Mormons don't live in closed communities, and they dress modestly, but according to the fashions of the cultures in which they live. Therefore, you might walk right past a Mormon and not realize it. Mormons tend to have a clean, wholesome, and bright look, because of the standards they live by and the health code they follow (no alcoholic drinks, coffee, tea, or tobacco). Mormons are sincere followers of Jesus Christ, and as such, are expected to be approachable and kind. (Read more.)
Facts about the Mormon Church
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the real name of the Mormon Church) is a worldwide church with nearly 14,000,000 members. Sometimes people think of it as an American church, but there are more members outside the United States than in it. There are more non-English speakers than English speakers and church materials are translated into many languages (166 languages in 2008). (Read more.)
Blessing the World through Service
The Mormon Church has an extensive humanitarian aid program. Between 1985 and 2008, 167 countries had received humanitarian aid from the Church, totaling $282 million in cash donations and $833 million in material donations. One must add to this the millions of volunteer hours invested by members of the Church to provide assistance on the local and worldwide stage. (Read more.)
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