Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Jeffery Way Brentwood CA

Visitors welcome. "Bring with you all the good that you have, and let us add to it."


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a Christ-centered faith that promotes traditional family values. The congregation has men's, women's and youth organizations.

Members believe in, study and seek to live by the teachings found in the Book of Mormon, another testament of Jesus Christ and the Old and New Testaments.

Families, singles, youth, children and friends gather here to worship, learn together, socialize and help each other.

“We recognize the good in all people. We recognize the good in all churches, in their efforts to improve mankind and to teach principles that lead to good, stable, productive living. To people everywhere we simply say, ‘You bring with you all the good that you have, and let us add to it." President Gordon B. Hinckley.

Three Sisters - By President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Second Counselor in the First Presidency

There may be many things about life that are beyond your control. But in the end, you have the power to choose both your destination and many of your experiences along the way. It is not so much your abilities but your choices that make the difference in life.

You cannot allow circumstances to make you sad.

You cannot allow them to make you mad.

You can rejoice that you are a daughter of God. You can find joy and happiness in the grace of God and in the love of Jesus Christ.

You can be glad.

I urge you to fill your hearts with gratitude for the abundant and limitless goodness of God.

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2017/10/three-sisters?lang=eng

lds.org Three Sisters - By President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Overcoming the World - By Elder Neil L. Andersen

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Elder Neil L. Andersen
Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

For decades, I have remembered the words: “These are they who have overcome the world.” . . .

Those who overcome the world develop an all-encompassing love for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. . . .

“We love him, because he first loved us.” . . .

Overcoming the world is not one defining moment in a lifetime, but a lifetime of moments that define an eternity.

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2017/04/overcoming-the-world?lang=eng

lds.org Overcoming the World - By Elder Neil L. Andersen

Serve - By Elder Carl B. Cook

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Elder Carl B. Cook of the Seventy

“Putting it in compound” refers to shifting into a special gear in which a number of gears are arranged to work together to generate more torque. A compound gear, along with four-wheel drive, allows you to gear down, power up, and move.

I like to think of each of us as part of a compound gear as we serve together in the Church—in wards and branches, in quorums and auxiliaries. Just as gears combine to provide greater power in compound, we have greater power when we join together. As we unite to serve one another, we accomplish much more together than we could on our own. It is thrilling to be engaged and unified as we serve and assist in the Lord’s work. . . .

As we serve, we draw closer to God. We come to know Him in ways that we otherwise might not. Our faith in Him increases. Our problems are put into perspective. Life becomes more satisfying. Our love for others increases, as well as our desire to serve. Through this blessed process, we become more like God, and we are better prepared to return to Him.
Elder Carl B. Cook of the Seventy

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2016/10/serve?lang=

lds.org Serve - By Elder Carl B. Cook

The Doctrine of Christ - By Brian K. Ashton

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Brian K. Ashton, Second Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency

The doctrine of Christ . . . is the means—the only means—by which we can obtain all of the blessings made available to us through Jesus’s Atonement. It is the doctrine of Christ that allows us to access the spiritual power that will lift us from our current spiritual state to a state where we can become perfected like the Savior. Of this process of rebirth, Elder D. Todd Christofferson has taught: “Being born again, unlike our physical birth, is more a process than an event. And engaging in that process is the central purpose of mortality.”

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2016/10/the-doctrine-of-christ?lang=eng

lds.org The Doctrine of Christ - By Brian K. Ashton

A Pattern for Peace - By Bishop W. Christopher Waddell

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In our journey through mortality, as glorious as our intended destination may be and as exhilarating as the journey may prove, we will all be subject to trials and sorrow along the way. Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin taught: “The dial on the wheel of sorrow eventually points to each of us. At one time or another, everyone must experience sorrow. No one is exempt.” “The Lord in His wisdom does not shield anyone from grief or sadness.” However, our ability to travel this road in peace is, in large part, dependent on whether or not we . . . have a hard time thinking about Jesus.

