What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints?

List: Posted: 10/07/11

Originating in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is also referred to as the LDS Church and the Mormon Church.  Its headquarters are found in Salt Lake City, Utah and Joseph Smith founded the church. Today, the church has more than 14 million members around the world and it is widely misunderstood. 

 

If you want to learn more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and its members, there are many basic ideologies you'll need to understand.  The central tenet of the religion is the faith in Jesus Christ.  The texts studied in the religion include the Book of Mormon, the Bible, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price.  Most of the teachings in the Book of Mormon are derived from the Bible and the prophecies received by Joseph Smith when the religion was founded.

 

The Mormon Church shares its teachings and attracts new members through the work of LDS missionaries around the world.  Overall, the message of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is one of peace and tolerance. 

 

In spite of their public opposition to same-sex marriage, which has led to much controversy in recent years, the message of the Church and its teachings is one of kindness to others, regardless of beliefs or lifestyle.  Although there is some misunderstanding about plural marriage in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, it was officially disavowed by Joseph Smith in 1904.  

 

Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

  • 21015 Claiborne Pkwy
  • Ashburn, VA 20147
  • (703) 723-4651
  • 21551 Beaumeade Cir
  • Ashburn, VA 20147
  • (703) 723-2343

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    • 2727 Centreville Rd
    • Herndon, VA 20171
    • (703) 793-5222

      LDS Members are Theives and discriminate against nonwhites Your missionaries stole a vehicle and 2 bicycles 10 years ago plus a lot of thefts went on. Now they are back and they need to go away. This neighborhood has nothing for you to steal and we don't want your missionaries here. Stay out of this neighborhood. We don't like people who segregate their church and steal from the neighbors. You discriminate against nonwhites and you treat them as second class citizens. We don't want your kind in this neighborhood. Take your right wing republican tea party view and go

      • E Maple Ave
      • Sterling, VA 20164
      • (703) 471-5620

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