDT Tickets available Monday for Ogden Mormon Temple tours http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58201379-180/temple-lds-ogden-org.html.csp Starting on Monday, Mormons, Muslims, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, agnostics, atheists, anyone really, will be able to make reservations for a relatively rare religious excursion: a tour inside an LDS temple. The renovated Ogden LDS Temple will open its doors for a public viewing from Aug. 1 through Sept. 6 (except Sundays). Free tickets can be reserved online at templeopenhouse.lds.org starting at 10 a.m. Monday. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected. After the open hou... Starting on Monday, Mormons, Muslims, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, agnostics, atheists, anyone really, will be able to make reservations for a relatively rare religious excursion: a tour inside an LDS temple. The renovated Ogden LDS Temple will open its doors for a public viewing from Aug. 1 through Sept. 6 (except Sundays). Free tickets can be reserved online at templeopenhouse.lds.org starting at 10 a.m. Monday. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected. After the open hou... 58201379@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:46:33 MDT Could Mormon church excommunicate Shurtleff, Swallow? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58191132-180/church-mormon-disciplinary-lds.html.csp On the heels of Mormon feminist Kate Kelly’s recent excommunication for “conduct contrary to the laws and order” of the LDS Church, a new question has emerged: Could former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff lose their Mormon memberships, too? The short answer is yes. If convicted, the two prominent LDS politicians, who now face 21 felony charges between them, could end up in disciplinary councils before Mormon leaders in Sandy. After all, according to LDS Handbook 1, which s... On the heels of Mormon feminist Kate Kelly’s recent excommunication for “conduct contrary to the laws and order” of the LDS Church, a new question has emerged: Could former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff lose their Mormon memberships, too? The short answer is yes. If convicted, the two prominent LDS politicians, who now face 21 felony charges between them, could end up in disciplinary councils before Mormon leaders in Sandy. After all, according to LDS Handbook 1, which s... 58191132@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:20:51 MDT