Peace of mind, peace of conscience, and peace of heart are not determined by our ability to avoid trials, sorrow, or heartache. Despite our sincere pleas, not every storm will change course, not every infirmity will be healed, and we may not fully understand every doctrine, principle, or practice taught by prophets, seers, and revelators. Nevertheless, we have been promised peace—with a condition attached. . . .

Learn, listen, and walk—three steps with a promise.

Bishop Waddell, Second Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2016/04/a-pattern-for-peace?lang=eng

lds.org A Pattern for Peace - By Bishop W. Christopher Waddell

I Am a Child of God - By Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

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"In today’s world, no matter where we live and no matter what our circumstances are, it is essential that our preeminent identity is as a child of God. "


"When difficult things occur in our lives, what is our immediate response? Is it confusion or doubt or spiritual withdrawal? Is it a blow to our faith? Do we blame God or others for our circumstances? Or is our first response to remember who we are—that we are children of a loving God? Is that coupled with an absolute trust that He allows some earthly suffering because He knows it will bless us, like a refiner’s fire, to become like Him and to gain our eternal inheritance?

"We live in a world that can cause us to forget who we really are. The more distractions that surround us, the easier it is to treat casually, then ignore, and then forget our connection with God.

Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2016/04/i-am-a-child-of-god?lang=eng

lds.org I Am a Child of God - By Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

It’s Never Too Early and It’s Never Too Late - Bradley D. Foster

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Pablo learns from his father.

"Pablo, who was it that helped you come to this point in your life standing so uprightly before the Lord?”
He said, “My dad.”
I said, “Pablo, tell me your story.”
Pablo continued: “When I was nine, my dad took me aside and said, ‘Pablo, I was nine once too. Here are some things you may come across. You’ll see people cheating in school. You might be around people who swear. You’ll probably have days when you don’t want to go to church. Now, when these things happen—or anything else that troubles you—I want you to come and talk to me, and I’ll help you get through them. And then I’ll tell you what comes next.’”
“So, Pablo, what did he tell you when you were 10?”
“Well, he warned me about pornography and dirty jokes.”
“What about when you were 11?” I asked.
“He cautioned me about things that could be addictive and reminded me about using my agency.”
Here was a father, year after year, “line upon line; here a little, and there a little,”10 who helped his son not only hear but also understand. Pablo’s father knew our children learn when they are ready to learn, not just when we are ready to teach them. I was proud of Pablo when we submitted his missionary application that night, but I was even prouder of Pablo’s dad.

“It’s never too early and it’s never too late to begin this important process.”

Elder Bradley D. Foster

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2015/10/its-never-too-early-and-its-never-too-late?lang=eng

www.lds.org Elder Bradley D. Foster teaches us that it’s never too early and it’s never too late to teach our children the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ is the Light

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The Light that dispels fear.

https://www.lds.org/media-library/video/2015-12-0030-jesus-christ-is-the-light?category=2015-first-presidencys-christmas-devotional-video-quotes&lang=eng

"Jesus Christ is the light that dispels fear, provides assurance and direction, and engenders enduring peace and joy." —David A. Bednar

Temples Are a Beacon

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73jY8xH_vhc#t=102

No sacrifice is too great to obtain the blessings available in holy temples. Download this video at http://mormonchannel.org/mormonmessages The Church of Jes...

https://www.lds.org/broadcasts/watch/christmas-devotional/2013/12?lang=eng&vid=&l=fb

Watch the 2013 Christmas Devotional.

https://www.lds.org/broadcasts/watch/christmas-devotional/2013/12?cid=HPFR120613187&lang=eng

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General Conference Highlights - October 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP8Yabq8mis

View the complete highlights from October 2012 general conference. A brief recap of the five sessions delivers some of the main points of conference.


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2350 Jeffery Way
Brentwood, CA
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Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
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Visitors welcome. Christians gather here to study the Bible, Book of Mormon, other scriptures and help each other.