Latter-day Saint women can bring unity to a divided world, speakers say

Latter-day Saint women can help build a Zion society, change the world, and prepare for personal and global turmoil — even the Second Coming — speakers said during Saturday evening’s women’s session of the faith’s General Conference.



a young boy standing in front of a laptop: (Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Sharon Eubank of the Relief Society general presidency speaks at the women's session of the October 2020 General Conference on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.


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(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Sharon Eubank of the Relief Society general presidency speaks at the women’s session of the October 2020 General Conference on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.

Three women’s leaders — though none of the top female auxiliary presidents — and the three men in the governing First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered addresses during the day’s final meeting.

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This session, like the earlier general ones, was broadcast from a small theater inside the giant Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City, where participants were socially distanced and wearing masks until

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Children’s Clothing Drive At Church Of Saint James

BASKING RIDGE, NJ—The Church of Saint James is teaming with a local nonprofit to collect children’s clothing Oct. 1-3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of its inaugural Children’s Clothing Drive for local kids.

Local nonprofit Cherubs & Angels is coordinating the drive, which has a specific, unique goal.

“We want to get as much of this clothing as we can to local kids,” said Cherubs & Angels founder Kathleen Lubarsky. “As directly as possible.”

Lubarsky said she has coordinated large clothing and toy drives in the past, including last year, when she collected 10,000 toys for children in New Brunswick and Newark. But a conversation with a volunteer at a local food pantry about how many people in the area are food insecure gave her an idea.

“I realized if people can’t feed their kids over the summer, what are they going to do when the winter

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