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Lists of LDS Lists:

  1. http://www.mormonlinks.com/index.html A very good collection.  Lots of variety
  2. The purpose of All About Mormons is to explain the beliefs and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While this site is neither authorized nor sanctioned by the Church, every effort has been made to ensure that it is consistent with official Church teachings.  It has a goodly number of links.
  3. A list of LDS mailing lists can be found at http://www.wnetc.com/scripture-l/lds.lists.html
  4. LDS World - The best site for accessing the rest of the LDS Internet. Originally run by Infobases.   Infobases was bought by Bookcraft. Then Bookcraft was bought by the company that manages Deseret Book and other Church enterprises. 
  5. Who to call for LDS items

    AARONIC PRIESTHOOD YOUNG MEN GENERAL OFFICES
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2133
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22133

    ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
    if calling from with the Salt Lake area call 240.4911
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 24911

    BASIC GOSPEL LITERACY PROGRAM - HOW TO ORDER
    call Sister Adrienne Jacobs in the Church Educational System Department
    if calling from within the Salt Lake calling area, call 240.2853
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake calling area, call 1.800.453.3860 and
    ask for ext. 22853. Or you can send her an e mail at JacobsAD@ldschurch.org

    CHURCH EDUCATION SYSTEM (CES) INFORMATION
    if calling from within the Salt Lake calling area, call 240-2701
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake calling area, call 1.800.453.3860 and
    ask for ext. 22701

    CONFERENCE CENTER TICKET OFFICE
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.0080
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 20080

    COPYRIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
    This is who to ask if you want to use church images or printed info.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3959
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 23959

    DISABLED MATERIALS
    This is where to find curriculum materials for the disabled.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2477
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22477

    DISTRIBUTION CENTER at 1999 West 1700 South in Salt Lake City
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3800
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.537.5971

    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
    This is where to find what ward is an address in and who the bishop is.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3500
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 23500

    HISTORICAL DEPARTMENT
    This is where to find out any / all facts about the church and its
    auxillaries.  If it happened anywhere in church history, the Historical
    Departments knows about it.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.5442
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 25442

    HUMANITARIAN CENTER at 1665 South Bennett Road (about 1700 West and 1700
    South)
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.5954
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 25954

    LEGACY THEATRE
    Ffor tickets to the movie Testaments.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.4383
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 24383

    MISSIONARY DEPARTMENT (general number)
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2221
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22221

    MUSIC DEPARTMENT (20th Floor)
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240-2551
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22551

    NAUVOO MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS (to order an audition packet)
    if calling from within the Salt Lake calling area, call 240.2340
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake calling area, call 1.800.453.3860 and
    ask for extention 22340
    Note: Their mailing address is
    Nauvoo Musical Theatre Productions
    50 East North Temple
    423 Church Office Building
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

    OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL
    The office where you can call and find out what the laws are for your local
    state and area and get advice as whether you must legally report something
    or not.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.6301
    if calling from outside the Salt lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 26301

    PATRIARCHAL BLESSING - HOW TO ORDER A COPY
    To hear a recorded message giving details about whose blessing you can
    obtain and how to order it.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3581
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 23581
    Note: Their mailing address is
    Archives Department
    THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
    50 East North Temple
    423 Church Office Building
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3821

    PHYSICAL FACILITIES
    For questions on obtaining special needs equipment like translation headsets
     hearing impaired headsets, etc. contact Rick Borrowman.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3242
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 23242
    His e mail address is BorrowmanRM@ldschurch.org

    PRIMARY GENERAL OFFICES
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2381
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22381

    RELIEF SOCIETY GENERAL OFFICES
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2637
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22637

    SATELLITE BROADCAST INFORMATION
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3228
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 23228

    SUBSCRIPTION ISSUES for all church magazines (including Ensign talking book)
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.3800
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.537.5971

    SUNDAY SCHOOL GENERAL OFFICES
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2282
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22282

    WELFARE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - BISHOP'S STOREHOUSE SERVICES
    This is where to find phone numbers, addresses, etc. for all of the Church's
    Bishop's Storehouses.
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.1441
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 21441

    YOUNG WOMEN GENERAL OFFICES
    if calling from within the Salt Lake area call 240.2142
    if calling from outside the Salt Lake area call 1.800.453.3860 and ask for
    ext. 22142

"Official" LDS sites ( sites somehow affiliated with LDS institutions )

  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (official web site)
  2. LDS Schools:
    Brigham Young University

    Brigham Young University in Hawaii
  3. The LDS Genealogy Page
  4. The F.A.R.M.S. Homepage Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.  This site is a pseudo-scientific collection of material, most about the LDS scriptures.
  5. LDS Church News From the LDS owned Deseret News. A Salt Lake daily.  Go to this page, then click on "Church News" on the left column.
  6. Religious Education The religion department at BYU
  7. Family Search - Simply the best genealogy and family history site on the Internet. Nothing else comes close.  You can find my ancestors here, and probably yours.
  8. Deseret Book - This is the best site for the online purchase of Church books, and books that are not so churchy ( shhh, don't tell anyone ).   Other merchandise is available, such as art, clothing, Church Distribution materials, emergency preparedness items, family history supplies, games, jewelry, missionary supplies, music, periodicals, Sacrament program covers, scrapbooking supplies, stickers, scriptures, totes, software, teaching aids, and video.

News organizations that cover LDS topics regularly

  1. Deseret News  LDS owned
  2. Salt Lake Tribune
  3. Provo Daily Herald
  4. Logan Herald Journal
  5. KSL Radio/TV - includes interface to hear the radio programming live
  6. KBYU Radio/TV - includes interface to hear the radio programming live
  7. LDS Radio Network - includes interface to hear the radio programming live
  8. BYU Daily Universe
  9. BYU News Releases
  10. Meridian Magazine - Meridian Magazine is the best online LDS magazine, but it has sometimes fatal flaws.  For every good article, there is one  bad one. It is done in a very slick, professional style. 

Sites about LDS topics

  1. Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research:
    A non-profit organization dedicated to providing solid, documented, well-researched answers to doctrinal criticisms of the Church.  They have a very extensive Pearl of Great Price Collection.  This site is exactly what it says it is - pure apologetics all the time.

  2. The Restoration Theology Religions Page A guide to the churches descended from Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet
  3. The Disputed Mormon Texts Archives Master Page
  4. Plato, Abrham and Mormonism A Physicist's view of LDS Doctrine
  5. 1838 Mormon Missouri War.  The best book on this topic is The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri by Stephen C. LeSueur.  A short review can be found at:  http://www.system.missouri.edu/upress/otherbooks/lesueur.htm
  6. Maps - A map site to show which stakes, missions, and wards are where can be found at http://gatheringofisrael.com/atlas/atlas.html 
  7. After Spencer W. Kimball issued the revelation to restore the rights of the priesthood to all men, Bruce R. McConkie went around the church talking about that revelation.  His talk is found here
  8. A rather good site on blacks and the Priesthood can be found at http://www.angelfire.com/mo2/blackmormon/index.html .

Mormon Temples

  1. Dave Kenison's Temple page
  2. Richard Satterfield's temple page
  3. Deseret Book schedules and addresses - for all temples around the world
  4. LDS church official Temple Page - Not as good as Literski's old pages ( his had the old temple prayers ), but the church has very well done pages.  In case you miss having Nick's old pages around, they are archived at http://web.archive.org/web/20011030002149/www.ldstemplepage.org/index.html 

  5. Nauvoo and Nauvoo Temple page

  6. An excellent article about the sale and burning of the Nauvoo Temple can be found at http://www.nauvootemple.org/Loss.htm 

 

Miscellaneous

  1. Adam-God Theory material, part 1, Compiled by Clark Goble (LDS)

    Adam-God Theory material, part 2, Compiled by Clark Goble (LDS)

    Adam-God Theory material, additional comments upon, Richard Livingstone (LDS)

    Adam-God Theory material, additional comments upon, Richard Livingstone (LDS)

    Also, see the rare books section for additional works on this topic.

  2. Often, the early church leaders used words in ways that are different with how we now use them.  To see the 1828 word definitions, see http://www.christiantech.com/ 

 

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